About: Jody Rawdin

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General Dentistry NYC

What Causes Gum Disease?

If you’re concerned about gum disease, this is the post for you. Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a concerning infection that damages the soft tissue of the gums which can destroy the jawbone that supports your teeth. In extreme cases, periodontitis can even cause teeth to loosen or fall out completely. Periodontitis is too common […]


Why A Healthy Mouth Equals A Healthy Body

By: Dr. Samantha Rawdin This Sunday, April 7th, is World Health Day! This holiday is celebrated to increase awareness for global health.   …But what does that have to do with a blog on a dental website?  It gives us the opportunity to remind all of you about the link between oral health and overall health! […]


OUCH Does Tooth Whitening hurt? HELP Is Tooth Whitening Unhealthy?  

By: Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg Does whitening hurt? Sometimes! Is it unhealthy? Not when used properly! Read on! I will explain how bleach works and some tricks to help with sensitivity. Whitening is an easy, non-invasive way to make your smile feel more beautiful.  The major drawbacks are cost and fear of sensitivity. Why do teeth get stained […]


Dental Anxiety Management New York, N.Y.

What Should I Know About Sedation?

If you’re the type to postpone a visit to the dentist because you’re anxious or nervous, you’re not alone. So many people come to the dentist with a little bit of the jitters, or even avoid the dentist because of full-blown anxiety. But, you shouldn’t ignore the health of your teeth, even if you are […]


The Top 7 Signs Someone You Know Could Have Sleep Apnea

By: Dr. Robert C.  Rawdin Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects, an estimated, 1 in 4 adults. At least 80% of those affected are undiagnosed. If sleep apnea is not treated it can lead to serious health issues that will have long term negative effects on ones well being. With sleep apnea […]


How Do Dental Professionals Get Their Kids To Brush?

Have you ever met a kid who LIKES brushing his teeth? Not likely! Toothbrushing is not the most fun activity for children, but it is absolutely necessary for a healthy life. Unfortunately they are usually too young to understand the consequences of neglecting their teeth. What’s at Stake?   Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg & Her Son […]


5-Ways Inflammation Endangers Oral and Overall Health

By: Dr. Samantha Rawdin February is American Heart Month! Though it may not be obvious at first, there is a direct correlation between oral health and cardiovascular health. That connection? Plaque. There’s plaque in your mouth and plaque in your arteries. Even though they’re not the same types of plaque, one can still influence the […]


5 Facts About Canker Sores

By: Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg Canker sores are painful white ulcers inside your mouth that tend to sneak up on you when you’re most vulnerable. Winter flu, times of stress, or just cleaning your teeth a little too roughly can trigger their appearance. How can something so small cause so much discomfort? 1. What are canker […]



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Are PFASs In Dental Floss Harmful To Your Health?

By: Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg There has been some recent news about an article in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology (2019) that found an increase in “per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)” in people who used some types of floss. What are PFAS? PFASs are found in many products as they are used in nonstick […]


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