Oral Health And Cardiac Health – How Are They Connected?

Smoking, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle are common risk factors that most people associate with heart disease. However, the most recent research has established a connection between oral health and cardiovascular disease. According to the researchers, most patients who suffer from gum disease stand a higher risk for heart disease. What’s The Link Between Oral Health…

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Things To Know About Periodontal Disease

A periodontal disease is an advanced form of gum disease that attacks tissue and bone around the teeth. Good oral hygiene and a healthy diet are not enough to prevent this illness as several other variables increase a person’s risk. Several treatment options exist, including dental procedures that clean the affected teeth below the gum…

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NYC CEREC Dentistry for Single-Visit Crowns and Veneers

Previously, dental appointments for a crown, veneer or dental implant required multiple visits to our office. These visits included: taking X-rays with higher radiation, goopy impressions, waiting for a laboratory to create a final restoration, and finally, an appointment for the permanent restoration. Thanks to advancements in dental technology, beautiful dental crowns and even porcelain…

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Top 7 Situations When You Must See Your Dentist

  You may have some tooth pain. Your gums may bleed a little after your floss. You may have pain in your jaw. Some oral health problems can be treated at home, but others cannot. How do you know if these issues are serious enough to see a dentist?  Lack of oral health care leads…

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…

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

If the idea of going to the dentist makes your heart start to race and your palms start to sweat, you’re not crazy — and you’re not alone either. White Coat Hypertension is a phenomenon that explains heightened blood pressure that occurs to some patients when visiting a doctor or dentist. Many people experience White…

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…

Can The Pillar Procedure Cure Your Apnea?

When people think of treatments for sleep apnea, it’s often a cumbersome CPAP mask that comes to mind. Although the CPAP is the quintessential treatment for sleep apnea, other procedures are shorter and can be just as effective. In the Pillar Procedure, also known as soft palate implants, 3-5 polyester rods are inserted into the…

New Year, Brighter Smile

Five, four, three, two, one! Happy New Year! Holiday celebrations in New York City are nothing less than fantastic. Down to the iconic ball dropped, observed by millions around the world, to the endless festivities that happen all along Times Square – the city is the place to be. When January comes by, you will…