Dental Health Blog Post

How can I remove plaque from my teeth?

By henley.tabal
September 15, 2022
Afro American teen girl opens mouth widely, brushes teeth

Your smile requires attention every day to keep it healthy. Many patients don't realize daily care is needed to achieve and maintain oral health and wellness. This also alleviates the development of problems such as plaque. The dentist at Montefiore Medical Center can evaluate you to help you learn more about caring for your smile ... read more


Are sugar-free drinks safe for the smile?

By henley.tabal
August 15, 2022
Asian attractive short hair woman chill out or take a rest at coffee shop.

During the hot summer months, it is critical to stay hydrated. And even though a can of ice-cold soda sounds like a refreshing drink, it can do more harm than good. Not only does soda not provide the hydration you need, but it is also high in sugars and acids that can contribute to the ... read more


Don’t forget to take good care of your toothbrush!

By henley.tabal
May 15, 2022
Toothbrushes in black glass

Did you know that toothbrush hygiene is just as important as oral hygiene? In order to keep your smile healthy and sparkling, it's vital to take care of your toothbrush. Our dentists are here to discuss what type of toothbrush to buy, how to properly brush your teeth with a toothbrush, and how often you ... read more


How to decrease or eliminate discomfort during dental work

By henley.tabal
March 15, 2022
Woman with aching jaw holding an icepack isolated

No one likes to deal with pain and discomfort after their dental procedures. In fact, most procedures are performed to alleviate pain from infection, decay, or damaged teeth. With this in mind, patients are encouraged to ask their dentist about their upcoming procedure and what they can expect for discomfort. Managing pain after these treatments ... read more


Why is it important to brush my tongue?

By henley.tabal
December 15, 2021
Woman Looking In Mirror Cleaning Her Tongue

Taking good care of the smile is important. Many patients associate at-home care with brushing and flossing the teeth. But did you know that you also need to brush your tongue? The team at Montefiore Medical Center are here to help patients understand the benefits of brushing the tongue to remove bacteria that can contribute ... read more


The importance of the right toothpaste

By kyle.farrell
August 15, 2021

Brushing and flossing the teeth is vital to achieving and maintaining a healthy smile. Patients who visit Montefiore Medical Center for dental services may often be asked by their dental hygienist or dentist about the products they use in home care. This includes not only choosing the right toothbrush, but choosing a toothpaste that is ... read more


Tips for maintaining oral health and wellness

By Montefiore Medical Center
June 15, 2021

When patients visit their dentist for regular dental cleanings and examinations, they are significantly reducing their risk of developing certain oral health concerns including oral infections, gum disease, and tooth decay. However, it is also important that patients understand the role at home between these visits to the dentist. Without proper home healthcare each day, ... read more


What to look for when choosing a new dental provider

By Montefiore Medical Center
May 15, 2021

At Montefiore Medical Center, we provide a wide range of dental services that can be used to help patients keep their smile healthy for many years to come! We understand how important it is to work with a dental provider that you know, trust, and respect. If you are on the lookout for a new ... read more


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


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