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Common Causes of Bad Breath

Does your breath stink or has someone mentioned it to you? Bad breath or halitosis is not only embarrassing, but it might be an indicator that there is something else going on. If your breath always seems to stink and you can’t freshen it up, Dr. Appolon at Appolon Dental Group in Midtown Manhattan can help. Discover the common causes of bad breath and how to treat [...]

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Most Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Achieving a beautiful smile doesn’t have to break your bank. At Appolon Dental Group, we understand the importance of sticking with a budget which is why we wanted to break down the most affordable cosmetic dentistry options at our dental office. With our affordable cosmetic dentistry options and our different payment plan options, any of our patients can reap the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. Our Midtown Manhattan dentist recommends [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Invisalign vs. Metal Braces – What’s Right For You?

If you're unhappy because your teeth are crooked, crowded, or gapped, you’ve most likely browsed different orthodontic treatment options. For most people, it really comes down to two options: Invisalign vs. metal braces. These are the two most popular orthodontic treatments and for good reasons. To start, they both work effectively and they’re relatively close in price, with Invisalign costing a bit more. Appolon Dental Group in Midtown Manhattan [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Best Cosmetic Dentistry Options to Whiten Your Smile

A white smile is a symbol of healthy and beautiful teeth. Although it’s natural for teeth to become discolored or stained over time, there are numerous cosmetic dentistry options to whiten your smile available at Appolon Dental Group in Midtown Manhattan. Dr. Appolon is happy to meet with you for a consultation to help you determine which cosmetic dentistry option is right for whitening your teeth. Professional Teeth [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

So You Really Want to Close the Gap in Your Smile? We Have Options

If you have a gap in your smile, it might make you self-conscious. There’s really no way to hide it--it’s right in front of your mouth, and it shows itself every time you talk, laugh, eat, or smile. Fortunately, if you’ve decided that you want to close the gap in your smile, we have options. But make sure you’re happy with that decision first. Is Your Gap Really so Bad? [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Little Ways Dental Implants Are Different from Natural Teeth

Dental implants are the tooth replacement that is most like natural teeth. But if you get beyond the basics, implants aren’t exactly like natural teeth. Sure, they look like natural teeth and let you chew just like natural teeth. You even care for them like natural teeth, with brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits, and they can last a lifetime like natural teeth can. But there are some differences which are [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Self-Screen for TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorder, known more commonly as TMJ, is notoriously difficult to diagnose. Despite the condition becoming more and more prevalent, some estimates suggesting that TMJ effects over ten million Americans, symptoms often vary in both severity and the ways in which they manifest, making it much more difficult to diagnose. That’s because medically, temporomandibular joint disorder is considered an umbrella term describing a symptom complex instead of a [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Genetics or Oral Hygiene? Take Control of Your Oral Health

Having greater access to information like the psychology of child-rearing isn’t always a good thing. For one, it can make it pretty easy to blame our parents for just about everything. Not good at making friends? Maybe your parents didn’t teach you to socialize. Convinced the world owes you something? Maybe your parents spoiled you as a child. Millennials especially can find these thoughts comforting, but who could blame them? When [...]

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Your Guide to White

In the past decade, teeth whitening has become cheaper, safer, and more effective — especially when it comes from the professionals. The more popular it gets, however, and the more often it’s mentioned my Instagram influencers, Youtubers, and the like, the more misconceptions can go rampant. Some of these misconceptions might even push those looking for a brighter smile to harmful alternative whitening methods like charcoal toothpaste.Today, we’re here to [...]

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Teeth Whitening|

You Don’t Have Be Afraid of Dentures

Facing the loss of all your teeth can embarrassing, difficult, and terrifying. Family members may not understand well enough to offer the support you need, and worse, might see it as your own fault. The truth is, however, tooth loss is much more common than you might think. In a recent study by the American College of Prosthodontist, researchers found that an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Dentures|