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You Don’t Want a Smile Like a Jack-O-Lantern’s: Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy This Halloween

October 13, 2023

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The Halloween season is full of spooky sights, but you don’t want your child’s teeth to be one of them. While Halloween is a frightful blast of terrifying fun, it leaves the teeth of children everywhere awash with sugary candy that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Without the proper precautions, one month of scary celebrations can lead to dental emergencies later on. Here are a few tips to help your family avoid oral health problems during the Halloween season.


3 Reasons Not to Skip Your Next Dental Appointment

September 12, 2023

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Woman with brown hair in teal dentist chair while dentist in white coat and green mask holds up instruments and an aide prepares tools behind him

If you regularly brush and floss your teeth, you might be tempted to skip your next dental visit. After all, your teeth are clean. Do you really need to bother with the trip and the expense? The answer is a resounding yes! There are spaces in your mouth where bacteria love to thrive, like between your teeth and under your gumline, that impact your health. It’s important to see your dentist once every 6 months to catch any potential problems before they can progress. Continue reading to learn 3 reasons it’s so important to keep your next appointment with your dentist on the calendar.


Some Back-to-School Tips for Your Next Dental Exam

August 24, 2023

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If you’re a student, you might’ve let your oral care routine slide this summer. That’s normal enough – neglecting teeth for sunny fun is tempting. With Fall’s arrival, though, now’s a great time to get back into the swing of things. You could impress your classmates with a healthy and gorgeous grin! In fact, your Long Island City dentist can help you do so. To that end, use these helpful back-to-school tips to pass your next dental exam.


The Secret to a Beach-Ready Smile

July 31, 2023

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Close up of woman's teeth with veneersIf you plan on spending a lot of time soaking up the sun at the beach this summer, don’t let your teeth hold you back from feeling your best. If you’re embarrassed by stains, cracks, or other imperfections, you can get your smile beach-ready with porcelain veneers. Don’t worry, you won’t need an invasive procedure or a lengthy treatment plan. Here’s how you can have a picture-perfect smile after just 2 appointments.


5 Essential Oral Health Tips During Summer Vacation

June 15, 2023

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Woman smiling while walking on the beach at sunset

If you’re traveling this summer, there are a few things you need to do ahead of time to ensure you have a great time. That starts with planning your itinerary and extends to submitting your PTO request, shopping for new clothes, and finding someone to watch your pets. Your to-do list should also include something else: taking proactive measures to prevent a dental emergency while you’re away. With this in mind, here are a few essential oral health tips for summer vacation.


Why Should You Start Invisalign This Summer?

May 11, 2023

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A blurred woman holding an Invisalign tray

As someone with crooked teeth, you may be considering Invisalign. After all, this procedure can effectively and subtly align your smile. Still, perhaps you’re not sure about when to begin treatment. In that case, though, you’re in luck: there are great reasons to start Invisalign this summer. Doing so, you see, would grant several unique perks. Let your Long Island City dentist explain to learn more about them. Here are three big upsides to starting the Invisalign journey in the summer.


Your Guide for Safeguarding Your Smile from Oral Cancer

April 2, 2023

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a patient attending their oral cancer screening

Oral cancer is very serious; studies show that around 54,000 new cases of the disease are diagnosed annually, with almost half of those cases having a grim prognosis. But believe it or not, oral cancer is also among the most preventable types of cancer out there, and with a little knowledge and assistance from your dentist, you can easily safeguard your smile from precancerous conditions. In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month this April, here’s what your dentist in Queens wants you to know about the disease!


Give Your Smile a Spring Cleaning This Year!

March 4, 2023

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If spring cleaning has been on your mind lately, you’ve probably been thinking about cleaning out your closet, tackling that pile of clutter in the garage, or tidying up every nook and cranny of your home to provide yourself with some much-needed respite! But have you thought of giving your teeth a spring cleaning, too? Your pearly whites can greatly benefit from some extra care and attention this season, and your dentist wants to share four tips with you to help you out. Keep reading to learn more.


Why Keeping Your Heart Healthy Starts with Your Smile

February 16, 2023

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February isn’t just the month of love – it’s American Heart Month as well! Since 1963, this has served as a reminder to focus on the battle against the leading cause of death in America: heart disease. While moving your body daily and filling your plate with vitamin-rich foods are no-doubt important, you should also focus on your smile this month. To learn more about the link between heart health and oral health, read on!


3 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Oral Health

January 8, 2023

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smiling family holding sparklers

The quality of your teeth makes a massive impact on the quality of your life, often in ways you may not even realize. Taking better care of your teeth will make a massive impact on the way you talk, eat, and smile.

Now that the new year is here, it’s a good time to reevaluate your oral health. Here are a few new years resolutions that could potentially make a strong positive impact on your smile.

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