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Why You May Need Scaling and Root Planing

What is scaling and root planing and why would I need to have it done? One such certainty is the necessity of maintenance. Without care and maintenance, many of the things we value will deteriorate, decay or fall into ruin. Our homes, for instance, require all sorts of repairs, as well as regular cleaning to…

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woman examining her bad breath

Bad Breath Can Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease

Is bad breath always related to what I’ve eaten or can it be the result of a health issue like periodontal disease? The social isolation brought on by the COVID pandemic has been extremely difficult in so many ways. For a lot of people, though, it has also been surprising. Socially interacting with people every…

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dental implants

Benefits of Dental Implants

Are dental implants really a good option for replacing missing teeth? Dental implants are artificial replacements for tooth roots. Made of titanium, they provide the anchoring foundation for replacement teeth, which may be a crown for a single tooth or a bridge for multiple teeth. These new teeth are made to match your natural teeth…

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woman with teeth whitened

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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tooth removal

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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clear aligners

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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gum disease

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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