We’ve recently talked about the importance of a routine checkup, but there is also another regular treatment you need to enjoy good oral health. A dental cleaning can help remove harmful buildup and protect your smile from serious oral health concerns. So, don’t forget your regular cleaning!
How are you enjoying the fall weather? With a cooler, crisp feel in the air, why not head out this weekend and see what events are taking place in Astoria? There’s fun for the entire family, including a Halloween costume swap, a dance festival, and more. In addition, remember we’re available to help you enjoy a healthier and more beautiful smile with an array of cosmetic, preventive, and restorative treatments.
We recommend that our patients undergo routine dental exam every six months. During your checkup, we will look for signs of possible issues with your smile. Identifying these problems early can help safeguard your smile against serious complications. How do we examine your smile during a checkup?
Our jaw joints provide the range of motion needed to eat and speak. When these same joints undergo excessive strain, then a serious oral health disorder can arise. What do you know about TMJ disorder (TMD)? What warning signs should you be aware of and what solutions can the dentist provide?
Do you regularly grind your teeth? If so, you may be wondering why this happens and what you can do to stop it. Fortunately, we can provide assistance. We have treatment options to help you enjoy a healthy smile and prevent further damage to your teeth as a result of bruxism.
Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, can lead to exhaustion and serious complications. Treating the disorder is crucial for remaining productive and enjoying a good quality of life. Fortunately, we can treat sleep apnea using comfortable and minimally invasive solutions, and without a cumbersome CPAP machine!
A dental emergency refers to any pain, discomfort, or injury related to the teeth or gums. If the issue is potentially life threatening, then proceed to the ER. Otherwise, simply give us a call and we’ll set up a time to visit as soon as possible. We also have tips for easing your discomfort in the time between calling us and seeing us.
We’re continuing our look at cosmetic dentistry in today’s blog. We’ve discussed how to improve the appearance of your teeth, but what about your gums? For patients with gingival issues, we can often offer a solution with gum contouring. Would your smile benefit from gum contouring? Take today’s quiz and find out!
We have an array of cosmetic procedures, each designed to address a specific issue. For example, teeth whitening to brighten smiles and ClearCorrect to correct misalignment. However, we do have one procedure that can offer a smile makeover: porcelain veneers.
Occasionally, we like to take time in our blog to highlight all of the fun and exciting events taking place in our community. This weekend there’s everything from a pop up shop to a children’s concert. In addition, don’t forget that we’re always available to help you obtain a beautiful smile with a comprehensive and caring approach to dentistry.