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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…

Closed Memorial Day 2016

May 27 2016 By The Dental Expert

It’s Memorial Day weekend! A fun time to gather with friends and family celebrating and relaxing. With all the fun activities, comes all the delicious party food. One of the most popular items consumed during the Memorial Day holiday is actually the worst for your child’s teeth. What is it, you may ask? The answer is SODA! Soda gets continuously sipped, providing a steady supply of pure sugar to your kiddo’s vulnerable teeth. This holiday,…

Commack dental Design Baby Teeth

May 20 2016 By The Dental Expert

The story begins by quoting a remark that’s often heard: “What’s the big deal if toddlers get cavities? Those teeth are going to fall out anyway.” It then goes on to thoroughly debunk that myth — citing evidence about the importance of baby teeth from numerous scientific studies, and offering suggestions about how to keep your children’s teeth in good shape. Of course, the vital role played by healthy baby teeth isn’t exactly news to…

Stress in dental

May 13 2016 By The Dental Expert

Stress can be harmful to us in many ways but here at commack dental design we can help. In addition to taking a toll on emotional well-being, it can impact physical health by increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart disease, affect sleep and memory, cause headaches, and worsen depression. Not only that, but it can impact the health of your smile!! Here’s what you need to know: Bruxism (teeth grinding): High levels…

What Type of Floss Should I Use?

May 06 2016 By The Dental Expert

We know we don’t have to tell you this—but flossing at least once a day is key to healthy gums and teeth! And while studies have shown it doesn’t really matter what kind of floss you use (as long as you do it!), people are more likely to use floss that’s easy for them to use. We’ve broken down the different types of floss, so you can decide which is best for you! Waxed and…

Looking after our teeth On the Go

May 02 2016 By The Dental Expert

Looking after our oral health on the go can sometimes be difficult, indulging in that caramel latte on the way to work, rushing lunch before a meeting or a cho colatey mid-afternoon snack to get you through to dinner time all has an impact on our teeth. Yes we all may brush our teeth for two minutes twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, but between the first and last brush our teeth can come…

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Apr 22 2016 By The Dental Expert

Dental anxiety is one of the most common phobias in the world with nearly a third of all adults disliking the dentist and 1 in 10 of us having a phobia so strong that we actually avoid making visits to the dentist. Dental fear is a problem that needs to be tackled head on however as our oral hygiene is incredibly important for our health. With that in mind I thought it would be worth…

Broken tooth Commack

Apr 11 2016 By The Dental Expert

If you have chipped your tooth or broke it our commack practice offers emergency dental procedures Broken, chipped, or cracked tooth Rinse your mouth with warm water and apply a cold compress to your face. Go to the commack dentist right away. If the tooth was broken or chipped, bring the tooth fragment wrapped in wet gauze or a wet towel.

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