Foods and Drinks That Can Stain Your Teeth and Darken Your Smile

Are you wondering what you are consuming that is staining your teeth? If so, you are in the right place! There are plenty of foods and drinks that we consume each day that can severely stain or discolor our teeth. Our dentist, Dr. Jacob Avner, can help you with your teeth-whitening needs. Furthermore, our team… Read more »

Toothbrush Care Tips

You likely know how important it is to brush your teeth twice daily. However, do you know how to properly take care of your toothbrush? Caring for your toothbrush properly allows it to properly care for your smile. Read on for some toothbrush care tips from the practice of Great Smiles of NY. Don’t Share… Read more »

Oral Health in the Early Years

How young is too young to start teaching oral health to your kids? Well, there are things you can do even with an infant that will get them into a good routine of dental hygiene that will last into adulthood. Baby’s Pink Gums Your newborn isn’t going to flash any teeth at you for 4-6… Read more »

Healthy Smile Facts

Our dentist, Dr. Jacob Avner, encourages you to do all you can to have a healthy smile. This is because a healthy smile can benefit you in many ways. It can help you properly eat, chew and talk, and it can even help you have a more attractive smile. To help you know all about… Read more »

Bruxism Has Signs and Symptoms

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, has many warning signs if it is damaging your teeth. Unfortunately, many people do not realize they suffer from bruxism until their teeth become damaged and need to be repaired. Luckily, there are warning signs you can consider and watch for to see if this condition is creating havoc… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dentures

As we age, oral health can become harder to maintain and control. In fact, one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults is gum disease. When you suffer a dramatic loss of teeth, it is ideal to find a way to restore your oral health and teeth as soon as possible. That is… Read more »

Tips for Toddler Teeth

Proper dental care needs to start as soon as teeth have erupted from the gumline. But how do you take care of the teeth of so small a person? Here are some tips for assisting children under the age of 3. Teething: Teething can be difficult for parents and babies alike! Babies can get grumpy,… Read more »

Smile Protection Tips for Your Teen

Smile protection is very important if you want your teen to have a top-notch oral health and smile. This is because there are many things that can attack and harm the teeth and gums, like bacteria, acid, high-contact sports, and more. So, if you want your teen to have the strong and healthy smile they… Read more »

How Breastfeeding Can Reduce the Need for Orthodontic Treatment

You probably know some benefits of breastfeeding, which is a personal decision you make for your baby, but there may be some you may not know about, such as alignment protection. Read today’s blog and find out the benefits. Breastfeeding May Aid in Building a Better Bite One study from Pediatrics states that babies who… Read more »

Be Sure to Look for the ADA’s Logo on Your Child’s Toothpaste

Many experienced parents find that instilling good oral hygiene in a child’s early years improves their chances of maintaining those practices as they age. Not only can this help your child maintain good oral health when they’re young, it could also increase their chances of preserving their healthy mouth into adulthood. When brushing and flossing,… Read more »