Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

Treating Sleep Disorders Like OSA

Many of us will be making big changes to our daily life with our New Year’s resolutions. With that in mind, why not make a resolution to improve how you rest? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will explain how we diagnose and treat common sleep issues, such as chronic snoring and obstructive sleep… Read more »

If Your Jaw Pops Or Clicks, You Should Let Us Know!

Do you notice a popping or clicking sensation in your jaw? If so, this could be a warning sign of a common oral health issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at the factors behind TMD, and discusses common treatment options to improve oral health and provide… Read more »

Healthy Holidays With Good Hygiene Habits

December is a month of holidays, with Hanukkah happening now and Christmas a few days away. However, during these holidays, we also tend to indulge in our favorite treats, many of which contain high amounts of sugar and starch. Rather then leave your smile at the mercy of harmful bacteria and cavities, your Astoria, NY,… Read more »

There’s Still Time For A 2020 Checkup!

You’re probably busy planning what your holiday season is going to look like, but amidst the hustle and bustle of the season, we want to remind you to give us a visit. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is highlighting the value of a routine exam, and why scheduling one now is a great… Read more »

Keep Your Smile In Mind On Thanksgiving

Obviously, Thanksgiving will be very different for people this year with the continuing pandemic. Despite smaller gatherings, we will likely continue to enjoy our usual holiday feast favorites. However, many of our favorite meal selections could increase the risk of cavities. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will look at what you can do… Read more »

Reduce Your Cavity Risk This Halloween

Our last blog looked at how we treat cavities with our lifelike and long-lasting composite resin dental fillings. But what can you do to avoid them altogether? With Halloween around the corner, many of us will be consuming a little more candy than usual. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at what you… Read more »

Don’t Let Teeth Grinding Injure Your Teeth

Bruxism is a disorder related to TMD (temporomandibular disease), but involves regularly grinding and clenching your teeth. Pressure on your smile not only leads to discomfort, but could damage your teeth and cause a higher risk of issues like cavities or infection. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist, looks at common warning signs, and… Read more »

How Do We Clean Your Smile?

In our last blog, we covered the value of having your smile examined every six months. But during these visits, we also clean your smile. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains why having plaque and tartar removed every few months is essential for avoiding the onset of gingivitis and gum disease, and ensuring… Read more »

Schedule A Pre-Holiday Checkup

While we’re just now seeing the start of October, the holidays are around the corner! Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the winter holidays, we’re going to be inundated with sugary treats that taste great, but put our smiles at risk. Which is why your Astoria, NY, dentist recommends a pre-holiday checkup!

Don’t Forget About Proper Homecare

While a checkup and cleaning is essential for a healthy smile, you also need to care for your teeth and gums at home in between these visits. Unfortunately, many people assume they’re brushing and flossing as recommended, but are actually doing so improperly! In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist, Dr. Leibowitz, will explain how… Read more »