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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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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

Gum Disease Basics Gum disease, aka periodontal disease, is an infection of the gums. It can start out at the gumline as gingivitis and then progress to periodontitis, where the infection travels underneath the gums. Learning the signs of gingivitis can help yo u avoid periodontitis, a more destructive form of gum disease that damages the tissues, ligaments and bone…

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Brush Up on the Benefits of Brushing

We’ve been taught since before we can remember that it’s important to brush our teeth every day so that we don’t get cavities. However, dental hygiene has come a long way since we were young children, so now is an excellent time to brush up on your brushing techniques and the reasons behind them. It’s a habit that takes only…

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Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

Many of our patients come to our dental office asking about possible solutions for crooked or misaligned teeth. These issues can sometimes create significant embarrassment and an unwillingness to smile brightly. Our dental team can provide you with orthodontic solutions that are designed to work for your specific needs. We are proud to offer Invisalign as a solution for our…

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Are Cracked Teeth on the Rise?

A recently published article in The New York Times suggests that an unintended consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic shutdowns may be an increase in tooth fractures, cracked teeth, migraines, jaw pain and tooth sensitivity. These increases are likely due to the stress of the pandemic and causing dental patients to clench and grind their teeth and jaw. Other causes of…

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Dental Care Basics

Unless you especially like false teeth, adopting a regimen of good oral hygiene can prevent you from needing them. Your mouth is an integral part of almost everything you do, whether it’s eating, drinking, talking on the phone, having fun with friends, ordering at the drive-through, or just about anything else. It’s the gateway to the rest of your body,…

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Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Can Dental Implants Improve My Health? If you’re among the millions of adults who are missing one or more permanent teeth or if you’re missing all of your teeth, then dental implants can improve both your smile and your overall health. Your teeth aren’t just for the aesthetics of your smile, they’re also important to your general well-being. Missing teeth…

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Gingivitis: Symptoms and Causes in Rockefeller Plaza, NY

Are There Symptoms of Gingivitis and What Causes It? Gingivitis often presents asymptomatically. However, if you notice bleeding when you brush or floss, or if you have noticed increasingly bad breath, then you may have the early signs of gingivitis. Continue reading to learn more about the symptoms of gingivitis, its treatments and how to prevent gum disease. Is Gingivitis…

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