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Dental Myths Debunked!

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Berkeley Dentists Dr. Ruhi Sangha & Dr. Praj Kamat 1. “It doesn’t matter what time of day I brush.” Brushing at certain times of the day does have an impact on your oral health. Brushing your teeth at night prevents food particles from sitting on our teeth which contributes to tooth decay over time. Brushing teeth in the morning fights bad breath and decay. It is recommended that you brush right after consuming foods that are high in sugar and carbohydrates to prevent cavities. 2. “Diet sodas are okay to drink because they don’t have sugar in them.” The acid … Continue reading

Dentophobia Tips

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Berkeley Dentistry  Fear of visiting the dentist or undergoing dental procedures is very common but some people experience anxiety or fear so severe that they avoid going to the dentist all together. This fear is called Dentophobia and people who experience these anxieties are less likely to maintain regular dental check-ups and cleanings which will inevitably lead to negative effects on their oral health.  Thankfully, Berkeley dentists Dr. Praj Kamat and Dr. Ruhi Sangha are trained to accommodate fearful patients, and their passionate dental team will work to ensure your anxiety is relieved throughout your appointment. Here are a few … Continue reading

Fall Foods That are Great For Your Teeth

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General Dentistry Tips Berkeley The holidays are filled with lots of laughter over shared meals with the people you love and with so much to be thankful for this time of year, your oral health should one of them! Here are some delicious fall indulgences that both your mouth and your Berkeley dentist Dr. Praj Kamat and Dr. Ruhi Sangha will thank you for! Know Your Seasonal Fruits Fall produces some delicious seasonal fruits, like pears, persimmons and apples, to name just a few. These fruits are high in fiber, and their crispy, crunchy bite help naturally clean plaque from … Continue reading

Dental Emergencies: What to Do

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Emergency Dentistry Berkeley Dental emergencies can be scary, especially if you feel underprepared for how to respond in the situation. Ignoring dental emergencies can lead to painful and costly issues in the future, so being prepared to handle issues that arise upfront can be the best solution to save you time, money, and pain! Toothache Having a toothache is absolutely no fun; it usually occurs when a cavity is close to and irritates a nerve, and often requires a dental crown or sometimes a root canal. To take the edge off of some of your immediate pain, consider taking a … Continue reading

Dental Phobias Resolved

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General Dentistry Berkeley Fear of the dentist is not uncommon, but Berkeley Transcendentists Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi want to make sure you’re well prepared and care free coming in to your next appointment. Dental phobia and avoidance of the dentist can lead to serious oral health problems like gum disease, that can ultimately result in tooth loss, or even more seriously, stroke or heart disease. Thankfully, Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi are trained to accommodate fearful patients, and everyone at your Berkeley Transcendentist will work to ensure your anxiety is relieved throughout your appointment. Here are a few tips … Continue reading

New Year’s Pledge to Our Patients

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General Dentistry Berkeley The American Dental Association, or ADA, has a code of Ethics and Professional Conduct that each and every dentist agrees to abide by. While each dentist may each have his or her own style or professional opinions, the ADA code ensures that dentists act in such a way as to uphold their ethical obligations to society. Our Berkeley dentists Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi live by the values set forth by the ADA, and want to take their promise to society one step further by reevaluating their pledge to clients, and highlighting the key pillars they strive … Continue reading

Emergency Dental Care

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Emergency Dentistry Berkeley If you experience a dental emergency, look no further for immediate care than the Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi of Transcendentist in Berkeley. Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi can diagnose your problem, give you treatment options, and provide almost immediate pain relief until your dental issues can be quickly resolved. Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi are available to extract or fill broken or decaying teeth, repair dentures, reset crowns, or otherwise alleviate your suffering by providing expert dental services to those in need. If your regular dentist is unavailable, Dr. Praj and Dr. Ruhi can treat your … Continue reading