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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What is Oral Cancer?

Thousands of Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. Fortunately, if the cancer is found in its early stages, the five-year survival rate is eighty-four percent. The key to treating oral cancer is early detection, which is why it is so important to make sure that you have an oral cancer screening at least…

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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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Osteoporosis vs. Your Teeth

Did you know that up to 40 million people in the United States suffer from osteoporosis? Osteoporosis (low bone density) is defined as a condition in which the bones lose density and become more fragile. Not only does this condition affect your bones, but it affects your teeth and oral health as well. Why? Simply…

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The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Dentistry

When it comes to do-it-yourself projects, its best to stick to simpler, non-life-threatening tasks like home improvement. Five out of five dentists recommend that you do not try to do-it-yourself when it comes to managing your oral health care. Why? The risks are plentiful and the gains (if any) are minimal at best. Before you…

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What is Enamel Erosion?

Why is the enamel of our teeth so important? What is its purpose? We’re here to tell you. Enamel is the hardest material in your entire body—even stronger than your bones. It allows your teeth to withstand the pressure required to tear through the food that we eat. Tooth enamel is the protective “shell” surrounding…

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Why is it important to get an Enhanced Oral Cancer Screening?

Did you know that more than 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year and it will kill roughly one person every hour? Of those 48,000 newly diagnosed patients, only 57% will be alive in 5 years. Oral cancer is an extremely dangerous disease because in its early stages it may not be…

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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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Laser Dentistry Therapy in Garden City, NY

September 15, 2015   Are you or your loved one diagnosed with Periodontal Disease, also known as Gum Disease? You’re not alone. Many adults in the United States currently have some form of gum disease. Periodontal disease ranges from simple gum inflammation to severe causes that may lead to teeth lost. What causes Periodontal Disease?…

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