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4 Tips to Get Used to Eating with Dentures

December 9, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 1:54 pm
man eating with dentures in Flint

For those missing many or all of their teeth, dentures are a common way to fill out one’s smile and regain some of their bite power. Though they offer several benefits to wearers such as maintaining facial structure, it can take some time to get used to eating with them. Read on to learn four tips that will help you get used to eating with dentures in Flint.

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Why Should You Take Part in the Teal Pumpkin Halloween Project?

October 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 1:17 pm
a teal jack-o-lantern bucket filled with non-food treats

Halloween is just a few days away, and choosing what type of trick or treat you’ll hand out is an important thing to do if you haven’t already! This year, communities are widely taking part in the Teal Pumpkin Halloween Project, an effort put forth by FARE, or Food Allergy Research & Education. Learn more about what it means to take part in this project and how you can help children with food allergies have a safer, more fun Halloween this year.

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Can You Drink Alcohol After Getting a Tooth Pulled?

September 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 10:59 pm
Men drinking beer in a bar

You know it was time to get those wisdom teeth removed, but good grief now your mouth is pretty sore! You decide to meet your buddies at the bar to watch the game with some beers to dull the pain, no big deal, right? The truth is that drinking alcohol after a tooth extraction can delay your healing time.

Read on to learn about tooth extractions, find out how long you’re going to need to pass on that drink, and why it’s going to pay off in the long run! 

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Here’s Why Your Dentist May Suggest a Tooth Extraction

August 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 3:41 pm
woman having a tooth extracted

One of the last things a dentist will recommend is pulling a tooth. That’s because dental preservation is always a priority. However, there are some situations that warrant having a tooth pulled. As you continue reading, you’ll discover the benefits of tooth extraction.

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Dental Crowns and Fillings – What’s the Difference?

July 6, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 4:12 pm
girl smiling at dentist

After your routine exam, your dentist informs you that you need either a dental crown or filling. Now, you might have a few questions about the two restorative services. Are they interchangeable? Are they used for the same purpose? It may surprise you to learn that while they’re both considered restorative treatments, they each serve a unique purpose. Read along as we discuss the differences between a crown and a filling.   

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