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Holiday Stress and Your Teeth
added on: November 4, 2015

It’s that time again. Time for feasts, family, shopping, and all the craziness the holidays bring. Between scheduling parties, buying presents, cooking food, and finding room for the in-laws who just told you last week they’re staying the whole month (ahh!!), stress levels are bound to be high. When we’re… Read More…

Chew Your Way to Better Oral Health
added on: October 21, 2015

Do you have a pack of gum near you? Most of us do. Pick it up and check out the ingredients. Does it contain sugar? How about high fructose corn syrup? Saccharine? We don’t recommend any of these. In fact, if your gum does not contain one key ingredient, we… Read More…

Top 5 Dental Floss Hacks
added on: October 7, 2015

Every time you come to my Garden City dental office for a hygiene visit, we hand you a roll of floss. While we are sure you use most of that floss on your teeth (You floss every day, right?), there are actually other super useful ways dental floss can improve… Read More…

Can Mouthwash Replace Brushing?
added on: September 16, 2015

Most of us have done it — we’re running late, don’t have time to brush our teeth, and reach for the mouthwash instead of the toothbrush for a quick swish and spit. But can a habit of using mouthwash instead of brushing affect your oral health? My dental office in… Read More…

What To Know If You Want To Go Vegetarian
added on: September 2, 2015

A lot of our patients don’t eat meat. There are dozens of completely noble and sound reasons to skip the animal-based proteins, and health benefits, too, like a reduced chance for high blood pressure and cancer! Some people eat vegetarian diets to control their weight.   But since vegetarians may… Read More…

Most Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes Revealed
added on: August 19, 2015

A proper oral hygiene routine seems pretty straight forward. You brush twice a day, floss at least once a day, and your teeth thank you for it. It’s as easy as that, right? Not necessarily. At my dental office in Garden City, we want to provide you with a little… Read More…

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Making the CEREC Choice
added on: November 27, 2013

CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) is CAD/CAM technology that utilizes a camera, computer, and milling machine to fabricate a precise tooth-colored, single-tooth restoration. This advanced computerized technique enables the dentist to create inlays, onlays, and full crowns in a single office visit without impressions, temporaries, or second office visits. This is accomplished… Read More…

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The Hygienist Lends a Hand
added on: November 13, 2013

During a regular checkup, the hygienist can often tell whether you are right- handed or left-handed simply by identifying the location of plaque build-up on your teeth. Depending on which hand you use to brush your teeth, some areas are likely to be brushed more rigorously than others. In addition, most people tend to… Read More…

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Going Through a Rough Patch?
added on: July 23, 2013

A comprehensive oral exam involves both an examination of the teeth and a close inspection of the soft tissues of the mouth. One condition the dentist or hygientist will be looking for are “leukoplakia.” This generic term applies to any type of white patch that occurs inside the mouth that cannot be… Read More…

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The Whys of Wisdom Teeth in Garden City
added on: July 1, 2013

Do you still have your third molars, or “wisdom teeth”? Or have they been removed? You may wonder why we have them if they’re just going to come out anyway. Good question! The fact is that modern humans really don’t have a need for wisdom teeth. Our diet has changed… Read More…

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