Gingival Flap Surgery Might Be Needed to Treat Chronic Periodontal Disease

Without professional treatment and remediation by a dentist like Dr. Samy Samaan the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis can worsen into the chronic gum infection of periodontitis. This serious oral health condition can gradually cause your gums to recede from your teeth. As their relationship starts to separate at the gumline,... Read more »

Your New Dentures Need a Little Daily Maintenance and Care

A complete or partial denture is often used to replace multiple missing teeth. Many people who use removable dental appliances like these also appreciate denture adhesive for its ability to help lock dentures in place while also blocking out stray food particles. When you remove your denture at night, you... Read more »

Mouthrinse: Some Facts You May Not Know

Mouthwash, which is an oral hygiene tool, can help you and your smile in many ways. It completes your oral hygiene routine by further cleaning your teeth and gums and it also improves your bad breath for many hours. Before you use mouthwash in your oral hygiene routine, our dentist,... Read more »

Xerostomia Can Reduce Saliva Production and Increase Your Chances of Suffering from Cavities

Your natural saliva production plays a wide range of roles in the basic function of your mouth. This includes keeping your mouth moist for clear speech and daily comfort. It also helps lubricate your food while you eat for ease of swallowing. Once you’re done eating your mouth will continue... Read more »

Dental Care Basics

You want to take care of your teeth, but it doesn’t have to be complicated! Here are some basics to remember as you re-evaluate your oral health care habits. First, be sure you are cleaning your teeth twice a day. Brush using a soft-bristled toothbrush; hard bristles can damage your... Read more »

Expectations When Extracting a Tooth

Do you have a tooth that is past the repair of filling, crown, or any other treatment? A tooth extraction may be recommended by your dentist to fix your alignment. Dr. Samy Samaan and our professional staff want to help you with our updated technology while providing the best care... Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: Teeth Whitening Systems

Brighten your teeth safely and effectively by using teeth whitening treatment systems. Despite the fact that there are a myriad of whiteners available in modern dentistry, not all of them are safe and effective. Some can damage your tooth enamel and bleach your gums. Focus your oral health care on... Read more »

Periodontal Disease Can Often Be Prevented with Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Periodontal disease is alarmingly prevalent in the American population. The American Dental Association estimates that almost 47% of adults over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease. Without professional treatment, this infection and inflammation of the gums can have significant ramifications to your oral health. At the... Read more »

A Small Cavity Might Be Easily Repaired with a Filling

Poor oral hygiene habits are the primary culprit behind most instances of tooth decay. When a cavity develops on one of your teeth, it’s important to have it treated as soon as possible. Early symptoms of a problem could include heightened sensitivity in a single tooth, a change in the... Read more »

Indications for Identifying Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a deadly illness that afflicts tens of thousands of people every year. Cancer screenings are vital to check for oral cancer, so look for the following signs that may alert you to potential oral cancer: - Watch for changes within your smile including drastic weight loss, changes... Read more »