What if we told you that gum disease is linked with all sorts of other health issues such as heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, birth defects, and chronic respiratory illness? If that were true—which it is—wouldn’t you want a dentist who doesn’t just look at your mouth, but instead looks at your whole body and health […]
Puerto Rico is in a state of crisis following the flooding and destruction of Hurricane Maria, called “the worst hurricane in a century” by Governor Ricardo Rossello, who also warned that rebuilding will be extremely difficult. 3.4 million people could be without electricity for over a month.
The root word “ortho” means “straight or upright.” Orthodontics is an area of dentistry that focuses on how the bones and teeth of the mouth are placed and fit together. Orthodontics not only assists in a more even alignment of your teeth, but is capable of doing much more. A lovely smile with straight teeth […]
The team surprised Dr. Lerner with a trip to Escape 101 for his 65th birthday and had a blast! Happy Birthday, Dr. Lerner! Some of the team attended a Wellness Fair in Heritage Hills, Somers on the 16th of September. Here we are at our table, all smiles as we spread the wellness word! We […]
The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Sadly, in our fast-paced culture, many of us settle for less-than-healthy or even truly sick conditions every day. We allow ourselves to be tired, achy, stressed and in pain […]
People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world! (It’s a good thing we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is […]
Take a look around your bathroom and you’re likely to see a lot of products in plastic packaging. Paper boxes and toilet paper rolls are easily recycled in your bin at home, but what about the tricky stuff like toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes? Toothbrush Recycling That’s right, you CAN recycle your toothbrush! (As well as […]
Has it been a few months or a few years since you’ve seen a dentist? It’s OK. Really! Going to the dentist, no matter how long it’s been since your last checkup, should never be a discomforting or unnerving experience. My dental office in Yorktown Heights will make sure you feel comfortable and at home […]
Nail biting is a bad habit that often begins early in life as a response to stress or boredom, or sometimes as a subconscious reaction to nervousness. While the habit tends to fade as we get older, it’s estimated that about 30% of people continue to gnaw on their nails into adulthood. At our dental […]
The process of measuring gum pockets, also known as periodontal charting, is pretty simple and should be painless as long as there is no infection. At our dental office in Yorktown Heights, when we do a periodontal charting, you’ll hear us call out several numbers as we gently poke along the gum line. These numbers […]
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