Congratulations! You’ve invested in that whiter, brighter smile and now you need to know how to keep your teeth white after Boost whitening in Bay Shore. There are many things you can do at home to combat staining of your teeth, and Dr. Gary Rosenfeld and your trusted team at East Islip Dental Care have some helpful tips for you.
East Islip Dental Care Blog
January 17, 2017
January 5, 2017
Having a tooth extracted may initially sound like an overwhelming procedure, however your team at East Islip Dental Care wants you to know that it doesn’t have to be. In fact, we strive to make it as comfortable and smooth as possible for our patients. Taking care of yourself after the procedure is part of the healing process and we have some helpful tips on the best way to care for your mouth after a tooth extraction in Patchogue.
December 13, 2016
It starts off as the slightest twinge when you eat or drink cold foods or beverages, but you really don’t think twice about it because it goes away so quickly. Next, you experience a longer, more persistent twinge, but it still goes away when you take ibuprofen, no big deal, right? The next thing you know, your tooth is waking you up at night with a pretty severe ache, and your dentist is talking about root canal therapy. When is a root canal in Patchogue necessary?
December 2, 2016
Thanks to emerging studies, we now understand that periodontal health affects our overall health and well being, which means there’s never been a better time to understand and take charge of your oral health. Emerging studies show that periodontal (gum) disease contributes to other serious health concerns in the body such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and vice versa.
Your trusted team at East Islip Dental Care wants to help you effectively manage and even prevent gum disease, which in turn promotes good overall health and well-being. Here we’ll discuss some of the causes of gum disease in Bay Shore.
November 18, 2016
Nothing is better on a chilly morning than that first steaming cup of coffee. You’re not sure how anyone functions without it, quite frankly. Your enjoyment is interrupted however, by a twinge of sensitivity when you drink your coffee. That’s strange, this didn’t happen yesterday, yet you notice it again with your next sip. Let’s stop right here and take this moment to encourage you to call East Islip Dental Care right away. Even though your sensitivity goes away quickly now, it’s an indicator that something is wrong with your tooth, and it’s likely that you may have a cavity. Your dentist in Bay Shore discusses how to prevent and treat cavities.
October 22, 2016
Gum disease is not something that most of us are aware of, but did you know that it affects almost half of Americans over the age of thirty? Otherwise known as periodontal disease, gum disease is sneaky because there aren’t very many symptoms associated with it at first. In fact, many people aren’t even aware they have it. When it comes to gum disease, the earlier you treat it, the better, so your Bay Shore dentist is here to discuss recognizing and treating gingivitis.
October 5, 2016
While visiting your dentist regularly for cleanings and checkups is the best way to maintain your oral health, did you know there are actually a number of things you can also do at home to maintain healthy teeth? You can actually get a lot done at night, right before bed, without adding too much time to your regular routine. Here are some nighttime tips for improving your oral health from your dentists in Patchogue.
September 27, 2016
With all the information that we have about periodontal (gum) disease and overall health, it’s clear that there has never been a more important time to take charge of your oral health than now. Did you know that gum disease could actually contribute to other health concerns in the body such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and high blood pressure? The problem is that most patients aren’t aware of their condition because they don’t know the signs and symptoms of periodontal disease in Islip.
September 12, 2016
It starts as just the slightest twinge in your tooth that you notice when enjoying your favorite cold beverage. It goes away quickly, no big deal, right? The next thing you know, you’ve got a constant dull ache in your tooth. But it’s okay, because ibuprofen takes care of the pain. Before you realize it, you’re waking up at night because of the pain in your tooth, and your dentist says you have an infection! If your tooth can’t be saved, the question is: should you get a dental implant in Islip?
August 30, 2016
As a parent, caring for your child’s health is always on your mind. We do what we can to ensure they eat healthy foods, exercise, and learn new things. There are also a number of things you can do to ensure they maintain good oral health as well. Your children’s dentist in Islip has the top tips for helping your child achieve optimum oral health.