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What Is The Gum Disease Infection Connection?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Midtown Manhattan NYC Dentist Shares The Gum Disease Infection Connection Gum disease is more common than you may think, it has been reported that 3 out of every 4 Americans have signs of mild periodontal disease or gingivitis. There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease, with particular concentration on the connection between oral inflammation, infection, and other major overall health problems. Emerging studies link...

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3 Keys to Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

A Little Smile Maintenance Goes a Long Way Maintaining a healthy smile is easy, and can even save you money at the dentist. All it takes is some super simple – but consistent – dental hygiene habits to keep your kisser in tip top shape. A diligent daily dental hygiene regimen – along with some preventative dentistry – is the first ingredient toward keeping a beaming & bright, healthy looking smile. Why Is Dental...

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3 Reasons Why Straight Teeth Equals a Healthy Smile

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Invisalign |

Madison Ave Invisalign Dentist Shares Why Straight Teeth Are Healthier Teeth   Having straight teeth isn’t just for looks, having properly aligned teeth is a major factor in maintaining both optimal oral health – and overall health. According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health.     Lots of readers may have had braces when they were...

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More No Good Dental Health Myths

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Dental Care |

  In our first installment exploring some of the most common dental health myths, we examined how tooth pain and dental x-rays are two myths to be busted. Part two of this series identifies a couple more myths we need to dispel, much to the detriment of our dental health.   Dental Health Myth #3: Bleeding Gums Are Completely Normal Bleeding gums is often times one of the first noticeable signs of gum disease, which left untreated can...

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The Gum Disease & Diabetes Connection

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

“Both gum disease and diabetes are chronic diseases, and they both make each other worse.“     November is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of our bodies. In addition, diabetes can lower our resistance to infection and slow the healing process....

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