Category Archives: General Dentistry

Do I Need an Expensive Toothbrush?

If you’re as obsessed with your teeth as we are, you know that brushing your teeth every day is key to oral health. And we make sure to brush and floss twice a day. But, do you ever wonder if you could be doing a little bit more for your teeth health? Maybe you’ve been […]


Dentures, Implants, and Bridges

No matter how old you are, the genetic and environmental factors that impact your teeth can start to show themselves at any time. If you have a family history of soft or weak teeth, you may be looking into dentures or implants already, even if you’re only in your forties! The truth is that there […]


Why A Healthy Mouth Equals A Healthy Body

By: Dr. Samantha Rawdin This Sunday, April 7th, is World Health Day! This holiday is celebrated to increase awareness for global health.   …But what does that have to do with a blog on a dental website?  It gives us the opportunity to remind all of you about the link between oral health and overall health! […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



How Safe And Necessary Are Dental X-rays?

By: Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg X-ray technology has changed dramatically since the 1800’s when Nobel Prize winning German physicist Wilhelm Rontgen made his discovery. Early X-rays used large doses of radiation. New technology, safety procedures and regulations have greatly reduced exposure to well within maximum permissible dose levels. At Gallery57Dental, we have the latest digital sensors […]


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