If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

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If your gums bleed when you floss your teeth, should you drop flossing from your dental health routine? We’re asked about this from time to time at Staten Island Dental Care. Our answer is short and right to the point: “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums…

You Should Worry if Any of These 3 Things Happen in Your Mouth

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The state of your dental health is closely related to your overall health, which is just one of the reasons why daily brushing and flossing is so important. At Staten Island Dental Care we’re going to use this post to discuss three common issues that you should never ignore. Dry mouth. Everyone has an unusually…

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.…

Beautiful Teeth Without Breaking The Bank

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At Staten Island Dental Care – Dr. Frederick Hecht in Staten Island, our smile transformation patients believe that life-changing cosmetic dentistry is a valuable investment. Indeed, for most people, the value of a healthy, attractive smile cannot be measured in dollars. We agree, however, that cosmetic dentistry is not cheap. Do you have to spend…

Bad Breath Is No Fun

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Bad Breath Is No Fun For Staten Island Residents

Imagine you are starting a new job and are going to communicate with your new boss for the first time. Confidence is key to your success. As you reach out to shake the extended hand your broad confident smile exposes rows of pearly white teeth, yet when you open your mouth to exchange greetings you…

Child-Friendly Staten Island Dentist

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Child-Friendly Staten Island Dentist

It’s a question that many parents in Staten Island debate: When should I take my child in for their first dental appointment? The answer may be a little earlier than you think. The American Dental Association recommends that a child sees a dentist around twelve months of age. This happens to be about the time…