Charcoal, dirt, and coconut for tooth whitening? Just say no.
Our smiles can say a lot about us before we even speak, and everyone seems to value a white set of teeth. In fact, some New Yorkers will go to extremes to get a brighter smile. If you like to surf the Internet and stay on top of trends, you’ve likely heard of some “alternatives” […]
FAQs about dental implants
As we age, our teeth stop holding up to the daily use they once did. Cavities and decaying tissue cause pain, older teeth become loose and weak, and long-term stains might feel distracting and embarrassing. At a certain point, your dentist might recommend that you consider replacing your natural teeth with a man-made but realistic […]
The Importance of Maintaining Good Oral Health
What health problems can untreated periodontal disease lead to? While periodontal disease can occur in people in their 20s, it becomes a more common problem as we age. As a matter of fact, half of all Americans suffer with periodontal disease. Oral health is always important, but becomes more and more crucial as we grow […]
Causes of Bad Breath — Some of These Will Surprise You
Are there controllable causes of bad breath? Bad breath, or halitosis, is a common problem. Often made fun of, it is nonetheless seriously distressing to a great many people, interfering with their social interactions and self-esteem. As a matter of fact, it is estimated that 50 percent of the adult population suffers from bad breath […]