The Biggest Risks With Dental Implants

Dental implants are a long-term alternative to traditional tooth replacement options such as bridges and dentures. Implants offer a variety of benefits that make them one of the most desirable tooth replacement solutions available, including jaw bone support, natural appearance and reliability. However, as with any surgical procedure, dental implant placement comes with some risks.…

Average Cost of Dental Implants in Florida

Dental implants are often your best option to replace teeth. The cost may have deterred you in the past, but let’s see what dental implants cost in Florida. Continue reading →



The Ultimate Guide to Finding an Implant Dentist

If you are choosing to have your teeth replaced with dental implants in NYC, you want them done right. Implants are easy to care for and if they are placed correctly, can last for decades without repair or replacement. To ensure they are placed correctly, it’s important that you choose a dentist with extensive experience…

Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Shah & Dr. Velilla or someone else at Shah and Velilla DDS mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our Novi patients,…

Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

When it’s time to take a child for their first visit to the dentist, choosing the right dental office can be tricky. Most parents have a trusted family dentist and he or she is the first option that pops into mind. However, choosing a family dentist may not be the best option for a child.…

Five Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Getting kids to brush their teeth is a challenge all parents will face. Adults know the benefits of good oral hygiene, but kids have a different perspective. Kids challenge parents on tooth brushing for various reasons. So how do you get your child to brush their teeth properly? How Do You Teach a Child to Brush…

7 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

Do you have swollen, irritated or painful gums? Do your gums bleed or become sore when you brush or floss your teeth? If yes, unfortunately you are suffering from gum sensitivity. Gum sensitivity and soreness is one of the most common, yet ignored dental health problems. Pain from gum sensitivity can range from just few…

Your Riverside Dentist Explains: Difficulty With Flavor

Did you know that interpreting the flavors within the foods and beverages that you consume is a multifaceted experience? This might not be something you realized until recently, when something you expected to taste one way … suddenly failed to meet your expectations. What are some of the causes of having challenges with your ability...…

Why You’ve Always Had Flossing Trouble! 

Your Moreno Valley dentist asks: Have you always had some serious trouble with flossing your smile? While this may be something that you force yourself to get through, in the name of optimal oral health, our Moreno Valley, CA team reminds you that no aspect of your dental hygiene should be super challenging. Or, challenging...…

How much do dental implants cost without insurance?

If you’ve been thinking about dental implants, your first and most important question is likely: “what is the cost of dental implants without insurance?” We’ve put together some information to help you answer this question and to understand a bit more about the process in general. Dental implants were first invented in the 1950’s by…

Building an Employer Brand for Your Dental Practice

Unless your practice exists in a place where there is virtually no competition, you probably already understand the importance of branding in terms of attracting new patients. Branding is everything that influences a patient’s attitude and perception of your office…from the logo to the office aesthetics, to the overall patient experience.  Until recently, very few…

Best and Worst Foods For Your Teeth

5 common healthy foods to eat, 5 foods that damage teeth, and 5 easy ways to protect your teeth and efficiently promote the health of your teeth.   Bad Food for Teeth   Your teeth are powerful and resilient triumphs of genetic engineering and design. Embedded in the exceptionally capable jaws of a human adult,…

How to Prepare to Buy a Dental Practice With Less Stress

Dentistry is booming, with almost 200,000 dentists employed in the industry in 2018. If you’re one of those practicing dentists, now may be the time to buy a dental practice of your own or to expand your current dental practice if you’re already a practice owner. Buying a dental practice is a huge investment of…

Portage MI Orthodontist | Let’s Get This Straight

Braces create a beautiful, straight smile, but how do you maintain these results after treatment? Your final orthodontic results depend on your retainer. Retainers help maintain the position of straighten teeth, so be sure to follow up with us for additional treatment after your braces have been removed.  Read the information below to learn more…

What Are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

Summer is here, and so is the ice cream! What better way to spend a Lakewood summer than hanging out by the pool with some popsicles, a double scoop, or maybe a refreshing, cold soda? Unfortunately, your teeth don’t feel the same way about the summertime. This is because, for your mouth, summer is a…

Top Tips for Keeping Stains Off Your Teeth

No matter where you live or what kind of lifestyle you enjoy, chances are you have a habit that could stain your teeth. Whether you're a coffee lover, a tea enthusiast, or a red wine connoisseur, your teeth might not be as bright as you want them to be. The post Top Tips for Keeping…



Invisalign Express – An Alternative to Braces

Invisalign Express is an alternative to braces for orthodontic treatment. Today more than ever before, it is easy, convenient, and affordable to straighten teeth in a modern and almost invisible way. Invisalign Express offers an innovative approach to straightening teeth that is much faster than would otherwise be the case. In the simplest of terms,…



Emergency Walk-in Dentistry- Get rid of unnecessary pain in a Jiffy

It can be a task to find an emergency dentist when anyone is in pain and need urgent help. It is advisable to find out about emergency dental care near your home, so the person is prepared. One can start by checking with their regular dentist. Many dental studios like Rodrigo J Cabrera DDS have…

One Day Dental Implants: Fact or Fiction?

Offers for One Day Dental Implants and Teeth in a Day sound really good. Who wouldn’t want to spend a few hours in a dentist’s office and walk out with a new set of teeth? Continue reading →

3 Myths about Baby Teeth Debunked

    Baby teeth are often misunderstood by parents, which leads to a lot of myths and misinformation being spread around. Even though your children will eventually lose all of their baby teeth and have their adult teeth replaced them, you still need to stay focused on keeping their baby teeth clean and healthy. We…

Get a Facelift with Dentures: Eliminate the “Sunken Jaw” Look

Most of us are lucky enough to be born with a healthy bone structure, which includes the jaw bone. When you’re young, your smile is wide and robust. And like all bones, the upper and lower jaw bones undergo regular … Continue reading →