Are Titanium Dental Implants Safe?

Are Titanium Dental Implants Safe?

Many patients facing dental implant treatment wonder about the safety of the procedure and the materials used. The idea of placing a titanium post or screw in the body — particularly an area like the jawbone — can give anyone pause. Drs. Shery and Ali Mansouri of...
New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Mouth

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Mouth

The beginning of the year is a great time to review the health habits that are benefitting you and the areas that could be improved. As you evaluate what works well and what could be tweaked, don’t forget about your oral health! In this post, Drs. Ali and Shery...
What to Do about Dry Mouth

What to Do about Dry Mouth

Saliva is necessary to a healthy mouth. It washes away food particles and neutralizes acids produced by bacteria. It aids in chewing, swallowing and digestion, and it enhances the ability to taste. When the salivary glands of the mouth do not produce enough saliva to...
Dental Health during Pregnancy

Dental Health during Pregnancy

Maintaining good oral health during pregnancy is imperative for expecting mothers and their growing babies. Oral health problems like periodontal disease have been linked to preterm, low birth weight babies and other complications. Drs. Ali and Shery Mansouri and the...
Oral Cancer Risk Factors

Oral Cancer Risk Factors

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, nearly 49,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. In the past, oral cancer has had a high death rate because the early stages of the disease usually do not cause pain or symptoms, making it easy for the...