Did you know that what we eat, and how well we care for our smiles, could impact our risk of tooth loss? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist takes a look at tooth loss, and what you can do to help your teeth stay healthy and your smile remain whole, even from home! In addition, should you lose a tooth, we’re going to explain our replacement options.
Do you have an ache in your tooth that seems to grow worse each day? Do you have persistent tooth sensitivity that hasn’t abated, even as the weather has warmed? Then your dental pain could be a potential dental emergency, such as a cavity or infection. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at how we identify and treat dental emergencies.
When 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?
For many people, stress and other factors could cause difficulty sleeping or maintaining a regular schedule. Over time, this could mean the onset of a serious disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In today’s blog, we’re looking at improving your daily routine to avoid OSA, and when you may need to talk to your Astoria, NY, dentist!
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!
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!
If you have pain in one or more of your teeth, then this could definitely be a cause for concern. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how to avoid aches in your smile, and when you should schedule a visit with your Astoria, NY, dentist for an emergency treatment, such as a filling or a root canal. Better homecare habits mean healthier smiles!
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.
Your teeth are not the only parts of your smile at risk right now. Without routine homecare habits, your gums could develop serious oral health issues that could not only cause discomfort, but lead to tooth loss as well. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at what you can do from home to lower your risks of gum disease and periodontitis!
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?