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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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 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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Top 10 Dental Myths

There are some commonly known dental myths that people of various ages and mindsets see as true. However, these myths are only opinions of what people think and are not considered as direct information from the professionals. If you are fooled into believing these myths, it could be detrimental to your oral health. Take a…

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What You Should know about Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. If a tooth has been injured or develops tooth decay, your dentist will recommend treatments to save the tooth first such as a filling or crown. In cases where the tooth is too severely damaged, your dentist may recommend for…

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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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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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