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Baby’s First Dental Appointment

By Montefiore Medical Center
June 15, 2018
Pediatric Dentistry Bronx, NY

Congratulations, new mom and dad! A bouncing bundle of joy brings a lot of exciting changes to life like getting used to the weird packets of organic baby food in the fridge, getting less sleep, and putting off chores like mowing the lawn (because the baby’s *finally* asleep). It’s a fun time, but it’s also ... read more


Oral Health Considerations For Older Patients

By Montefiore Medical Center
May 15, 2018
Dental Care Bronx NY

May is Older Americans Month, and we want to celebrate our wiser and more experienced patients by discussing some key points for oral health in people who are 65 years or older. Why Do Older Patients Have Unique Dental Needs? Aside from possibly having crowns, bridges and dentures, men and women who are over 65 ... read more


Helping Your Child Enjoy The Dentist, Even If You Don’t

By Montefiore Medical Center
April 15, 2018
Pediatric Dentist Bronx, NY

Dental anxiety is a common problem that keeps many adults from seeing their oral healthcare providers on a regular basis. Parents who feel anxious about dental appointments face a unique challenge. They understand that dental care is important for their children, and they need to help their children enjoy pediatric dental services. Here are some ... read more


What Is Missing From Your Smile?

By Montefiore Medical Center
March 15, 2018
dental services Bronx, NY

Your smile says a lot about your personality, whether you have a crooked grin or a brilliant show-stopper. When you feel too embarrassed to smile, people cannot get to know you as easily. Missing teeth is one of the most common reasons why people avoid smiling. How Missing Teeth Affect Your Smile When you have ... read more


What Invisible Aligners can do for You

By Montefiore Medical Center
February 15, 2018
Orthodontics

Studies show that those with a white and straight smile are perceived as more professional, capable, and more likely to get a job advancement. Plus, having a straight smile can help you feel more confident and sociable. But what if you have to have braces as an adult? For many, this can be a huge ... read more


The 5 Teeth Brushing Mistakes You Are Making

By Montefiore Medical Center
January 15, 2018

Proper teeth brushing will reap countless benefits down the road. Not only will it stave off gingivitis, but also guard against bad breath and cavities. Unfortunately, many of us are not brushing our teeth correctly. Teeth brushing, if done wrong, can generate a host of problems. Consider if you are making some of these mistakes ... read more


Protect your Teeth this season by Understanding your Food Cravings

By Montefiore Medical Center
December 15, 2017
Dental Care Bronx NY

We all want to look and feel great, especially during the holiday season. But the plethora of holiday sweets and treats at our fingertips can leave our teeth in less than ideal condition. In an effort to benefit our dental health, let’s talk about how to stave off your holiday food cravings. First, here’s what ... read more


Let’s Talk about your Dental Phobia

By Montefiore Medical Center
November 15, 2017
Routine Dental Care Bronx NY

Intense fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist is not unusual. Between 9%-20% of Americans feel some kind of fear about sitting in the dentist’s chair. This is normal, but for some their fear is a profound and debilitating phobia. Dental phobia leaves feelings of intense anxiety and panic with those who have it. They ... read more


Don’t Keep Calm and Carry On, Call your Dentist about Sensitivity!

By Montefiore Medical Center
October 15, 2017
Routine Dental Care Bronx, NY

There are some dental concerns that people may bring up to their dentist. Tooth pain, chips, discoloration, and bad breath are just a few. There is another problem that is very common, but this one tends to get far less air-time. We’re talking about sensitivity, and we want to explore why we think this may ... read more


Classes and Cupcakes and Cavities, Oh My!

By Montefiore Medical Center
September 15, 2017
Pediatric dentistry Bronx, NY

It’s that time of year when kids find themselves in new classrooms and surrounded by new opportunities. Old friends and new friends and bake sales and sleepovers and the daily business of study and play keep kids – and their parents – incredibly busy. This controlled chaos of the school year can invite prime conditions ... read more