What Are Crowns Made Of?

When the stability and health of your tooth is at risk, you may benefit from the placement of a restoration, such as a dental crown. We actually offer several different types of these restorations. What are crowns made of? Do they all look natural? You may be surprised by all the different options available for […]

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Why Do I Have a Toothache?

At some point, most of us will develop a toothache. Sudden discomfort can be an indicator that you require dental treatment. Don’t ignore pain in your tooth that lasts for more than 48 hours. Instead, schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience. Below, we look at common factors behind toothaches. […]

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What Causes TMJ Disorder?

The temporomandibular joints connect our jaw to the skull. Without these joints, all jaw movement would be impossible, such as the action required to eat or even speak. For over ten million Americans, TMJ disorder develops when the jaw joints become strained. Without treatment, TMJ disorder can make opening and closing your mouth difficult and uncomfortable. […]

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Safeguarding Your Smile with Root Canal Therapy

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, […]

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