Dental Health Blog Post

Should I Get An Electric Toothbrush?

By Montefiore Medical Center
April 15, 2019
Routine Dental Care Bronx, NY

As we get older, we start to appreciate those “useful” gifts that we never would have liked as kids. Gifts like sweaters, socks, waffle-makers, and air purifiers climb to the top of our lists, and we get the most use out of them. So, if you have a birthday coming up, you may be starting ... read more


Most Common Tooth Injuries

By Montefiore Medical Center
January 15, 2019
Dental Care Bronx NY

If you’re one of those people who is a little extra cautious when it comes to walking on the ice or playing sports, we totally understand you. One of the things we’re especially aware of is the things that can cause injury to our teeth. Keep reading for some of the most common tooth injuries. ... read more


Bad Side Effects of Not Taking Care of Your Dental Health

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

It can be easy to forget that our bodies consist of different systems that can all influence and affect each other. Sometimes, it’s something we eat that causes us to break out in hives. And though our stomachs are connected to our skin, we often ignore what our dental health can do to influence other ... read more


The Three Types of Cavities

By Montefiore Medical Center
August 15, 2018
Routine Dental Care Bronx NY

Many of us have gone to the dentist over the years to have a regular checkup and been told that thing we all dread hearing: you have a cavity. It’s certainly not fun to have to come back for another visit and leave the office still a little numb, especially when your summer plans are ... 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


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


Oral Health and Overall Health: Connecting the Dots

By Montefiore Medical Center
March 15, 2017
oral health

Did you know that the condition of your mouth is directly liked to your overall health? In fact, taking care of your teeth is about more than having a nice smile. It can directly affect your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more. Read on to see how oral care and your overall ... read more


The 5 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Teeth

By Montefiore Medical Center
August 15, 2016
oral health

It’s common knowledge that brushing daily and flossing regularly contributes significantly to healthy teeth, but many of us don’t think about the things we do every day that may be wreaking havoc on our pearly whites. Being aware of daily habits that may be harming your teeth is the first step to better oral care. ... read more


Oral Health Is Crucial During Pregnancy

By Montefiore Medical Center
May 15, 2016
dental care for pregnants

Taking good care of your oral health is important for everyone. And if you’re pregnant, it’s all the more essential. That’s because the hormonal changes you experience while pregnant increase your risk for gum disease, which can, in turn, affect the development of your baby. If you’re pregnant, or thinking about becoming pregnant, here are ... read more