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October Is Dental Hygiene Month

Although most people don’t think of oral hygiene when they think of October, perhaps they should. October is National Dental Hygiene Month, as well as the month of Halloween. Your dentist is probably busy formulating plans for all their patients to recover from their Halloween candy and forestall the increase in dental issues that often arises during the holidays. With…

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September is National Gum Care Month

Learn now how to take care of your gums correctly, so you can keep a healthy smile for years to come. You don’t need to have anything wrong with your gums in order to take good care of them. On the contrary, by practicing proper oral hygiene and seeing your dentist regularly, you can make sure nothing does go wrong…

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Emergency Dental Care in Rockefeller Plaza

A dental emergency is any problem with your teeth, gums, or mouth that is either life-threatening or could become so if it isn’t treated with the proper urgency. Severe dental pain is also considered an emergency, as it can interfere with the activities of your normal daily life and may suggest a deeper underlying dental or medical problem at effect.…

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Basic Dental Care in Rockefeller Plaza

Good oral hygiene and physical health are integral elements of overall good health, although many people don’t connect the two. Without one, you can’t have the other. Research has shown a correlation between the incidence of major diseases such as cardiovascular disease, dementia, and cancer, and the condition of a person’s oral health. For the best oral health possible, you…

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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

If your dentist has recommended a root canal, you may be contemplating getting a second opinion. After all, root canals are horrific, and no one wants to go through that, right? Not necessarily. Root canals were first performed in 1766, and at that time, the procedure probably earned its reputation due to the lack of dental expertise, pain medication, and…

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What to Expect with a Tooth Extraction

Many people dread having to see the dentist. The tools used and the uncertainty of what to expect can lead to a lot of fear when it comes to dental appointments. Educating yourself on what to expect can help to ease some of your nervous feelings surrounding seeing the dentist. Tooth extractions are often the most feared kind of dental…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever eaten something hot or sweet and felt a sharp sensation of pain or discomfort? If so, then you probably have sensitive teeth and gums. While this is a common issue, it is also one that is treatable. Patients who have sensitive teeth and gums report pain when doing regular activities like brushing and flossing their teeth or…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

Resisting temptation is always difficult, especially when it involves skipping a boring, mundane task like brushing and flossing twice each day. However, resisting is essential for good oral health and most people don’t realize the importance of oral health to their overall physical health. However, poor oral health has been linked to serious diseases such as dementia, diabetes, cardiovascular disorders,…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

If your teeth are dull, yellowed, or discolored, you may be embarrassed to show off your smile to those with whom you come in contact. However, it doesn’t have to be a permanent problem! Consider some of the practical solutions for whitening your teeth and keeping them healthier for a lifetime’s worth of more beautiful smiles outlined below. After you’ve…

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Why Flossing Is a Must, Not a Maybe

What Are the Benefits of Flossing? You probably already know that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day, but how often do you floss? Flossing is an important component of your oral health routine, but it’s often overlooked. Our dentists recommend incorporating flossing as part of your daily routine, either in the morning or at night before…

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