Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily… Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to… Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,… Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

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 »