Deep Cleanings FAQ

When you visited your dentist for your routine cleaning and exam, you were told that you need to have a “deep cleaning.” But what is a deep cleaning and why is it needed? Our dentists and team at are happy to answer any questions that you may have about deep cleanings. What Is a Deep… Read more »

Left Untreated a Cavity Can Cause a Toothache

Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine and failing to attend your dental checkup every six months can allow a cavity to develop on one of your teeth. Without professional dental care the area of tooth decay will gradually continue to spread. In time, this could cause an infection to form in the pulp, nerve,… Read more »

What Is a Canker Sore?

Canker sores are a common but quite irritating dental issue in the world today. Many people experience canker sores and get quite frustrated, especially if they don’t know much about the ulcer. So, to help you avoid the frustration, Dr. Afshar, Dr. Afshar, and our dental team are happy to provide you with facts about… Read more »

ClearCorrect™ Treatment to Straighten Your Teeth

Are you looking for a treatment that will straighten your teeth but is comfortable, removable, and invisible? ClearCorrect™ may be the best option for you! Here at , we provide this easy and accessible treatment to help straighten your teeth and give you a more confident smile. Your dentist determines whether you’re a good candidate… Read more »

Tending to Your Teeth When Sick

When you are sick, one of the last things you tend to worry about is your dental care. Here at , we know it’s very important to take care of your teeth as well as your health. We want to inform you about some of the concerns regarding your oral health and its relation to… Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Play a Role in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association offers a variety of recommendations to help maintain the health of your mouth by preventing common oral health problems. While your bi-annual dental exam and cleaning at Dr. ‘s , , clinic is certainly critical, your first line of oral health defense is your daily oral hygiene routine. This starts with… Read more »

Why Are Dental Veneers So Beneficial?

If you’re contemplating improving your smile with dental veneers, Dr. and our dental team are happy to give you some more information so you can make a more educated decision for your oral health. Dental veneers are thin, porcelain shells that cover your teeth and disguise their imperfections. They are bright white and they are… Read more »

Do You Have Crowded Teeth? We Can Help!

Do you have misaligned or crowded teeth? If so, you probably understand that either of these issues can be embarrassing, but did you know that crowded teeth could also cause a number of serious problems? Fortunately, there are also a few solutions you could consider. Still, even though you could have a few issues because… Read more »

Whitening Strips Can Help Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

When you consume dark foods and beverages, it’s possible for microscopic dark particles to adhere to the surfaces of your teeth. If these minor surface stains are not removed in a timely manner, they can slowly start to penetrate the tooth enamel. Once this happens, it can become increasingly difficult to restore your smile’s appearance… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Be Beneficial for People with a Removable Dental Appliance

Removable dental appliances, like complete or partial dentures, are designed to fit firmly with the underlying structure of your gums. Yet even with this custom fit, many denture wearers like using a small amount of denture adhesive. It does a great job at providing an extra-secure hold. If food particles work their way in between… Read more »