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Month: June 2016

How Gum Disease can effect your body

Jun 24 2016 By The Dental Expert

What Is Gum (Periodontal) Disease? Gum disease is caused by two things: 1. the presence of bacteria in the mouth and 2. places for that bacteria to congregate and stay.  Most often, bacteria collect on buildup (calculus) around and below the gum line.  This buildup causes inflammation and irritation, triggering an immune response by the body.  The mildest form of gum (periodontal) disease is called gingivitis.  Left unchecked, the condition can create periodontal “pockets” or…

Don’t overlook important oral health habits for young children

Jun 17 2016 By The Dental Expert

Only 28 percent of American parents would give their kids an “A” grade for oral health, according to a new survey of American children’s dental health by Delta Dental.1 In fact, nearly nine of 10 parents (86 percent) say their children’s oral health isn’t as good as it could be. A majority of parents (51 percent) understand that oral care habits – rather than genetics or what their kids eat – are most responsible for their…

Spring Clean Your Mouth

Jun 03 2016 By The Dental Expert

Spring is a perfect time to say “out with the old and in with the new.” It’s also a perfect time to check in with your oral hygiene routine and freshen it up with a few simple swaps. Step 1: Replace your toothbrush. Toothbrushes should be changed out every 3-4 months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed or if you’re recovering from an illness. When you’re sick, storing your toothbrush near other toothbrushes in…

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283 Commack Road Suite 120
Commack, NY
11725 united states
(631) 499-5955