The Incredible World of Dentistry

Technology has taken us to the moon. If you pause to consider the immensity of this accomplishment, you might start to think anything is possible. Likewise, technology has taken the world of dentistry out of the dark ages and introduced a golden era of painless and cost effective holistic oral care. It is exciting to […]

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The Tongue Tells All: 4 Signs of Poor Oral Hygiene

What can the state of one’s tongue say about oral health? As it turns out, quite a lot. Hopefully the information below will offer some insights and might even spur you on to make better decisions when it comes to the care of your mouth. You may find these items some of these signs shocking and wonder why […]

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How Good Oral Habits Can Impact your Overall Health

Many of our recent posts have gone over various topics regarding oral health. One of the common factors in all those topics has to do with consistency. Themes such as brushing and flossing everyday, scheduling cleanings every year, and regularly monitoring intake of harmful foods are all habitual concepts. With the new year upon us, […]

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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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