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Month: May 2017

What Exactly is a Crossbite?

May 20 2017 By The Dental Expert

If you are like most people you may not have a full understanding of what a crossbite is until you or a family member is diagnosed with one. Basically, there are two types of crossbites and both of them can lead to jaw pain, TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction), and other issues such as receding gums and loose teeth. These side effects are not things that anyone wants to deal with, but the good news is…

What to do if you break a tooth?

May 12 2017 By The Dental Expert

There are few dental traumas worse than breaking a front tooth. A broken front tooth impairs your ability to eat and talk, and there’s the embarrassment that comes from missing such a key part of your smile. The time just after breaking or losing a front tooth requires quick decisions made from solid information. Like a lot of medical issues, there are a lot of myths and old wives tales out there about what to…

How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth And Gums

May 06 2017 By The Dental Expert

There are 36 million smokers in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, amounting to about 15 percent of the population. While this number has declined over the years, it’s still a large number of people who are at risk for dental issues that come with smoking. What does smoking do to your teeth? Tobacco hurts your teeth in many ways. Cigarettes limit your mouth’s ability to fight off infection, which leaves you defenseless…

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