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.
East Islip Dental Care Blog
November 18, 2016
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.
August 8, 2016
If you’ve been accused of having bad breath lately, instead of being offended, take heed! Chronic bad breath is an early indicator of periodontal (gum) disease, and if you take action now, you’ll be able to effectively manage and sometimes even reverse your condition. Dr. Brandon Katz and Dr. Jennifer Kraus, our in-house periodontists, are highly trained in helping patients control gum disease. Here’s what to expect from your premiere periodontists in Islip when it comes to treating periodontal disease.
July 19, 2016
If going to the dentist strikes fear into your heart the first thing to understand is that you’re not alone. For many patients even thinking about dental appointments causes anxiety, and sadly for many, it keeps them from getting the dental treatment they need and deserve. The good news is there are options for patients who are fearful at the dentist that will help you relax and feel at ease at your appointments, so you can get your treatment completed. Your sedation dentist in Islip discusses the facts about nitrous oxide.
Do you ever wake up with headaches or a tender jaw? Do your teeth ever feel sore or does it hurt when you bite down? Do you ever have pain in your neck or shoulders? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may suffer from teeth grinding. This typically occurs at night while you sleep, so you may not even be aware that you clench or grind your teeth, except for the symptoms you experience throughout the day. Night guards for bruxism in Islip may be the solution you need to protect your teeth from grinding.
June 28, 2016
When you are missing multiple teeth it takes a toll on every aspect of your life. Talking, eating, smiling and chewing become difficult and even embarrassing. Your confidence suffers because you feel self-conscious about smiling and talking in front of others. Your digestive health suffers because you can’t chew your food properly. You may even feel begin to feel hopeless, however there are some great treatment options for those missing most or all of their teeth, so never lose hope! Your premiere dental team at East Islip Dental Care has options for you. Here’s more information about implant supported dentures in East Islip.