Posts Categorized: Tooth Extraction

A Tooth Extraction Can Save Your Smile

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A tooth extraction can seem like a daunting procedure. After all, we are taught from an early age that one of the primary reasons we brush, floss, and visit the dentist is to keep our smile healthy and complete. Because of this, keeping a full set of natural teeth often seems synonymous with good oral… Read more »

Natural Looking Cavity Repair

A National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey revealed that over 23% of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have untreated cavities. While tooth decay is common, this dental issue endangers the health and stability of your smile. To restore a tooth afflicted with dental caries, a dentist often recommends a filling. Astoria NY dentist,… Read more »

Safeguarding Your Smile with Root Canal Therapy

The mere mention of the words “root canal” often sends a shiver up a person’s spine. Unfortunately, due to wild exaggerations and misinformation, many people don’t understand the importance of this common dental procedure. A root canal provides a safe and comfortable solution for addressing dental infections or abscesses. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz,… Read more »

Benefits of Composite Dental Fillings

Tooth decay can be a major source of discomfort. In order to repair a tooth afflicted with dental caries, your may require a dental filling. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers an esthetically pleasing alternative to traditional metal fillings with our composite dental fillings.

Astoria Dentist: Is it Smart to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are an interesting phenomenon in the world of permanent teeth. As the last teeth to erupt, they often don’t have the room they need to grow comfortably and must be extracted for the sake of your smile’s good health. Unlike your other teeth, however, wisdom teeth don’t need replacement if they must be… Read more »

Your Astoria Dentist Explains Life After Tooth Extraction

Knowing that one or more of your teeth must go for the good of your oral health probably doesn’t make the process any easier to accept. Your permanent teeth have been with you for most of your life, and you’ve probably looked forward to having all of them for much longer. Unfortunately, some extreme cases… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Explains Tooth Extraction

The thought of manually removing a tooth is enough to send shivers down the spines of some patients. At our Astoria dental office, Dr. Leibowitz strives to preserve as much of your natural tooth structure as possible, and offers numerous innovative dental procedures to restore diseased or damaged teeth. In some cases, however, a tooth… Read more »