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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

Can calcium deficiency impact teeth?

You get source of calcium from other foods or vitamins. So lactose intolerant should not impact his teeth health.

I am a diabetic and my gums have been bleeding. Is there something to be concerned about?

A dentist should look at your gums to determine the cause. It could be many reasons. But Diabetic people require cleaning of the teeth every 3 months to keep the gums, bone level READ MORE
A dentist should look at your gums to determine the cause. It could be many reasons. But Diabetic people require cleaning of the teeth every 3 months to keep the gums, bone level and teeth healthy.

I am getting abscesses in my infected tooth. How do I treat them?

You should test the source of infection and that means treating the tooth. So a dentist should check it and with that you need antibiotics too.

How often will I have to replace my braces?

Braces stay for the time needed to correct the alignment of teeth and after you are done you wear a retainer for life.

The dentist has recommended my son’s tooth extraction. Is it the right way to go?

It depends on how far the cavity has gone?? If it is too far and there is an infection then yes.

I underwent a root canal treatment and it is paining again. What could be the reason?

There could be many reasons. But the dentist can check and see. One thing that could cause pain that the bite might be high so it needs an adjustment

How effective is clove oil to reduce tooth pain?

I don't know. But I know that you need something systemic if you are having pain.

How can I reverse yellowing of my teeth?

You can have a cleaning at a dentist and you can use over the counter teeth whitening or you can get the dentist to whiten your teeth.

My tooth in the back is half broken, what should I do?

Take pain killers but you should go to a dentist to treat it.

I wear my retainer, so why are my teeth still shifting?

You can wear it more. Like during the day too.

Can effects from TMJ ever be reversed?

You should have a nite guard to help your problem from getting worse. The clenching and/or grinding doesn't go away. So once a person is stressed then they will do it more. But READ MORE
You should have a nite guard to help your problem from getting worse. The clenching and/or grinding doesn't go away. So once a person is stressed then they will do it more. But once you get a Nite guard and if it is not painful then hints should be stable. But if it gets worse then there are surgical interventions that the oral surgeon can do.

Do dentists offer services to the uninsured?

Yes dentist offer services to uninsured. In terms of payment plans, every dentist is different.

Front tooth cavity

You can do veneers or crowns and it won't change anymore.

How can I stop pushing on my front teeth when I swallow?

You can have what we call a habit breaker to eliminate the pushing of the tongue.

How often to use mouth wash?

The best things to prevent cavities is proper brushing and flossing. Nothing replaces them. You can still use the mouth rinse and once a day is good.

Brushing too hard?

The brushing too hard signs might not have been visible then. Also an electric toothbrush helps because it will stop rotating if you put a lot of pressure.

Is reflux giving me bad breath?

There are many things that can cause bad breath. I'll just mention some related to digestive system. One would be whatever your diet is. So if you eat Garlic and onions could affect READ MORE
There are many things that can cause bad breath. I'll just mention some related to digestive system. One would be whatever your diet is. So if you eat Garlic and onions could affect your breath. Also the reflux too. So you should get your doctor to check it and prescribe you the right meds. Eating parsley and lemons also help to change the breath.

Pain after a filling?

When u have a filling it is normal to have some discomfort and sensitivity. But sometimes the filling might be high and could cause pain. So better go back to your dentist to check READ MORE
When u have a filling it is normal to have some discomfort and sensitivity. But sometimes the filling might be high and could cause pain. So better go back to your dentist to check it.

Having an abscessed tooth? What could this mean?

A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. Yes it can be very painful and if not treated it can spread to the vains and it could spread to the READ MORE
A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection.
Yes it can be very painful and if not treated it can spread to the vains and it could spread to the head and cause coma.
Some of the Early signs maybe pain,sensitivity and tenderness.

Is it bad if a piece of an old filling falls out?

It should be checked by your dentist to avoid serious issues.