Worried About Dental Visits?

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Millions of Americans cope with dental anxiety. We see it almost every day at Staten Island Dental Care, and offer sedation dentistry to those who need it. “How can I manage anxiety about visiting the dentist?” 1. Consider what the anxiety stems from. For example: pain, injections, loss of control, personal space invasion, embarrassment about…

Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

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This post from Staten Island Dental Care focuses on an article that appeared recently on ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced dental health care against those who didn’t. The patients who received the more intense care were 56 percent less likely to…

Both Smoking And Vaping Put Your Smile At Risk

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A recent study on the influences of e-cigarettes on oral health has more bad news for people who believe vaping is less dangerous than smoking traditional cigarettes. In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, analysts concluded that e-cigarettes may cause chronic inflammation and irreversible cellular weakening. These conditions, in turn, can bring about gum disease,…

The Help You Need: Sedation Dentistry in Staten Island

Dental anxiety affects millions of Americans. For some people it’s so strong that they avoid going to the dentist altogether. That might seem rational enough: why do something when you know it’s going to upset you? The problem with that, of course, is that they’re putting their dental health at risk. Sedation dentistry from Staten…

Change Your Life! Dental Implants in Staten Island

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Healthy teeth that work as nature intended are indispensable for a high quality of life and overall health. Anyone missing a tooth might be interested in learning about dental implants, available from Staten Island Dental Care. Dental implants can be used to replace one or two teeth, or to anchor dentures. Mini dental implants, also…