Author: East Village Dental Arts

What Makes Some People More Prone to Getting Cavities Than Others?

Since you were a kid you have been constantly told about how brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing will keep your mouth free from cavities. Using a fluoride toothpaste and seeing your dentist for regular cleanings was all you needed to do for a healthy mouth. So, why are you still getting cavities?

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Oral Health Is Still Important During A Pandemic

Oral health is still important during a pandemic, and preventative dental health remains essential. The pandemic has caused multiple effects regarding oral health from the postponement of non-urgent dental care early in the pandemic to now somewhat a return to normal care. Although it appears that Americans have heeded recommendations to continue with at home care, there remain effects and unintended consequences.

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Oral Healthcare Tips For Moms To Be

Pregnancy is an exciting and wondrous time, but it comes with many unknowns.  Expectant moms in East Village, NYC are faced with an onslaught of books and articles concerning the “dos and don’ts” during pregnancy.

Of utmost importance is keeping both mom and baby healthy. Maintaining oral healthcare is one of those necessary things to do.

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9 Tips to Improve Your Enamel Health

Our enamel is that shiny hard surface covering our teeth which helps to shield them from decay. Protecting our enamel and keeping it strong is easy to do if you know how. Unfortunately, once you have damaged or eroded it, it is impossible to regenerate it.  Take advantage of these 9 tips to improve your enamel health and keep those pearly whites sparkling.

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Signs and Symptoms of Receding Gums

Ask anyone what they care about the most when it comes to their oral health, and most will list two main concerns. They worry about whether their pearly whites are white enough, and they have concerns about their breath. Few people will tell you they worry about their gums, especially receding gums, but that doesn’t mean this topic shouldn’t be a major concern.

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Should I Replace My Missing Tooth?

People lose teeth from varied reasons like decay, gum disease, cancer treatment and lack of proper care. Tooth loss can also occur playing sports without the proper equipment and from many other types of accidents.

No matter how you lost your tooth, the answer to the question of “should I replace my missing tooth?” is a resounding YES, and as soon as possible. In fact, doing nothing about your missing tooth is the only option you should avoid. Now that you know the answer, we will explain why it is so crucial to do something about that missing tooth.

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