Posts Tagged: astoria dentist

Would You Stop Snoring, If You Could?

Snoring is something you might just learn to live with, especially if it doesn’t wake you up at night. Your sleeping partner, however, may feel differently after losing several nights of precious sleep because of the noise. The problem for many people who snore isn’t that they don’t want to stop, but rather that they… Read more »

Need a Root Canal? What You Should Know

Most people don’t enjoy hearing that they need root canal treatment. Whether they’ve experienced one before or not, the process of deeply cleaning and restoring a tooth’s root canals is more complex than simply placing a dental filling. Still, if the need for root canal treatment arises, then there’s a good chance that the procedure… Read more »

The Sinister Side of Dental Plaque

If you enjoy the feeling of clean teeth, then you probably don’t need any additional motivation to clean the sticky plaque off of them whenever you feel it accumulating. Nevertheless, understanding what plaque is and the danger it poses might inspire you to take necessary steps to prevent its accumulation in the first place. Your… Read more »

How Effective Are Your Teeth Cleaning Skills?

Do you brush your teeth at least twice and floss at least once every day? Hopefully, you do, and if so, then you’re on the right track to an excellent dental health regimen. However, simply going through the motions every day doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re doing a good job. To help ensure that you’re… Read more »

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 »

Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorder?

For many Americans, jaw joint strain can make eating and speaking difficult. Over ten million people in the United States currently exhibit the symptoms of TMJ disorder. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, can diagnose the cause and severity of your TMJ symptoms, offering comfortable and minimally invasive treatment.

Astoria Dentist Explains the Causes of TMJ Pain with a Quiz

TMJ disorder is a widespread medical issue. Unfortunately, few people are familiar with TMJ dysfunction. In the United States alone, over ten million people experience chronic discomfort related to TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. In today’s blog, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, uses a quiz to explain the causes of TMJ dysfunction and… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Answers FAQs About Clear Braces

Over the years, traditional braces have earned a less-than-stellar reputation. Many people report gum and cheek irritation and difficulty finding foods that won’t become stuck in their braces. Plus, you must endure a mouth full of unsightly metal. Fortunately, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers a clear and comfortable alternative to metal braces with… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Offers Smile Restoration with Dental Crowns

The enamel coating our teeth is the hardest substance in the human body, allowing your teeth to withstand powerful bite forces and harmful bacteria. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean our teeth aren’t weakened by poor oral hygiene or injury. When this happens, you may require a dental crown to repair your tooth. In today’s blog, your… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Discusses the Benefits of Composite Fillings

What happens when you develop a cavity? Without treatment, the decay may spread and eventually lead to an abscessed or infected tooth. At this point, the tooth may even require extraction to prevent the spread of infection. Fortunately, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, can address tooth decay in the early stages with a tooth-colored… Read more »