Many people don’t realize that strain on the jaw joints, a disorder often referred to as TMJ disorder or TMD, could be responsible for daily headaches or regular migraines. Fortunately, we have a comfortable and convenient solution to this serious oral health issue, one that can stop discomfort and prevent complications. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist talks about stopping TMD headaches!
In our last blog, we covered the value of having your smile examined every six months. But during these visits, we also clean your smile. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains why having plaque and tartar removed every few months is essential for avoiding the onset of gingivitis and gum disease, and ensuring you enjoy a whole smile for years to come.
While we’re just now seeing the start of October, the holidays are around the corner! Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the winter holidays, we’re going to be inundated with sugary treats that taste great, but put our smiles at risk. Which is why your Astoria, NY, dentist recommends a pre-holiday checkup!
While a checkup and cleaning is essential for a healthy smile, you also need to care for your teeth and gums at home in between these visits. Unfortunately, many people assume they’re brushing and flossing as recommended, but are actually doing so improperly! In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist, Dr. Leibowitz, will explain how to properly care for your smile at home.
When you chip or crack a tooth, this isn’t just a cosmetic issue. In fact, even minor damage is considered a dental emergency, one that could lead to major complications unless treated! In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at how to respond to chipped teeth, and what we can do to restore your smile.
With ClearCorrect aligners, we don’t need to use metal brackets and wires to correct uneven teeth. Which means for teens and adults, we have a nearly invisible solution to crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth. But how do you know if you’re a good candidate? What does treatment involve? Your Astoria, NY, dentist explains!
Our last few blogs have focused on how we improve the beauty of your teeth, removing stains or even reshaping them completely. However, for many the source of their esthetic concerns could actually be the gingival tissues. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how we use gum contouring to help improve the beauty of the smile by correcting the appearance of the gums!
Have you developed unsightly teeth stains, or do you have issues with the position or shape of one or more of your teeth? If so, then you may feel embarrassed about these common smile flaws. Fortunately, your Astoria, NY, dentist knows how to correct multiple esthetic issues in as little as two visits with one or more custom-made porcelain veneers.
With cosmetic dentistry, your Astoria, NY, dentist does far more than just erase teeth stains. In fact, with dental bonding and contouring, we can address multiple esthetic issues, and even reshape your tooth, in just one visit. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we help transform smiles in one sitting with these cosmetic treatments.
If you have stains on your teeth, then you may feel uncomfortable showing your smile to the world. However, to help brighten smiles by several different shades, your Astoria, NY, dentist may suggest professional teeth whitening. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we brighten smiles by several different shades using trays and gel!