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Show Your 💖 Some Love Today

Kiss your Valentine with confidence this holiday, and everyday, by brushing and flossing regularly, while also maintaining your oral and overall health. Your good health is the greatest gift you can share with the people you love!  February is not only has Valentines Day but also is American Heart Month.  Its the perfect opportunity to […]


Do You Want A Younger Smile?

Do you want a younger smile?   Our rockin’ hygienist, Elena, gives some anti-aging tips for a younger smile. Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg, a dentist at [email protected], believes that our smile changes with age, but modern advances in dentistry that help create a youthful, healthy smile. “We are all aware of the many changes our bodies […]


New York Smile Specialists Merge with Gallery57Dental

We are very excited to announce that we’ve merged Gallery57Dental with NY Smile Specialists. Stop by, see what’s new, and meet Dr. Robert Rawdin and his amazing daughter Dr. Samantha Rawdin and Dr Spiro Balaouras. More information about our dentists can be found here. [fruitful_tabs type=”vertical” width=”100%” fit=”false”] [fruitful_tab title=”Dr. Robert Rawdin”] Dr. Robert C. […]


It’s Time For A Sweet Tooth Makeover

This week’s NYT Book Review reviewed, “The Case Against Sugar.” http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/06/books/review/should-you-stop-eating-sugar.html?_r=0 The book uses decades of nutritional research to establish refined sugar as the major culprit in our health epidemic of obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders. Refined sugar has long been know to be the primary culprit in dental decay. The rate of sugar consumption and […]


Post Workout Tooth Friendly Snacks

After a hard workout, it’s tempting to binge on snacks that can undo all the time and effort you’ve spent burning calories and defining your body. Satisfy post-workout hunger with nutritious snacks that will help replenish your energy and rebuild muscles. Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg, on Floss Talk, discussed the do’s and don’ts of snacking before […]


Top 5 Oral Symptoms Of Diabetes

Your dentist might be the first to know you have diabetes or pre diabetes. Especially since most adults visit their dentist annually, usually more often than their regular doctor, it’s the perfect opportunity to screen patients for oral symptoms. Approximately 26 million Americans have diabetes according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and more […]


5-Top Tips To Help Unclench Your Jaw

Constant clenching and grinding your teeth when you are tense is a condition called Bruxism. The continuous stress on your jaw can lead to TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder), a painful condition that can cause neck, head and jaw pain and clicking of the jaw. Painful symptoms include head and neck aches, worn down teeth and […]


Nutritional Supplements That Increase The Risk Of Bleeding

Many patients neglect to tell their doctors that they are taking natural supplements on a daily basis.  Some “Natural” or “Herbal” supplements can create a risk during a dental procedure, by causing increased bleeding. Please tell your doctor if you are taking any of these natural supplement, or any other medications, for your own safety. […]


First Aid For A Chipped Front Tooth

“Oh no”, my front tooth chipped! A front tooth chipping is an alarming occurrence. While there is usually no pain, there may be a sharp edge and depending on the size of the chip, it may be unsightly. The first thing to know is that the tooth is unlikely to keep chipping over the next […]


Extracting The Truth About Wisdom Teeth

Articles have emerged discouraging removal of wisdom teeth, especially when they are not creating pain or other problems.http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/09/21/still-little-evidence-for-removal-symptom-free-wisdom-teeth.html Wisdom teeth, or third molars, most often grown in between the ages of 17-26 and sometimes cause symptoms such as root damage, and swelling and need to be removed. Some dental experts believe in extracting them early […]


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