Dentures – dentist Staten Island and Brooklyn

15 09, 2017

Dentures – dentist Staten Island and Brooklyn

It can be daunting to navigate your options for replacing lost teeth. What types of dentures are available? Do you have any other options besides dentures?

Full dentures – dentist Staten Island and Brooklyn

If you’re missing all of your teeth, then you may want to consider full dentures. A full set of dentures consists of two plates – a top plate and a bottom plate.

 

If you’re missing one or a few teeth, then you may want to consider a partial denture. This...Read More

Posted on September 15, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
15 08, 2017

Should you floss? – dentist Brooklyn and Staten Island

Is it true that you shouldn’t floss?

Flossing has been recommended by dentists for decades, as a way to remove plaque and debris from the spaces between the teeth, where a toothbrush cannot reach. However, the practice has recently been called into question. Do you really need to floss? Why would anyone suggest that you don’t?

The difficulty of getting evidence – dentist Brooklyn and Staten Island

It turns out to be surprisingly difficult to get high-quality scientific evidence about practices...Read More

Posted on August 15, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
14 06, 2017

What is dental bonding? – cosmetic dentist Brooklyn and Staten Island

It’s common to have small cosmetic problems with the smile. Chipped or broken teeth, small gaps between the teeth, and teeth that are too small are all problems that many people have. Although we refer to these as “small” problems, they often don’t feel small to those who have them. These people may feel embarrassed to smile or laugh. It can have a significant impact on their lives. Fortunately, a dentist can easily fix issues like these with dental bonding.

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Posted on June 14, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
14 05, 2017

Why dental implants are the treatment of choice for missing teeth – dental implants Staten Island and Brooklyn

While we strive to save every tooth, there are times when it simply isn’t possible, and a person loses a tooth. When this happens, a gap is left in the person’s smile.

What is a dental implant? – dental implants Staten Island and Brooklyn

A dental implant is an artificial tooth. A titanium peg is surgically implanted into the tooth socket where the tooth was lost. This acts like the root of the artificial tooth. The top of the peg passes through the gum tissue, and a crown is attached to...Read More

Posted on May 14, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
14 05, 2017

The advantages of digital X-rays – Staten Island and Brooklyn dentist

From time to time, X-rays are necessary in dental care. They’re used for screening, because cavities can develop between teeth where they can only be seen using an X-ray. They’re also useful in other situations, such as when you’re having a problem with your teeth that your dentist needs to check out, or when you’re having treatment with Invisalign to straighten your teeth. The picture taken with X-rays is called a radiograph.

Our office offers digital X-rays for our patients. There are...Read More

Posted on May 14, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
14 04, 2017

How can I get whiter teeth? – teeth whitening Staten Island and Brooklyn

Most people accumulate stains on their teeth over time. Coffee, wine, curry, and other popular foods and beverages cause stains on the enamel. The brightness of your smile can be affected by these stains. Many people are searching for a way to get their beautiful white smiles back.

We offer two different options for whitening your teeth. You can come into our office and get your teeth whitened in just one hour, or we offer a take-home whitening kit that you can use at your own convenience.

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Posted on April 14, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
15 03, 2017

What are veneers? – Brooklyn and Staten Island dentist

Many people have problems with the appearance of their teeth. Some may have several chipped or broken teeth. The teeth may be severely discolored. Some or all of the teeth may be too small. There may be gaps between the teeth. Those with such problems often feel uncomfortable or embarrassed when they smile, laugh, or meet with new clients at work.

All of these problems can potentially be solved using veneers. This versatile treatment can help with many different issues that affect the teeth, and it...Read More

Posted on March 15, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
16 02, 2017

The importance of your oral health for your heart – dentist Brooklyn and Staten Island

Most people want to have healthy gums because they know that it can save their teeth. This is definitely true, given that periodontitis (gum disease) is the leading cause of tooth loss in the U.S. However, many people don’t realize that the health of your gums also has broader implications. Skipping your oral hygiene routine could even cost you your life.

The link between heart health and oral health – dentist Brooklyn and Staten Island

A number of studies have linked the health of your gums to...Read More

Posted on February 16, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
16 01, 2017

What is Invisalign®? – dentist Staten Island and Brooklyn

Many people are embarrassed by their smiles. It’s hard to smile confidently when you have crooked or poorly aligned teeth. People who don’t like the way their smile looks may avoid social functions out of embarrassment, and may even have professional setbacks related to their unwillingness to smile in front of others. However, even though they want a better smile, many adults don’t feel ready to commit to braces for a year or more.

Fortunately, there is a solution. You can straighten your teeth...Read More

Posted on January 16, 2017 By Alex Parshin in
26 10, 2013

Athletics & Your Dental Health

The latest article from Medical News Today features a spotlight on a different aspect of dental health that we do not hear about often. Studies find that poor oral health greatly affects an athlete’s performance. This study, performed by Professor Ian Needleman from the University College London Eastman Dental Institute looked at 302 athletes from the 2012 Olympics. The research focused on the impact of oral health on the overall quality of life as well as training regiments and...Read More

Posted on October 26, 2013 By Alex Parshin in