Your Jaw Can Wear down over Time, Causing TMJ Disorders

Our jaws in our mouths depend on joints called temporomandibular joints to function properly. Our temporomandibular joints, also known as TMJs, can wear down over time, causing TMJ disorders. Here are some helpful treatments to protect your TMJs, and to prevent your jaw from failing: - If you are seeking... Read more »

Denture Cleaning Tips

Do you have dentures in Parma, Ohio? If so, good for you! Dentures are handy appliances that can help you eat, talk, and smile with confidence. However, just like your natural teeth, your dentures need to be cleaned and taken care of each day. If you don’t do everything you... Read more »

What to Eat After Root Canal Therapy

Have you heard that root canal therapy can save a tooth with a damaged center? If you decide avoid root canal therapy, the damaged tooth could eventually die and even fall out. Once you have root canal therapy, how should you continue to care for your teeth? More specifically, do... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Get You the Smile You Have Always Wanted

Have you ever seen a celebrity on television or in a magazine and wish you had their smile? Thanks to modern advances in technology you can. Even as many celebrities have dental veneers, so can you. Dental veneers are extremely durable fittings placed over the front of your teeth to... Read more »

Take Control of Your Oral Care as You Age

We all know that life can take us by surprise sometimes. Life can seem so busy and spiral out of control it feels in a single day. However, here at Parag S. Kirpekar, DDS in Parma, Ohio, we are happy to help keep your oral care on track no matter... Read more »

What to Do If You Have an Abscessed Tooth

At the dental office of Parag S. Kirpekar, DDS located in Parma, Ohio, we do everything we can to help our patients achieve and maintain healthy smiles. But what should you do if you have an abscessed tooth or a tooth infection? Both can be caused by similar issues, but there... Read more »

Fractured Tooth Enamel Can Be Restored by a Crown

The enamel layer of each of your teeth is very hard and durable. However, there are rare instances, when a hard fall or a blow to the face can fracture a tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you grind your teeth at night on a regular basis,... Read more »

Our Options to Improve your Smile

Here at Parag S. Kirpekar, DDS, we understand how imperfections like stains, chips and misshapen teeth can leave you feeling awkward in social situations. Our highly trained dental professionals are well-versed in a wide range of methods to improve your smile. The cosmetic restoration options we recommend will vary depending... Read more »

Dentures Can Restore Lost or Compromised Teeth

Problems with advanced gum disease or a long history of tooth decay issues can compromise your mouth. While this might impair your ability to chew food, missing teeth or teeth with large areas of tooth decay can also cause problems with your speech and impact your quality of life. In... Read more »