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Popular Trends That May Hurt Your Dental Health

Health trends (or fads, some may say) have been coming and going for centuries. Most of the fad diets or health trends that gain popularity are just that—fads that grow popular quickly but soon fade away, only to be replaced by the next hot idea on the market.  Some of the most popular health trends of recent years have been: Raw food diet Keto diet Paleo diet Low carb craze Master [...]

A Smile Makeover May Fix Your Dental Woes

If you’re dealing with a dental issue like an abscessed tooth or a cavity, you know your general dentist will get you fixed up in a jiffy, and your tooth will be fully functioning in no time at all. However, when it comes to dental problems that hurt the aesthetics of your smile (how beautiful your smile is), you may need the skillful, artistic hands of a Columbus Circle, NYC,

By |February 3rd, 2023|Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry|

Stained Teeth? Cosmetic Dentistry Whitens and Brightens Teeth

One of the most common issues that prompt people to find a Manhattan cosmetic dentist is stained or discolored teeth. A lackluster smile is a fairly easy dental problem to solve because there are so many cosmetic dentistry procedures available in Columbus Circle, NYC, to whiten and brighten dull smiles. Many people have stained teeth due to their diet; there are many foods and beverages that stain or [...]

TMJ and Sleep Apnea: Distant Cousins or BFFs?

If you’ve ever had a bad night’s sleep, you know it can affect the whole next day’s productivity, your mood, and your overall health. If you don’t sleep well on a regular basis, then you may be at your wit’s end wondering if you’ll ever catch the Zzzz’s you need to feel well. Sleep disturbances in some form affect millions of Americans, but there are solutions to bad sleep other than [...]

By |August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Sleep Apnea, TMJ|

Are Your Habits Affecting Your TMJ?

Most New Yorkers have busy lives. With work, family, after-school activities, travel, transportation issues, and just general daily errands, New Yorkers are always on the go. In the hustle and bustle of New York City life, sometimes people don’t put their health at the top of their priority list. Your daily habits can actually make some existing dental problems worse, and bad habits can also exacerbate certain medical conditions, including TMJ/TMD [...]

By |July 5th, 2022|Categories: Oral Health, TMJ|

Are All-on-4 Dental Implants Best For You?

If you are facing a serious dental issue that may require teeth extraction, teeth replacement, and extensive restorative dentistry, you are not alone. In the Manhattan, NYC area, many people come to realize their damaged, decayed teeth, or missing teeth are in need of some type of restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, or some combination of both. Tooth loss is something many people face on a daily basis, but there are solutions [...]

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: All-On-4, Dentures|

5 Ways COVID-19 Affected Our Mouths

While the virus is much less potent than it used to be, we can still see the effects of COVID-19 in our mouths and teeth. Dry Mouth and Gum Disease One of the long-COVID symptoms is a dry mouth. You’ve probably heard that saliva is the first step in digesting your food, and that’s correct, but it has more than one function. Saliva also protects your teeth and gums by washing [...]

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: Oral Health|

Can Invisalign Fix Multiple Problems at the Same Time?

People have been worrying about the position and appearance of their teeth for centuries. Even in the 1700s, dentists in France began creating custom mouthguards and removing wisdom teeth to fix overcrowding. As we know them today, traditional braces were developed in 1819, but clear aligners took almost 200 more years. Invented in 1997 by two Standford University Students, Invisalign is the first and most effective clear aligner system. Appolon Dental [...]

Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

Does your jaw hurt? Do you want to discover the source of your jaw pain? At Appolon Dental Group, we treat jaw pain that stems from all kinds of issues. Our focus is on treating the cause of your pain, not the symptoms. That way, we can treat it for good. Many people and doctors jump to TMJ as the cause of jaw pain without looking further into it. [...]

By |March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Gum Disease, TMJ|

Dental Implant Problems: What is Peri-Implantitis?

When you received your new dental implants, you expected all your problems to be over. For most people, this is true. However, some can develop peri-implantitis. Peri-implantitis is an infection similar to gum disease caused by bacteria building up around the implant, below the gumline. Three situations primarily drive it. First, you're at a higher risk if you have a compromised immune system. Be sure [...]

By |February 21st, 2022|Categories: Dental Implants|
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