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Here's What Your Dentist Is Looking For During Your Cleaning Nov 1st, 2019

Looking back on your last dental cleaning, you probably remember a lot of pressing on your teeth and requests to “open wider” as the overhead light illuminated the depths of your mouth. What was your dentist looking for? At Mayer Dental Care in Midtown West in New York City, Dr....

Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth Oct 1st, 2019

On average, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have three or more missing or decayed teeth, according to the American Dental Association. A tooth can be missing for a range of reasons, from mouth injuries to gradual decay over time.  Addressing such an absence is important for your...

When are Dentures Your Best Option for Replacing Missing Teeth? Sep 1st, 2019

The Etruscans in northern Italy were the first known denture-makers. In the 7th century BC, they fashioned their replacement teeth out of animal or human teeth. Dentures have come a long way since then, and even a significant distance just since your grandparents wore them.  Today’s removable dentures are custom-fitted...

Gum Disease Can Impact More Than Just Your Oral Health Aug 5th, 2019

Periodontal, or gum disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the United States. While the loss of your teeth can lead to considerable problems with your oral health, gum disease has also been linked to some fairly serious health issues, including diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Here...

Veneers: A Quick and Easy Solution to Many Smile Flaws Jul 16th, 2019

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you — as a universal sign of warmth and approachability, a sincere and engaging smile communicates interest and makes others feel welcome and at ease before you even speak a single word.  But if your personable smile also reveals...

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants Jun 17th, 2019

A full set of healthy, gleaming teeth looks great and tells the world you’re confident, positive, and happy. But missing teeth can send the opposite message if it stops you from smiling and causes ou to withdraw from social activities. You’ve thought about correcting your dental problems, but you’ve heard...