Posts Categorized: Dental Checkups

Keep A Smile Journal For Your Checkup

You are with your mouth constantly throughout the day. This means that even minor concerns can become nagging issues as you deal with them on a daily basis. A diagnosis is vital to being able to appropriately treat your condition. Visit your dentist every six months in order to receive a visual examination and catch… Read more »

Schedule Your Cleaning For The New Year

Is one of your new years resolutions centered around your oral health? Take the time this January to schedule a routine dental cleaning and examination so that you have a solid foundation to improve your smile through 2023. A healthy mouth starts with accurate knowledge of any possible issues so that you have the tools… Read more »

Why It’s Necessary to Attend Scheduled Examinations

It is now officially eight months into the Coronavirus Pandemic and the holidays are just around the corner. Between rising cases and family gatherings, many individuals still do not feel quite safe enough to resume regular activities such as attending dental examinations and cleanings. While this may be the case, your Astoria, NY dentist at… Read more »

What We Look For During Checkups

If you’ve been scheduling your six-month dental checkups with us consistently over the year, then you deserve a pat on the back. Your in-office preventive care is just as important as your daily dental hygiene when it comes to promoting a healthy, beautiful smile that stays that way. However, while you may be a wonderful,… Read more »

Cosmetic Benefits of Preventive Dentistry

The goal of preventive dentistry is to avoid unnecessary damage to your teeth and gums. In other words, its objective is to prevent cavities, infections, tooth loss, and other unpleasant oral health problems. Although healthy teeth and gums are the most compelling reasons to schedule your twice-a-year dental exam in Astoria, NY, you might be… Read more »

There’s No Excuse for No Dental Visits

“I just don’t have time.” “I really can’t afford it right now.” “There’s nothing wrong with my teeth.” These are the most common excuses given for delaying or avoiding preventive dental appointments. Unfortunately, this approach to oral health can have long-term consequences far more devastating than missing a few hours from work or skipping your… Read more »

Shocking Statistics About Men’s Teeth and Gums

Listen up, men. The American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry have shared some rather unsettling news about your oral health and hygiene habits. According to multiple studies and survey responses from thousands of Americans, women are significantly more likely to take a proactive approach to caring for their teeth and gums. It… Read more »

Two Appointments a Year, Teeth for a Lifetime

In matters of your oral health, a little preventive dentistry goes a long way. Many patients believe that because preventive measures are more routine than, say, a root canal or implant procedure, that they are somehow less important to the health of your teeth and gums. Not at all, says Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, who encourages… Read more »

FAQs About the Importance of Preventive Dentistry

The best route to a bright and healthy smile involves routine dental care. The often-underestimated procedures involved in preventive dentistry help your smile avoid serious health issues, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Astoria NY general dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, explains why preventive care is crucial for protecting your teeth and gums.

Learn More About Dental Bridges with Today’s Quiz

Are you missing a tooth? Losing even a single tooth can hinder the health and appearance of your smile. In order to return your smile to full function and health, you may need a dental prosthetic. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, restores smiles with the placement of a custom-made dental bridge.