Posts Categorized: Tooth Loss

What’s Really Behind Adult Tooth Loss?

Not everyone will have to deal with tooth loss in their lives, but many people will. That’s why replacing lost teeth is such an important aspect of modern professional dental care. However, with the right routine care and dental health maintenance, most people have a good chance of successfully preventing tooth loss for life. At… Read more »

The Secret to Bouncing Back from Tooth Loss

After suffering tooth loss, patients can experience a wide variety of complications aside from its effect on their smiles’ appearance. For example, the empty space in your smile can affect your bite’s balance. That imbalance can over-stress your jaw joints and damage your teeth. Also, the loss of your teeth roots can lead to diminished… Read more »

Q&A: What are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

Tooth loss is a serious dental heath issue that affects millions of people in the United States. In fact, even the loss of a single tooth can lead to serious negative consequences for your oral health. To ensure continued health and stability, you should seek a replacement for your missing teeth. A number of dental… Read more »

The TMJ Trap: 3 Common Myths About Jaw Pain

When it comes to your health, many conditions are relatively straightforward in their presentation of symptoms; there is no question of where you should go to seek treatment. Conjunctivitis? See your ophthalmologist. Broken bone? Head to the emergency room. Toothache? To your dentist, of course! Unfortunately, not all medical woes are so transparent. Dr. Jeffrey… Read more »

Safeguard Your Smile with a Dental Cleaning

A dental cleaning is one of the most common preventive treatments available. While a dental cleaning may not seem like a very important procedure, a cleaning actually helps stave off the onset of gum disease and tooth decay. In addition, dental cleanings also promote a beautiful looking smile.

Emergency Dental Care Quiz

Have you ever chipped a tooth or suddenly experienced a serious toothache? To address these issues, you may need emergency dentistry. Astoria NY emergency dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, explains the importance of emergency dental care and offers tips for correctly approaching a dental emergency situation.

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 »

Dental Emergency FAQs

A dental emergency can be an uncomfortable and confusing ordeal if you don’t know who to call. Fortunately, your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers emergency dental services. Dr. Leibowitz can address your discomfort and provide the necessary restorative procedures to return your tooth to full function and health.

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.