Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

Keeping Your Smile Healthy At Home

To help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, you need to stay at home when possible and practice social distancing. While at home, you can still maintain good oral hygiene and safeguard your smile against common issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is talking… Read more »

Keeping Yourself Safe From COVID-19

As COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, continues to spread throughout the United States, many people are confused about what they can do to keep themselves and their families safe. One of the downsides of the internet right now is glut of misinformation. Once again, your Astoria, NY, dentist would like to talk about keeping yourself… Read more »

Do You Know The Common Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea?

Do you have trouble sleeping, or do you have issues with daytime exhaustion? If so, then these could be indicators of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Understanding the common symptoms means you can see your Astoria, NY, dentist for treatment and help avoid the serious complications of an untreated sleep disorder!

Don’t Ignore Aches In Your Smile

When pain shows up and doesn’t pass after a few hours, whether located in your teeth or your gums, then this could be a sign of trouble. Never ignore aches in your smile, instead let your Astoria, NY, dentist know! We will carefully examine your smile to see if you need treatment, and these visits… Read more »

Don’t Let Teeth Grinding Damage Your Smile!

When we grind our teeth, this constant pressure could eventually damage teeth and lead to major complications, including decay and infection. For those who grind and clench their teeth on a regular basis, they may suffer from a disorder known as bruxism. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how we identify and treat… Read more »

How Do We Alleviate The Discomfort Of TMD?

TMJ disorder, also referred to as TMD, is a common oral health issue that impacts many people in our community. Unless treated, this could lead to pain in our jaws and face, as well as a greater risk of teeth grinding and damaged teeth. To relieve the discomfort related to TMD, your Astoria, NY, dentist… Read more »

Will A Cleaning Prevent Gum Disease?

We recently talked about the dental checkup, a routine exam that allows us to monitor your smile and watch for the earliest signs of trouble, treating issues before they threaten health and stability. In the same visit, we also clean your teeth. Your may be surprised to find out just how vital a routine cleaning… Read more »

What Do We Look For In A Checkup?

When was the last time you called up your Astoria, NY, dentist to set up a checkup and cleaning appointment? While many people view these as minor, or uneven unimportant, procedures, a checkup and cleaning is crucial for keeping smiles healthy and free of serious oral health problems. But what do we look for in… Read more »

How Do I Keep My Smile Free Of Periodontal Disease?

Did you know that periodontal disease impacts millions of smiles in the United States? In fact, studies from the Centers for Disease Control show that 50% of adults over 30 suffer from some form of this serious oral health concern. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist talks about what you can do to protect… Read more »

Treating Your Cavities Before The Holidays

Do you have a toothache? While aches are common in the winter due to the chill in the air or sinus issues, persistent pain could mean a cavity. If you have a toothache or tooth sensitivity, the you may need to see our team for treatment. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist talks about… Read more »