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The 5 Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth

In order to survive, humans have to eat food. Certain foods, however, are better and healthier for your smile’s longevity, and some are worse. Curious about helping your smile stay healthy between checkups? Here’s our suggestions for the best and worst foods to eat.  Worst:  Dried fruits. While a healthy alternative to ...

Kids with Dental Problems at Higher Risk for Heart Problems as Adults

Oral health and overall health are closely linked. We’ve talked about the many health consequences of gum disease and how getting root canal therapy could prevent heart attacks. Now a new study shows how deep this connection runs. According to this study, children who have poor oral health are ...

Teen E-Cigarette Use Increases Dramatically

According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the number of teens using e-cigarettes has increased dramatically in the past year, marking a continued rapid rise in use since 2011. Although e-cigarettes may not have the same health consequences as traditional cigarettes, they can still cause health problems, including oral health ...

5 Reasons to Prioritize a Smile Makeover This Fall

If you are unhappy with your smile, you might have been considering a smile makeover for a while. If that’s the case, maybe now’s the time to stop thinking about it and finally do it. And there’s no time like autumn, especially early autumn, to get your smile makeover. Here’s why now ...

Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until There’s a Problem to See Your Dentist

Most people understand that it’s important to see your dentist regularly to protect your oral health. But there’s a large percentage (including about 38% of New Yorkers) that don’t make regular dental visits. Here’s why that’s not a good idea. It’s Expensive Many people cite cost as a reason why they don’t see their dentist ...