Gum disease, or periodontitis, isn’t anything unusual. In fact, it’s one of the most common diseases affecting American adults. Are you one of the millions of people dealing with red, swollen, tender gums and persistent bad breath? Your dentist in Lake City, Dr. Amin Taba, says don’t wait to seek gum disease treatment. Keep reading to find out more, then contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Amin Taba today.
Amin Taba DDS
June 20, 2017
May 28, 2017
When was the last time you saw your dentist in Lake City? If it was not within the last six months, you are placing your oral health at risk. Often, people tend to believe that they do not need to see their dentist until a problem develops. However, this could not be further from the truth. Even with the best home oral hygiene habits, you need a preventive appointment every six months—even if you do not have any current concerns. Just like brushing and flossing are important, a professional cleaning and checkup will help to prevent dental problems, allowing you to maintain a healthy smile for a lifetime.
April 16, 2017
If you suffer from bad breath, you are not alone. While everyone wakes with “dragon breath” in the morning, as much as 45% of people in the world suffer from chronic bad breath or halitosis. Although there are many reasons you may have a strong odor, such as from high bacteria levels, the foods you eat often play a large role. As your dentist in Kenmore, Dr. Taba understands the struggle you face. To help combat foul smelling breath, there are certain foods you should avoid eating.
April 6, 2017
If you are like half of adults in the United States, chances are you are dissatisfied with the appearance of your teeth. If you do not love your smile, you are likely to feel unconfident about your teeth. Now, you can drastically enhance the appearance of your teeth with porcelain veneers. This is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure to hide imperfections while promoting the shape and proportion on the teeth. However, before you undergo the procedure, you probably have several questions. As your Kenmore dentist, Dr. Taba has the facts you need to know about the procedure.
March 21, 2017
Tooth loss is a common dental problem many Americans face. In fact, it is estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while another 35 million Americans do not have any remaining natural teeth. Whether you are missing a single tooth or all your teeth, your quality of life and oral health significantly decline. An incomplete smile reduces your oral functions, like chewing, while also impacting your confidence. You need an effective option for tooth replacement to restore oral health and your self-esteem. Many turn to dentures in Kenmore because they are affordable and convenient. However, not everyone is a candidate for dentures.
March 11, 2017
Home oral hygiene is vital to preventing dental health problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease. In addition, you need to visit your dentist twice a year for preventive care. However, even with the best preventive measures, there will likely come a time when you need restorative dentistry. Among the most common restorative procedures involve fillings and dental crowns. Both are effective means to restore the health, function, and appearance of a tooth. Our dental office routinely provides dental fillings and crowns to repair damaged teeth.
February 19, 2017
If you are among the 18 million Americans suffering from sleep apnea, you need an effective treatment. Sleep apnea causes frequent pauses in breathing numerous times per night due to an obstruction in the airway. When left untreated, the sleep disorder can lead to significantly decreased quality of life and potentially deadly complications. Now, you have multiple options when it comes to sleep apnea treatment in Kenmore. Although many tend to turn to the traditional method of treatment using a CPAP machine, an oral appliance may be a better option for you.
February 9, 2017
The American Dental Association recommends everyone visits the dentist twice a year for preventive care. However, many people, especially the uninsured, cannot visit the dentist regularly due to the cost of care. In fact, more than 100 million Americans do not visit the dentist because they cannot afford it. As a result, conditions that could have easily been prevented have now turned into larger problems. This results in more costly and invasive treatments. As a Kenmore dentist, Dr. Amin Taba understands the struggle you face when you do not have dental insurance. To make dental care more affordable, he offers the Member Value Program.
January 19, 2017
You know that the health of your teeth and gums plays an important role in the beauty of your smile, but did you know your oral health is also important for a healthy body? Your dental health directly impacts your overall heath in a variety of ways. As your dentist in Kenmore, we have the facts you need to know to promote a healthy mouth and body.
January 9, 2017
If you have red, swollen, or bleeding gums, you could be among the 50% of adult Americans who have gingivitis. While 29% of adults believe that a little bleeding of the gums is normal, it is the first indicator of gum disease, which is an infection that occurs in the gums, often due to poor oral hygiene. The first stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis, which is easily preventable and treatable. However, too often, people fail to recognize the symptoms of the infection, allowing it to progress. As a family dentist, we can offer the information you need to prevent and treat gingivitis in Kenmore.