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What is a Dental Emergency?

During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many New York State dental offices are open for dental emergencies. Yet, many people are left to wonder what...

What is a Root Canal and Why Do I Need It?

Contrary to popular belief, root canal procedures are not nearly as scary or as painful as depicted in popular culture. In fact, they’re a very...

Is an Electric Toothbrush Better Than a Manual Toothbrush?

Dentists often get asked questions about whether an electric toothbrush is better than a manual toothbrush, especially because the research online regarding this topic is...

How Does Pregnancy Affect Dental Health?

Often times, women of childbearing age as well as pregnant women are unaware of how pregnancy affects not only oral health, but the child’s oral...

Scaling and Root Planing for Gum Disease

Scaling and root planing (SRP) is a deep gum cleaning treatment that is usually recommended to patients with gum disease (periodontitis) in order to preserve...

Antibiotics for Dentistry: When Are They Necessary?

Antibiotics are generally used to treat bacterial infections in the body, and sometimes they are used as “prophylaxis.” In other words, antibiotics may be used...

Is Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Safe For Your Teeth?

It’s no secret that sugar is a major cause for tooth decay, which is why chewing sugar-free gum is such a great way to improve...

Zoom Teeth Whitening vs. Other Whitening Treatments

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental treatment that helps to brighten up your teeth for a noticeably whiter smile. There are multiple ways to whiten...

Is Dental Insurance Worth Having?

Dental insurance is often purchased when a consumer thinks it will benefit them financially. In certain situations, insurance may actually be more of a financial...