Dr. Nida Alshaikh is a Dentist practicing in Westland, Michigan. Dr. Alshaikh 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.
Education and Training
University of Detroit Mercy
Dr. Nida Alshaikh DDS's Expert Contributions
Depends on the severity of the chipped part of the tooth. If the chipped part is not involving the nerve, then direct white filling called composite can be used to restore it, which is usually affordable in price. READ MORE
Twice a year for regular check up which is every 6 months READ MORE
It's rare, but it happens. No worries, my advice is to take your nephew to a dentist just to do an oral examination, but as long as there's no pain present for the baby... READ MORE
Great news that you're on top of brushing and flossing. Keep these habits as your daily routine with regular checkups every 6 months with your dentist and following healthy diets by avoiding and reducing acidic surgery foods or drinks, with no smoking or any tobacco use, either. Monitor your general health issues to make sure there's no underlying health disease that could affect the health of the gum, such as diabetes, asthma, etc. Also, knowing such medications could cause dry mouth that could lead to gum problems such as antidepressants and steroids could cause dry mouth that leads to gum health. READ MORE
First, you need to see your dentist to take X-ray to make sure it's not involving the nerve then decide if it can be restored with regular filling material or if it needs a crown or possible root canal treatment. READ MORE
Yes, too much sugar can cause cavities as well as other health problems such as diabetes. You can always try to substitute with healthy snacks such as fruit and vegetables, and if still can't control it, make sure he brushes at least twice a day with rinsing after each meal and see a dentist twice year for cleaning and check up. Also, you can show him kids videos how too much sugar affects teeth and health. Also, remember you're the parent to always be in charge of his food habits. READ MORE
Yes, it is worth it to get twice a year, especially for caries high risk patients. READ MORE
Yes there's different option to close spaces either with direct white composite fillings or veneers or emax crowns depends in current tooth structure or any previous treatment done on those front teeth and depends in ur financial ability check with ur dentist to discuss different treatment options Thx Nida alshaikh dds READ MORE
Wisdom teeth have different reasons to be extracted Such as for Orthodintic, pain , impactions, infections Extractions of wisdom teeth could be simple or surgical and most of impacted ones have diffrent complications that some require referrals to an oral surgeon depends on different factors such as type of impactions , possible nerve involvement, patients health issues and level of patients apprehension that some need to be sedated orally or locally or under Iv or general sedation and mostly the level of the general dentist's experience in those type of cases . So the general dentist would be able to evaluate and diagnosis each case individually depends on the issueds mentioned above and then decides if ur dentist would be able to do it or an oral surgeon to perform those procedures . Good panoramic X-ray with good visual oral exam are the key to evaluate who will perform such cases like that . READ MORE
Professional Society Memberships
- Michigan Dental Association, Detroit Dental Society
Hobbies / Sports
- Reading, Public Speaking, Community Dental Outreach
- Behavioral Health
- CIGNA Dental PPO
- Choice Fund Open Access Plus
- Choice Fund Open Access Plus with CareLink
- Choice Fund PPO
- FL Health Savings
- FL Open Access
- FL Open Access Value
- HMO - Northern California
- HMO - Northern California Open Access
- HMO - Southern California
- HMO - Southern California Open Access
- HMO Open Access
- Health Savings
- Medicare Access
- Medicare Select (HMO)
- Network - Northern California
- Network - Northern California Open Access
- Network - Southern California
- Network - Southern California Open Access
- Network Open Access
- Network POS
- Open Access Plan
- Open Access Plus ONLY
- Open Access Plus/CareLink
- POS - Northern California
- POS - Northern California Open Access
- POS - Southern California
- POS - Southern California Open Access
- POS Open Access
- Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
- Vision PPO
- Workers' Compensation
- Delta Dental
- ChoiceGuard / Healthy Directions
- Coastal Healthcare
- Davis Vision
- Dental HMO/MGD/Pre-Paid
- Extended Access PPO
- Guardian Advantage Gold Dental PPO
- Guardian Advantage Silver Dental PPO
- SuperMed - SC
- Texas True Choice
- Tribute Enhanced (Medicare)
- Tribute Plan (Medicare)
- United Concordia
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Canker sores are small, painful ulcers that develop in the lining of the mouth. These are one of the most common mouth ulcers, and the sores make eating difficult. Studies show that about 20% of the population suffer from these painful sores. Canker sores are classified into simple and complex...
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- How to Prepare for Your Dental Appointment
According to the American Dental Association (ADA), people should visit their dentist or dental hygienist every six months to maintain optimal oral health. Dental problems should never be ignored since they can become serious and contribute to other medical conditions, such as heart disease,...
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