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Is Periodontal Disease Really That Bad?

Modern dental techniques have helped many people prevent tooth loss and have a great smile throughout their lifetimes. The care that we receive from our dental professionals makes it seem like our teeth are almost invincible, but there are still many conditions that cannot be reversed, such as periodontal disease, a common problem that can […]


Did You Know Your Dentist Can Treat Sleep Apnea?

by Robert C. Rawdin, DDS The importance of sleep cannot be over-emphasized. Sleep replenishes your body and mind. Sleep allows your body to stay healthy and recharges your battery every day so you can be active and productive in your daily life. If you don’t sleep well, you know it. Poor sleep or deprivation of […]


Are All Sugar-Free Gums Created Equal?

Which sugar-free gum is the healthiest? As part of our healthy lifestyle, we try to eat responsibly ie organic, non GMO, natural… and of course we only chew sugar- free gum. We dentists recommend chewing gum because it increases the salivary flow in the mouth. Especially if chewed after eating, the increased salivary flow can […]


Whitening Trays: How to Use Them

Using your teeth whitening trays is crucial in ensuring they work effectively. Follow Drs. Sam and Rebecca as they explain what steps you need to take to properly use your teeth whitening trays. Step 1: If You Tend to Be Sensitive… Additionally, you may speak with your dentist regarding further desensitizing options that work best […]


5-Ways The Flu Compromises Oral Health

It’s official, 2018 flu is the worst with hospitalizations higher than ever seen since tracking has begun in 2005 and it’s far from over. The CDC predicts that although it has probably peaked, there at least 11-13 more weeks of influenza to go. Most people who get the flu see improvement in several days to […]


Dental Trends To Leave Behind In 2018

New year, new you… right? No? Whew, me neither. Even though we may not have become entirely new people over the course of the last few weeks, wellness is still at the forefront of everyone’s minds. And since dental health is an integral part of our overall health, there are a few key trends you […]


5-Ways Exercise Helps You Sleep Better

Working up a sweat at the gym can lead to more restful Zzz’s at night. Just 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a week enhances the quality of your sleep by 65 percent and leaves you feeling more energetic all day. Developing a regular fitness regimen can transform the way you sleep at night […]


Why My Patients Love Solea Laser

I work in a midtown Manhattan dental office and have a lot of busy patients. Solea Laser allows me do in one visit, what could take many visits with a conventional drill. My patients truly appreciate being able to be treated quickly and painlessly in one visit.  Dental phobic patients are not uncommon, their anxieties run deep and can […]


Raising The Barre For New Year’s 2018

Every New Year we all resolve to start a new fitness regimen. In fact last year, despite being the most popular resolution, only 8 percent of people actually followed through. It’s extremely hard to keep it going regularly and once we’ve fallen off the wagon it gets harder and harder to get back into fitness […]


Dr. Sam’s Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Still scrambling to find a holiday gift for your family/friend/co-worker/work wife/work husband/dog walker/hair stylist/manicurist/doorman? Luckily, there’s one thing that they ALL have in common… they’ve all got teeth that need some TLC.  Who wouldn’t want a gift that can give them a sparkling smile AND improves their overall health and wellness? Check out our fun […]


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