Choose the Most Effective Toothpaste for Your Needs

The shelves in the dental hygiene aisle at stores are filled with a variety of dental care products. In fact, there are more than 40 toothpaste brands that are available in the market and each is offering a different dental solution than the next. The real question is, do all the products offered have the…

Dental Myths Debunked with Dr. Beshar

At Marc J. Beshar Dentistry, we’re used to patients asking us questions. And that’s ok because chatting with our patients is always enjoyable. Occasionally, we’ll get a question that goes something like this: “I heard from a friend that if you (insert dental myth here), that it’s better for your teeth.” Sometimes they’re true, but…

What’s Your Tongue Say?

Many people are unaware of just how important oral health is in regard to your overall health. It’s for this reason that our New York City dentist Dr. Beshar wants to prove a point today. We want to ask you if you know what your tongue looks like. Yes, you read that right. We want…

Encouraging Good Dental Health in Children

The attitudes and habits that children learn during their youth will often follow them into adulthood. Why not set your child up for success? Teaching your child to take proper care of their smile now will help them enjoy a lifetime of great dental health. Unfortunately, there are many parents who assume that since their…

Dental Hygiene is More Than White Teeth

People usually focus on their dental hygiene because they want a beautiful smile. Poor dental hygiene can be embarrassing. After all, puffy and inflamed gums and bad breath aren’t the most desirable traits in a person. If you’re like most people, you stay on top of your dental hygiene because you want your teeth to…

The Best & Worst Foods for Your Smile

You probably know by now that foods you eat have a huge effect on the health of your body. However, have you ever paid attention to what they do for your teeth? Everything you eat affects your body in different ways, which is why it’s important to know which foods harm the health of your…

Yeah, Soda Pop is as Bad for Your Teeth as They Say it Is

If you’ve been visiting your dentist throughout your life, you’ve probably heard countless times how bad soda is for your teeth. You may also have learned about it in health class, TV commercials, or advertisements. But is it a myth? After all, something that so many of us drink on a regular basis can’t be…

Popular Treatments For Sleep Apnea

Popular Treatments For Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a serious condition that causes a person’s breathing to stop spontaneously during sleep. This issue is extremely dangerous because it limits the oxygen to the brain and the rest of the body which can lead to heart failure and more. There are 3 different types of sleep…