Is The Humble Toothbrush Obsolete?

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Are manual toothbrushes obsolete? Would you believe people have been asking that question for more than fifty years? At Staten Island Dental Care we assure you the answer is no – an old school manual toothbrush is one of your best friends, when it comes to maintaining your dental health. “Wait a minute,” you might…

We Love Patient Referrals!

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At Staten Island Dental Care, many of our new patients come to us because a current patient  recommended us to a friend. This is, of course, very flattering. It’s important to any practice to get new patients, but when they come to us because a current patient is so pleased with our care, it is…

5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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At Staten Island Dental Care we encourage people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you skip them because you don’t think you have any tooth decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more persuasive reason. In the last few decades, lung and breast cancer have had a lot…

Think A Missing Back Tooth Is No Big Deal?

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Most people are embarrassed by having a missing tooth in the front of the mouth. It may not be fair, but a gaping hole would have negative connotations for just about anyone. We can address that issue with a dental implant, at Staten Island Dental Care. But what about a missing molar? Someone who loses…

Tooth Implants: The Role Of The Abutment

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A dental implant from Staten Island Dental Care is a common yet sophisticated procedure. An implant involves three main components: The implant—also called a post or artificial tooth root The abutment—a connector piece The prosthesis—artifical tooth crown, dental bridge, or denture/partial denture In this article, we talk about the vital connecting component: the abutment. What…

Patient-Centered Dental Care

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At Staten Island Dental Care, we are enthusiastic about providing patient-focused dental care of the highest standard. We are here to help you achieve excellent dental health. You could be our next success story! What is patient-focused care? A check-up with no cavities? A sensational smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding…