Do You Have Frequent Jaw Pain? You May Also Have a TMJ Disorder

Did you know that the ball and socket joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull are called your temporomandibular joints? They allow you to move your mouth around for a variety of purposes, such as speaking clearly and chewing food to digest it better. Chronic jaw pain can... Read more »

Enjoy Same-Day Dentistry With CEREC Technology

Do you wish you could receive same-day dentistry for a damaged or unflattering tooth? Thanks to CEREC technology, your wish for same-day dental care can now be a reality! There are many benefits of CEREC technology, which is a system that provides custom-made dental restorations in just one visit to... Read more »

Bad Breath? Here Are Some Common Causes

Bad breath, also called halitosis, afflicts up to 50% of adults at some point. There are multiple probable causes for halitosis, which range from the mild to the serious. Before jumping to more serious conclusions, however, consider these common causes of bad breath:   Bacteria: One of the most common... Read more »

A Toothache Could Be Caused by an Accidental Blow to the Mouth

Sometimes a sports injury or household fall can impact the mouth causing significant trauma to teeth, gums, and other oral tissues. Even if you don’t notice any overt damage to a tooth’s enamel layer, you might still experience significant pain in the root or core structures of the tooth. This... Read more »

How Dental Cleanings Benefit Your Overall Health

You can prevent significant oral and general health problems by visiting the dentist every six months for dental cleanings. Heart disease, stroke, and oral cancer can all be prevented when you protect your oral and general health with dental cleanings. Highly preventable oral health diseases are still very common because... Read more »

Essential Dental Tips on Tooth Hazard Prevention

  Are you aware of the risks that can arise at any point in time to your smile? Did you know that damage can occur to your teeth and gums simply based on your dietary selections and the materials you are putting in between your lips? Because foods and drinks... Read more »

These Are the Steps We Take to Apply Dental Bonding to Your Teeth

If you are considering repairing a flawed or damaged tooth with dental bonding, then our dentist and team are happy to provide you with a step-by-step review of the dental bonding process. When you come in to Kennebunk Center for Dentistry to receive dental bonding treatment from Dr. Sara Sheikh,... Read more »

The Things a Dental Bridge Can Do for Your Smile

If you’re interested in replacing your teeth, helping your smile, and improving your oral health with a dental bridge, then our dental team is happy to help you! First, it’s best to call our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Sara Sheikh. During this visit, we will... Read more »

Get Facts About Gum Disease

There are several different things that can cause gum disease, but the most common cause of gum disease is the accumulation of plaque on your teeth. Your gums react to the presence of plaque by swelling. This allows the plaque to work its way below your gumline, allowing bacteria to... Read more »

All About Acid

Acid is a naturally occurring substance. People tend to think of acid in terms of batteries, or something that you wouldn’t want to spill in a lab. But acid turns up in many places, including in our mouths and on our teeth. When acid comes into contact with your teeth,... Read more »