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Sep 15 2019
Wisdom Teeth Removal NYC

What Are the Best Foods to Eat Following the Removal of Wisdom Teeth?

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Wisdom teeth, or the “third molars,” are teeth that develop in the back of the mouth. They are typically the very last teeth to emerge through the gum line, and do so around early adulthood. However, because these teeth emerge so late, there is often not enough room for them to erupt through the gum […]

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Aug 26 2019
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Dental Symptoms of a Tooth Infection

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What is an infected tooth? An infected tooth is one in which bacteria has infiltrated beneath the surface and started to proliferate within the tooth. Bacteria colonize the pulp, soft tissue within the tooth that supplies blood. Ultimately, the infection can threaten the nerve and spread far beyond the tooth. Inflammation and pain in and […]

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Jun 14 2019
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Common Foods That Cause Cavities

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Having cavities can put you at risk of developing more serious dental problems, such as infections and severe decay. While regular dental cleanings and brushing are important there are other ways to lower your risk of cavities. What Are Cavities? Cavities are parts of your teeth that are damaged due to bacteria, poor oral hygiene, […]

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Apr 12 2019

Can I Go to the Dentist for Sleep Apnea?

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What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by multiple brief interruptions in sleep (apneas) that take place each night. Although each individual episode is very brief, this can have an effect on your health. Sleep apnea reduces the oxygen available in the bloodstream, in which the body responds by alerting the […]

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Feb 26 2019
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Do I Have to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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Your wisdom teeth are the third and last set of molars that you get. For many people, these teeth erupt through the gums during the ages of 17 and 25 years old, although some individuals don’t get them at all. Wisdom Teeth Complications For some people, wisdom teeth break through the gums without causing any […]

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Feb 25 2019
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How to Determine When You Need a Root Canal

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Tooth pain is often a sign of serious issues with your teeth, which may include a root canal. Root canals are performed when the nerve of the pulp of the tooth becomes infected and inflamed due to dental decay, a cracked or broken tooth, or an injury to the tooth. Knowing more about this procedure […]

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Jan 22 2019
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What Are Dental Emergencies?

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Brushing and flossing your teeth daily helps you fend off dental health problems. Plaque, tooth decay, and cavities are all things you prevent bit by bit with the help of your trusted local dentist. Although most dental issues can be prevented this way, there is the occasional exception. A dental health emergency can strike quickly […]

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Jan 22 2019
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When Should My Child Go to the Dentist?

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When children develop good dental health habits early on, it can improve their health for the rest of their lives. If kids truly understand the importance of brushing and flossing, they are more likely to avoid plaque, tooth decay, and other issues as kids, teens, and adults. With that in mind, it’s vital kids get […]

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Dec 17 2018
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What Happens When I Don’t Get a Cavity Treated

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When you have a cavity, you might not experience symptoms right away. When you do start to have symptoms, they might not seem severe enough for you to get treatment. Causes of Cavities Cavities occur when holes form in your teeth due to decay. This can happen when your teeth are covered in plaque, which […]

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Dec 17 2018
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Dental Implants vs. Denture Implants

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When you have teeth missing, there are different options to choose from in order to improve your smile. Dental implants and dentures are both options to consider for replacing missing teeth. Each option has certain pros and cons that you should be aware of before making your decision. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are […]

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