Mouth Healthy After-School Snack Tips

We all want our child’s teeth to be strong. It’s important to remember that health starts with what we eat! Here are some kid-approved mouth healthy snacks for healthy smiles. Cheese: Cheese is an excellent, calcium-and-protein-packed snack for kids. Additionally, cheese is low-sugar, which is great for teeth. Try a... Read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Fluoride

Although oral health care often requires much more than taking a magical pill to save your smile, in dentistry, fluoride tablets can certainly help. To help you understand fluoride and your oral health consider the following benefits of fluoride: - Fluoride works to shelter your tooth enamel from dental erosion and... Read more »

The Tips You Need to Help Your Teething Child

Is your child growing their little teeth? If so, this is probably a difficult time for you as well as for your child. No matter which tooth is coming in, it can be a painful process, with many sleepless nights and a clingy child. To help you and your child... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth is Necessary

Did you know, brushing your teeth is necessary to keep you and your child’s dental health in great shape? Well, it’s true! Brushing your teeth is important to keep your breath fresh and teeth strong. That is why our team here at Soudabeh Sharafi DMD in San Diego, California, is... Read more »

A Floss Threader and Interdental Brushes Can Help Clean Around Braces Hardware

Maintaining good oral hygiene is always important. This is especially true for people with braces, as tooth decay caused by trapped food material and bacterial deposits around braces hardware can complicate the realignment process. In the grand scheme of things, treating cavities and dealing with gum health issues, from poor... Read more »

Tooth Extractions for the Summer Season

Improve your oral health with successful tooth extractions. Tooth extractions require the removal of damaged or broken teeth, often with a small recovery time for your gums needed afterward. Tooth extractions for the summer season can improve your smile. Listed below are some beneficial tips to better prepare you for... Read more »

Dangerous Occlusal Cavities Can be Prevented by Dental Sealants

Many times when primary teeth are replaced by permanent teeth, the molars and premolars in the back of your child’s mouth have deep textures in the occlusal tooth enamel. While this helps make the teeth more effective for the tasks of chewing and grinding, the biting surfaces could also come... Read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposures Aids in Cavity Prevention

The natural bacteria living in your mouth are pervasive. They will not pass up the chance to exploit weakened or compromised tooth enamel to form tooth decay. This is even more likely to be an issue if you have untreated chips on your teeth or if you struggle to maintain... Read more »

Laser Dentistry Procedures and Their Benefits

Laser dentistry can provide a multitude of benefits and treatment remedies to not only prepare your child's smile for additional treatments but also to protect their gums and keep their mouth safe from oral dangers that seek to destroy their teeth and gums. Dental fillings, treating cold sores and canker... Read more »

The Steps to Fixing and Treating a Broken Bracket on Your Braces

Broken brackets are inconvenient and troublesome, especially because they can delay the progress of your smile transformation. This is why it’s important to do all you can to improve the situation when you have broken a bracket. So, to help you do so, our Soudabeh Sharafi DMD orthodontic team encourages... Read more »