Your oral hygiene and twice-yearly dental exams do much more than just protect your teeth and gums. In fact, your oral health and your overall health are inextricably linked. Take periodontal disease, an infection of your gum tissue that also happens to be the leading cause of adult tooth loss. Missing teeth make following a… Read more »
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Therein lies one of the most common misconceptions about dentistry and oral health—that oral hygiene is important only for those who have teeth. Even if you lose only a single tooth, diligent care is needed to protect your remaining teeth. Gums, too, require care to maintain optimal oral health. Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, a provider of… Read more »
Are you missing a tooth? Losing even a single tooth can hinder the health and appearance of your smile. In order to return your smile to full function and health, you may need a dental prosthetic. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, restores smiles with the placement of a custom-made dental bridge.
The mere mention of the words “root canal” often sends a shiver up a person’s spine. Unfortunately, due to wild exaggerations and misinformation, many people don’t understand the importance of this common dental procedure. A root canal provides a safe and comfortable solution for addressing dental infections or abscesses. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz,… Read more »
Recently, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons conducted a study that shows 69% of adults over 35 are missing at least one permanent tooth. By age 74, the number of adults missing all of their teeth reaches 26%. Tooth loss can be an embarrassing issue that hinders the health and beauty of your… Read more »