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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 […]


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 […]


A New Smile for the New Year

Your resolutions may include learning a new language, taking better care of your health, or improving your confidence by taking care of issues that have bothered you for years. No matter what you want to work on, trying to make some improvements in life is a great goal. And if you’re thinking of improving your […]


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