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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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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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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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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What You Need to Know About Your End of The Year Benefits

No one likes to throw away money, and with the end of the year quickly approaching all your unused dental benefits will be wasted. If your dental benefits are not used up, you will lose them because they will not rollover to the next year. One major thing you should do before your end of the…

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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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Cheapest Dentist?

October 16, 2015 A recent NYC TV news segment suggested ways consumers might be able to reduce or “slash” their dental procedure costs by “shopping around”, using one of a couple of online price comparison sites, heading off to a dental school for service or “negotiating a price” by paying cash. Dozens of Long Island…

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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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