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I have halitosis. What can I do?

Halitosis is the fancy, scientific word for “bad breath.” Dr. Tarek El-Bialy and our team know there are several reasons why you may have halitosis; let’s look at a few: Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) – There...read more


 

What is expected of me during my orthodontic treatment?

We hear this question a lot at Sphinx Orthodontics, and we don’t mind when patients who are eager to complete their orthodontic treatment ask us. After all, we know there is no better feeling than getting your braces off!...read more


 

St. Patrick's Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

“St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish,...read more


 

Does smoking affect oral health?

By now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. But the truth is its broad-reaching health effects are not all known by everyone. This is especially true of oral health. Smoking can have serious repercussions in this regard....read more


 

What's the best dental floss?

Dental floss is similar to a lot of products that depend mainly on the consumer’s preference. Fact is, floss comes in a wide variety of flavors, coatings, and other variations, but all types of floss essentially do the same...read more