Posted On: Mar.28, 2020
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... + read more
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. ... + read more
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... + read more
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... + read more
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"... + read more
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... + read more
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... + read more
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 ... + read more
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... + read more
Oral Health Affects Overall Health
Posted On: Mar.07, 2016
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has an excellent summary of the importance of a healthy smile to the overall health of the body. In addition to the points that are raised, its been shown that there is a bi-directional relationship with oral health and diabetes, meaning conditions in the mouth can ... + read more