Category Archives: Blogs by Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg

5-Signs You Have A Cavity

By: Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg Most of the time you cannot tell if you have a cavity. Like most chronic diseases, (think high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease), there are no symptoms until the disease is very advanced. Fortunately, now days we have diagnostic aids to detect disease before there are symptoms. That is why it […]


The New Cerec Primescan – Delivering A BETTER & FASTER Patient Experience.

By Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg The NEW Cerec Primescan has arrived at Gallery57Dental. What does this mean to you as a patient? You can look forward to even faster more comfortable visits with exceptional results. Better Unlike the messy impressions of old, the digital scanning experience is comfortable, accurate and fast. Places that are normally hard […]


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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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 […]


5-Ways Probiotics Improve Oral Health

By Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg What are Probiotics? Probiotics are all the rage and easily available at your local drugstore or any health food store.In the battle against disease causing bacteria, probiotics are a natural way to help defend your body by increasing the number of good microorganisms and fighting the bad ones. Studies have shown […]


Brushing In The Shower – Gross Or Smart?

By: Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg Another great divide among Americans is whether or not it’s okay to brush and floss your teeth in the shower.  For some of us it’s a great time saver and others believe it’s just plain gross. “When I saw through the steamy fog that my boyfriend was brushing his teeth in […]


Fluoride Is Essential To Dental Health

by: Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg and Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg  The introduction of fluoride in water and toothpastes over the last 70 years has led to large decreases in dental decay. One of the 20thCentury’s Greatest health Achievements Water fluoridation was a major breakthrough for national oral health when it was first introduced in 1945 in Grand Rapids, […]


What is Dental Anxiety?

“Fear of dental treatment may keep patients from seeking or delaying care until there is an emergency, often resulting in pain and additional oral health issues. Ironically, phobic patients may wind up needing more extensive treatment than they would have needed had the problem been treated in a timely manner resulting in increased treatment, trauma […]


Dental Health and Nutrition

Did you know just one tic tac is enough to turn your mouth acidic for two hours? Getting adequate nutrition as a vegetarian or vegan may be difficult and your teeth may not be getting what they need to stay healthy. How often should one eat might clash with what is ideal for creating an […]


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 […]


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