How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. At Staten Island Dental Care we maintain a special periodontal program to focus on gum health. Swelling of the gums occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the…

Why Visit The Dentist?

Why Visit The Dentist?

At Staten Island Dental Care, we want to see each one of our patients for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Most of the time we try to schedule your next appointment even as you leave the office from your latest one. There are some very good reasons for that. Along with daily brushing…

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…