We often talk to our patients about cosmetic dentistry, which helps us improve smile beauty, and restorative dentistry, which repairs damage and other issues that impact smile function. But what about preventive care? With preventive dentistry, we offer routine treatments to help our Astoria, NY, patients enjoy healthier smiles!
Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry
If you have trouble sleeping due to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you may need treatment. If you’ve heard that a mouthguard can help stop sleep apnea, well, that’s almost true. We don’t just prescribe a mouthguard for our Astoria, NY, patients, but a custom-made device that fits like one. How does this unique device help… Read more »
According to the American Dental Association, people of all ages need to undergo routine checkups and cleanings at least twice a year. Those with high risk factors for gum disease and other oral health concerns may need them every three to four months. We agree, and help our patients in Astoria, NY, enjoy healthier and… Read more »
When our jaw joints experience excessive strain, then serious complications can develop, such as TMJ disorder and bruxism. In some cases, these two oral health issues may be connected and a source of poor smile health. What causes TMJ disorder and bruxism and how are these two different jaw joints disorders connected? What treatment options… Read more »
How often do you see your dentist for a routine exam? Too often, people avoid seeing the dentist until something is wrong, such as the onset of a cavity or infection. By seeing us every six months, you help safeguard your smile against common oral health issues. Find out why seeing your Astoria, NY, dentist… Read more »
Have you ever heard of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? A common sleep disorder, OSA impacts millions of people in the United States. However, lack of treatment could lead to very serious complications. Fortunately, we help residents of Astoria, NY, rest easier with a custom-made oral appliance. How does a mouthguard stop sleep apnea?
Routine visits help your smile stay healthy, allowing you to often avoid the onset of common oral health issues. In order to help our patients enjoy healthy smiles in Astoria, NY, we suggest scheduling a routine visit twice a year. What makes a simple exam and cleaning so vital for maintaining bright and healthy smiles?… Read more »
When you have a headache, you usually don’t think about seeing your dentist. However, persistent head pain could point to common oral health issues, such as TMJ disorder or bruxism. Some people with regular headaches may benefit from talking to their Astoria, NY, dentist for a diagnosis.
With each new year comes a chance to make big changes in your life. With 2019 just a few days away, what changes do you want to make? We want to use today’s blog to highlight how our Astoria, NY, patients can maintain optimal oral health in 2019.
December means your calendar is about to become pretty hectic. Don’t let your smile get lost amid your busy holidays schedule. Contact your Astoria, NY, dentist to schedule a visit and use your 2018 benefits before they expire!