How Is Snacking Impacting Your Oral Health?
Having snacks throughout the day is a very normal habit that most people engage in. However, if you’re snacking constantly, this practice could be harming your smile more than you think. While eating, […]Continue Reading
Smile Success Story – Dr. Mazhari Patient Q&A on Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders
As a leading dentist in Alexandria with specialized training to treat TMJ, Dr. Mazhari’s if often asked about Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders by her patients. So this blog article will discuss […]Continue Reading
Can Menopause Impact Dental Health?
Menopause is the start of hormone changes that end a woman’s menstrual cycle and her fertility. Menopause can begin as early as the 40s, although the specific age that menopause happens will […]Continue Reading
Are Lumineers or Porcelain Veneers the Better Choice for Your Smile?
Lumineers and porcelain veneers are very similar cosmetic choices for your smile. Porcelain veneers are made of a durable ceramic material that’s thin yet provides a strong, attractive solution to tooth appearance that may be […]Continue Reading
How does a smile measure up? What are the metrics?
In this case patient presented with unsightly old dental restorations and gum recession leading to dark gaps between teeth and between teeth and gums (more technically called black triangles) .Patient came in […]Continue Reading
Two Unexpected Symptoms of TMJ
Most people are familiar with the common symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. These symptoms include jaw pain, muscle tension in the jaw, neck, shoulders, or back, headaches, and clicking and popping noises when […]Continue Reading
Patient Case Study: Lumineers Bring Patient’s True Smile to Life
A patient who was unhappy with her smile came in to see Dr. Mazhari. She traveled a lot for her job as an executive and wanted a faster treatment to transform […]Continue Reading
Do You Have Severe Dental Phobia? Here’s How Your Dentist Can Help
An estimated 20% of people experience dental anxiety, but less than half this number experience dental phobia, a severe fear that prevents people from going to the dentist entirely. Dental anxiety and dental […]Continue Reading
Patient Case Study: Full Mouth Reconstruction
A client in his early 50s who had been coming to Dr. Mazhari for years was finally ready to transform his smile. As a busy, high-level executive, this gentlemen originally came to […]Continue Reading
How Do I Know if I Have TMJ? What Are the Signs?
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are any disorders that encompass the complex joint in your body that connects your upper jaw to your lower jaw. Although necessary, the TMJ has the potential to cause […]Continue Reading