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What to do about sensitive teeth

By Montefiore Medical Center
April 15, 2021

Have you taken a sip of an ice cold soft drink or beverage only to feel a painful sensation in your teeth? Do you notice that foods that are extremely warm or cold impact how your teeth feel, sometimes keeping you from enjoying your favorite snacks or drinks? If you have experienced this sensation, you ... read more


The causes and treatment of periodontal disease

By Montefiore Medical Center
March 15, 2021

Most patients who have visited the dentist or seen a commercial for oral healthcare products are familiar with gum disease. However, even though it is openly discussed, many patients are unaware of what causes it, what it can do to the smile, and how to effectively treat it. The dental team at Montefiore Medical Center ... read more


Understanding the purpose of prosthodontics

By Montefiore Medical Center
February 15, 2021

There are many dental specialties that are recognized by the American Dental Association. This includes prosthodontics. Prosthodontics is a unique area that helps patients replace missing teeth or repair them when they are broken or not function properly. When oral function, appearance, and health are a concern, it is vital that patients visit a dentist ... read more


Why patients might require wisdom tooth removal

By Montefiore Medical Center
January 15, 2021

With an oral examination and a series of x-rays, the dentists at Montefiore Medical Center can easily spot issues within the smile that may require dental treatments. Once common concern is that of the wisdom teeth, or the “third molars.” These teeth are known for becoming potential issues within the smile for various reasons. They ... read more


What is prosthodontics?

By Montefiore Medical Center
December 15, 2020

At Montefiore Medical Center, we are committed to ensuring patients have access to the solutions they need for a beautiful, healthy smile that functions at its best. When patients are in need of restorative care, they may need prosthetics. Prosthetics are appliances used to replace missing teeth. To obtain the best possible care and attention, ... read more


How a smile makeover can help you achieve the look you’ve always wanted!

By admin
November 15, 2020

While a smile’s overall health is important, so is its appearance. The smile is the first impression you give to others, and when it is not as attractive as you’d like, it can make you feel self-conscious about how you look. This may carry into your social life, impacting your ability to connect with others ... read more


Whitening options for the smile

By admin
October 15, 2020

When Bronx, NY area patients think of a beautiful smile, they often picture Hollywood style, brilliantly white teeth. Unfortunately, not everyone has naturally white tooth enamel, and some patients may partake in habits that can cause discoloration, such as drinking dark beverages or smoking cigarettes. If you have been considering ways to brighten the smile, ... read more


What are the best replacement options for lost or extracted teeth?

By Montefiore Medical Center
September 15, 2020

Patients who live with one or more missing teeth will find that it affects every aspect of their daily life, both in their ability to speak and eat properly, and their confidence in their smile. The dentist of Montefiore Medical Center are here to help patients in choosing tooth replacement options that provide them with ... read more


How do I choose a cosmetic dentist?

By Montefiore Medical Center
August 15, 2020

Finding a cosmetic dentist is slightly different than seeking the services of a general dentist. Cosmetic dentists have special skill sets which allow them to enhance the smile with services that are dedicated to improving aesthetics. A cosmetic dentist can work with patients to help them choose the procedures that will help them achieve the ... read more


Elderly dental care: Why it matters

By Montefiore Medical Center
July 15, 2020

Many changes happen to the body with aging, but one thing will always stay the same: the importance of good oral hygiene. In the golden years, a lot of things will occur but oral health care will need to be even more important to maintain the health of the smile. Elderly dental care Patients of ... read more