When Does My Tooth Need A Filling?

dental filling for cavitiesWhen a cavity forms, the issue only grows more severe with time until the very stability of our tooth is threatened. While we’re closed to general and elective treatments, your Astoria, NY, dentist is still here to tackle your emergency concerns, such as an untreated cavity or infection! When does your tooth need a filling, and when should you contact our team for treatment?

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Replacing Your Lost Teeth

Losing your teeth could mean the eventual onset of serious oral health issues and complications. If you lose one to an emergency situation, such as having a tooth severely broken or knocked-out, then our team can help right away. If one is lost due to poor oral health, then as soon as our doors open again, we can provide prosthetic solutions. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist talks tooth replacement!

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Setting Up Your New Oral Healthcare Routine

For many people, staying inside to avoid COVID-19 and help flatten the curve has meant a major disruption in your schedule, and your daily routine. Losing your schedule could mean some issues fall on the wayside, such as brushing and flossing. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist discusses the importance of finding a new routine to care for your smile!

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We’re Talking About Dental Emergencies

We’re still here to help residents of Astoria, NY, and surrounding communities who find themselves faced with a dental emergency. We don’t want injuries or advanced decay to lead to discomfort or even a lost tooth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about what you can do to manage your initial discomfort, and how we repair smiles in need of emergency treatment.

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Should You Be Concerned About Teeth Grinding?

We’ve often talked about the risk of tooth decay and infection, and even how to limit the severity of teeth stains while you’re staying at home. But in today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how bruxism, or chronic teeth grinding, could be linked to stress and might be an issue that threatens your oral health. How do you know if you grind your teeth, and when should you talk to your dentist?

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