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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Recreational Drug Abuse & Dental Health

Recreational drug abuse has long been known to have negative consequences for addicts’ overall health. Unbeknownst to many users, oral health is also severely impacted by drug abuse due to behavioral changes such as dental hygiene neglect, resulting in dental diseases. Depending on the user’s drug of choice, common dental health effects include dry mouth,…

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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 Correlation Between Diabetes and Your Oral Health

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 30 million Americans who have diabetes are surprised to learn about an association and increased occurrence of gum disease due to diabetes and vice versa. This two-way street could mean serious health problems. What is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a disease that occurs when your body’s ability to…

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The Dangerous Truth Behind E-Cigarettes

What are E-cigarettes? E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes”, come in many shapes and sizes. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold liquid. The liquid usually contains nicotine or tobacco and a flavor. When it is heated, the liquid creates a thick aerosol that users inhale into their lungs. Bystanders can…

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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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Do you have periodontal disease?

March 11, 2015 Do you know if you are at risk for periodontal disease, also known as gum disease? A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms that nearly one out of two U.S. adults age 30 and over, 64.7 million Americans, has periodontal disease. The study also indicates that…

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Homecare Guidelines After Oral Surgery

September 23, 2014     During the first 24 hours after your oral surgery, it is important to know the DO’S and DON’TS in your normal routine. At Advanced DDS, we pride ourselves in providing our patients with the proper knowledge of what is to be expected before and after their oral surgery. Each patient…

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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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