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How to Prepare for a Dental Cleaning

A dental cleaning is an important procedure that helps prevent tooth decay and other common oral health issues. While there aren’t any major requirements going into a routine cleaning, there are a few simple steps that you can take to make it go as smoothly as possible. What to Avoid Ahead of Your Dental Cleaning…

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What to Expect at a Routine Dental Exam

A routine dental exam is necessary for monitoring the health of your teeth and gums. Many people put off regular dental care out of fear, but we’re here to help put your mind at ease regarding what to expect at your exam. This process is crucial to ensure the health of your teeth. How Often…

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Protecting Tooth Enamel

Could my sensitive teeth be caused by damaged enamel from brushing too hard? Everyone knows who Superman is, even if we weren’t around when he made his first appearance in Action Comics in 1938. Since that debut, countless other comics, movies, and TV shows have made us all familiar with “the man of steel”.  Why…

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And You Thought Candy Was Bad for Your Teeth!

Which foods and beverages are the worst at causing tooth sensitivity due to enamel erosion?  Yes, of course, candy, cookies and other sweet treats are a hazard to your dental health. Some version of “Don’t eat sweets, or your teeth will all rot out” has been preached to kids for generations. Your parents said it…

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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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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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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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