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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


Invisalign may be the Answer to your Bite Issues

By Montefiore Medical Center
August 15, 2017
Invisalign NY

The smile is useful in so many ways. As dental professionals, we may seem to look first at how teeth serve functional needs. Ok. We do. But we also realize that the appearance of a person’s teeth will directly affect their overall sense of wellbeing; their very sense of self. If you have bite issues ... read more


How to Identify and Guard against Gum Disease

By Montefiore Medical Center
July 15, 2017
Periodontal Disease Bronx, NY

Studies predict that half of the adults in the United States have gum disease. Without regular dental checkups, this potentially dangerous disease can go unnoticed for years. Consider how you can guard against gum disease and the steps you can take if you have it. Gum disease is when the tissues and bones that support ... read more


Why you need regular dental cleanings

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

  [caption id="attachment_2817" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Routine Dental Care Bronx, NY"][/caption] Over 35% of Americans don’t have regular dental exams. This trend is concerning but not surprising, seeing that about 50% of the population have gum disease. Consistent dental cleanings not only guard against the formation of gum disease, they also provide an opportunity to meet ... read more


Early Orthodontic Care Adds Value to a Young Smile

By Montefiore Medical Center
May 15, 2017
Orthodontics Bronx, NY

Conscientious dentistry is all about early treatment. We would rather treat a small cavity than a need to treat the deep infection. By that same token, we prefer to help young patients avoid the pitfalls of misalignment and malocclusion than having to correct severe abnormalities after the jaw has fully developed. The field of orthodontics ... read more


Debunking the Myths of a Root Canal

By Montefiore Medical Center
April 15, 2017
Root Canal

The thought of having a root canal isn’t a welcoming one. So when it becomes a reality, you may find yourself envisioning all kinds of frightening scenarios related to the procedure. This may stem from the fact that misinformation abounds online and in social circles regarding what a root canal entails. The truth is, a ... read more