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Dentures, Implants, and Bridges

No matter how old you are, the genetic and environmental factors that impact your teeth can start to show themselves at any time. If you have a family history of soft or weak teeth, you may be looking into dentures or implants already, even if you’re only in your forties! The truth is that there […]


Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Veneers

By: Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg What are veneers? Veneers are a thin layer of porcelain, (think fake nail), that covers the tooth. Why choose veneers? Veneers are a great option for those looking to restore discolored, worn or misshapen teeth. How long do veneers last? On average veneers can last about 10-25 years with proper care. […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Negative Side Effects of Not Taking Care of Your Teeth

For some of us, taking care of our teeth is routine. And that’s a good thing. For others, getting into the habit of brushing and flossing, or even seeing your dentist regularly, is a bit harder. But, you may not know that keeping your teeth healthy may also be improving your overall health. Keep reading […]


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 […]


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