Fixing Chipped Teeth With Bonding

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Your teeth are covered in enamel, a strong outer layer that protects them. But it isn’t indestructable. A little rough-housing at home, an accident on the playing field, or biting something like hard candy or ice, and you’ve got a chipped tooth. If that happens, call us at Staten Island Dental Care. Small chips can…

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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During routine dental examinations, we may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many people don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. At The Staten Island Dentist we are raising awareness. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral…

Is Tooth Sensitivity a Dental Emergency?

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This message from Staten Island Dental Care is about sensitive teeth. You can experience tooth sensitivity when the enamel of your teeth starts to thin. Or when nerves in your teeth become exposed. You may feel pain only when you drink hot or cold liquids. Or it could transpire any time you chew. Is tooth…

Dental X-rays Help Us Provide Quality Care

Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? This post from Staten Island Dental Care takes a look at the various types of dental X-rays. Panoramic: These pictures help us see everything in one image: the total upper and lower jaw. These are often taken during a patient’s first visit. They are useful for evaluating jaw…

Missing Pieces In The Mouth?

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A missing puzzle piece may not ruin a jigsaw puzzle, but a missing tooth can be very unsightly and ruin your smile. At Staten Island Dental Care we offer dental implants that can restore a smile. A missing tooth can cause more than an unpleasant appearance. When a tooth and its root are gone, the…

Extraction Is Not The End Game

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Have you had a tooth extracted? You may be left with a gap in your smile. Unsightly as that may be, there is  more than the issue of appearance. At Staten Island Dental Care we can address that with a state-of-the-art dental implant. Problems With Extracted Teeth After a tooth is extracted, the bone surrounding…