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Sura Hadad

Dentist

Dr. Sura Hadad is a Dentist practicing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dr. Hadad specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
23 years Experience
Sura Hadad
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is higher or lower pressure better with water flossers?

No known damage to the gums with increased pressure. Use it to your own comfort.

What is gingivitis and its risk factors?

You can prevent it by flossing and brushing properly every night. Signs sometimes are bleeding gums and changing color of the gums.

Can a gum infection pass to other parts of the body?

Any tooth or gum infection if not treated can spread to the body. Regular dental check ups will prevent all that.

I am bleeding after 6 hours of my tooth extraction. What should I do?

Get a wet tea bag and bite on it for about 30-40 min. And it should be fine.

Does yellow teeth ever mean tooth decay?

If it is soft then decay. If not then it is plaque or could be stain.

What is the right age to get braces for my child?

It depends on the kid's dental age. Every person is different and you have to get the orthodontist to check.

Can mouthwashes cause erosion of teeth calcium?

I haven’t heard it. But I’d rather rinse with salt and water.

How effective are sensitivity toothpastes in treating the problem?

They do help if after flossing and brushing you take a little bit and massage it to the areas that are sensitive and don’t rinse or drink. Leave it.

Is bad breath during cold and cough normal?

The antibiotics kills good and bad bacteria and sometimes causes fungal infection. So the bad breath could be because of that.

What calcium supplements do you recommend for my son's calcium deficiency?

Any supplements that are good for his age. Ask the pharmacist.

I am having excessive saliva secretion in my mouth. Does it mean an infection?

You should get tested it might be because of the diet you are having.

What could be the reason for my mouth dryness?

Dryness could be caused by certain medications, or even different kinds of food and caffeine. You can use biotene to help with salivary flow.

What is the possible cause of swelling and numbness on the right side of my tongue?

It could be many things. Best thing is to see your dentist and take an X-ray and check the area for any infection.

Rash in the mouth

It could be many things. An oral pathology exam is required if it is taking more than 3 weeks to heal.

How can I prevent yellowing of my teeth?

Most of the time, it is staining by tea, coffee, and other colors in food. And it can be cleaned by your dentist. Flossing and brushing and regular cleanings at your dentist is READ MORE
Most of the time, it is staining by tea, coffee, and other colors in food. And it can be cleaned by your dentist. Flossing and brushing and regular cleanings at your dentist is a great way of prevention.

What is the treatment suggested for treating dental plaque and soreness in the gums?

Regular flossing and brushing. And, of course, regular cleanings would help a lot. Oral sedation, nitrous, and other methods of conscious sedation methods would help with phobia. READ MORE
Regular flossing and brushing. And, of course, regular cleanings would help a lot. Oral sedation, nitrous, and other methods of conscious sedation methods would help with phobia.

Are whitening toothpastes bad for the teeth?

It doesn’t harm the teeth. Other methods of whitening are best.

How long does a dental filling last?

The filling could last a long time with proper flossing and brushing methods. But usually, most fillings last about 5-7 years.

What is the reason behind tooth sensitivity?

You have to get it checked to find out the reason. It could be many reasons.