New Patients: 914-214-4140 | Current Patients: 914-245-4041
Swoop Graphic
Can I Recycle My Toothbrush?
added on: August 13, 2017

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… Read More…


What to Expect When You Haven’t Seen The Dentist in Awhile
added on: June 15, 2017

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… Read More…


Negative Effects of Nail Biting
added on: May 18, 2017

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… Read More…

Posted In: Dental Hygiene

The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets
added on: May 10, 2017

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… Read More…


Smokeless Tobacco & Your Oral Health
added on: April 26, 2017

Using tobacco products of any kind can not only have a detrimental effect on your overall health, there are multiple oral health diseases and problems that can also occur from the habit. Smokeless tobacco, also referred to as, dip, chew, spit, or snuff, is no exception. During this Oral Cancer… Read More…


All About Frenectomies
added on: April 7, 2017

Frenectomies aren’t all that common in adults, but there are specific instances when the team at our Yorktown Heights dental office may recommend one to an adult patient. But why exactly would a frenectomy be needed, and what is it? We’re here to talk all about frenectomies and the benefits… Read More…


“Do I Really Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?”
added on: March 20, 2017

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

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

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

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…


Next Page »