Why Should You Have a Tooth Pulled?

Everyone’s goal is to keep healthy teeth for a lifetime. But in some situations, teeth must be pulled — even healthy ones. Oral surgery to remove a tooth can be the best choice for your health if your tooth is damaged or diseased, becomes impacted, or creates problems for dental treatments, such as braces, […]

By |July 28th, 2016|General Dentistry, Oral Surgery|0 Comments

What’s a Root Canal and How Can You Avoid One?

Root canal treatments can save teeth and get rid of oral pain and infections. They’re common operations, and the team at Scarsdale Dental Group often performs them. Believe it or not, they’re nothing to fear.
When Good Pulp Goes Bad
If you looked inside a tooth, you’d find pulp, a kind of tissue that’s very soft. […]

By |July 25th, 2016|General Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Uncategorized|1 Comment

You’ve Been Told to See Your Dentist Twice a Year, but Do You Know Why?

Ask any dentist how often you should make an appointment to see them, and the standard answer most of them will give you is every six months. But have you ever taken the time to ask why a twice-yearly appointment is necessary? Probably not, because who really wants to think about going to their […]

By |July 20th, 2016|General Dentistry|0 Comments

White Teeth in the Golden Years: How Geriatric Dentists Help Senior Citizens

Geriatric dentists attend to the oral health of older people. Their training lets them tackle the dental and periodontal challenges that come with age.

Geriatrics is not an official dental specialty such as oral surgery. However, it’s likely to become one someday soon, especially since America’s senior citizen population is set to greatly expand.
When the […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|geriatric medicine|0 Comments

Aging and Your Teeth

Your body changes naturally as you age, and your teeth are no exception. Knowing the vulnerabilities that come with aging and taking steps to preserve your teeth as you age can help you to maintain good oral health for longer.
How Aging Can Affect Your Teeth
As you age, the hard, outer surface of your teeth […]

By |June 17th, 2016|General Dentistry, geriatric medicine|0 Comments

Perio Trays: The New Way to Treat Gum Disease

With roughly half of American adults over 30 suffering from gum disease, it’s vitally important to develop innovative ways to treat this serious condition. Perio Trays allow medication to be applied below the gumline, where it can effectively fight the bacteria that cause gum disease and bring relief from symptoms.
What Is a Perio Tray?
A […]

By |June 10th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The “Tooth” about Dental Pain

Toothaches can have many causes and not all of them are cavities. Read on to learn more about why your teeth hurt, what you can do about it and how to prevent it.
Causes of Tooth Pain
Tooth pain can have many causes, and the type of pain says a lot about the cause. For instance, […]

By |May 24th, 2016|General Dentistry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dental Implants: Revolutionizing Cosmetic Dentistry

As oral surgery techniques evolve, more people are turning to their trusted dentists to ensure healthy teeth and a lasting smile–and dental implants are one way to get a permanent fix. The best implants from Scarsdale Dental Group will last you the rest of your life, if properly cared for. Here is a quick […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Blog, Oral Surgery|0 Comments

Dentures or Dental Implants: Which Option Is Right for You?

If you have missing teeth, you may be thinking about replacing them to improve your smile and oral health. There are several options for replacing missing teeth, but two of the most popular are dentures and dental implants. Below are the pros and cons of both options.
Dentures
Dentures are removable false teeth made of plastic, […]

By |May 6th, 2016|Oral Surgery|0 Comments

How to Prevent Infant Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can set in as soon as those little teeth appear in your baby’s mouth. Bottle tooth decay can occur on the front teeth and is the result of the excessive amounts of sugar often found in milk, formula and juice. Healthy teeth are necessary for a child to be able to eat […]

By |April 26th, 2016|Blog, General Dentistry|0 Comments