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 »

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 »