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Broken tooth on vacation?

What happens when you break a tooth on vacation? Dr. Samantha Rawdin is on-the-job providing tips on how to manage this dental emergency: You’ve been planning for months. Flights are booked. Bags are packed. You finally arrive at your destination… and then your tooth breaks. What’s a vacationer to do?! Well, it’ll depend on a […]


Getting Personal About HPV and Oral Cancer

Dr. Samantha Rawdin gets personal about HPV and Oral Cancer: April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and as a member of the medical community dealing directly with the oropharynx (including the mouth and throat), this is something that we feel our patients and readers should be aware of. Although it doesn’t always get the attention […]


Can Activated Charcoal Toothpaste Make Your Teeth Whiter?

Dr. Samantha Rawdin clarifies the hype over charcoal toothpaste. Can it really make your teeth whiter? In accordance with the DIY health remedies that have taken the Internet by storm recently, we wanted to take a closer look at one in particular—activated charcoal toothpaste. Up there with turmeric and matcha, activated charcoal is an increasingly […]


A Reflection from Drs. Robert Rawdin, Balaouras, and Samantha Rawdin and Staff

To Our Patients, Friends, Family and Colleagues, It’s been three months since we’ve moved and so far the feedback has been great! The office renovation is complete. The integration of our practice into Gallery 57 Dental (now NY Smile Specialists at Gallery 57 Dental) is finally and happily, complete. We are happy to have welcomed […]


Millennial’s Poor Oral Health Impacts Job Prospects

Are you a millennial looking for a job? Forbes says you may want to visit your dentist first… https://www.forbes.com/sites/dianahembree/2017/03/28/why-some-millennials-arent-smiling-bad-teeth-hinder-28-in-job-search/#c8642d359c6a Here’s Dr. Sam Rawdin’s proven oral health tips for millennials. This week, Forbes reported on an American Dental Association (ADA) study that showed 28% of millennials feel the state of their teeth and smile has a direct […]


Coping With Dental Anxiety

      Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg of New York City’s [email protected] discusses ways to alleviate dental anxiety:   Dental anxiety affects up to 20% of adults and can have serious health consequences. Fear of dental treatment may keep patients from seeking or delaying care until there is an emergency, often resulting in pain and additional […]


Complimentary iSleep Evaluations To Celebrate World Sleep Day

On Friday March 17th between 9-4pm we are inviting our existing patients and the public to come and learn about the sleep disorder, Sleep Apnea, that is affecting millions of Americans, but far too often goes undiagnosed. Those who suffer from sleep apnea can stop breathing up to 50 times a night in severe cases. […]


Food For Thought During National Nutrition Month

Chew on this. Neglecting your teeth leads to tooth decay, periodontal disease, bone loss and even tooth loss. Nutrition plays a big role in all this. We need to eat the right foods to keep our teeth strong. March is National Nutrition Month, a good opportunity to take a bite out of your worst eating […]


The Truth About Sleep Apnea

DR. ROB RAWDIN EXPLAINS THE TRUTH ABOUT SLEEP APNEA: The American Academy of Sleep Medicine labels sleep apnea as “A hidden health crisis costing America billions”. Sleep Apnea is a serious health condition where you actually stop breathing during your sleep. These episodes of not breathing can last for a few seconds or up to […]


Healthy Snackin’ During Children’s Dental Health Month

February we celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month to help raise awareness about the importance of developing good oral health habits at an early age. Remember to schedule regular dental visits to establish a foundation for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Teaching kids to enjoy healthy snacks that are low in sugar is an […]


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