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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Is Your Diet Harming Your Teeth?

May 13, 2014 We’ve all been taught from an early age that sugary foods such as candy and soda can be harmful to our teeth. However, it is important to know that other foods in your diet can be bad for your oral health. It’s not just candy and sugary drinks that should only be…

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How Diabetes Can Affect Your Oral Health

May 9, 2014 It is extremely important for diabetics to practice good oral hygiene, especially individuals with type 2 diabetes. In a controlled study Elsevier Science Ireland have concluded that individuals with type 2 diabetes are found to exhibit poor oral health. People with diabetes are more susceptible to bacterial infection, which puts them at…

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What is Periodontal Disease?

April 15, 2014 Fact: 4 out of every 5 adults will develop periodontal disease in their lifetime. Because periodontal disease is so common, it is important that you know what exactly periodontal disease is, how to prevent it, and how to treat it. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an inflammatory disease that…

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It’s Root Canal Awareness Week!

April 1, 2014 You’ve probably heard of the phrase “root canal” before, but do you really know what it means? A root canal occurs when the space within the tooth’s root becomes infected. When this happens, you need to get endodontic therapy. This procedure is also commonly referred to as a root canal or as…

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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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Attention All Germaphobes!

March 25, 2014 Do you know how clean the dental instruments going into your mouth are? When you go to the dentist, you expect to be treated with instruments that are 100% sterilized. Instruments that aren’t properly sterilized are hazardous and can lead to infection. At Advanced DDS, your health and safety is put first,…

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Are you afraid of going to the dentist?

March 21, 2014 You are not alone. Many people have a fear of the dentist. According to WebMD.com, about 5-8% of adults experience a dental phobia so strong that they avoid going to the dentist completely. This could be detrimental to your health, but don’t worry – Advanced DDS is here to help you. Having…

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