Dental Health

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


For Healthy Teeth, Avoid These Foods

By editor
March 15, 2016
healthy teeth

We all want healthy teeth. And it’s no surprise the daily brushing and flossing can help you achieve this. But did you know that what you eat can also affect your pearly whites? In fact, certain foods and drinks can actually promote tooth decay by causing bacteria-filled plaque to build up on our teeth which ... read more


Make Brushing Time Fun for Kids

By editor
February 15, 2016
dental brushing

For most children, the request to brush their teeth is met with audible complaints or outright defiance. They likely consider it a boring task that takes them away from things that are more fun. If this sounds like your child, take heart: there are ways to bring brushing time into the “fun” category. A few ... read more


Why You Shouldn't Ignore Sore Or Bleeding Gums

By blogwriter
July 31, 2015

Healthy teeth and gums are indispensable for maintaining good health in general. After all, everything we eat passes through our mouth before going into our digestive tract. However when we talk about healthy mouth, we generally focus on teeth conditions and forget about another important part of our dental structure, the gums that hold the ... read more