1. The Great Unmasking and Your Smile

    With masks starting to come off, people are focusing on their appearance now more than ever. If you have been pondering cosmetic dentistry to commemorate the great unmasking, you are not alone! Refreshing smiles is trending due to the Covid reopening and reduced masking restrictions! Our family dentist practice is abuzz busily helping people improve their smiles with teeth whitening, Invisalign, t…Read More

  2. Listen to Your Mouth!

    To avoid the byproducts of gum disease such as dentures, partial dentures or dental implants, practicing good, consistent oral hygiene, and keeping up with preventive dentistry appointments could help keep you out of the doctor’s office! Normal gums appear pink and firm. If not, your mouth could be trying to tell you something about your body. And, the converse is true, as issues with your body …Read More

  3. Dentistry in the COVID-19 Era

    New Look Dental understands that returning to the “new normal” looks different to everyone right now, and varies from city to city and state to state. As news and information about the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, so will the measures we institute to take care of our patients. Dental Care During COVID -19 Dr. Kirakosian has been available for her patients’ emergency dental needs, w…Read More

  4. This Mouth is on Fire

    We’ve all done it. Unable to wait, you’ve taken a swig of “too hot” coffee or a bite out of a steaming slice of pizza only to experience a scalded tongue and roof of your mouth. The fallout of pain or peeling skin on the roof of your mouth reminds you to wait longer next time before diving in and with a little patience, your mouth will be good as new. But what about the sensation of a burn…Read More

  5. Similarities between Dentistry and Hardware

    What do hardware and dental care have in common? While you don't go to the dentist to buy nails and screws, there are several dental procedures and appliances that bear interesting resemblances to items found at a hardware store. There are obvious metal-based similarities like braces, bridges, headgear, dental implants, retainers and expanders, however, dental “hardware” also includes devices …Read More

  6. About Bad Breath & Halitosis

    About Bad Breath & Halitosis When simple brushing and flossing routinely fail to freshen your breath and complete strangers repeatedly offer you mints, you may have a larger problem called halitosis. Just Bad Breath It is important to understand that occasional bad breath is not the same as halitosis. Bad breath usually occurs when food particles linger on and between teeth, gums and tongues a…Read More

  7. All About Dental Implants

    While dentures and bridges have filled the gaps due to tooth loss for years, and continue to be a viable option, implant dentistry has revolutionized family dentistry and the cosmetic dental office. Dental Implants Defined Dental implants consist of titanium or zirconia posts or rods that are surgically implanted to replace tooth roots. This may range from single tooth replacement to multiple teet…Read More