Your smile is an important part of how you present yourself to the world. It gives you confidence and helps you look your best. This is one major reason why cosmetic dental procedures are so popular: They let people have a bright smile that makes them step out into...read more
One of the first things people notice about you when making a first impression is your smile. If you're concerned that you may have crooked or unaligned teeth that are sending the wrong impression about you, you have a range of options to fix your smile including...read more
If you don’t like your smile, you’re not alone. In a recent study conducted by the American Association of Orthodontists, more than a third of Americans said that they avoid smiling because they don’t like their teeth. Having been proudly practicing cosmetic dentistry...read more
Periodontal disease or gum disease is an infection of the tissues around the teeth. When plaque builds up in the sulcus (the small crevice between the gums and the surface of the tooth), bacteria begins to damage these tissues and wear away their connection to the...read more
I have spent many years as a cosmetic dentist in Manhattan, New York and every sunny day I see the effect a sunny day has on the city. People from all five boroughs flood the parks to take in the rays, work on their tan, and enjoy the weather. Little do these sun...read more
New York City is a great place to live, work, and play. As a leading dentist in one of the world’s busiest cities, I know all too well the stress that my patients undergo. If stress is allowed to plague the body long enough it can cause severe damage to an...read more
Although it is commonly believed that the teeth are fused or attached to the surrounding bone structures of the jaw, in reality, the roots are surrounded by a soft periodontal ligament. This is why when you press against a tooth or slightly “wiggle” it, you can feel...read more
A new review of studies delves into how to beat bad breath (halitosis) -- and gives high marks to mouthwashes. Researchers led by Zbys Fedorowicz from the Bahrain Ministry of Health reviewed results from five studies with participants who were randomly given...read more
For a healthy smile brush between meals, floss regularly and eat plenty of chocolate According to Tulane University doctoral candidate Arman Sadeghpour an extract of cocoa powder that occurs naturally in chocolates, teas, and other products might be an effective...read more
Dentists have warned for years that keeping your teeth brushed and flossed can drastically cut down on gum disease, as well as reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Now, researchers at West Virginia University have found a clean mouth may also help preserve...read more
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