NY Smile Creators Blog
November 1, 2017
Is your spouse often complaining about loud grinding noises coming from your teeth while you sleep? Maybe you wake frequently with tooth or jaw pain? You could be suffering from a condition known as bruxism, which causes grinding and clenching of the teeth during the early stages of sleep. In some cases, it can even occur unintentionally while awake. Although it may seem like nothing more than a nuisance, it can lead to dental complications and decrease your quality of life. To stop the grinding, your dentist has the solutions you need.
October 1, 2017
As a parent, you strive to help your child develop and maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. You encourage proper oral hygiene habits, promote a well-balanced diet, and take them to their children’s dentist every 6 months. You feel confident that you have set the right foundation for their dental health. However, you have recently heard a lot of discussion about fluoride varnishes. With the efforts you already have in place, you are not sure if the treatments are necessary. Despite the steps you have taken at home to foster your child’s smile, they should also benefit from the varnishes. They are not just great for protecting your child’s teeth, but the entire family’s as well.
September 11, 2017
No one ever expects it to happen, but tooth loss is a fairly prevalent problem. In fact, it is estimated that more than 36 million Americans do not have any remaining natural teeth. If you are in this position, your quality of life has significantly decreased as you can no longer chew with ease while speaking can also be difficult. Your confidence also suffers due to an incomplete smile, often causing you to avoid many social situations. To replace your missing teeth, you have many options, including dentures and dental implants. To determine which is the best solution for you, there are several things to consider.
August 3, 2017
Oral hygiene and regular care from your dentist is vital to protecting the health of your teeth and gums. However, in the past, you may not have understood its importance, which caused issues to develop. Whether you skipped brushing and flossing or did not visit the dentist every six months, you are now living with the consequences of past dental neglect. To restore the health and appearance of your smile, you may need full mouth reconstruction in Queens. At NY Smile Creators, we can turn back the hands of time to repair the damage of the past to restore a beautiful smile.
July 3, 2017
Your teeth and gums are designed to last a lifetime with the right care. You work hard to prevent dental complications from developing to ensure that they do. You brush your teeth each day to be proactive about reducing your risk for tooth decay. Despite your best efforts, you may be overlooking another threat to your oral health—gum disease. It is estimated that more than half of adults have a form of the infection, but many are not aware they have it. With it linked to causing damage to your oral and overall health, you need to work to prevent it from occurring. To help combat periodontal disease in Queens, Dr. Richard Gochman at NY Smile Creators has the information you need to promote your gum health.
June 30, 2017
At NY Smile Creators, we want to help you keep all of your natural teeth for life — but sometimes, it’s best for your oral and/or overall health to remove one or more problematic pearly whites. When you visit our office for a checkup and cleaning every six months, we’ll detect the need for tooth extraction in Queens early, in order to provide the quickest, most comfortable treatment possible.
May 7, 2017
Suddenly, you are missing a tooth because of an accident. Millions of American adults over the age of 30 are in the same predicament. What can you do? Dr. Richard Gochman and Dr. Teju Bharati of NY Smile Creators often advise tooth replacement with dental implants in their Queens office. These modern prosthetics provide stable, strong and realistic smiles for older teens and adults. You could be one of them!
April 22, 2017
Digital dental X-rays are one of the basic tools your dentist in Queens employs to understand your oral health. X-rays reveal hidden decay, the status of existing fillings and crowns and problems with tooth roots and bone structure. Also, today’s X-rays are digital, releasing just tiny amounts of radiation for better patient and technician safety. Learn why your dentist uses digital X-rays in Queens for all the patients who come to NY Smile Creators.
March 20, 2017
Adults and older teens want their smiles to look their very best. However, gaps, cracks, and small misalignments can ruin a smile and a person’s confidence. That’s where porcelain veneers or Lumineers in Queens come in. Dr. Gochman and Dr. Bharati of NY Smile Creators evaluate candidates for porcelain veneers and place them on select healthy teeth. If you’re curious about what these dental laminates could do for your smile, read on, and learn the answers to common questions about porcelain veneers and their no-prep counterparts, Lumineers. One of these treatments may be just right for you.
January 13, 2017
Who wouldn’t want to keep all their natural teeth? Sure, this is a shared goal of patients and of Dr. Rich Gochman and Dr. Teju Bharati of NY Smile Creators. However, if tooth loss occurs, count on their restorative dentistry services, such as traditional and mini-implants in Queens. Both prosthetics offer great smile aesthetics and oral function. Which kind do you need?