TMD is short for temporomandibular disorder and you’ll also find this condition being called TMJ or TMJD. All of these refer to a condition affecting the temporomandibular joints and these are the joints connecting your lower jaw to your skull; you have one either side of your jaw. These joints acre connected to numerous muscles, blood vessels and nerves. Any … Read more
Full mouth rehabilitation is a complex process that will often involve a number of different procedures. You may wish to consider full mouth rehabilitation if you have teeth that are badly broken down or decayed or which are perhaps missing altogether. Full mouth rehabilitation can also be useful for someone who has lost or damaged teeth due to trauma. … Read more
Most people associate orthodontic treatment with teenagers, but early orthodontics can sometimes make treatment easier and more effective. Early treatment centers on providing interceptive orthodontics that can help prevent more severe problems from developing later on.
Benefits of Early Orthodontics
There are several clear advantages in considering this option, as it gives your pediatric dentist or orthodontist more control as … Read more
Did you know our dentist at the Central Park S. Dental Care can provide screenings for mouth cancer, NY 10019? These cancer screenings are very non-invasive and quick and should form part of everybody’s regular preventative dental care plan.
Why Dentists Use Mouth Cancer Screening in NYC
So what is mouth cancer? Mouth cancer can appear as a … Read more
If you currently use a manual toothbrush you might have wondered if you should splash out on a new electric brush, or perhaps you are hoping to receive one as a gift this year. But are they worth the money or is a manual brush just as effective? There is little doubt that electric toothbrush is coming more popular, … Read more
When you were a child then losing a tooth was often quite exciting, as it meant you were getting your adult teeth and possibly a visit from the tooth fairy. It is not great news when you are an adult but sometimes there is no alternative.
Why Would You Need a Tooth Pulled
Your permanent teeth are meant to last … Read more
Amalgam or silver colored fillings have been used to fill teeth for decades. Silver amalgam consists of several different metals including silver, mercury, copper and tin, as well as tiny amounts of palladium, zinc and indium. It used to be a popular choice for filling teeth, especially for repairing larger cavities in back teeth.
Nowadays many people opt for more … Read more
Teeth whitening is a really easy way to brighten up your smile and you might be tempted to nip out to the local drugstore to get a home whitening kit or perhaps even try to order something online. Here is why you shouldn’t.
Even though you can buy lots of home whitening kits, teeth whitening is still a dental treatment … Read more
If you have recently been told by your dentist that you require a dental crown or cap to restore one of your teeth, then they may have briefly described all the dental crown options available to you. It might have seemed quite bewildering as there are quite a few different kinds of crown that can be used, so how … Read more
We have all been told that avoiding sugary sweets and regular brushing and flossing are all steps we can take in order to keep our teeth healthy and fight cavities. But other lifestyle habits, and even some foods and beverages, can also be great cavity fighters, too — and some of these methods are downright surprising. We have already … Read more