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May 05, 2016

The trigeminal nerve (CN V) is responsible for nearly all of the sensation felt throughout the face. When pressure is placed on the trigeminal nerve, TMJ symptoms such as chronic headaches and generalized facial pain may be unavoidable. In these cases, relieving pressure through targeted TMJ treatment is one of the most effective ways to eliminate pain and produce lasting comfort.


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April 28, 2016
Caring for porcelain veneers

Your dental hygiene routine should remain largely unchanged after you receive porcelain veneers. Brushing and flossing as normal are required. You can floss around a tooth with a porcelain veneer just as you did before. Although the veneer itself cannot decay, all of the surrounding natural tooth can, so you must continue to care for your teeth to avoid problems. Brushing as you normally do...

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April 20, 2016

Beverages that stain your teethJust about everyone wants a bright white smile. Teeth whitening erases stains so that you can feel more confident every time you smile. As for preventing stains in the first place, some snacks and drinks are worse than others when it comes to discoloration:

  • Black coffee. A splash of dairy milk or cream mitigates the staining power of coffee.
  • Tea. Tannins in green...
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April 18, 2016

Signs you should visit your NYC dentistIf you are experiencing any of the following, now is a great time to visit our New York City dentists.

  1. Puffy, tender gums that bleed easily: These symptoms may be a sign of gum disease. Gum disease is quite common among US adults, but it can be treated by our dentists. It's important to treat this condition because it can lead to gum recession and tooth loss.
  2. Chronic bad breath: Mouth...
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April 12, 2016

Wedding cosmetic dentistry New York CityIs your wedding around the corner? With peak wedding months ahead, men and women across the country are getting ready for the big day. As you already know if you are getting married, your wedding day may involve a lot of aesthetic prep, for the bride and the groom. While hair, makeup, nails, dress and tuxedo are the obvious ways to get ready, many brides and grooms also want to rejuvenate their smiles in advance of their wedding dates.

There are...

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April 11, 2016
Oral Cancer Screening in NYC

This month marks an important awareness campaign. Oral Cancer Awareness Month reminds us all that this disease is a serious problem and early detection is critical. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, 48,250 people in the US will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year, which is about 132 newly diagnosed individuals each day. The Oral Cancer Foundation says this disease leads to the death of one person...

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March 30, 2016
Questions to ask your dentist in NYC

When you visit our experienced NYC cosmetic dentists for a consultation, we want you to ask any and all questions you have on your mind. We also want to address any concerns you may have. Sometimes, knowing exactly what to ask is elusive. Below, we've listed 5 questions that can help you learn more about your dentistry options and potential next steps:

  1. What is the number one way I can improve...
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March 30, 2016
Porcelain veneers in Manhattan

To completely make over your smile, porcelain veneers can be a great option. Our cosmetic dentists, Dr. Ramin Tabib and Dr. Elisa Mello, have seen so many of their patients experience a life-changing boost in self-confidence after getting porcelain veneers. The great thing about these dental restorations is that they conceal multiple tooth flaws at once, including:

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