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Why Did People Not Smile in Old Pictures?
added on: May 20, 2016
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Old photographs are packed with memories, but they’re also lacking quite a few elements that are common in pictures today. Color, for one. But perhaps the most noticeable difference between old time pictures and modern snapshots is the lack of smiles. At my Yorktown Heights dental office, we want all… Read More…

Can Your Asthma Be Causing Cavities?
added on: May 9, 2016

Nearly 24 million Americans suffer from asthma and live their lives in fear of experiencing a severe asthma attack. Asthma is nothing to take lightly and is incredibly serious. In fact, approximately 3,000 die each year as a result of it. Even more become sick or hospitalized. While these statistics… Read More…

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All About Oral Cancer
added on: April 20, 2016
oral cancer

Oral cancer affects approximately 35,000 people every year. Of those, nearly 8,000 will die. Oral cancer is very real, very prominent, and very scary. At my Yorktown Heights dental office, we’re here to help you understand the disease and know the risks associated with it. The Risks Before we dive… Read More…

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Understanding Canker Sores
added on: April 8, 2016
Canker sore

There tends to be some confusion behind these uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing sores that seem to appear out of nowhere. While there really isn’t any solid evidence as to what causes canker sores, which is part of what makes them a bit difficult to understand, at my Yorktown Heights dental… Read More…

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4 Ways You May Be Harming Your Smile
added on: March 22, 2016
harming smile

At my dental office in Yorktown Heights, we’re all about getting and keeping smiles in their best shape possible. But we need your help. When it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth, there are few things we recommend avoiding, or at least using in moderation. Check out our list of… Read More…

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March 20th is World Oral Health Day!
added on: March 9, 2016
World Oral Health Day

Over 90% of the world’s population will suffer from some sort of oral health disease at some point in their lives. Many of which could have been avoided through proper education or supporting programs for prevention and detection. At my Yorktown Heights dental office, we believe education is the first… Read More…

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Can Kissing Cause Cavities?
added on: February 17, 2016

Kissing comes with risks. You might fall in love, catch a cold, or be grossed out by bad breath. But did you know that kissing someone with poor oral hygiene could increase your risk for cavities? At my Yorktown Heights dental office, we want to explain how this frightening, yet… Read More…

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Protect Your Heart, Talk to Your Dentist in Yorktown Heights
added on: February 10, 2016

By now, I’m fairly certain that most of the patients at my Yorktown Heights dental office have heard about the connection between the health of your gums and the health of your heart. So what’s new? One of the most recent – also one of the largest – studies so… Read More…

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Inflammation and Oral Health- A Root Of Chronic Disease
added on: February 9, 2016

It is no secret that there is an epidemic of chronic disease in the US. We are spending $180 billion to treat heart disease, $227 billion to treat cancer and $112 billion to treat diabetes, according to a yearly analysis of the 10 leading causes of death.   Obesity, heart… Read More…

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Eating Disorders and Oral Health
added on: January 20, 2016

Affecting nearly 10 million Americans, eating disorders are dangerous diseases that can also lead to some serious health concerns. Whether anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating, every eating disorder increases the chance of heart failure, decreases bone density, and causes muscle loss. At my Yorktown Heights dental office, we want to… Read More…

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