Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

An Oral Appliance Could Stop Sleep Apnea

We recently looked at how an oral appliance known as a custom splint could stop disorders like TMD or bruxism (teeth grinding). But did you know we could use other oral appliances to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will explain how we treat common sleep disorders and offer… Read more »

A Custom Splint Could Stop TMJ/Bruxism Pain

When you have a bite imbalance and your jaw joints become strained, this could lead to serious oral health issues known as TMJ disorder (or TMD), and bruxism (teeth grinding). Without treatments, these issues could mean damaged teeth and worsening discomfort. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how a custom splint could help… Read more »

Schedule A Summer Checkup Today

Now is a great time to schedule a visit for a checkup! We want to see you every few months to make sure your teeth and gums are healthy, and that you receive any treatments needed to avoid cavities and dental disease. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist wants to explain why you should… Read more »

Keeping Smiles Healthy On Vacation

Even when out of town or on vacation, you need to take steps to keep your smile healthy, which means always brushing and flossing. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will discuss how to clean your teeth properly, and offer tips for keeping your teeth and gums strong throughout these warm summer months.

Are You Grinding Your Teeth?

When you grind your teeth at night, or clench them, this could mean you suffer from bruxism, a serious oral health disorder. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will explain how we approach diagnosing and treating issues like bruxism, and also how we approach repairing your teeth and keeping your smile full and beautiful.

Stopping The Strain Of TMJ Disorder

When you have strain on your jaw joints, this could mean discomfort and even the onset of major oral health complications. To stop the strain and prevent issues like headaches and jaw pain, you may need TMJ treatment from your Astoria, NY, dentist! What does treatment involve, and what happens if your TMJ dysfunction isn’t… Read more »

The Benefits Of Having Your Teeth Cleaned

Over time, a variety of issues could lead to the buildup of tartar on the surfaces of your teeth. Unless removed, this buildup is linked to issues with the shade of your teeth, bad breath, and even cavities and gum disease. To remove the buildup and help preserve your smile, your Astoria, NY, dentist will… Read more »

What Makes Our Checkups So Accurate?

We suggest a visit every six months to have your smile thoroughly examined. But what makes the exam process so accurate and precise, and why should you schedule one every six months? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist discusses the importance of receiving a checkup twice a year, and what makes our diagnostic process… Read more »

Recognizing The Warning Signs Of Gum Disease

We recently discussed how a toothache could mean you have a cavity or infection that needs treatment, and when to seek care. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is going to look at the warning signs of periodontal disease, and how to help prevent these serious oral health issues with good oral hygiene habits,… Read more »

Talk To Us About Your Toothache

When you have pain in your tooth, we suggest letting us know right away. The sooner you see your Astoria, NY, dentist, the sooner we can identify the causes of your pain, and recommend a solution to prevent major complications. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the causes of toothaches, and how we… Read more »