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American Heart Health Month & Its Link to Dentistry
added on: February 13, 2018 | By: Dr. Bilal Saib

You may be wondering why your dentist in Chapel Hill is choosing to talk about heart health. As a dedicated member of your medical team, we’re not only concerned with keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but rather we’re committed to keeping your whole body healthy. And it just so… Read More

3 Oral Health Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Stress Out This Holiday Season
added on: November 27, 2017 | By: Dr. Bilal Saib
holiday stress

We’re just beginning the month long craziness of the holiday season. Between the meal preps, travel arrangements, party planning, and everything in between, it’s only normal to feel a little more stressed than normal. It’s no secret that stress can negatively affect overall health, but the team at our Chapel… Read More

Receding Gums: Causes & Treatments
added on: July 11, 2017 | By: Dr. Bilal Saib
woman indicating gum irritation

If you’ve ever noticed gum tissue appear to creep up higher and higher over time, showing off more and more of the actual tooth, you’ve seen gum recession in action. Really slow action, but nonetheless, you’ve experienced it. Gum recession is incredibly common and can be treated. But our dental… Read More

The Oral Health and Heart Health Connection
added on: February 13, 2017 | By: Dr. Bilal Saib
heart health

Our Chapel Hill dental office’s philosophy of patient care revolves around keeping our patients healthy, and not just in their mouths. Many whole-body concerns are associated with oral health problems, including heart disease. This February, in celebration of Heart Health Month, we’d like to educate our patients on the oral… Read More

Healthier Mouth, Healthier You
added on: November 4, 2015 | By: Dr. Bilal Saib
healthy mouth

We’re always talking to our patients about the importance of a proper oral hygiene routine of brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and visiting my dental office in Chapel Hill regularly.  But did you know these guidelines can do more than just ensure a healthy mouth? They can… Read More

Posted In: General, Gum disease
You’ve Got Dental Questions, We’ve Got Answers
added on: August 5, 2015 | By: Dr. Bilal Saib

We know dentistry can be confusing, but at my Chapel Hill dental office, we want to make sure all our patients are comfortable coming to us if they have questions. We’re always happy to answer or clarify anything. In fact, in this blog, we want to talk about a few… Read More

Posted In: General, Gum disease
What Is Your Gum Number?
added on: October 10, 2012 | By: Tina Saib
What is your gum number?

The depth of the space between the visible top edge of the gum line and the point to where the gum attaches to the actual tooth is what is being measured. As the doctor or hygienist poke around your teeth with a measuring tool called a probe, you will hear… Read More

Posted In: Gum disease
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