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What Facial Injectable is Most Effective for Wrinkles?

The use of a facial injectable to decrease wrinkles has been going on for years. The original use for Botox, the most famous of these injectable substances, was to relieve eyelid spastic disorders. Using this substance has since been found to help smooth wrinkles and...

A Clear Alternative to Dentures

A teenager who does not want to have braces due to their visibility and unwanted embarrassment is likely to grow into an adult with some crooked teeth who may think it is too late to straighten out the problem. They still may even have the same complaints about braces...

Full Dentures Don’t Mean Less Brushing

There are times when a person, due to an accident or medical condition, will have to have their teeth removed. Sometimes as a precaution in heart surgery, the surgeon requires that a patient with unhealthy teeth and gums have their teeth removed to prevent possible...

Dentures have come a long way

It is believed that the oldest set of dentures were found in Mexico and were estimated to be made around 2500B.C. These dentures may have been made with wolves' teeth. Porcelain wasn’t used until Alexis Duchateau and Nicholas Dubois De Chemant crafted a set in 1774...

Dental Plaque and its effect on Teeth

Many of the problems that patients bring to dentists in Staten Island are caused by plaque buildup. Plaque is an invisible film that is created by food and debris combining with bacteria in the mouth. This film clings to the teeth where it can attract more bacteria to...

Are Inlays Superior to Crowns?

A tooth that has already been filled with dental amalgam, which is a mixture of mercury, silver, tin, and copper, may fracture or need more work done due to further decay. That will usually leave two options which include fitting the tooth with a crown or preparing it...

What is the Best Number of Dental Visits per Year?

Most patients see their dentist about two times a year. But that number can change depending on other circumstances. Optimally, performing an exam every six months can give the dentist a chance to find cavities before they become painful or in need of extraction and...

Dental Bonding can be the perfect choice for Sensitive Teeth

When it comes to Cosmetic Dentistry in Staten Island, the procedures can sometimes overlap into the treatment area. One of the problems that can cause pain to a patient is sensitive teeth. The patient may complain of pain but after an examination that reveals no...

Overcoming Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair

If you think you may be the only one afraid of the dentist’s office, guess again. It is estimated that anywhere from 9% to 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist due to fear and anxiety. This fear can be expressed in many ways, from strictly never going to the...