Bruxism is just the medical term for teeth grinding or teeth clenching. Most of us will occasionally clench or grind our teeth in anger or frustration and are perfectly aware we are doing this. Occasional bruxism doesn’t really do much harm, but it’s a different matter if you regularly clench and grind, particularly as this is often a nocturnal habit … Read more
It’s best to start by thinking about how you’d like to improve your smile and how much of a change you’d really like to make to the appearance of your teeth. Perhaps you only want to make a few minor changes, but maybe this is a great opportunity to begin planning that smile makeover NYC you’ve always promised to yourself.… Read more
If you feel you generally look after your teeth, it can be particularly annoying to find you have a cavity, but there are ways you can maintain tooth decay prevention. Here at the Cental Park S. Dental Care every patient is carefully assessed for their risk of dental disease including tooth decay. After a detailed examination, we can supply you … Read more
This is a question our dentists at the Central Park South Dental Care are often asked by patients. After all if a tooth doesn’t hurt and it’s only a tiny chip then how much can it matter? Unfortunately the answer is that it matters if you have chipped tooth and even a small chip or crack could lead to a … Read more
Root canal treatment is usually a highly successful procedure, but just like any kind of medical treatment there is always a small possibility of complications. This only happens in the tiny percentage of cases and the reason for failure can vary considerably.
What Are Some Complications of Root Canal Treated Teeth?
Here at the Central Park S. Dental Care, we want our patients to benefit from the very latest and most advanced diagnostic technologies, which is why we have chosen to invest in a cone beam CT scanner. We believe this is an essential piece of equipment for planning and diagnosing a number of different treatments and it is certainly … Read more
Here at the Central Park S. Dental Care we often find that people are slightly confused about cold sores and canker sores. In fact they are quite different as cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex type I virus and are highly contagious. They develop outside the mouth and form painful little blisters usually around the lips or under … Read more
Did you know an estimated 9% to 20% of Americans will avoid visiting a dentist because of fears and anxieties, and if you feel this way then you’re certainly not alone as it is a worldwide phenomenon. If the thought of visiting a dentist leaves you feeling terrified or panic stricken then you may have a dental phobia which is … Read more
Normally when you need a new crown then you will have to go through a process of having a tooth prepared, an impression taken and a temporary crown fitted until your permanent crown can be made and fitted at a later appointment. This usually takes at least a couple of weeks. Wearing a temporary crown can be a less than … Read more
While it’s true some cosmetic dental treatments can be pretty lengthy, others are very quick and relatively easy and of course this helps keep them affordable. This can be a great solution if you’d like to quickly improve your smile but don’t want to spend too much money or time doing so.
Enamel Contouring and How It Can Help
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