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The seven common symptoms of TMJ/TMD

By admin
December 15, 2019

The temporomandibular joint, or the TMJ, is the jaw joint that hinges the upper and lower jaw while connecting it to the skull. There is a joint on each side of the jaw, and when it becomes problematic, it can become a chronic concern known as temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. TMD can be painful ... read more

How Does Dental Bonding Differ from Porcelain Veneers?

By Montefiore Medical Center
November 15, 2019

At Montefoire Medical Center, patients can obtain a wide range of dental restorations with our team of professionals. Cosmetic repairs can also be achieved by using solutions such as dental bonding and porcelain veneers. What makes dental bonding and porcelain veneers similar, and how are they different? Today, we will discuss and compare these two ... read more

Are you a candidate for dental implants?

By Montefiore Medical Center
October 30, 2019

When permanent teeth are lost, this can lead to serious negative impact to the smile’s health, function, and appearance. To prevent these complications from occurring, including an aged appearance, misalignment, or reduction functionality, patients need to have their missing teeth addressed as soon as possible with the team of Montefiore Medical Center of Bronx, NY. ... read more

Top Reasons for Cavities in Children’s Smiles

By Montefiore Medical Center
September 15, 2019
Pediatric Dental Services Bronx, NY

At Montefiore Medical Center, our team of providers see children on a regular basis who are in need of dental fillings. It is important for parents to fully understand the ways in which decay develops on a child’s smile so that they can take appropriate measures to keep it from happening again. Below are some ... read more

How to Address Sore or Bleeding Gums

By Montefiore Medical Center
August 15, 2019

You’ve been brushing your teeth, and you notice when you spit there is a fair amount of blood. Your gum tissue might also be red and swollen. Should you contact your dentist? Absolutely! The team at Montefiore Medical Center encourages patients to make an appointment with their dentist the minute they notice changes in their ... read more

Four Replacement Options for Missing Teeth

By Montefiore Medical Center
July 15, 2019

The dentists of Montefiore Medical Center are committed to helping patients around the community of Bronx, NY in achieving the smile they’ve always wanted. When tooth loss threatens the appearance and function of the smile, it is important for patients to book an appointment with our team to learn about the four replacement options for ... read more

Teeth Extractions

By Montefiore Medical Center
June 15, 2019

Though we always advise being careful, accidents may happen that lead you to have to make a decision regarding your tooth. We can come in and help repair the damage or provide more information so you can make the best choice moving forward. If you’ve recently broken a tooth, or have a dental issue that ... read more

Should I Get Sedation Dentistry?

By Montefiore Medical Center
May 15, 2019

Did you know that there are many people who come to the dentist with a little bit of nerves, or even avoid seeing their dentist because of anxiety? You may even be one of those people! But, you shouldn’t ignore your teeth, even if you are a little nervous about the dentist. Often, fear takes ... read more

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

What Causes Gum Disease?

By Montefiore Medical Center
March 15, 2019
Gums Treatment Bronx NY

If you’ve been looking in the mirror lately, but surprised by what you see, it could be the beginnings of gum disease. Periodontitis is a serious infection of the gums that damages soft tissue and also depletes the underlying bone that holds your teeth in place. Periodontitis can even cause your teeth to loosen or, ... read more