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…

Health Habits To Keep You Smiling

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In this post from Staten Island Dental Care, we focus on behaviors that influence dental health. Of course, regular brushing and flossing are two important habits for healthy teeth, but there are many more things we can do to keep a healthy smile. Diet Do’s Do eat a nutritious diet with a variety of foods.…

Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

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It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out what medications their patients are taking. At name of pracitce our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental process. Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can affect oral health or dental treatment. Bleeding Issues Heparin/warfarin and other anticoagulants can bring about…

A Noteworthy Dental Experience

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At Staten Island Dental Care we make every checkup a noteworthy experience with our attention to detail, and committment to each patient’s dental health. Good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right…

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…