About Dr. Rastegar

NYC Cosmetic Dentistry by Dr. Rastegar in the Heart of Midtown Manhattan. We are conveniently located close to all MTA, at 340 Madison Ave., Suite 4B – Call (212) 692-9090 to schedule an appointment today.

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How Dentists Help Diagnose Diabetes

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Dentists Can Diagnose Diabetes? Dentists diagnose & treat a myriad of oral health maladies, but bet you didn’t think your dentist could diagnose diabetes – or at least help to do so. As if we need another reason to keep up our normal thrice yearly dental visits, here comes recent news out of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York. Problem: As with periodontal disease or gum disease, many people walk around...

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What Is The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Holidays |

What’s The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth? Is there a best Halloween candy for teeth? Basically the worst types of Halloween candy for your teeth are those which are hard, sticky, sweet & sour. That narrows it down doesn’t it? Some of us love the chocolate, others prefer the gummies, but is there a consensus as to what Halloween candies are worst for our teeth? Among dentists there is, especially for those of us with...

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Is Xylitol Toxic to Dogs?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Dental Care |

Yes, Xylitol Is Bad For Dogs Most dog owners know there are certain foods that we as humans love, but are quite dangerous to our dogs. Chocolate comes to mind immediately, but did you know that xylitol is bad for dogs? According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Xylitol is present in many products and foods for human use, but can have devastating effects on your pet. From newspaper to pillows, shoes, & slippers, it seems...

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Is Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Safe & Effective?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Teeth Whitening Madison Ave. |

Charcoal Teeth Whitening? So let’s get this straight, people use charcoal for teeth whitening purposes? Even to a dentist this seems like an oxymoron, but it’s becoming pretty popular. Why is charcoal – or to be completely accurate, activated charcoal – used for teeth whitening purposes? With endless aisles of toothpaste, floss & mouthwash at our trusty neighborhood grocer – along with rows of teeth whitening...

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Healthy Snack Alternatives for Kids

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Sugary Snacks Affect Oral & Overall Health…& Grades Are you packing the right type of snacks in your children’s lunchbox? How about that afternoon snack after they get home from school? If kids don’t know any better they could find themselves reaching for sugary snacks instead of healthier options. Maybe your child has a serious sweet tooth – what kid doesn’t? But it’s important to remember that the...

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