Category Archives: Patient Education

  1. Keep Your Teeth In Tip-Top Shape This Summer

    Are you ready for some fun in the sun? We aren’t sure about you, but we are so happy that summer will be here in just a few short days! Between the cold and snow this winter mixed with the restrictions of the pandemic, it has been a long winter in NY. We are ready to enjoy lazy summer days, planned vacations, time away from school, and all of the other pleasures that summer brings. While summer is a time for fun, it is important to remember that you still need to be mindful of your oral health. We want to share some helpful reminders to keep your oral health in tip top shape. Continue reading to learn more.

  2. Do Cold Foods And Drinks Make You Wince?

    We can all agree that the arrival of the spring is very exciting for many reasons. The longer days and warmer weather are a welcome change to the cold and snowy days of winter. Along with the warmer weather comes the enjoyment of ice cold drinks and frozen treats. Do you love the warmer weather, but the thought of cold drinks and treats leave you feeling less than enthused? If the thought of enjoying a refreshing treat leaves you hesitant due to the sensation felt in your teeth, continue reading to learn more about this common condition and what can be done.

  3. Dental Bonding: A Simple Repair Solution

    Dental enamel is the strongest substance in the human body, but just like anything else, even the strongest substance can be in need of repair. A tooth can chip or crack when you least expect it, even from chewing on a pen, ice cube, or piece of hard candy. It’s even more likely to happen if you are prone to tooth decay or suffer from abnormal amounts of acid or bruxism. Dental bonding is a simple cosmetic procedure using soft tooth-colored composite resin to repair a chipped, cracked, or broken tooth. It can also close gaps between teeth, or lengthen a small tooth.

  4. Have You Been Noticing Your Teeth Looking A Little Shorter Lately?

    Have you been noticing that your teeth have been looking a little shorter lately? Or maybe when you are drinking a steaming cup of joe or sipping on an ice-cold iced tea it is making your teeth feel a lingering sense of discomfort. It is possible that you are suffering from dental wear. Dental wear is a common condition that happens to approximately 97% of the population in one way, shape, or form. Continue reading to learn more about dental wear and how you can help restore your smile if you are one of the many sufferers.