Care and Keeping of Dentures

Sometimes, due to accidents, tooth decay, or other oral emergencies, you end up with missing teeth. Dentures are a great option for filling in your smile! There are two kinds of dentures: partial dentures and complete dentures. Partial dentures replace one or more missing teeth in a row; complete dentures... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Topic: Cavity Prevention

Optimum oral health commences with cavity prevention. Cavities arise when a hole is formed in a tooth, often due to the breakdown of tooth enamel due to harmful acids. One of the biggest culprits to tooth enamel breakdown comes from sugary foods and drinks. The bacteria within plaque buildup in... Read more »

Is Your Diet Hurting Your Oral Health?

Not only is your diet important for maintaining a healthy body and getting you the nutrients you need, but it is also important for your oral health. Did you know that your diet may be what is harming your oral hygiene? Consider the following: - Products that are naturally highly... Read more »

Get Rid of Your Stinky Breath Now!

Have you ever had someone tell you your breath stinks? It’s not a great feeling. And yet 50 million Americans deal with halitosis (bad breath). Fortunately, the tips for fighting bad breath are simple. Make sure that you brush your teeth twice per day. We recommend that all our patients... Read more »

Is Your Broken Smile in Need of Dental Bonding Treatments?

Is your broken smile in need of dental bonding treatments? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that is often used to repair or improve damaged teeth with a resin or porcelain material to vastly transform the look and function of your teeth. Listed below are just a few of... Read more »

Oral Atrophy Can Cause Dentures to Gradually Feel Loose

When your custom dentures were fit for you at Great Smiles of NY, they were designed to match the underlying structure of your mouth. When your natural teeth were anchored to the bones in your jaw, the stimulation of biting, chewing and grinding encouraged your oral structures to maintain their... Read more »

The Facts About Dental Sealants

Do you brush and floss your teeth every day? Do you meet with our dentist twice a year? Do you help your children take the same steps? Do you know if there is anything else you should do for your oral health? If so, there are several treatments that could... Read more »

Avoiding Certain Habits Can Help You Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

A smile that has been dulled or yellowed can significantly hamper your self-image and impact your self-esteem. While you might be tempted to try using retail-grade whitening products, you will likely find that they are simply not potent enough to effectively whiten a significantly stained smile. In a situation like... Read more »

Oral Health Risks That Can Wreck Your Smile

Oral accidents are often just that, accidents. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t protect yourself from them and minimize their risk. Protecting your teeth and gums may not always be possible, but there are things you can do to help keep your teeth healthy and strong for the rest of... Read more »

The Many Advantages of Replacing Missing Teeth With Dental Implants

If you have lost teeth and are looking to replace them, we understand the options you have can be confusing. Most people know about dentures, but dental implants might actually be a better way for you to replace your lost teeth. Life happens. Accidents or disease can lead to tooth... Read more »