How to Freshen Your Breath for National Fresh Breath Day
added on: August 5, 2021

National Fresh Breath Day is celebrated on August 6th this year, and if you’re feeling like your breath could use some freshening, you’re not alone. In fact, wondering how to freshen breath is one of the most common questions your dentist in Rockville Centre is asked. So whether you’re preparing… Read More…


Is Vaping Better For Your Teeth Than Smoking? 
added on: July 28, 2021

There’s a common misconception that vaping is healthier than smoking. In fact, vaping is often used as a way to try and help smokers quit smoking. But is this method actually safer than traditional cigarettes? Research suggests that it’s not. Many studies have shown that vaping causes similar health concerns… Read More…


“What Happens If I Don’t Brush My Teeth?”
added on: July 16, 2021

Your dentist in Rockville Centre has always told you that you need to brush your teeth twice a day. But how important is that rule, really? The truth is, it’s pretty important to brush your teeth (and floss them!) every single day, twice a day, for two minutes. Skipping a… Read More…

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What To Do If You Lose A Filling
added on: June 28, 2021

Losing a dental filling can be a scary experience, but your dentist in Rockville Centre wants to remind you not to panic. There are many reasons why a filling can become loose or completely fall out, and it’s important to seek treatment quickly. But other than that, what should you… Read More…


Are Sports Drinks Bad For Teeth?  
added on: June 14, 2021

Sports drinks are the beverage of choice for many after exercise or spending a long day in the hot weather. While these electrolyte-packed drinks can help replenish the body with minerals lost through sweat, they can also be bad for teeth. Join your dentist in Rockville Centre as we take… Read More…


What Causes Sudden Tooth Discoloration? 
added on: May 25, 2021

Tooth staining can seem to happen overnight, but chances are, something has been introduced to your teeth over time that slowly darkened your teeth. With the exception of dental trauma, tooth discoloration is mostly caused by repeated exposure to staining ingredients or because of something health-related. So what can you… Read More…


Seasonal Allergies & Your Dental Health
added on: May 18, 2021

The sun is shining. The flowers are in full bloom. Your allergies are on high alert. This could only mean one thing — it’s springtime. Even though this season brings the outdoors to life, it can also kick-start your body’s response to some allergens in the air. The symptoms of… Read More…


How to Protect Teeth From Acid Reflux
added on: April 29, 2021

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is an incredibly common problem associated with the digestion process. So why in the world is your dentist in Rockville Centre writing about something that’s typically seen as a stomach problem? The truth is, acid reflux can wear down tooth… Read More…


“How Can I Make My Smile Look Better?”
added on: April 19, 2021

This is one of the most common questions your dentist in Rockville Centre gets on a daily basis, and it’s one of the most important questions you can ask if you’re unhappy with your smile. Even though many patients think that cosmetic dentistry is only reserved for celebrities or the… Read More…


How to Tell If You Have Gingivitis
added on: March 29, 2021

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. You may also hear your dentist in Rockville Centre refer to gum disease as gingivitis. So what’s the difference between gum disease and gingivitis, and how can you tell if… Read More…


What You Eat Matters to Your Teeth
added on: March 17, 2021

Your dentist in Rockville Centre is a key part of your healthcare team, and while we’re dedicated to protecting teeth, we know that there’s a strong connection between oral health and overall health. In fact, when we talk about good oral health, we need to look beyond the bathroom sink… Read More…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Eat Sweets?
added on: February 24, 2021

It’s no secret that your dentist in Rockville Centre isn’t a big fan of sugar. After all, this sweet ingredient can feed mouth bacteria and increase the risk of decay. But what does it mean when your teeth hurt while enjoying the occasional sweet treat? This type of tooth discomfort… Read More…


Pandemic Stress & Oral Health Problems
added on: February 15, 2021
stressed man in mask

As we head into the one-year mark of this pandemic, there are still several unknowns. But one thing has remained constant the whole time — stress levels are high, and rightfully so. Stress isn’t the best thing for health, especially at times like these. Prolonged periods of high stress can… Read More…


Is My Mask Causing Bad Breath?  
added on: January 28, 2021

If wearing your mask has caused you to change the way you breathe, you’re not alone. Most of us are still getting used to wearing masks day after day, hour after hour, and many of us may have felt the need to adjust from breathing out of noses to breathing… Read More…


Make 2021 The Year You Finally Get Your Ideal Smile
added on: January 21, 2021

It’s easy to put off taking care of yourself. After all, we all know what it’s like when work, life, family, and other obligations get in the way. However, we’ve just turned the calendar on a new year, and it’s tradition to set some resolutions for yourself now for the… Read More…


Common Causes of Tooth Pain
added on: December 29, 2020

A dull and achy throb. A sharp zinging pain. A swollen face and unbearable agony. These are some common ways our patients have described a toothache. Even though nobody ever wants to experience a toothache, your dentist in Rockville Centre knows that, unfortunately, they happen to just about everyone at… Read More…


Stop Tooth Staining in its Tracks
added on: December 21, 2020

Do you find yourself covering your mouth when you laugh? Or maybe you hide your smile in photos because you’re embarrassed by the color of your teeth. Tooth discoloration and tooth staining are some of the main reasons people go out of their way to avoid showing their teeth. While… Read More…


What Your Dentist Can Tell Just From Looking at Your Teeth
added on: November 24, 2020

Your dentist in Rockville Centre will often ask you things about your overall health as well as your habits, and with good reason. But there are times when patients aren’t comfortable sharing some aspects of their life with their dental team and instead try to keep these things a secret…. Read More…


Do Diabetics Need Additional Dental Care? 
added on: November 16, 2020

Every time you visit your dentist in Rockville Centre you will most likely review your health history and discuss any changes that may have happened since your last appointment. This is an important part of making sure you get the best dental care, but why? Your dentist needs to know… Read More…


Why is Dental Care So Important?
added on: October 27, 2020

We all know that good dental care helps protect teeth against cavities. But did you know that maintaining good oral health can also help protect overall health? In fact, research continues to show us that dental care is key to a healthy body. Join your dentist in Rockville Centre as… Read More…


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