Christy Zarrabi, Author at Mint Dental Works


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So far Christy Zarrabi has created 27 blog entries.

Flossing Is Essential For Oral Health


There are a lot of things that you know you should do. Balance and rotate your tires periodically. Take your cat for his vaccines. Exercise three times a week. But in the midst of life’s busyness, all too often, these things go undone. Another thing you should do is floss your teeth. And, fortunately, this [...]

Flossing Is Essential For Oral Health2023-03-13T01:33:14+00:00

Is Your Breakfast Helping Or Harming Your Oral Health?


We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If that’s true, does it really matter what we eat, or does it just matter that we eat? Doctors, dieticians, dentists, and other health experts will tell you that what you eat for breakfast matters. You can’t have donuts and a caramel [...]

Is Your Breakfast Helping Or Harming Your Oral Health?2023-02-08T04:19:02+00:00

What Steps Are Involved in A Smile Makeover?


Do you often feel as if your smile could use a little more tender, loving care? If so, then you’re not alone. Recent data suggests that an estimated 60% of people are unhappy with the appearance of their smiles, especially in pictures. But, a lackluster smile isn’t just embarrassing – it can be unhealthy, too. [...]

What Steps Are Involved in A Smile Makeover?2023-01-18T06:51:00+00:00

How Air Pollution Impacts Your Oral Health


On a normal day, you probably don't think about air pollution. You can’t see it, but it’s there, filled with carcinogens, all around us. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Ambient (outdoor) air pollution in both cities and rural areas is causing fine particulate matter (PM) which result in strokes, heart diseases, lung cancer, [...]

How Air Pollution Impacts Your Oral Health2022-12-21T04:33:54+00:00

Celebrate A Dental-Friendly Thanksgiving


It’s officially that time of year when we all eat, drink, and be merry. But, with all the eating, drinking, and merriment going on, it can be hard to prioritize our oral health. Luckily, simple changes in our Thanksgiving Day celebrations can add up to huge improvements in our smiles. In this post, we discuss [...]

Celebrate A Dental-Friendly Thanksgiving2022-11-17T03:52:29+00:00

National Dental Hygiene Month


October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Let’s talk about the amazing world of dental hygiene and our awesome dental hygienists. Dental hygienists assist the dentist with performing dental cleanings and other preventative care such as dental sealants and fluoride treatment. They are an essential part of every dental practice and celebrating Dental Hygiene Month means [...]

National Dental Hygiene Month2022-10-12T05:32:04+00:00

How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?


It’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health. According to the CDC, “Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States.” The list of health issues linked to smoking includes: Coronary heart disease Stroke Lung cancer Cardiovascular disease Respiratory disease Cancer anywhere in almost any part of the body [...]

How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?2022-09-20T03:42:59+00:00

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?


It’s a great debate among husbands and wives, roommates, parents and children, and partners– is it better to brush your teeth before breakfast or after? Well, regardless of which side you are on, the answer isn’t as black and white as it may seem. First, let’s talk about what the American Dental Association recommends. It [...]

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?2022-08-13T05:54:17+00:00

Teeth Whitening, Veneers, or Both?


According to a study completed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a beautiful smile can make a person appear more attractive, intelligent, happy, and successful. Would you like for those things to be said about you? We all would! Even more important than what others will think is what you think and feel about [...]

Teeth Whitening, Veneers, or Both?2022-07-11T05:38:32+00:00

It’s Oral Health Month! Here are 5 Oral Health Tips for the Whole Family


The American Dental Association recognizes June as Oral Health Month. This is an opportunity for families to evaluate their oral health habits, get back on track, and create oral health goals. That may sound like a strange thing to do, but if you suffer from chronic gum disease, cavities, or bad breath, your oral health [...]

It’s Oral Health Month! Here are 5 Oral Health Tips for the Whole Family2022-06-20T03:56:16+00:00