Routine Dental Care

Should I Consider an Electric Toothbrush?

By henley.tabal
May 30, 2023
woman brushing teeth with electric toothbrush

At Montefiore Medical Center, we believe that a full education in the many ways to improve oral health and wellness is the foundation of a healthy smile. This includes learning about the tools and instruments that can eb used at home to keep cavities and disease from becoming a serious issue. Oftentimes, we may recommend ... 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

Why should I floss?

By ryan.loweree
October 15, 2021

To maintain a healthy smile, it is important to not only brush the teeth and visit the dentist, but to floss at least once a day. Flossing is a great way to get to places your toothbrush cannot. There are lots of people who struggle with flossing for a variety of reasons, either the inability ... 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

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

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 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 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

Oral Health Considerations For Older Patients

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

May is Older Americans Month, and we want to celebrate our wiser and more experienced patients by discussing some key points for oral health in people who are 65 years or older. Why Do Older Patients Have Unique Dental Needs? Aside from possibly having crowns, bridges and dentures, men and women who are over 65 ... read more

Let’s Talk about your Dental Phobia

By Montefiore Medical Center
November 15, 2017
Routine Dental Care Bronx NY

Intense fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist is not unusual. Between 9%-20% of Americans feel some kind of fear about sitting in the dentist’s chair. This is normal, but for some their fear is a profound and debilitating phobia. Dental phobia leaves feelings of intense anxiety and panic with those who have it. They ... read more