The waiter places your steak in front of you, and as your friends start to dig in, you feel a tightness in your chest. You usually get together with them at least once a month for a nice dinner, but now that you’re here, you’re unsure that you’ll be able to actually eat it. You see, your missing teeth have made it nearly impossible for you to eat a variety of foods, particularly steak. As you sit there, one of your friends asks, “Is it alright?” You don’t know whether to send it back or vainly chew it, so you just mumble something, hoping they don’t notice the gap in your smile. Problems like this are common for people with missing teeth, and they can greatly impact both your appearance and self-confidence. What should you do about it? How can you avoid this feeling of inadequacy? The right solution for you may just be dental implants in Flint from Dr. Chitra Naik. (more…)
Dr. Chitra Naik's Blog
January 20, 2017
December 2, 2016
Has your dentist recently recommended you have a dental crown placed on a tooth? If so, you are not alone. A single crown is the most common restorative procedure used to restore the health and function of a tooth. They have held a common place in restorative dentistry for decades because they are effective for restoring a tooth’s health. A crown is essentially a custom-made cap that is placed over a tooth and can be used for several reasons. Now, advancements in dentistry allow crowns to look more natural than ever before. As a dentist in Flint, Dr. Chitra P. Naik provides high-quality dental crowns to treat many dental issues.
November 11, 2016
Most of us understand that eating a balanced and nutritious diet is good for our bodies, however did you know that it’s also good for your oral health? It’s true! There are actually many foods that promote good oral health for various reasons such as the vitamins and nutrients they offer. Dr. Chitra Naik is here to offer some tips on what you should eat to help protect your teeth. Your premiere dentist in Flint discusses foods that promote optimum oral health.
October 31, 2016
What’s the difference between a professional teeth whitening in 48532 and an over-the-counter kit? A lot, says Dr. Chitra Naik. First of all, consider the results — nothing offers whitening as bright as what you can achieve when you partner with your dentist. And then there’s sensitivity, time, and the health of your smile to consider, too. In the contest between professional whitening vs. white strips or over-the-counter blends, there’s a clear winner.
September 24, 2016
What would it be like to order whatever you’d like at a restaurant again? Or to smile with confidence, rather than embarrassment? These are questions you might ask yourself everyday when you’re missing multiple teeth. Besides your self-esteem, did you know that missing teeth are also affecting your oral health? The good news is that Dr. Chitra Naik can help you feel confident in your smile once again with dentures in Flint.