Don’t Let Teeth Grinding Injure Your Teeth

teeth grindingBruxism is a disorder related to TMD (temporomandibular disease), but involves regularly grinding and clenching your teeth. Pressure on your smile not only leads to discomfort, but could damage your teeth and cause a higher risk of issues like cavities or infection. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist, looks at common warning signs, and how we stop chronic teeth grinding.

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Your Headaches Could Be Caused By Jaw Strain!

tmj disorderMany people don’t realize that strain on the jaw joints, a disorder often referred to as TMJ disorder or TMD, could be responsible for daily headaches or regular migraines. Fortunately, we have a comfortable and convenient solution to this serious oral health issue, one that can stop discomfort and prevent complications. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist talks about stopping TMD headaches!

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Don’t Forget About Proper Homecare

brushing and flossingWhile a checkup and cleaning is essential for a healthy smile, you also need to care for your teeth and gums at home in between these visits. Unfortunately, many people assume they’re brushing and flossing as recommended, but are actually doing so improperly! In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist, Dr. Leibowitz, will explain how to properly care for your smile at home.

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Cosmetic Smile Enhancement With Gum Contouring

gum contouringOur last few blogs have focused on how we improve the beauty of your teeth, removing stains or even reshaping them completely. However, for many the source of their esthetic concerns could actually be the gingival tissues. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how we use gum contouring to help improve the beauty of the smile by correcting the appearance of the gums!

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