4 Tips for Healthy Teeth and Gums This Holiday Season

We completely understand. It’s the holidays: a time for family, friends, and all the delectable treats that come with it. Arguably healthy for the soul, but not exactly considered healthy for your teeth and gums! We’ve put together a few easy ways to help enjoy those tasty treats while still keeping your teeth and gums this Holiday […]

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6 Nutrients That Boost Oral Health

So far, in our series on nutritional and lifestyle tips for better oral health, we’ve showed you foods to avoid and which foods to embrace in an effort to maintain and increase oral health and avoid gum disease. Below, we’re going to specifically explore which nutrients to look for and examine how they work to keep those teeth and gums […]

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3 Common Enemies to a Healthy Mouth

Recently, we started sharing some tips in a series of nutritional and lifestyle changes you can make to help promote healthier gums and teeth. We started off by sharing 4 Foods for Healthier Gums. And, though we primarily treat gum disease in the Staten Island and Port Washington, NY areas with advanced, laser gum surgery, our goal […]

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4 Foods for Healthier Gums

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing a series of nutritional and lifestyle changes you can make to help promote healthier gums and teeth. To kick that off, we’d like to share four foods that you can add to your diet today to improve your oral health (and overall health). Even though we primarily […]

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Dealing with Gingivitis

Tips to Prevent Gum Disease from Staten Island Periodontist Gingivitis is a common problem that can lead to gum disease and tooth loss if not taken seriously and treated in its early stages. Many people are not aware that they have gingivitis because it can be mild in appearance and rarely painful. Symptoms include puffy, […]

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Could Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?
Some Experts Think So

The Growing Connection Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease Growing evidence continues to suggest a link between gum disease and heart disease (as well as other diseases such as diabetes and colon cancer). Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease of bacterial origin. Recently, the Colgate Oral and Dental Heath Resource Centre, along with Columbia University, phrased periodontitis […]

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3 Simple Tips to Take Care of Your Teeth

Your dentist isn’t the only one who can help keep your teeth clean. The primary and most effective person to keep your teeth white and healthy is you! From brushing and flossing your teeth, there are many daily things you can do to keep your smile brilliant. However, here are a few things you may not have […]

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How to Fight Off Receding Gums

Receding gums are a frequent dental problem many people face in their lifetime. They can act as a sign of other oral diseases or be a stand alone issue. However, it can be extremely difficult to notice receding gums because it is a slow process that grows over time. If you need to treat receding […]

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The Benefits of LANAP and LAPIP

Periodontal disease is now being treated more effectively with advances in medical technology. Using the PerioLase® MVP-7™, specialists can help patients fight gum disease by using lasers. Consider the benefits of Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) for natural teeth or Laser Assisted Peri-Implantitis Procedure (LAPIP) for dental implants if you are threatened by gum […]

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Four Signs of Gum Disease

Sometimes it’s a little difficult to know if you need dental help. Some signs are more subtle and hard to spot, but if they are noticed early, they save time and more extensive procedures. Here are four things to look out for when caring for your own teeth. Speak to your periodontist if you have any concerns about […]

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