tooth pain

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

So you have a toothache? Ouch! We feel your pain — literally. Almost every person has experienced tooth pain at some point in their lives, but each of them goes through this tough situation for different reasons. While the best way to determine what’s causing your toothaches is to schedule a visit, below are a…

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All About All-on-4 Restoration

A smile can say a lot about you. If you’re considering a replacement for your damaged or missing teeth, it’s important that you understand all of your options. Today, you have many choices, including classic dentures, single implants, and partials. But the dental industry is constantly changing and improving, and we are excited to offer…

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Common Questions from Patients

After several years of practicing dentistry, I have had the pleasure of working with a variety of patients from the Briarwood and Great Neck areas. While each of these individuals is unique and has customized treatments, I have noticed some similarities between many of them: curiosity. I’m always happy when a patient is comfortable enough…

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How to Keep Your Smile Shining

If there’s one thing I know after years of working with patients, it’s how much individuals appreciate a bright smile. After all, your smile is your calling card. It’s one of the first things others notice when you step into the boardroom, go on a first date, attend a class reunion, and simply walk down…

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Should you visit the dentist during a pandemic?

In 2020, the way we think about the world and our healthcare changed dramatically. The rise of COVID-19 and its continued spread have impacted families across the world, including in Great Neck, Briarwood, and New York as a whole. The terms “quarantine” and “social distancing” are now part of our daily life and vocabulary. And…

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unhealthy oral habits

Five oral health habits you should drop ASAP

Smoking and Chewing Tobacco For decades, we’ve known that tobacco is a major contributor to poor oral health. Smoking and chewing can lead to a range of diseases and troubling conditions. According to the CDC, smokers have twice the risk for gum disease as a nonsmoker, and the longer you smoke and the more cigarettes…

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How to Wow Us at Your Next Appointment

We love working with all our patients in the Great Neck and Briarwood area, and we especially love helping them get smiles they are excited to show off. Part of that comes from the choices they make at home between visits. If you’re looking for ways to protect your teeth on your own, we have…

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What to Expect at Your Next Dental Checkup

Regular dental exams are one of the easiest ways to keep your mouth healthy and avoid issues like cavities and gum disease. Still, we recognize that not everyone enjoys their visits. Some individuals in the Great Neck and Briarwood area have phobias connected to dental cleanings, and COVID-19 has further complicated the way we perform…

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How stress impacts bruxism

In the United States and across the globe, stress is at an all-time high. According to the American Psychological Association, nearly half of parents with children under age 18 say their stress levels related to the coronavirus pandemic are “high,” ranking between an eight and a 10 on a 10-point scale where one means “little…

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Is a night guard right for you?

If you’ve found yourself on this page, you’re likely wondering if a night guard can help you with your dental concerns. We’ve worked with countless Briarwood and Great Neck patients who have greatly benefited from using a night guard to treat bruxism, or tooth grinding. While a complete dental exam is the best way to…

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