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Bad Breath Solutions Aug 6th, 2019

What Causes Bad Breath? The main reason your breath may have an undesirable odor is because of bacteria. This is the same reason other parts of our body may smell at some point. A build up of bacteria in the mouth can be caused by many different reasons.  Some of...

All About Oral Cancer Jul 31st, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, there are nearly 50,000 new cases of mouth, throat and tongue cancer diagnosed each year, and the average age of those diagnosed is 62. The dentists at Gentle Dental Family Care check for signs of oral cancer when you come in for an exam,...

Do I Need to Remove my Wisdom Teeth? Jul 25th, 2019

Many people assume that once you’ve moved into your late teen years, the teeth you see are the only teeth you’ll ever get. But there’s a likely possibility that isn’t true. Your wisdom teeth can still break through your gums, or erupt, even in early adulthood. Knowing more about your...

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Smile Jul 16th, 2019

1. Brush Regularly and Properly It is super important to brush your pearly whites at least twice a day, although, if you can brush after every meal, that would be best. To get the best brush possible you should be brushing for at least 2 minutes and making sure that...

10 Foods that are Great for Your Teeth Jul 12th, 2019

Ever heard of the saying, "You are what you eat"? Well there is a lot of truth to that, especially when it comes to your oral health. Below you'll find a list of foods that have proven to be great for your teeth and oral health. 1) Cheese Many people...

Tooth Sensitivity Treatments Jul 1st, 2019

If you suffer from sensitive teeth, activities such as eating, drinking, and brushing can cause sharp sometimes long-lasting pain in your teeth. Sensitive teeth are typically the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. In other occasions tooth discomfort could be caused by other factors, such as gum...

Do I Have Other Options Besides Dentures? Jun 24th, 2019

Top Alternatives to Dentures Dental Bridges: A bridge is a fixed dental restoration used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth or dental implants Dental Implants: A dental implant is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw...

What are All-On-Four Dental Implants? Jun 19th, 2019

What are All-On-4 Implants? The All-On-4 technique was developed to to immediately replace a full arch of teeth without needing bone grafting. It is often a preferred alternative to removable dentures. As the name suggests, only four implant posts are needed to support the entire set of fixed teeth. In...

What is Gingivitis, and How Can I Treat it? Jun 3rd, 2019

The main signs that you may be suffering from gingivitis is red puffy gums that bleed when brushing or flossing. With good oral hygiene, such as brushing longer and more often, and flossing, gingivitis will often resolves itself. In milder cases of gingivitis, the patient may be unaware that they...

Veneers vs Dental Implants May 31st, 2019

What is a Veneer? A veneer acts as a covering to already existing teeth and it's purpose is to improve the tooth’s overall appearance. Veneers are typically made from a thin material, usaully porcelain, and are bonded to the tooth’s exterior using glue. The veneers are created with the intention...

Tips to Avoid Tooth Decay and Cavities May 3rd, 2019

Tip #1: Brush You're Teeth Regularly This is obviously a given, but necessary that we include because the way you brush your teeth, the toothbrush you use, and the tooth paste that you use can greatly impact your oral health and affect your chances of tooth decay. Here is a...

5 Reasons to Consider Laser Teeth Whitening Apr 30th, 2019

1. Special Occasion Spring is the season of weddings, graduations, and various parties to celebrate occasions. We know that you want to look your best for these events, and Laser Teeth Whitening can enhance your look by giving you extra white pearly teeth for your big day. 2. Discoloration Depending...

Are Veneers Right for You? Apr 18th, 2019

How Do Veneers Work? Veneers are thin shells that are applied over your own teeth. Before they are applied, we file down a layer of enamel from your teeth, so that the veneers fit onto your teeth smoothly. Then, we take an impression of your teeth to create the perfect...

4 Reasons to Consider Invisalign® Over Metal Braces Apr 17th, 2019

The days of uncomfortable metal wires and visible brackets are no more. Invisalign offers patients a new way to straighten thier teeth that's just as, if not more effective then braces. Here are 4 reasons why you should consider ditching the metal for the plastic aligners known as Inviaslign. 1....

Ask Your Dentist Why Professional Teeth Whitening Is So Popular Feb 3rd, 2019

Professional teeth whitening delivers better results. You know there are teeth whitening kits available pretty much anywhere and everywhere. From your local pharmacy, to the big box stores, and even some grocery stores, you can grab a kit off the shelf and go home and begin the process of slapping...

5 Reasons Dental Implants are the Best Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Nov 8th, 2018

Here at Dental Made Easy, we want our patients to have the best care when it comes to their dental health, which is why we offer dental implants. While nothing beats your natural teeth, dental implants come pretty darn close in both form and function. 1. Preventing bone loss One...

Determining If Dental Implants Are the Right Choice For You Sep 21st, 2018

If you have chronic dental problems, have lost teeth, or have damaged or diseased teeth, you may be wondering whether dental implants are right for you.But what are dental implants? Are they beneficial to your dental health? What happens during a dental implant surgery? Are dental implants a viable solution...

10 Tips to Help Your Kids Overcome Dental Anxiety Aug 16th, 2018

Once your child exits the womb, you do everything you can to make sure their development is on the right track and that important milestones are met throughout their young lives. An important aspect of this oversight is good dental care, which plays an integral role in setting them up...

How to Get and Maintain Your Whitest Smile Jul 18th, 2018

Once you decide to whiten your teeth, you want the brightest results as quickly as possible. The best way to get your whitest smile is at Dental Made Easy, where we offer advanced teeth whitening that produces results that far exceed at-home whitening products.When you get your teeth whitened at...

Invisalign® 101: Everything You Need to Know Jun 8th, 2018

Modern dental science has changed the technology used for straightening teeth. You no longer have to endure a long, painful process with wires and metal attached to your teeth. Now there’s a shorter, easier way using clear, removable aligners. Say hello to the Invisalign system.Starting the Invisalign processAt your first...

The Best Foods for Healthy Teeth and Gums May 7th, 2018

Despite advances in dental care, most Americans have some form of tooth decay. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 92% of adults have at least one cavity, and many have untreated tooth decay.Partnering with a dentist is the first step to improving your oral health. Beyond that, nutrition is a...

6 Ways Veneers Can Easily Improve Your Smile Apr 19th, 2018

When the color and condition of your teeth stop you from smiling, we can help you find a way to let your smile shine. At Dental Made Easy, with locations in Queens, Forest Hills, Five Towns, and Cedarhurst, New York, we understand the embarrassment discolored and chipped teeth can cause,...