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Catching Oral Cancer Early

We with any type of cancer, early detection is key to beating it and moving on with a healthy life. Regular oral cancer screenings can help to detect oral cancers at their earliest stage. If caught early enough, most oral cancers can be successfully treated. Oral cancer can be found in the mouth, lips, tongue [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|

Technology and Dentistry

“Tech” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of dentistry. But weather you are going in for dental implants, teeth whitening, or even a routine check-up, your dentist should be using the best and newest technology available. Sachin P. Desai, D.D.S. uses the finest modern technology so that his [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|

Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids

Brushing and Flossing Kids love to mimic everything they see their parents do, and that includes brushing and flossing their teeth. Set a good example and let your kids see you brush and floss every morning and night. If they are too young to care for their own teeth, follow up by brushing and flossing [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|

What is a Root Canal?

When we hear the term “root canal,” pain often comes to mind and that’s it. Despite what you’ve heard, the purpose of a root canal is not to cause pain. Rather, the purpose of this procedure is to save a tooth that is severely infected or deteriorating from bacteria inside the tooth. If you have [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|

5 Tips To Make Going to the Dentist Fun for Kids

Many adults have severe anxiety about going to the dentist and if you fall into this category, how are you supposed to convince your kids that going to the dentist is fun? Even if you dread those appointments or avoid making them altogether, it’s important to set the right example and help your children develop [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|

The Healthiest Habits & Dental Care for Kids

We all know that good dental hygiene is important, but it is even more important to start these good habits early on in life. You can help the health of your children’s teeth by teaching them, not only to start these habits early, but to start them the right way to positively enforce them for [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|

Is Flossing Necessary?

To floss or not to floss.  That is the question. The floss debate has been tossed around for years, about whether it’s necessary or not for patients to take the time to floss their teeth as part of their oral care routine.  Back in 2016, there were articles and reports in the media that flossing [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|

What to do for a Dental Emergency

While most dental emergencies can be avoided with proper oral care, dental emergencies can still happen- whether from an injury, recurring problem, or newly undiscovered problem. In those moments, it can be difficult to know what to do for a dental emergency. If you’ve ever had a dental emergency, particularly on the weekend or when [...]

By | July 14th, 2017|

How Does a Dental Night Guard Work?

Dental guards are used to protect the teeth and mouth from permanent damage from an array of potential factors. For example, many athletes wear dental guards when playing very contact sports, like basketball, hockey or football. This is great for protecting your teeth from impact. However, many people wear dental guards every day in order [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|

Different Types of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns, also known as “caps”, are used to cover a damaged tooth or implant.  It’s also used to help strengthen the tooth and improve the overall appearance and alignment of the teeth.  They are made by taking an impression of the tooth to be covered and a dentist must first reduce the original size [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|