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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

Cosmetic Dentistry

By Montefiore Medical Center
February 15, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry Bronx, NY

By utilizing the benefits of cosmetic dentistry, you can get the smile you’ve always wanted. Before you go see your dentist, you may want to learn a little more about what’s available. There are a lot of options, and understanding a little more can help you ask the right questions. Keep reading to learn more ... read more

Most Common Tooth Injuries

By Montefiore Medical Center
January 15, 2019
Dental Care Bronx NY

If you’re one of those people who is a little extra cautious when it comes to walking on the ice or playing sports, we totally understand you. One of the things we’re especially aware of is the things that can cause injury to our teeth. Keep reading for some of the most common tooth injuries. ... read more

Bad Side Effects of Not Taking Care of Your Dental Health

By Montefiore Medical Center
December 15, 2018
Dental Care Bronx NY

It can be easy to forget that our bodies consist of different systems that can all influence and affect each other. Sometimes, it’s something we eat that causes us to break out in hives. And though our stomachs are connected to our skin, we often ignore what our dental health can do to influence other ... read more

Commonly Misunderstood Dental Facts

By Montefiore Medical Center
November 15, 2018
Dental Care Bronx NY

We hear a lot of things patients believe about teeth, and correct people whenever they come into our office with dangerous or unhealthy ideas. But, not all of our patients ask questions or say how much they know about them. You may believe things about teeth from what you’ve seen on television, heard from friends, ... read more

Repairing Missing Bone with Grafts

By Montefiore Medical Center
October 15, 2018
Oral Surgery Bronx NY

If you’ve had cancer, you know that life is different after you’re cancer-free. You may have had radiation and chemotherapy, and been left feeling tired and very unlike your normal self. If you’ve had cancer in the mouth, your daily routine may be very different, too. You may have difficulty chewing, swallowing, or speaking if ... read more

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

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