From injury to untreated gum disease, multiple factors could cause an adult to lose one or more natural teeth. When this happens, gaps appear in the smile and often lead to serious oral health complications. In order to preserve oral health and facial structure, people with missing teeth should see their Astoria, NY, dentist and talk about their dental prosthetic options.
When a tooth develops an infection or abscess, then serious complications may arise, including tooth loss. In order to stop an infection and preserve your smile, we may recommend endodontic treatment. More commonly known as root canal therapy, this treatment helps stop the progression of infection and treats the tooth. How does a root canal stop infection and when should Astoria, NY, patients receive them?
A dental emergency could often refer to a cracked, chipped, or broken tooth. When you sustain damage to your teeth, don’t ignore the issue. See us as soon as possible. With the right treatment options, such as a custom-made dental crown, we can restore your tooth and help you avoid the serious complications of an injured smile. In today’s blog, let’s look at how to address a damaged tooth and when Astoria, NY, patients should see us.
Looking for somewhere to go this week? Astoria, NY, offers a number of educational and exciting community events, from play performances to a chance for kids and parents alike to enjoy a fun day out. In today’s blog, we’re looking at four different community events. We also want to remind our patients that we have cosmetic treatments to help them enjoy brighter smiles before they attend these events!
Tooth decay not only leads to tooth sensitivity and toothaches, but also increases the risk of serious oral health complications. To stop cavities and restore the health and beauty of your smile, we may suggest a dental filling. Our fillings not only look natural, but offer our Astoria, NY, patients a durable solution to cavities. How do we place them and what should patients expect?
Misalignment occurs for a number of different reasons, from issues with tooth eruption to premature tooth loss. Without treatment, these issues lead to serious impacts on our smile’s health and beauty. In order to correct these issues without relying on metal orthodontics, we create a series of aligners from a clear plastic material. How do we correct smiles with clear aligners in Astoria, NY?
We strive to help Astoria, NY, residents enjoy optimal oral health. That means offering replacement options to fill the gaps in the smile left by missing teeth. In order to achieve a full and healthy smile, you may benefit from implant dentistry. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at dental implants and their benefits.
If you chip a tooth, or suffer from an injury to your smile, then you’re experiencing a dental emergency. Provided the issue isn’t life threatening, you should let us know as soon as possible. We have the restorative and cosmetic treatments necessary to restore the health, function, and appearance of your injured teeth. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how Astoria, NY, residents should respond to a dental emergency.
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? What happens during these routine visits?