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Blog Post 5 Most Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Your smile is an important part of how you present yourself to the world. It gives you confidence and helps you look your best. This is one major reason why cosmetic dental procedures are so popular: They let people have a bright smile that makes them step out into the world with confidence, which can empower you to reach personal and professional goals. We wanted to let you know options […]

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Blog Post Why Adults Turn to Invisalign Braces

One of the first things people notice about you when making a first impression is your smile. If you’re concerned that you may have crooked or unaligned teeth that are sending the wrong impression about you, you have a range of options to fix your smile including cosmetic dentistry, braces, or more popular due to the comfort and hidden appearance, Invisalign. In most cases, Invisalign are a cost-effective and manageable […]

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Blog Post Invisalign: A Likely Fix for Transforming Your Smile

If you don’t like your smile, you’re not alone. In a recent study conducted by the American Association of Orthodontists, more than a third of Americans said that they avoid smiling because they don’t like their teeth. Having been proudly practicing cosmetic dentistry for many years, we know that a brighter smile and straighter teeth can boost your confidence which is why so many people are happy with the results […]

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Blog Post What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease or gum disease is an infection of the tissues around the teeth. When plaque builds up in the sulcus (the small crevice between the gums and the surface of the tooth), bacteria begins to damage these tissues and wear away their connection to the tooth. Eventually, the sulcus begins to detach from the tooth and form a pocket. This pocket continues to grow until the disease is tended to. As the pocket gets larger, […]

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Blog Post The Bright Sun Helps Make a Bright Smile

I have spent many years as a cosmetic dentist in Manhattan, New York and every sunny day I see the effect a sunny day has on the city.  People from all five boroughs flood the parks to take in the rays, work on their tan, and enjoy the weather.  Little do these sun worshippers know, but they are also extending the life and health of their teeth!  That’s because vitamin […]

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Blog Post The Effects of Stress on Oral Health

New York City is a great place to live, work, and play.  As a leading dentist in one of the world’s busiest cities, I know all too well the stress that my patients undergo.  If stress is allowed to plague the body long enough it can cause severe damage to an individual’s physical and mental health.  As a society, the dangers that stress poses to the body are fairly well […]

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Blog Post After Orthodontics: How to Keep Your Teeth Straight

Although it is commonly believed that the teeth are fused or attached to the surrounding bone structures of the jaw, in reality, the roots are surrounded by a soft periodontal ligament. This is why when you press against a tooth or slightly “wiggle” it, you can feel slight movement. Orthodontics treatment is basically the same idea but on a full treatment scale. Orthodontic treatment involves moving or tilting and holding […]

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Blog Post The Truth About Mouthwash

A new review of studies delves into how to beat bad breath  (halitosis) — and gives high marks to mouthwashes. Researchers led by Zbys Fedorowicz from the Bahrain Ministry of Health reviewed results from five studies with participants who were randomly given mouthwashes or placebo; 293 people in Thailand, the U.S, the Netherlands, Spain, and Israel took part. According to background information provided by the researchers, halitosis is widespread around […]

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Blog Post Chocolate Toothpaste? Could Extract of This Tasty Treat Fight Tooth Decay?

For a healthy smile brush between meals, floss regularly and eat plenty of chocolate According to Tulane University doctoral candidate Arman Sadeghpour an extract of cocoa powder that occurs naturally in chocolates, teas, and other products might be an effective natural alternative to fluoride in toothpaste. In fact, his research revealed that the cocoa extract was even more effective than fluoride in fighting cavities. The extract, a white crystalline powder […]

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Blog Post School Of Dentistry Studies Link Between Oral Health And Memory

Dentists have warned for years that keeping your teeth brushed and flossed can drastically cut down on gum disease, as well as reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Now, researchers at West Virginia University have found a clean mouth may also help preserve memory. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $1.3 million grant over four years to further build on studies linking gum disease and mild […]

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