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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

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