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5 Habits That Hurt A Smile

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Teeth are essential players in digestion, central to our appearance, and even help us form our words properly. Enamel, the hardest substance in our bodies, provides a tough outer layer made of intricate crystal rods. And a solid foundation of bone and gum surround the teeth and hold them firmly in place. As resilient as […]

3 Ways To Help Your Child Feel Comfortable At The Dentist

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As a parent you want your child to have the best possible start in life. One of the greatest gifts you can provide them is a positive experience in dental care—especially visiting the dentist. Unfortunately, not all children are so lucky. Visiting the dentist for them is foreign and forbidding; it leaves such a negative […]

Some Reasons For Bad Breath

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The American Dental Association says that 50% of Americans experience halitosis at one point or another. What is that? In simple words, it’s bad breath, and that’s quite a large percentage we’re looking at. If you’re one of the people in that percentile and don’t know what the reason behind it is, then keep reading. […]

Why Senior Citizens Get Cavities

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For many people going to the dentist for regular check-ups and getting a clean bill of dental health is something they take for granted. When a person has good oral health and is not susceptible to cavity-causing bacteria chances are they will. This can continue from adolescence to their middle-age years. Unfortunately for some people, […]

What To Expect When Getting A Root Canal

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You’ve recently learned one of your teeth needs a root canal treatment. It’s absolutely necessary: for example, if you have decay present, it will continue to go deeper within the tooth and it will spread to the roots and bone and could ultimately cause you to lose your tooth. Although you’re a little nervous, we […]

Six Tips To Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling

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Happy summer! Do you and your family have any big summer plans this year? Whether you’ll be going up north to the lake, camping in the woods with kids, or heading out on a big road trip, it can be challenging to stay healthy while traveling. However, keeping your family’s teeth strong and healthy while […]

Maintain Your Oral Health With Regular Dental Check Ups

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Approximately 97 percent of people will have at least one cavity in their lifetime. Seventy-five percent of people who are over the age of 18 have gum disease. The good news is that cavities and gum disease can be prevented with regular dental care. You will need to see your dentist biannually for a professional […]

Preventive Dental Care Benefits

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When it comes to your teeth and gums, it is important to keep them clean and healthy! Your oral health is directly linked to your overall well-being and quality of life. 6-month dental check-ups can keep your teeth bright, white and beautiful. Manhattan dentist Dr. Adam Bowen offers comprehensive, personalized and compassionate preventative dental care […]