Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a condition characterized by a painful, burning, and tingling sensation in the mouth. BMS is most common in women over the age of sixty, and the causes can range from an infection in the mouth to a hormonal imbalance. Furthermore, there are two different types of BMS that one can…

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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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Gastrointestinal Disorders vs. Oral Health

Did you know that certain gastrointestinal issues can negatively affect your oral health? According to the American Dental Association, diseases like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) wear away the enamel on the teeth. Other gastrointestinal conditions that affect oral health include peptic ulcers, and inflammatory bowel disease. If you suffer from any sort of gastrointestinal condition,…

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This Mother’s Day #MyMomMyHero

“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot Advanced DDS, your Garden City Dentist, would like to help our patients celebrate the Moms in their life this Mother’s Day! Win a $50 Seasons 52 Restaurant Gift Card by participating in our #MyMomMyHero Contest. Simply share on Facebook why your Mom is…

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3 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 19, 2015 Dads are our heroes, best friends, protectors and providers. As Sigmund Freud once said, “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” With Father’s Day around the corner, we would like to help with your Father’s Day gift. Our Garden City dental office…

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Do You Have Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)?

April 22, 2014 Do you have jaw pain, clicking noises when you open and close your mouth, or headaches? You may have TMD, also known as temporomandibular disorder or temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Anywhere from 5 to 12 percent of people suffer from TMD, which affects the joints, nerves and muscles in the jaw. What is…

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Is your child’s smile at risk?

March 28, 2014 With this winter’s cold and snowy weather, it’s hard to picture sunny days ahead. But the truth is summer is right around the corner! For many parents and their children, this means having fun outdoors: playing sports, climbing on the jungle gym, going bike riding. Unfortunately, summer also means that your child’s…

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