October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,… Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

Halitosis Blues

Are you feeling embarrassed about your bad breath? Do you have bad breath that won’t seem to go away despite the many Altoids or peppermint treats you eat? If so, you may be experiencing halitosis. Our dentist, Dr. Zack Nimri, is happy to help you with your halitosis blues. That is why our team at… Read more »

Investigating the Ingredients of Toothpaste

Have you ever wondered… Besides fluoride, which is the main ingredient in almost every kind of toothpaste, what else is included in the typical tube of toothpaste? Abrasives scrub away stains. For this, you need a grainy substance. Early formulas from ancient times used ashes, stone pumice, and crushed shells. In toothpaste today, abrasives are… Read more »

Foods to Avoid for Dental Health

There are many foods we know are bad for our body but did you know there are foods that are dangerous to your teeth? By keeping your oral health in mind while you eat, you can help keep your teeth healthy. Our dentist, Dr. Zack Nimri at Higley Dental Care in Gilbert, Arizona, is happy… Read more »

How to Prevent Tooth Stains

If you want a white smile, then you need to prevent tooth stains. Tooth stains take the brightness and beauty away from your smile and can even lower your self-esteem as well as decrease how much you love your smile’s appearance. Fortunately, there are things you can do to prevent tooth stains, and our dentist,… Read more »

Getting A Sealant

Have you heard about sealants and want to know how the dentist puts them on? It is a fast and painless process, as we will explain in further detail. The dentist starts by cleaning the tooth or teeth that will be treated. The tooth or teeth need to be dried so the dentist can place… Read more »

Want to Know More About Fluoride? Take This Quiz

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can help you and your smile in more ways than you might realize. To help you know more about fluoride in Gilbert, Arizona, our dentist, Dr. Zack Nimri, has provided this fluoride quiz. The more you know, the better. Good luck! Question No. 1: Fluoride can only benefit children’s… Read more »