The Harmful Health Effects of Vape Use

Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use, also known as “vaping,” has become an increasingly popular habit amongst teenagers and young adults. While there has been a lot of speculation over whether or not it is safe to vape, healthcare professionals generally agree that vaping is not a healthy habit, especially for young people. In fact, most (if…

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General Anesthesia For Dentistry

General anesthesia for dentistry provides a safe and effective method for treating dental conditions in patients that request or require care while they are unconscious and relaxed. There are several indications for the use of general anesthesia during dental treatments. Indications vary from the presence of severe dental anxiety and phobias, to developmental disabilities. General…

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Medications & Oral Health

Certain kinds of medications can affect the way different foods taste, salivation, and gum health. Therefore, it’s important to ask your doctor about the side effects of the medications that you are taking. Depending on the drug, there are ways around some of the negative effects on your oral health. Make sure to speak with…

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Female Hormones & Dental Health

Did you know that the hormones in your body can affect your dental health? During different stages in a woman’s life, hormone level can naturally fluctuate. Hormones can change the way blood flows to the gums and connective tissues in the mouth.  In order to keep up with your dental hygiene, it’s important to schedule…

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Prevent & Treat Bad Breath

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is not only embarrassing and unwanted, but it may signal a deeper health concern. Bad breath is caused by a multitude of things from the food that you eat to health conditions like tonsil stones. It is best to schedule an appointment with a dentist to rule out any…

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3rd Annual Patient Appreciation Movie Night

On Thursday, January 3rd Advanced DDS and Advanced Children’s Dentistry hosted our 3rd Annual Patient Appreciation Movie Night at AMC Theatres in Garden City, NY! We had such a big turnout that we booked the largest auditorium in the entire theatre to provide a free showing of Mary Poppins Returns! Patients and their family and…

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How Chemotherapy Affects Your Teeth

Too many Americans know that cancer is the fight of your life. What they don’t know is that chemotherapy treatments can create vulnerabilities within your mouth. Chemotherapy is defined as the use of drugs to treat cancer, by destroying cancer cells. Unfortunately, chemo kills healthy cells leaving the immune system even more compromised. Dentists recommend…

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Secure Your Dentures With TeethXpress

Most people are familiar with the sight of grandparents or aunts and uncles removing their dentures before going to bed at night—for some, a truly grotesque vision. Dentures often require an unfortunate, gunky glue that attaches them to the gums. On one hand, this sounds like a simple fix to being toothless, but if you…

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How Eating Disorders Affects Your Oral Health

  Did you know that at least 30 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the U.S.? In fact, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), every 62 minutes at least one person dies as a direct result of an eating disorder. Eating disorders…

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