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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

Consider Saving a Tooth Before you Decide to Replace it
... Scaling may require multiple sessions and will require a greater effort from the patient in performing daily oral hygiene and visiting the dentist regularly to closely monitor gum health...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Advancing Gum Disease Requires Thorough Treatment to Control it
...Neglecting oral hygiene allows bacterial plaque to build up on tooth surfaces, which can give rise to aggressive gum infections known collectively as periodontal (gum) disease...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Dental Implants in Mount Kisco, NY
...Although implant teeth will never decay, the gum tissues around them can become inflamed or infected in the absence of good oral hygiene...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health
...Plus, it’s a great opportunity to review your at-home oral hygiene...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
... On your supermarket or pharmacy oral hygiene aisle you’ll find dozens of products promising to restore that lost luster, including toothpastes, whitening kits or even chewing gum...

Seek Immediate Treatment for this Advanced Form of Gingivitis
It takes only a short time neglecting your oral hygiene before you begin to notice some unpleasant things with your gums: swelling, redness or even bleeding...

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease
...You should also practice daily oral hygiene with brushing and flossing, along with keeping up your regular dental cleanings...

Don't Let GERD Ruin Your Teeth's Health
...If you’ve been diagnosed with GERD, be sure to maintain good oral hygiene practices like brushing or flossing, especially using fluoride toothpaste to strengthen enamel...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Treating Gum Disease may Require Invasive Procedures
...Without proper oral hygiene plaque builds up with large populations of bacteria that can trigger an infection...

Stop Gum Disease Before it Harms Your Health
...If you don't practice effective oral hygiene, however, within a few days you could develop an initial infection called gingivitis...

National Fresh Breath Day Reminds Us to Seek Out the Source of Bad Breath
...You can help reduce any disease-based odors by keeping up your daily oral hygiene, especially if you're undergoing treatment for a systemic condition...

New Minimally Invasive Techniques are Improving Tooth Decay Treatment
...Oral hygiene and regular dental care are our basic weapons in the war with tooth decay...

A Partnership With the Dentist Will Help Your Child's Teeth Develop Normally
... For you that means first and foremost keeping up your child’s regular oral hygiene practice...

Smile Confidently With Teeth Whitening
...Poor oral hygiene and the simple passage of time also greatly add to the problem...

Your Smile Can Be Your Passport to the World - Take Care of It With These Tips
...A daily oral hygiene practice helps keep your teeth shiny and clean and your gums a healthy shade of pink...

4 Common Causes for Gum Recession
...If you have thinner tissues, you’ll need to be diligent about oral hygiene and dental visits, and pay close attention to your gum health...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...