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Whiten and Brighten Your Teeth for Summer

People look forward to summer all year because it’s filled with vacations, trips to the pool, more time with the kiddos, and frolicking at the beach. Many people start getting “summer ready” by working out a little harder at their favorite gym, eliminating those trips to the ice cream shop, and taking the stairs at work instead of the elevator. Who doesn’t want to look good during bathing suit season? If [...]

Bad Breath? It Could Be Related to Gum Disease

Practicing good oral hygiene at home between dentist visits is imperative to having healthy teeth and gums, but it’s also essential to your full health. When it comes to oral care, many people don’t realize just how important oral health is to your overall health. While the early stages of gum disease (when it’s referred to as “gingivitis”) are manageable, untreated gingivitis will evolve into more advanced gum disease that is [...]

Gum Care Just As Important as Tooth Care

When it comes to practicing excellent oral hygiene, it’s just as important to take good care of your gums as it is to take good care of your teeth. While everyone wants a dazzling, beautifully white smile that lights up a room, healthy, pink gums are also integral to maintaining a Hollywood-worthy, stunning smile.  Your Columbus Circle general dentist will perform a comprehensive evaluation on your first visit and discuss any problem [...]

By |April 4th, 2023|Categories: Gum Disease, Oral Health|

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|
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