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Office Status Update

 
Posted On: May.13, 2020

I hope this note finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety. As p...

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Covid-19 Impact (update 4/16/20)

 
Posted On: Mar.28, 2020

Dear Patients: Our top priority is the health and well-being of our patients, families, staff, and community. To that end, the practice is currently closed, in accordance with guidance provided by the American Dental Association. Subsequently, the Governor of New York stated through Executi...

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Gum Disease and Hypertension

 
Posted On: Sep.28, 2019

A recent study demonstrated the increasing likelihood connections between gum disease and hypertension. The New York Times summarizes the results here. ...

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Wine Stains on Teeth

 
Posted On: Mar.24, 2019

Ever wonder what you can do to prevent red wine stains on teeth? Try cleaning them before you pick up the glass! New York Magazine: Red Wine Stains on Teeth...

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

 
Posted On: Nov.29, 2018

A recent study has indicated that treating periodontal disease in patients with diabetes may improve the diabetes condition. Yet another link between diabetes and gum disease.  Reuters: Diabetes and Gum Disease...

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Tips for Avoiding Enamel Erosion

 
Posted On: Feb.11, 2018

Acidic beverages can cause great damage to the enamel of the teeth. Lemon and other citrus flavors are very acidic. Here are some tips, such as having these beverages at the same time as a meal, to avoiding potential difficulties. "The Downside to Drinking Flavored Water"...

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Some Health Conditions May Show up in the Mouth

 
Posted On: Sep.30, 2017

Reader's Digest lists a few systemic conditions that may manifest in oral health issues. Regular dental check-ups can help stay on top of things.  Dental Problems Revealed in the Mouth...

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Challenges with Age and Oral Health

 
Posted On: Mar.28, 2017

Continuing the discussion on older adults, the NY Times recently described the unique challenges, the importance of preventive care, and the efforts being made to help this population by local communities.  NY Times Older Adults...

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Oral Health and Older Adults

 
Posted On: Jan.17, 2017

US News and World Report discusses the importance of oral health for older adults. Since Medicare does not cover most dental care, preventive treatments such as additional cleanings and fluoride can make a big difference to maintaining a smile and healthy diet later in life. This article discusses ...

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Heart Disease Risk

 
Posted On: Aug.28, 2016

It is already known that there is a link between gum disease and heart disease from studies over the years. Reuters reports on this recent study from the Netherlands that uses an even larger group to find a connection. The results showed that twice as many of those with gum disease, or periodontal d...

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