What is Flap Surgery?

  • Aug 21 2017

At what stage of gum disease is flap surgery recommended? Going for a routine dental exam and getting the “all clear” that everything looks good has to be one of the best feelings there is. No one wants to hear about cavities or loose fillings or other problems. Top of the list of things that […]

Could Going to the Dentist Save Your Life?

  • Jun 19 2017

Is it true that dentists check for certain kinds of cancers during exams? There was a time when a great number of people would say that going to the dentist was about the worst thing imaginable. Many professions have seen improvement and nowhere is that more evident than in dentistry. Today’s state-of-the-art technology and equipment […]

Periodontal Disease Treatment Methods

  • May 22 2017

What kind of treatment options are available for periodontitis? The two main forms of periodontal disease, gingivitis and periodontitis, are caused by bacteria found in the plague that builds up on teeth. Proper brushing and flossing can remove a lot of the plague but what is missed can harden and form tartar, which requires a […]

Advantages of Dental Implants

  • Apr 11 2017

What are the advantages of dental implants over other options for replacing teeth? The Chinese tried to replace missing teeth with bamboo pegs. That was 4,000 years ago. Through the centuries, copper, iron, jade, gold and different alloys were experimented with, as were sea shells, animal teeth and even teeth from humans. None of these […]

Keeping your mouth healthy

  • Mar 15 2017

Great dental care is essential to your well-being. After all, the state of your mouth can affect your overall health in ways you might not even be thinking about. Here are a few things that we like our New York patients to remember when it comes to keeping a mouth healthy and happy. A healthy […]

Here’s what I want you to ask me before your root canal

  • Feb 28 2017

Root canals are pretty routine in my office and in dentistry. I regularly see New Yorkers who are in need of the procedure to save what remains of a decaying tooth. My staff is trained to provide the most efficient and pain-free dental treatments possible, so patients know that they are in good hands when […]

What you eat and drink can seriously impact your dental health

  • Jan 23 2017

The things that you eat and drink matter. Your choices affect your weight, your muscle strength, your energy levels, and more — including your dental health — in some surprising ways. Sure, you might know some of the major “no-nos” when it comes to eating and drinking, but the impacts that foods and beverages have […]

Finding a dentist that’s right for you

  • Jan 10 2017

Each day, we all make hundreds of decisions. Should you gulp down another cup of regular coffee or switch to decaf? What TV show should you start on Netflix? Would you rather fix dinner or order in tonight? While some choices don’t make that much difference in the grand scheme of things, others do. Take […]

Complement your smile with derma fillers

  • Nov 28 2016

As any artist, interior designer, fashion guru, hair stylist, or other professional who values aesthetics can tell you, small efforts can make a huge difference in the way something looks. Take certain dental procedures — like teeth whitening, veneers, and implants — for example. Those simple changes can take years off of the way my […]

Are dental implants right for you?

  • Nov 14 2016

Teeth play a very important part in day-to-day life. They help you bite and chew so you can say nourished. They help shape your face. And your smile can be the first thing that people notice about you. But what if your teeth aren’t as strong as they used to be? What if some are […]