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Change Your Life! Dental Implants in Staten Island

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Healthy teeth that work as nature intended are indispensable for a high quality of life and overall health. Anyone missing a tooth might be interested in learning about dental implants, available from Staten Island Dental Care. Dental implants can be used to replace one or two teeth, or to anchor dentures. Mini dental implants, also…

Best Practices For A Beautiful Smile: Cosmetic Dentistry in Staten Island

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Even if you value a healthy smile, it’s easy to get complacent about smile-friendly choices. At Staten Island Dental Care, our goal optimum dental health and a beautiful smile for each of our patients. Our cosmetic dentistry helps you meet your goals. Here are our recommended best practices for ideal dental health and a beautiful…

Not All Smile Makeovers Are Created Equal

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Hello Staten Island! Welcome to the Staten Island Dental Care – Dr. Frederick Hecht dental blog. Let’s talk about smile makeovers. Some Staten Island patients wonder if  the term is synonymous with cosmetic dentistry. Are the placement of four porcelain veneers considered a smile makeover? Well, yes and no. If your smile is attractive and…

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

Categories: Dental Health
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Today, we’re reviewing the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was invented in the early 1960’s by Colorado dentist Dr. Gerald Moyer and John Mattingly, a hydraulics engineer. The apparatus is now known by the brand name Waterpik, though many people…

Halitosis And Xerostomia (Bad Breath And Dry Mouth)

Categories: Dental Health
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While substandard dental hygiene is the most prevalent cause of halitosis, many circumstances can contribute to or intensify the condition. One of these is the lack of saliva or xerostomia. Saliva and Oral Health Saliva moistens the teeth and gums and gets rid of odiferous dead cells. Saliva also neutralizes the ever-present acids on the…

Replace Old Silver Fillings

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Superficial cuts in the skin subside without a trace, infections are wiped out with antibiotics, broken bones mend, and inflamed tissues subside. Our teeth, unfortunately, can’t regenerate. Decay can be halted in its progress, but scientists are still years away from actual enamel regeneration. That’s why the team at Staten Island Dental Care – Dr.…

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