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The Impact of Smoking and Tobacco Use on Oral Health

The Impact of Smoking and Tobacco Use on Oral Health The unsightly dark stains and discoloration caused by tobacco use and smoking can compromise your smile and physical appearance, but the consequences extend far beyond superficial or cosmetic concerns. Tobacco poses significant risks to your oral health, leading to many problems.  Whether consumed through smoking

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The Connection Between Oral Health and Diabetes

The Connection Between Oral Health and Diabetes If there is a problem with your gum health, your mouth will reveal it. Bleeding gums, missing teeth, gum recession, and bad breath indicate the presence of gum disease. Individuals with diabetes face a higher risk of developing gingivitis and periodontitis (an advanced form of gum disease). The

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Do Dental Implants Trigger Alarms through Airport Security?

Do Dental Implants Trigger Alarms through Airport Security? Written By: Dr. Nadia Rivera If you are thinking of getting dental implants or if you have recently got dental implants, you might be wondering whether your implants could set off the metal detectors at the airport. The short answer is – no. In this short guide,

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Understanding Dental Anxiety: Tips for Overcoming Fear of the Dentist

Understanding Dental Anxiety: Tips for Overcoming Fear of the Dentist Oral health plays a key role in our overall well-being, yet dental anxiety is a common obstacle that many people face. Dental anxiety refers to the fear or stress associated with dental settings, which can lead to the delay or avoidance of necessary dental treatments.

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Overcrowded Teeth – Plainview, NY

Overcrowded Teeth – Plainview, NY Written By: Dr. Nadia Rivera Overcrowded teeth, also called crowded teeth, crooked teeth, or dental crowding, refer to a condition where your teeth are twisted, misaligned, displaced, or improperly positioned. As the name suggests, having overcrowded teeth means that adequate space for all the teeth is not available in the

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The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening: Achieving a Brighter Smile

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening: Achieving a Brighter Smile Your smile speaks volumes about your personality and leaves a lasting impact on those you meet. A confident smile not only boosts your self-esteem but also contributes to your overall well-being. Unfortunately, if your teeth are discolored or stained, you may hesitate to showcase your

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Keeping Your Gums Healthy to Avoid Periodontal Disease

Keeping Your Gums Healthy to Avoid Periodontal Disease Written By: Dr. Michael Richer Periodontal disease, also referred to as periodontitis, is a severe form of gum disease characterized by the inflammation and infection of the gum tissue and the bones that support your teeth. If left untreated, periodontal disease can cause tooth loss as well

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How to Properly Care for Your Child's Teeth: Tips for Parents

How to Properly Care for Your Child's Teeth: Tips for Parents Establishing good dental care habits for your child should start well before their first tooth emerges. Although you can't see their teeth, they actually start forming during the later stages of pregnancy. By the time your baby is born, they already have several primary

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The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Wellbeing

The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Wellbeing Written By: Dr. Michael Richer Most people are aware that failing to practice good oral hygiene can lead to a wide range of problems like tooth decay, dental abscesses, and gum disease. But did you know that it can also have an adverse impact on your overall

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