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The Best Toothpaste for my Child

Twice daily tooth brushing is essential for good oral health as it helps to remove plaque and food debris from the teeth and gums.

Feb 25th, 2019
Lowest Radiation VaTech Digital Panoramic X-Ray

Our dental office believes in offering patients the very highest quality and safest dental equipment, which is one of the reasons why all our dental x-rays are taken using low dose digital x-rays.

Feb 25th, 2019
Top Tips Stress-Free Dental Care for Children

Every parent wants to make sure their child has a healthy smile, and a large part of this is helping to ensure they visit a dentist regularly and that they become accustomed to sitting in the dental chair or perhaps even enjoy it!

Feb 25th, 2019
Little Known Facts About Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is very common, as according to the National Diabetes Fact Sheet 2011, 25.8 million people in the US have this condition, and every year 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed.

Feb 25th, 2019
Inlays and Onlays vs Crowns: When Are They Used?

If you have a badly damaged tooth that may have lost some of its structure due to trauma or disease then our dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center will suggest the best way of restoring it...

Feb 25th, 2019
Choosing the Best Mouth Rinse with Cosmetic Dentistry Center

If you have been on the lookout for a good mouth rinse then you have probably searched your local drug or grocery store and have found the choice is quite bewildering. This is why the Cosmetic Dentistry Centerhas put together a quick guide for you..

Feb 25th, 2019
Planning Your Wedding Day Smile?

A wedding is always a time for celebration, and everyone wants their smile to look their best, especially as the day will be photographed and captured forever.

Feb 25th, 2019
What is Gum Recontouring?

Gum recontouring is usually considered to be a cosmetic dentistry procedure, but it can also sometimes be helpful during ongoing treatment for periodontal disease (advanced gum disease).

Feb 25th, 2019
Is Your Toothbrush Contaminated?

Most of us fondly imagine our toothbrush is wonderfully clean and hygienic, as after all it goes in our mouth at least twice a day.

Feb 25th, 2019
Why Teeth Whitening Improves Your Life

If you have been toying with the idea of teeth whitening for some time, then you’re probably interested in finding out why you should bleach your teeth, and the possible benefits offered by treatment.

Feb 25th, 2019
Periodontal Disease Is a Global Problem

Severe periodontal disease (or gum disease) isn’t just an American problem, as a recently released review found it to be the sixth most prevalent health condition in the world.

Feb 25th, 2019
Your Orthodontic Options: Types of Braces

If you are unhappy with having crooked or crowded teeth, or perhaps you are fed up with those unsightly gaps in between your teeth, then you may have decided you need orthodontic therapy.

Feb 25th, 2019
Why Visiting a Dental Hygienist Is so Essential

When you visit your dentist at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center Brooklyn, do you make sure you book an appointment with your dental hygienist at the same time? We recommend that you do as this is an easy way to help maintain good dental health.

Feb 25th, 2019
Dental Plaque Control, Treatment and Prevention

Dental plaque builds up on the surface of everyone’s teeth over the course of the day and consists mainly of bacteria. This biofilm is responsible for the formation of cavities and periodontal disease.

Feb 25th, 2019
What Is Dry Socket and Who May Be at Risk?

Are you due to have a tooth taken out in the near future? Tooth extraction is never exactly welcome but it shouldn’t be a problem. Afterwards you can expect to feel some mild discomfort but this should soon disappear as the empty socket begins to heal.

Feb 25th, 2019
Dental Treatments: Ringing in the Changes with a New Smile

Many of us take a look at our lives and decide how we would like to change and improve them. This time instead of making the same old promises to improve your diet or makeover your wardrobe, why not think about making over your smile? It could be much...

Feb 25th, 2019
Do You Have Overcrowded Teeth? Blame Evolution

Do you have overcrowded teeth that have perhaps been pushed out of alignment? Very few people have an absolutely perfect bite, many of us need an orthodontic therapy and apparently the problem with malocclusion could be down to evolution.

Feb 25th, 2019
Tooth Enamel Erosion – Everything You Need to Know

Everyone’s teeth are covered with a layer of tooth enamel, the hardest substance in the human body. When your teeth first erupt, this layer of enamel is relatively thick but as the years pass it will gradually become thinner.

Feb 25th, 2019
Have You Thought about Dental Veneers to Improve Your Smile?

If you have ever admired someone’s gorgeously perfect smile then the chances are they were dental veneers. Very few people have perfect teeth, but most of us would love to have a beautiful smile and dental veneers are an easy way to achieve this.

Feb 25th, 2019
Why You Should Have Your Dental Checkups Regularly

Do you make the time to see your dentist at regular six monthly intervals for dental checkups or do you ignore those gentle hints that it’s time to book an appointment? Unfortunately all too many people ignore reminders to attend their biannual dental...

Feb 25th, 2019
Can Chewing Gum Be as Effective as Flossing?

It is true that chewing gum can be beneficial for dental health, but can it really be as good as flossing? A new study conducted in Holland has suggested chewing gum could be as effective as flossing.

Feb 25th, 2019
Tooth Decay: Reviewing the Ways It Can Be Treated

It would be nice to think that toothache could be cured, but usually it is more a case of repairing a tooth damaged by tooth decay. When a cavity forms in a tooth it means the outer layer of hard, protective tooth enamel has been eaten or worn away...

Feb 25th, 2019
Fed up with Your Dental Fears? We Can Help You

A surprising number of people feel this way, and even though they know dental fears may be irrational they may seem too strong to overcome. Dental fears and phobias can be very deep-seated and could ..

Feb 25th, 2019
Preventive Dental Care Will Keep You Away from ER

Recent data from the American Dental Association shows a significant increase in the number of people visiting the emergency rooms for urgent dental treatment and it is connected with the problem of preventive dental care.

Feb 25th, 2019
If You’d Like to Live Longer, Look After Your Dental Health

Good health is obviously essential if you’d like to reach a ripe old age, but many people when considering health conditions that could shorten their life, think about cancer or heart disease or any of the other major health issues that can decrease your l

Feb 25th, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry Center: Looking after Your Teeth in Summer

Summer is here and many people are looking forward to their vacations. This time of year can take its toll on your teeth but with a little bit of knowledge you can still make the best of the summer weather while maintaining a beautiful and healthy smile.

Feb 25th, 2019
What Is a Cone Beam CT Scan? How Is It Used in Dentistry?

Dental x-rays are an invaluable part of dentistry, enabling dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center to see areas of the mouth not visible to the naked eye. However the development of new technology has brought about the need for dentists to see the...

Feb 25th, 2019
What Are the Benefits of Choosing an Orthodontist?

More and more people are choosing to have orthodontic therapy, as it’s possible to have adult braces that are extremely discreet. One of the questions often asked by patients visiting the Cosmetic Dentistry Center is what is the benefit...

Feb 25th, 2019
Are You Afraid to Smile? Cosmetic Dentists Will Help You

Are you afraid to smile? Perhaps your teeth are broken down or decayed or missing completely? Being unable or lacking the confidence to smile can have a detrimental effect on your personal and professional life; there is no need for you to put up with...

Feb 25th, 2019
Why Consider Orthodontics Before Replacing Missing Teeth

Modern methods of tooth replacement such as dental implants are highly effective at restoring smiles, but occasionally our dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Center will suggest patients consider orthodontics prior to replacing missing teeth.

Feb 25th, 2019
Planning a Smile Makeover and Smile Design

If you are contemplating a smile makeover then you might have wondered about the process to plan it, especially if you are contemplating making an extensive number of changes.

Feb 25th, 2019
Removable Braces or Fixed Braces: Which Is Better?

Adult orthodontics is far more popular than ever before and it is becoming increasingly common to see adults wearing braces. This dramatic increase in popularity is at least partly due to the introduction of newer braces technologies.

Feb 25th, 2019
Closer Look at Diabetes and How It Affects Dental Implants

This altered response to healing also affects various dental treatments, in particular dental implants. These days it’s becoming increasingly common to use dental implants to replace missing teeth as they are often by far the best choice.

Feb 25th, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures: Shine This Holiday Season

We hate to mention it, but the holiday season is just around the corner and will be here before you know it. Now that we are truly into fall, it’s time to begin planning ahead, particularly if you want a beautiful white smile for this year’s party season.

Feb 25th, 2019