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20 09, 2016

What to Expect of Your Baby’s Teeth

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00September 20th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Many well intentioned, super anxious parents come to see me in the dental office after they have had their first baby and have been bombarded with mommy blog after mommy blog of expected dates and ‘what to do/not to do’ of parenting. Being a new mom myself, I understand how overwhelming this can be. There [...]

15 08, 2016

Dr. Sabbahi voted top 25 women in dentistry

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00August 15th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Dental Products Report publishes a yearly report on the top 25 women in dentistry. This year, our very own Dr. Sabbahi earned one of the top spots. As part of the award, they asked Dr. Sabbahi several questions that they hope will inspire the next generation of women in dentistry, or any path they choose. Interview [...]

20 06, 2016

Should I Replace My Silver Fillings

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00June 20th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

This is a question we get a lot at our dental office due to the dark unappealing esthetics of the material and some discussions on mercury toxicity. What are silver fillings made of? Silver fillings are made of Amalgam. The word amalgam can mean a mixture or blend. In the case of dentistry, an Amalgam [...]

9 06, 2016

Lets talk about cavities

By |2020-05-06T16:32:06+00:00June 9th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Have you ever wondered why some dentists will tell you that you have cavities that need to be filled while others will tell you to just ‘watch’ them? This could be due to many different reasons that we will get into shortly. First let us go over a few basic concepts. Tooth Structure Any healthy [...]

7 06, 2016

Dental Benefits Explained

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00June 7th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Many patients I talk to are confused and sometimes even frustrated with their Dental Insurance. The main reason for this is dental insurance doesn't actually work the way most people think. When we think of other types of insurance (car, house, electronics, etc) we mostly purchase the it to protect us from large unexpected expenses [...]

26 05, 2016

Why Do My Gums Bleed?

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00May 26th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Bleeding gums is a sign that you are not brushing your teeth correctly. When we eat, food is pushed between our teeth and gums. If the food is small enough that you do not feel anything, it is usually ignored. Brushing and flossing correctly is intended to remove food from between the teeth. However, brushing or flossing [...]

5 03, 2016

How Can I Make My Teeth Whiter

By |2016-06-10T16:40:36+00:00March 5th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

During the last two decades the number of tooth whitening products on the market have increased significantly. With so many options out there, it can be hard to find the one that’s best for you. When choosing an option for ‘whitening’ there are many things we need to consider.  First of all, how sensitive are [...]

28 02, 2016

Wisdom Teeth – To Remove or Not to Remove?

By |2016-02-28T15:13:59+00:00February 28th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Getting your wisdom teeth removed often causes a lot of anxiety to the average dental patient. The idea of having teeth pulled, and spending the following days looking like a chipmunk, with your cheeks swollen, often sends patients running. This will generally delay the appointment until the patient returns in pain or infected.   Before [...]

28 02, 2016

An intro to veneers

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00February 28th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

Many patients come into the office asking about dental veneers and if they will work for them. The truth about veneers is that they are not for everyone. There are a lot of things to keep in mind when deciding if veneers are the best option for you. A veneer is a thin covering that [...]

28 02, 2016

early detection of oral cancer

By |2019-06-27T20:39:51+00:00February 28th, 2016|Dentists at Greenway Blog|

You can take steps to prevent oral cancer. Learn the risk factors and adopt a lifestyle that protects your oral health. Visit your dentist regularly. He or she can look for changes that could indicate disease. WHAT WILL MY DENTIST LOOK FOR? Checking for signs of oral cancer is part of a regular dental checkup. [...]