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What to Do When Something Is Stuck in Your Teeth

April 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 7:14 pm
Woman picking food from her teeth

Almost everyone can remember a time when they got an object stuck between their teeth. Maybe it was a popcorn kernel, part of a nut’s shell, or a piece of meat or vegetable. Enough people have had the experience to know that it’s a fairly common occurrence.

Still, you’ll want to be ready the next time it happens. That said, here’s a guide on how to respond when something’s stuck in your teeth, including DIY tips and when to see a dentist for it.


How Your Smile Can Help or Harm Your Dating Life

February 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Chirta Naik @ 6:07 pm

You can’t figure it out. Maybe it’s happened multiple times. After a couple of dates, your date seems uninterested and doesn’t want to go out anymore. You feel unlucky when it comes to love, but there may be a trend behind these failures.

Although there could be many explanations, you may want to take a closer look at your oral health. Did you know that an attractive smile is a very important trait in a dating mate for over 80 percent of people?

Read on to learn why you should make sure your mouth is healthy and radiant before you go out on another date!


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.


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.


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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