You pull up your schedule for the day. It’s filled with meetings, a client lunch, then….. a dental appointment? You don’t have time for that today! Not with all your new accounts starting. Besides, you think to yourself, didn’t you just go to the dentist? Was that really 6 months ago? Wouldn’t one visit per year be enough? Your teeth aren’t bothering you, after all. East Islip Dental Care wants you to know that one visit per year is not enough, and here’s why you should see your Bay Shore dentist twice a year.
East Islip Dental Care Blog
February 14, 2017
February 4, 2017
Visiting your dentist every six months is important for maintaining your oral health, however your team at East Islip Dental Care knows that optimum oral health begins at home, and you’re our best partner! For this reason, we like to take the time to educate our patients about their oral health. Here are some tips from your Patchogue dentist for improving your dental routine.
January 17, 2017
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.
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.