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How to Avoid Red Wine Teeth Stains During the Holidays

November 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 11:21 pm

Red wine being poured into a glassYou may drink a little more wine than usual during the holidays as you gather around the table with friends and loved ones. Red wine contains antioxidants that promote your general wellness when consumed in moderation. Although your physician may recommend an occasional glass or two, your dentist may not share the same opinion. Red wine can stain your teeth and increase your risk of various dental problems. Here is how you can safeguard your smile to keep your pearly whites healthy and bright.

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Let’s Get Some Things Straight: Common Questions About Invisalign

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 11:34 pm
Dentist smiles

Invisalign is a fairly new orthodontic method, but it has quickly grown in popularity because it can realign a smile without the dietary restrictions or conspicuous metal parts that come with traditional braces. As this treatment becomes more common, many people have questions about how the process works. Here are the answers to a few commonly asked questions about Invisalign treatments.

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Foods That Can Easily Chip Your Teeth

October 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 8:12 pm

Knocked over box of popcorn on yellow backgroundAs you sit down to enjoy a warm meal or grab a quick snack while running errands, you don’t expect a dental emergency to interrupt your plans. Unfortunately, many popular foods can result in a chipped or fractured tooth. Although your enamel is the hardest substance in your body, it isn’t any match against these 4 tooth-busting foods.

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The Inside Story on Your Mouth: Why Dentists Take X-Rays During Checkups

September 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 3:06 pm
a closeup of a dental X-ray image

When you see your dentist for a routine checkup and cleaning, although it might seem like a simple visit, there are actually quite a few things on the docket. Your dentist needs to inspect your mouth for any signs of problems, remove built-up plaque and tartar from your teeth, and ultimately ensure that your mouth is healthy and beautiful until the next visit. This routine also includes taking X-rays, and while some patients wonder why this step is necessary, it’s important to realize the vital role that it plays in preventive dentistry. Here’s more about how X-ray images can help your dentist provide you with the best possible oral care.

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3 Reasons Why Laser Therapy Has Become the Go-To Gum Disease Treatment

September 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 2:29 pm
a closeup of a dental laser tool

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide—in fact, research estimates that over half of all adults over the age of 30 have some form of the disease. It can cause a pretty significant amount of discomfort, but if left untreated, it has the potential to completely obliterate your oral health! Fortunately, it can be addressed with the help of your trusted dentist and a revolutionary, effective approach: laser therapy. Continue reading to learn more about why dentists these days are turning toward lasers to address gum disease.

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3 Awesome Advantages of Computer-Guided Dental Implant Placement

August 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 5:18 pm
a 3D render of the dental implant process

Dental implants are the name of the game when it comes to replacing missing teeth, having assisted countless patients with rebuilding their smiles. And in recent years, dental implant technology has made significant strides, transforming the way that dentists approach tooth replacement. One of the most notable advancements is the introduction of computer-guided implant placement, a cutting-edge technique that relies on special software and ultimately makes things quite easier. Continue reading below to learn a little more about how this new and exciting method differs from conventional implant placement.

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3 Cosmetic Treatments Tailor-Made for the Summer

June 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 5:56 pm
Woman swimming underwater

Summer is finally here! Now that the warmer weather has arrived, you have some days off work and are spending more time outdoors, so there is a lot to look forward to. However, if you aren’t feeling confident about your teeth, it can take away from the fun. Fortunately, there are a variety of cosmetic options out there to transform the appearance of your smile. Here are some treatments that are perfect for the summer!

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Why Summer Is The Best Time to Get Dental Implants

May 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 11:58 pm
dentist showing a patient a dental implant

Summertime is here, and as things start to heat up you might want to lounge around as much as possible. There are plenty of ways that you can do that, some of which may actually help you make your life much better.

Dental implant surgery, for example, involves a lot of resting and sitting around. As it turns out, there are plenty of reasons why you may want to start getting dental implants while the summer is still here. Here are a few examples.

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Teeth Whitening or Veneers: Which Should You Get?

March 22, 2023

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To brighten and whiten your smile quickly, your best bet is to visit a cosmetic dentist. They can easily make your pearly whites live up to their nickname! That said, you may not know which method you’d like them to use. In particular, you may wonder, “Should I get teeth whitening or veneers?” Fortunately, your local New York dentist is here to help you find the best option. To that end, here’s a summary of whitening and veneers’ differences and which treatment is right for you.

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4 Reasons to Start 2023 with a Dental Checkup!

January 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 1:10 am
a woman happily attending her dental checkup at the beginning of the new year

A new year has begun, which means it’s time for resolutions! Oftentimes, people make goals to improve their health or finances. The good news is that you can include both when it comes to caring for your teeth! By scheduling a dental checkup and cleaning early in the year,  you will be tending to your oral health and capitalizing on your dental insurance. Here are four reasons why visiting your dental team at the start of 2023 is a great idea!

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