Healthy Living Starts With A Smile

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What comes to mind when you think of healthy living? A dinner plate with a grilled chicken breast and a tossed salad? A cholesterol test that shows your arteries are looking good? If you pictured a white, healthy smile free of cavities, Staten Island Dental Care salutes you. Essential Dental Health Brushing your teeth every…

When It’s Better Not To Brush

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This message from Staten Island Dental Care is aboout tooth enamel. Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body and has the critical job of protecting teeth from constant use, and from the assault of chemicals in food and drink. Enamel also safeguards tooth nerves from hot and cold…

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth

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Teeth are alive, but it’s easy to forget that and take them for granted. At Staten Island Dental Care we never take teeth for granted – but then, as dental professionals we probably understand better than most just how amazing teeth can be. We’re using this blog post to share some of the more interesting…

What is Patient-Centered Dental Care?

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A question from the team at Staten Island Dental Care: What is your perception of the patient-dentist relationship? Would you characterize it as one-sided? In other words, the dentist examines the patient’s teeth, chooses the course of treatment, and performs the procedure-while the patient is an inconsequential participant. It Starts With The Atmosphere We don’t…

Let’s Make A Plan

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If you’re like most of us, you’d like to have the best smile possible. Have you given much thought to improving yours? At Staten Island Dental Care we have some thoughts on that. Cosmetic dentistry can make a huge difference, but a great smile often comes down to making a plan and sticking to it.…

Bad Breath Q & A

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In this blog post from Staten Island Dental Care, we have some answers to frequent questions about dental health and bad breath. Q. My wife says my breath is repulsive, but I brush twice a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? A. Bacteria can propagate and stink in hidden crevices that can only be reached with…

Flossing For Health And Happiness

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Most people know that flossing is an important part of oral health. As we like to remind our patients at Staten Island Dental Care, its value has been shown time and time again. Flossing is your chance to remove the food debris that a toothbrush can’t reach. Which Kind Is Best? When it comes to…

What’s Your Dental Plan?

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To have the best dental health, it helps if you develop a plan: a plan you stick to no matter what. Part of it should be regular checkups at Staten Island Dental Care, but there’s more to it than that. Here are some things you can consider for your dental plan. Brush your teeth. That’s…