Dentistry

Meet Our Hygienist, Mandana Moghadas

Meet Our Hygienist, Mandana Moghadas

Mandana Moghadas graduated from Dental Hygiene school in May 2015 and is laser and local anesthesia certified. She has been with Lowes Island Dentistry since 2017. In her spare time, she reads dental articles and furthers her education on oral health to ensure all patients get excellent care. While working with patients of all ages… Read More

Why Dental Health is So Important-Prevent Oral Cancer

Why Dental Health is So Important-Prevent Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Month, and it’s an excellent time to discuss why dental health is so important. The primary reason to recognize Oral Cancer Month is that the disease is preventable. That’s why this month focuses on raising awareness about the signs of oral cancer and ways to keep your dental hygiene in tip-top… Read More

Dental Health is Important for Seniors!

Dental Health is Important for Seniors!

Over the years, you may notice your dental health changing with age, and this is natural. Just like other parts of our bodies, teeth and gums demand a little more attention and care as we put a few more birthdays behind us. But, knowing what to focus on when it comes to your dental health… Read More

Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation at Lowes Island Dentistry

After Pinhole Procedure

“SOOOO, I have been told by my dentist and hygienist that I have receding gums! What does that mean? My mouth isn’t sensitive except for when I drink really cold things or the hygienist puts her instruments there…” This conversation is all too common and can be a result of brushing hard with a medium… Read More

Bridge or Implant? How to Make the Right Choice

Ask Dr. Ansari if a bridge or implant is right for you.

Over the years, teeth replacement procedures have advanced leaving patients with more options. While this is a good thing, it may also leave you wondering which is right for you – a bridge or implant? There are a few different factors to consider when choosing between the two. And you’ll want to ensure you ask… Read More

Benefits of Using Your Dental Insurance Before Year End

Benefits of Using Your Dental Insurance Before Year End

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time to think about using your dental insurance before January 1 and start considering in-house dental plan benefits for the New Year! We know that the holidays can make schedules hectic, but don’t skip over adding a dentist’s visit to your to-do list. Not only will you… Read More

November is Invisalign® Month!

If you have crooked teeth and want them to align beautifully to enhance your smile, you’re in luck because November is Invisalign month! Invisalign is designed to provide the right amount of force to straighten misaligned teeth while also focusing on the timing of the process, so you get faster results with less pain. A… Read More

Why Do I Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning?

Going to the dentist is an essential part of our health both physically and orally, and a deep cleaning can play a significant role in proper hygiene for your gums. When a dentist notices the signs that you have gum disease, they may recommend that you get a deep cleaning because it helps to avoid… Read More

Do You Have a Cracked Tooth? How to Know for Sure

Do You Have a Cracked Tooth? How to Know for Sure

Cracking a tooth is pretty easy, but it is not always easy to identify. Even with an x-ray, the trouble spot may be hard to detect. A cracked tooth can occur when you are biting down on hard foods like candy and ice, the result of an accident whether sports related or other, and clenching… Read More