Routine Dental Care

What Should I Expect at a Dental Cleaning?

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

Moving to a new state or city is a big feat. There’s a lot to plan, organize, and execute. But after you’ve settled into the new house and the kids are making new friends at their new school, you should add one more thing to your list: finding a new dentist. Finding a dentist when ... 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


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


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