Men’s Dental Health

June is Men’s Health Month and unbeknownst to many people, men’s dental health can differ from women’s in many ways. According to the Journal of Periodontology, men are less likely to have visited the dentist within the past year than women. Additional research shows that women are more diligent about keeping up with their oral…

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Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is characterized by a sharp painful sensation that occurs when the teeth are exposed to hot and cold drinks and/or food. Sensitive teeth are very common and usually not a cause for serious concern unless you have an undiagnosed oral health condition. Undiagnosed dental diseases often get worse and don’t tend to clear…

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Geographic Tongue

Geographic tongue refers to a condition that causes a patchy, bordered-like appearance on the surface of the tongue. The tongue is covered in small raised bumps called papillae, but because the papillae is missing in the patchy areas, the tongue appears smooth. Although the appearance of the tongue can be alarming, geographic tongue is no…

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Oral Piercings: Are They Safe?

Piercings have long been a popular fashion statement, especially among young generations. While piercings that involve flesh or cartilage can be safely and successfully completed by a trained professional, oral piercings can be dangerous. The majority of piercing professionals don’t have training in dentistry and are not aware of how they could be damaging the…

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The Link Between Smoking & Gum Disease

Smoking cigarettes is a major cause for concern among dentists and healthcare providers worldwide. Not only does smoking create a host of respiratory and cardiovascular health issues, but it wreaks havoc on oral health. According to the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, smoking is one of the leading causes for periodontal (gum) disease. Aside…

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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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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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Advanced DDS Pediatric Open House

The team at Advanced DDS (Garden City dentist) would like to thank everyone that came out this past Saturday to celebrate the opening of our new Pediatric area. It was truly an honor to have had you and your family as our guest. We are excited to start our new journey with Dr. Cristina Georgescu and…

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Free Activities for Kids

Come celebrate Advanced DDS’s new Pediatric Rooms for an afternoon of fun with free activities for kids: Magic Show with Live Rabbit, Interactive Games, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Lunch & More… Saturday, August 15th @ 11am – 3pm 200 Garden City Plaza, Suite 101, Garden City NY, 11530 (across from Roosevelt Field…

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