Healthy Mouth = Healthy Body

Did you know that a healthy mouth means a healthy body? There is a direct link between oral health and overall health. We are a Staten Island dentist who can provide you with a healthy mouth to help keep your overall health in check. Here are some reasons why going to your dentist in Staten […]

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You think you know about this Valentine’s Day Sweets?

Try These Alternatives to Valentine’s Day Sweets Roses are red. Violets are blue. These alternative treat Valentine’s Day sweets ideas are sure to satisfy you. This Valentine’s Day, serve up something special for your sweeties. No reason to put your teeth, or your health, at risk by devouring sugary sweets. Kiss the candy goodbye! 1. […]

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Triclosan Debate

Recently I was looking at my daughter’s natural toothpaste, reading the ingredients I wondered what exactly was natural about it! So when the news started to report about Triclosan in Colgate Total toothpaste, already having an interest in toothpaste ingredients, I looked at the pros and cons of Triclosan. Colgate Total is the only toothpaste […]

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Reasons to Get Your Wisdom Tooth Removed

Wisdom teeth usually cause issues when they protrude through the gum. Listed here are the most common reasons for why your wisdom teeth should be removed. 1. Tooth decay Bacteria and particles of food can gather around an affected wisdom tooth, which can cause it to decay. It is exceptionally hard to remove a tooth […]

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Only 1 in 10 smokers who visited a dentist received advice to quit

Not all smokers receive tobacco cessation advice from health care providers (HCPs), according to a study from Ohio State University. Researchers note that although factors associated with receiving HCP advice to quit smoking and the effectiveness of such advice have been examined, no recent study has explored differences between types of HCPs (eg, physicians vs […]

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Sex and Oral Health

A patient asked me recently how sex and oral health are related. My initial thought that came to mind was of halitosis . Bad breath could have a serious impact on your love life and be a mild symptom of a more serious condition . Good oral hygiene , flossing and regular dental check ups […]

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Having My Glass Half Full.

40’s is the new 20’s I can attest! My Glass is half full. I haven’t always felt this way. I would see my glass as half empty at best. Maybe you are already there looking on the bright side of life, but if not I hope my story inspires you to look at life differently. […]

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