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What Are the Treatment Options for TMJ?

September 15, 2023

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders encompass a wide array of jaw problems, often recognized by symptoms like pain or persistent clicking noise. The complexity and variety of these disorders require sophisticated approaches for effective treatment. That’s why it’s important to know and understand the different treatment options available for TMJ disorders at Montefiore Medical Center. Non-Surgical Treatment Options ... read more

Who Should Consider Wisdom Tooth Removal?

By henley.tabal
August 15, 2023

Wisdom tooth extraction is considered one of the most common procedures since most people's mouths can't accommodate the additional molars that come with them. In the event that the wisdom teeth are not extracted, they have the potential to be a chronic source of discomfort, infection, and swelling in the face or along the gum ... read more

My Gums Aren't Pink, Is That Normal?

By henley.tabal
July 15, 2023

Studies suggest that most Americans notice a person’s smile as the very first thing they note about a person and, when first impressions are vital, we know just how important a smile can be. So, when there’s something that makes us feel less than secure in our smile, we may be robbing ourselves of starting ... read more

What to Expect During Your Child’s Routine Dental Appointment

By henley.tabal
June 15, 2023

It’s common for parents to feel anxious about their child’s dental appointment, especially if they have dental anxiety. It often helps ease your nerves to understand what exactly happens when your child sees the dentist. Whether this is your child’s first dental visit or it's your first time accompanying them, there are common routines between all ... read more

Should I Consider an Electric Toothbrush?

By henley.tabal
May 30, 2023
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At Montefiore Medical Center, we believe that a full education in the many ways to improve oral health and wellness is the foundation of a healthy smile. This includes learning about the tools and instruments that can eb used at home to keep cavities and disease from becoming a serious issue. Oftentimes, we may recommend ... read more

What You Can Do To Address Bad Breath

By henley.tabal
April 15, 2023
A woman covers her mouth with her hand.

At Montefiore Medical Center, we understand that halitosis can impact both business and personal relationships. If you struggle with bad breath, it might be time to talk to one of our providers about your concerns. Our dentists can evaluate you to not only provide you with a definitive diagnosis but then talk to you about ... read more

Frequently Asked Questions About Full Dentures

By henley.tabal
March 15, 2023
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At Montefiore Medical Center, we are approached by many patients who are considering full dentures, or "complete dentures," to replace an entire arch of teeth. Below are some of the more commonly asked questions about full or complete dentures that we often hear from potential patients: How Long Do Full Dentures Typically Last? Complete dentures ... read more

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

By henley.tabal
February 14, 2023
Girl suffering from tooth pain and touching cheek while sitting on couch at home.

If you have sensitive teeth, you know just how bothersome it can be. Whether you are enjoying an ice cream cone or a cup of coffee, you may notice discomfort. This is not unusual, and the team at Montefiore Medical Center can educate you on the reasons for tooth sensitivity and determine the cause and ... read more

Why Replacing Lost Teeth Is Important

By editor
January 15, 2023
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There are many situations that may arise in which you may experience the loss of one or more teeth. When this happens, it is critical that you work with a dentist to replace the teeth as soon as possible. There are several reasons for this. If teeth are not replaced immediately, patients may experience shifting ... read more

Repair a Smile That Is Missing Teeth With Restorative Dentistry

By henley.tabal
December 15, 2022
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Replacing missing teeth as soon as they occur is incredibly important for maintaining the function, appearance, and health of the smile. Montefiore Medical Center is pleased to offer a wide selection of tooth replacement options for new and current patients. When choosing the restoration right for your smile, our team can walk you through all ... read more