Many of us will be making big changes to our daily life with our New Year’s resolutions. With that in mind, why not make a resolution to improve how you rest? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will explain how we diagnose and treat common sleep issues, such as chronic snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Do you notice a popping or clicking sensation in your jaw? If so, this could be a warning sign of a common oral health issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at the factors behind TMD, and discusses common treatment options to improve oral health and provide relief from discomfort!
Tooth decay is one of the more common dental concerns that many hear about, and is certainly one that is kept in mind as a reason to stay on top of your preventive care at home coupled with attending routine examinations and cleanings. Another factor to take into consideration is your diet, as a variety of foods contain harmful acids or sugars that can cause oral bacteria to soften your tooth’s structure at a faster rate. Indeed, decay can range from minor instances such as a cavity to major ones that may result in tooth loss, which is why your Astoria, NY dentist at Jeffrey Leibowitz, DDS encourages you to be proactive about these concerns and reinforce your smile with a filling.
While a broken or chipped tooth is typically indicative of a dental emergency, sometimes cracks can occur without your knowledge until it becomes infected or causes discomfort, aching, or sensitivity. In many cases, the structure can be saved with restorative treatment if the concern is acted upon in an efficient manner. With the help of bonding and contouring, your Astoria, NY dentist at Jeffrey Leibowitz, DDS can help you save your natural tooth and restore its overall structure.
December is a month of holidays, with Hanukkah happening now and Christmas a few days away. However, during these holidays, we also tend to indulge in our favorite treats, many of which contain high amounts of sugar and starch. Rather then leave your smile at the mercy of harmful bacteria and cavities, your Astoria, NY, dentist has a few oral hygiene tips.
You’re probably busy planning what your holiday season is going to look like, but amidst the hustle and bustle of the season, we want to remind you to give us a visit. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is highlighting the value of a routine exam, and why scheduling one now is a great idea!
When a tooth is damaged, then the risk of cavities and infections becomes more likely. Which means once you develop one, you should see your Astoria, NY, dentist for dental emergency treatment. In today’s blog, we’re going to explain what you should do when you sustain a chipped or cracked tooth, and how we restore your tooth.
What if we had braces that were not only clear and practically invisible, but could also be removed before you eat? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is explaining how we correct minor and more advanced cases of misalignment with a series of clear and cozy ClearCorrect® aligners, and how this impacts overall oral health.
What if you have cosmetic issues that cannot be treated with teeth whitening or even custom-made porcelain veneers? We’re talking of course about issues related to your gum line, such as a gummy smile. To correct these issues and improve smile beauty, your Astoria, NY, dentist may suggest a single-visit treatment known as gum contouring.
When we see patients experiencing multiple cosmetic issues with the appearance of their smiles, we may suggest treatment with porcelain veneers. But what makes these thin restorations so durable and lifelike? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is going to walk you through cosmetic repair with our porcelain veneers.