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Best Practices for Teeth Whitening

How do I know what is safe and effective when it comes to teeth whitening? We all want to make a good first impression, whether it is with someone we are meeting for the first time or walking into a room filled with friends and family. One of the first things that anyone notices is…

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Recovering After Having a Tooth Removed

On a day-to-day basis, we see various reasons for tooth extractions in our New York offices. Sometimes, an extraction occurs because of extreme decay and neglect. Other times, an extraction is the first step toward a set of new teeth or a bridge. Another common cause is wisdom tooth removal. With all these situations, the…

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Four Procedures that Can Transform Your Smile

We all want to have a smile that we love! Unfortunately, certain factors and variables can get in the way of perfect teeth. This includes everything from genetics to poor dental hygiene. At Cohen Dental Care, our goal is to help New Yorkers in Briarwood, Great Neck, and the surrounding areas overcome these barriers and…

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Common Signs of Gum Issues

In Great Neck, Briarwood, and across the globe, gum issues are common in adults and children alike. Left untreated, gum disease and gingivitis can cause more extreme problems in your mouth and even in other parts of your body. That’s just one more reason why it is important to keep on top of your oral…

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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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