Dr. Nida Alshaikh DDS, Dentist
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Dr. Nida Alshaikh DDS

Dentist

714 Patricia Pl Dr Westland Michigan, 48185

About

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

University of Detroit Mercy DDS 2001

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Dr. Nida Alshaikh DDS's Expert Contributions
  • Dry socket?

    Touching the area of extraction should not cause a dry socket. Make sure you keep rinsing with warm salt water for like 3-5 days and stay on a soft diet while avoiding hard food or spicy to avoid during healing time and continue the antibiotics and if you feel severe pain or swelling or inflammations around the area of extraction to contact your dentist to treat it ASAP. READ MORE

  • Can you put a bridge on an implant?

    If it's single unit implants, you need to place a crown after implants placed with certain time after surgery. It depends on the implants system used by your dentist. If an implant is placed and needs to connect it to other teeth, yes, then you need a bridge, but it depends on the prognosis of the adjacent teeth, so your dentist will decide the best treatment needed. READ MORE

  • Are dental implants put it under dental anesthesia?

    Yes, of course patients need to be under local anesthesia before surgery and dentists have to decide what anesthesia to be used. It depends on length of surgery and the quantity of implants used and if the patient has any allergy, so the dentist will have to review the medical history before any treatments are delivered to any patients and, in some cases, general anesthesia may be required if the patient is very apprehensive or full mouth rehabilitations is needed with implants. READ MORE

  • Do veneers ruin your teeth?

    Veneers don not ruin your teeth . They are used for Cosmetic purposes to improve your smile. the only thing you need to know that the teeth need to be very minimally prepared (shaved the outer enamel layer) which will not cause any damage to teeth if done properly. And in some cases no teeth preparation is required depends in patients teeth or the kind of Veneers are used its all case by case decisisons to be made by the dentist and of course your dentists should have consultation appointment before doing such procedures bc its costly but its worth it if you can afford . its beautiful results to have and make sure you like the design and quality and the shade of the veneers before final cementing them so make sure at delivery date of veneers to be happy with them not just to please the doctor and do not feel shy if you don't like the style do not cement them until you are happy with them because one they are final cemented can not remove them . READ MORE

  • What can be done for chipped tooth?

    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

  • For small kids how frequent should dentist visits be?

    Twice a year for regular check up which is every 6 months READ MORE

  • My nephew has one tooth erupting and he is just 1 month old. Is it normal?

    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

  • How should I maintain my gum health?

    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

  • What should I do for my chipped tooth?

    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

  • How can I manage my child’s dental health yet allow him to eat sweets?

    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

  • Is the fluoride treatment at the dentist really worth it?

    Yes, it is worth it to get twice a year, especially for caries high risk patients.  READ MORE

  • How can I close the gap between my frontal teeth?

    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 removal

    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

Dr. Nida Alshaikh DDS's Practice location

Oval Dental

714 Patricia Pl Dr -
Westland, Michigan 48185
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New patients: 734-502-6663

Nida Alshaikh

10645 W Warren Ave Suite 100 -
Dearborn, MI 48126
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