Summer is the Best Time to See Your Dentist

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Manhattan Dental Health |

Summertime is Checkup Time   It’s not like we should need a good time to see our dentist, but for most of us convenience is a key factor. With everything else going on in life, sometimes scheduling – and/or keeping – that dentist appointment can prove challenging at best. But summer is the smile season, and you shouldn’t neglect your smile just because there’s too much other stuff to do. It’s true, we...

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Is Tooth Decay the Oldest Disease Known to Humans?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Manhattan Dental Health |

Tooth Decay Is the Oldest Disease Known to Man   It’s not the common cold. Nor is it arthritis, malaria, or leprosy. According to Healthplex Dental trivia, tooth decay is not only the oldest disease we know of, but also the most common and widespread. A quick internet search should reveal plenty of claims to the contrary, with even the Guinness Book of World Records getting in on the action proclaiming leprosy appeared prior to tooth...

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Why Dentists Love the Month of April So Much

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Manhattan Dental Health |

What Is It About April that Dentists Love?   Don’t be mistaken, dentists love every day of every month of the year they get to fight off the cavity creeps for their trusting patients. But they seem to favor a couple few months that really drive home the dental health awareness message. Now that Spring is upon us here in the upper half of our planet, April gives dentists three more oral health topics to discuss with patients, team members,...

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Don’t Visit the Dentist After St. Patrick’s Day

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Manhattan Dental Health |

Dental Emergencies as a Result of St. Patrick’s Day Across the country on the day after St. Patrick’s Day, dentists see a 64% increase in emergency dental visits. That’s a pretty big jump considering most of us aren’t bar brawling hooligans out to paint the town green…or are we? Why the Day After St. Patrick’s Day for So Many Emergency Dental Visits? As if we really need to ponder that one. The most obvious...

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5 Keys to Optimal Oral Health Care at Home

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Manhattan Dental Health |

Image credit Have you resolved to take your oral health more seriously after an excruciating bout with toothache? If so, you are not alone. Many people often only appreciate the benefits of a sound oral hygiene after battling an epic toothache and spending a fortune on dental procedures designed to minimize, if not eradicate the pain and discomfort. Fortunately, you can easily keep dental woes at bay by keeping in mind the following oral...

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Avoid These 4 Bad Breath Foods on Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Manhattan Dental Health |

Are Any of These Bad Breath Foods on Your Valentine’s Day Menu? With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, we’d all better make sure we keep these bad breath foods off the dinner menu. Of course we can all name the usual suspects when it comes to the most offensive bad breath foods. Garlic, onions, tuna fish, & some stinky cheeses certainly top the list of bad breath foods, but there are a few more everyday offenders that...

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