What is Fluoride & Do you need it?

What is Fluoride & Do you need it?

What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is the negative ion of the element fluorine. Fluoride is a key mineral that can be found in your bones and teeth. It can be naturally found in our environment in water, soil, plants, and rocks. What Are The Facts? Fluoride is used in a...
Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Some of the most common questions we get at Nadim Jubran Dentistry have to do with dental x-rays: Are they safe? Why do I or my kids need them? How often should I get them? These are great questions! The answers can get complex quickly, so we’ll do our best to cover...
EFFECTS OF SODA ON YOUR TEETH

EFFECTS OF SODA ON YOUR TEETH

Ever seen those videos where someone puts a baby tooth in a glass of soda and watches it decay? Well, the effect of soda in an actual mouth is a bit different. You have your saliva to help wash away the sugar, you eat other things throughout the day, and brush at...
Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for your Mouth

Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for your Mouth

  While the current percentage of Americans who smoke cigarettes is the lowest it’s been in decades, those who continue the habit remain at risk for heart and lung disease. Additionally, while we know smoking is also bad for our oral health, most don’t understand...
Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Does the thought of coming to see us send shivers down your spine? You’re not alone. Many adults suffer from dental anxiety. Dental anxiety can stem from negative past experiences or just the fear of the unknown. Either way, we’ve developed some tips to...
Protecting yourself against oral cancer

Protecting yourself against oral cancer

If there were a quick and painless way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the mouth of someone you loved, would you want them to try it? What if that person were you? The truth is, as uncomfortable as it may be to even think of the word “cancer,” thinking about it,...
Crossbites and Your Child

Crossbites and Your Child

Typically, when a parent brings a young child to the dentist, the last discussion they’re expecting to have is one centered on braces and orthodontic appliances. Yet, even at ages three and four, a talk about braces, sagittal expanders, and retainers can indeed be...
5 Reasons Your Gums May Be Bleeding

5 Reasons Your Gums May Be Bleeding

Seeing some red in the sink after brushing or flossing may raise an eyebrow or two. It may seem like your gums are bleeding for no reason. But before you venture down the rabbit hole of what-ifs, consider these common causes of gum bleeding. Common Causes of Bleeding...
Children’s Dental Health

Children’s Dental Health

February marks National Children’s Dental Health Month. In honor of this, we would like to share some tips for caring for your child’s teeth. Before your child has teeth, make sure you are cleaning the gums with a wet cloth after each feeding. As soon as...
Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

As we begin a new year we thought it would be fun to share a little more about our staff members. We asked everyone the same few questions, but all had very different responses! Check out the interviews below.       Name/Title:  Jen Bishop, Business...