Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

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Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around NYC. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Since this is a dental blog, I am sure you expect us to raise all sorts of alarms warning of the dangers of piercings. You are right. Unfortunately, these…

What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Categories: Periodontics
Gum Disease Treatment Staten Island

Hello Staten Island residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The…

Getting Ready For A Dental Implant In Staten Island, New York

Categories: Dental Implants
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Dr. Frederick Hecht at Staten Island Dental Care in Staten Island, New York believes every patient deserves a celebrity-caliber smile whether it takes porcelain crowns, teeth whitening, or porcelain veneers. Today’s post will address the preparation needed for dental implants. Consider calling 718-761-5757 today for your own personal consultation and to receive one-on-one information specific…

Gum Health Affects Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Categories: Dental Health
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Hello, I’m Dr. Frederick Hecht of Staten Island Dental Care. We are located at 1520 Richmond Ave in Staten Island. We offer a full range of general, restorative, and cosmetic dental services, including complete cosmetic dental smile makeovers. Ask us about porcelain veneers, cosmetic dentistry and porcelain crowns. At Staten Island Dental Care, we are…

5 Simple Ways To Avoid A Cracked Tooth In NYC

Categories: Dental Health
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Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and expensive to repair. Today’s post in the Staten Island Dental Care dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. 1. Avoiding a cracked tooth means avoiding chewing on hard things. Mind-blowing, right? Brooklyn and Manhattan dental patients should steer clear of…

Is Your Low-Carb Diet Giving You Dragon Breath?

Categories: Dental Health
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Also, many dieters in and around Staten Island find that their diet regimen is making it harder to keep their mouth fresh and clean. Low-carb and no-carb diets promote fat burning, but the side effect of bad breath can be caused by the chemicals released during this process. Increasing water intake can help alleviate this.

Filtered Staten Island Water And Oral Health

Categories: Dental Health
Filtered Staten Island Water And Oral Health

A simple way for Staten Island residents to choose beverages that won’t harm their teeth is to keep it simple and make water their go-to drink. However, for safety, thrift, and convenience, many dental patients choose to drink bottled water or filter it themselves at home. Filtered water can be detrimental to oral health if…

“Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics, Staten Island”

Categories: General Dentistry
Dental Fillings And Cavities In Staten Island

Residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island use the word ‘cavity’ often when discussing oral health practices. Along with teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry procedures, cavities are a hot topic. At Staten Island Dental Care we think it’s great that people in the Staten Island area are so conscious of their teeth, and we feel…