Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorder?

For many Americans, jaw joint strain can make eating and speaking difficult. Over ten million people in the United States currently exhibit the symptoms of TMJ disorder. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, can diagnose the cause and severity of your TMJ symptoms, offering comfortable and minimally invasive treatment.

Astoria Dentist Explains the Causes of TMJ Pain with a Quiz

TMJ disorder is a widespread medical issue. Unfortunately, few people are familiar with TMJ dysfunction. In the United States alone, over ten million people experience chronic discomfort related to TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. In today’s blog, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, uses a quiz to explain the causes of TMJ dysfunction and… 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 »

Astoria Dentist Answers Questions About Professional Teeth Whitening

Do you hesitate to show your smile? Do you cover your mouth when you laugh? For many people, unsightly teeth stains can be an embarrassment. While over-the-counter teeth whiteners are popular, they rarely offer the same level of results as professional systems. In fact, many people who use store bought whiteners report tooth sensitivity and… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Discusses an Interesting Discovery in Your Gum Tissue

Much of the discussion concerning your oral health revolves around the over-600 identifiable bacteria that are found in a healthy mouth at any given time. Some of these germs erode your tooth enamel by producing acid, while others release toxins and incite inflammation to destroy your gum tissue. Nevertheless, not every microscopic entity in your… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Explains Possible Causes for Your Toothache

A toothache can result from a number of different causes, none of which should be ignored. Before you can find relief from your discomfort, however, you must know what’s causing it. After a thorough examination to determine the source of your toothache, your Astoria dentist can prescribe an appropriate treatment plan to resolve the issue… Read more »

Are You Stressed Out? Your Astoria Dentist Can Tell

Stress and anxiety are a virtual constant in today’s hectic society. Demanding bosses, stressful home life, and many other daily-life factors can increasingly weigh you down, both physically and emotionally. The health risks associated with excessive stress are well-known and well-documented, but what about the effects stress can have on your smile’s health and integrity?… Read more »

Travelling Soon? Don’t Forget These Smile Essentials

As summer draws near, families everywhere are preparing for their vacations in advance, wanting to leave little to chance so they can enjoy the time when it comes. While these preparations often include health checkups and stocking up on any necessary medications, Dr. Leibowitz advises you not to forget about your oral health. A vacation… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Explains the Dangers of Worn Teeth

With dental diseases affecting well over half of America’s adult population, the health of your smile is a big deal. The complexity of your mouth’s components means that a single dental issue can have negative consequences on your entire oral health. One of the lesser-known maladies that can afflict your teeth is excessive wear and… Read more »