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“Do I Really Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?”
added on: March 20, 2017
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Wisdom teeth are often first seen on x-rays conducted during regular appointments at our Yorktown Heights dental office. Most often, we can see them as they’re beginning to erupt through the gums. It’s also when we’re most likely to recommend that they be removed. In fact, about 90% of Americans… Read More…


Top 4 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 8, 2017
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Having sensitive teeth can be brutal. The sharp, shooting pain that often accompanies tooth sensitivity can put a damper on enjoying favorite foods. At our dental office in Yorktown Heights, we don’t want any of our patients to suffer from sensitive teeth, but we understand that a lot of them… Read More…


Are Lip & Cheek Biting Actually Bad for You?
added on: February 23, 2017
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You know the feeling. You’re happily chewing away on your lunch, talking with a coworker when all of a sudden, you hear a crunch. You feel the pain. You realize you’ve just bit your cheek (or lip, or tongue — doesn’t really matter, it all hurts!). This painful accident can… Read More…


Top 5 Ways to Reduce Sugar Intake
added on: February 13, 2017
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Sugar is every dentist’s worst enemy. It negatively affects oral health and puts teeth at increased risk for decay, cavities, and can lead to more serious dental and overall health problems. At our dental office in Yorktown Heights, we care about our patients’ smiles and well being, which why we’re… Read More…


Do Your Pets Need Dental Care?
added on: January 23, 2017
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At my dental office in Yorktown Heights, we’re in the business of helping each one of our patients get and keep a beautiful, healthy smile. We’ll even often give advice on what you can do at home to protect your dental health. But humans aren’t the only ones that can… Read More…

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Biting Your Tongue While You Sleep? Here’s Why.
added on: January 13, 2017
biting tongue

We’ve all experienced the unpleasant sensation that goes along with biting our tongues, but the positive (if there is a positive to something so painful) is that we can usually identify how we did it. However, there are some people who experience the annoying aftermath of tongue biting and have… Read More…


“Can I Use Baking Soda to Whiten My Teeth?”
added on: December 21, 2016
baking soda

Everyone wants a white smile, but everyday habits can really take a toll on our teeth. Red wine, smoking, coffee, tea, and many other culprits have a tendency to transform our once pure white grins into dull, discolored smiles. The good news? It doesn’t have to be permanent. There are… Read More…


4 Ways Your Smile Can Show Your Age
added on: December 13, 2016
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As time goes on, things change. Your smile is no different. Lifestyle factors like drinking red wine, smoking, or grinding your teeth can all have an affect on your grin and can add years to your appearance. Even old dental work can cause you to look older than you really… Read More…


Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?
added on: November 22, 2016
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Over the years, I’ve treated numerous patients with diabetes at my Yorktown Heights dental office. We always want every patient to make sure they’re taking great care of their teeth, but it’s important for folks with diabetes to be even more vigilant about maintaining their oral health care routines. Why?… Read More…


Is There A Link Between Gum Disease and Dementia?
added on: November 8, 2016
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At my Yorktown Heights dental office, we take gum (or periodontal) health seriously. Gum disease is avoidable, but can lead to bigger problems if left untreated. This month is National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month, and we want to remind patients who may be in charge of caring for aging… Read More…


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