Posts Categorized: Family Dentistry

FAQs About Preventive Dentistry

Did you know that by maintaining good dental habits, you can safeguard your smile against serious issues, such as tooth decay and gum disease? Preventive dentistry helps improve the health and appearance of your smile. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers an array of preventive dentistry treatments designed to boost oral health and protect… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Explains the Benefits of a Cleaning with Today’s Quiz

When was the last time you received a dental cleaning? Many people underestimate the importance of this routine procedure. In today’s blog, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, explains the importance of undergoing a regular dental cleaning with a fun and informative quiz.

Astoria Dentist Offers Dental Emergency Tips

What would you do in the event of a dental emergency? At some point in our lives, many of us will be faced with a broken tooth or extreme toothache. Your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, provides emergency dental care to everyone, regardless of whether you are a current patient. If your dental emergency occurs… Read more »

What Kind of Dental Cleaning Do You Need?

There’s no denying the fact that you simply can’t keep your teeth and gums as clean as your dentist can. However, you can ward off destructive dental plaque long enough to keep your smile clean and disease-free in between your dental checkups and cleanings. Even if plaque happens to get the best of your hygiene… Read more »

Why You Need a Little Help Cleaning Your Teeth

Today’s toothbrushes feature ergonomic designs for hard-to-reach places and motors that do the manual work for you. Toothpaste contains ingredients like fluoride and baking soda that provide an extra kick to your hygiene routine’s cleaning abilities. Yet, the most advanced hygiene tools on the market are no substitute for the professional maintenance and care that… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Discusses the Forgotten Dental Nutrient

In our last article, we discussed how maintaining a healthy and active body can be vital to your teeth and gums. Before that, we discussed some of the nutrients (calcium and vitamin D) that are essential for maintaining your mouth’s health. For instance, calcium is needed to help keep your jawbone healthy and strong enough… Read more »

Did You Know that Exercise is Good for You?

Chances are, you already do, but did you know that regular physical activity can also benefit your dental health? It’s no secret that eating healthy can reduce your chance of forming cavities. After all, excessive sugars and carbs are major contributors to the development of tooth decay, and a healthy diet concentrates on regulating the… Read more »

Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Meal and Help Your Teeth, All at Once!

Without herbs and spices to compliment our meals, eating would probably not be as enjoyable as many of us find it now. But did you know that some seasonings may do more than satisfy your taste buds? Certain herbs and spices are also beneficial to your health, including your oral health. With Thanksgiving just around… Read more »

Treat Your Teeth Right with Help from Astoria Dentist

As adults, most of us still relish the idea of gorging ourselves on sweets this season, but with age has come the knowledge of what leftover Halloween candy can mean for our health and our teeth. Luckily, you don’t have to completely miss out on reliving your childhood to protect your teeth. You can reduce… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Weighs in on Dental Fillings

One of the oldest examples of ancient dentistry consists of a tooth whose cavity was filled with beeswax. In times past, our ancestors were quite inventive in their endeavors to treat dental issues. Materials that ancient humans used to fill teeth included stone chips, resin, cork, and eventually, metal. Today, the practice of removing and… Read more »