As the life expectancy of Americans increases, scientists are forecasting a rise in Alzheimer’s disease diagnoses. Could there be another contributor, though? New research has emerged that reveals a connection between gum and brain health. As you read on, learn how untreated gum disease could be a cause of Alzheimer’s in Midtown East.(more…)
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February 15, 2019
January 15, 2019
Financial reports show that the energy drink market has grown to over $10 billion. While the many options offered claim to give customers a little jolt of energy to get them through the day, are there some harmful side effects that can impact their oral health? Your family dentist in Midtown East explains the downside of consuming such products, along with providing some suggestions for lessening the impact.(more…)
December 5, 2018
As the current year comes to a close, you’re tying-up any loose ends and making preparations to kick-off the next 12 months. Your local dentist says that among your list of priorities should be to achieve the best oral health possible. Thus, you’ll be able to have a new year, new you in Midtown East. Read on to find out how to make this happen!(more…)
February 11, 2018
Has your child gotten old enough to actually show an interest in their dental care? Go ahead—do your happy dance! It’s been a long time coming! But now, they’re asking to add dental products to their hygiene routine, like mouthwashes. Are they safe for your child to use?
Learn more about mouthwash in this week’s blog post—specifically when your dentist in Midtown East recommends that children start using it and what kind.
December 31, 2017
From the simplest bacteria all the way up the ladder to you, as a member of the most advanced group of life forms on earth – humanity, everything is evolving. Take yourself for example. You once couldn’t talk or walk. And then, through careful nurturing, natural maturation and practice, you were soon able to easily do all these things and much more. You evolved. The same process has happened with oral health care. What used to be primitive science has become a sophisticated modality for restoring a certain quality of oral health to you. An example is dental implanting. Archeologists have found proof that this method of restorative dentistry has been in practice for thousands of years. As you continue reading, you will learn more about how dental implants have grown into what we have today.
November 27, 2017
Keeping teeth healthy may seem like a simple matter of brushing, flossing, and visiting a dentist regularly. However, the holidays can wreak havoc on oral health for almost any patient. From sweet treats and acidic beverages to decreased preventive dental care time, more patients develop dental concerns like tooth decay and gum disease at the holidays than at any other time of the year. Before you follow up your glass of bubbly with a piece of pumpkin pie, take a few moments to read some tips from dentists about maintaining beautiful smiles this holiday season.
September 6, 2017
Do you suffer from a misaligned bite? If so, it could be due to early stressors in life. According to new research by the University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine, stressors in life within the first 1,000 days after conception can influence an asymmetric lower face, leading to a misaligned bite. The primary factor that appears to affect this involves low birth weights, which can indicate poor nutrition of the mother during the pregnancy. No matter the cause of the issue, your dentist offers the solutions you need for a straight smile.
July 30, 2017
A dental crown, sometimes referred to as a “cap,” is one of the most common ways dentists repair cracked, broken, and decayed teeth. It simply fits on top and encases the damaged tooth, and it can enhance a tooth cosmetically as well as restore it functionally. As with any treatment, patients always want to consider cost beforehand so there are no surprises. Today, we’re going to cover what you should expect to pay for a dental crown, as well as how you can know if you need one in the first place. (more…)
June 19, 2017
When you live with crooked teeth, hiding your smile may feel natural to you. You probably can’t remember the last time you smiled for a photo. Wouldn’t it feel great to smile with confidence? Perhaps you’ve thought about straightening your teeth but the idea of wearing metal braces is not appealing? Did you know there are other options for correcting your smile? Invisalign in Midtown East is one of these options, but you might be surprised to learn you also have other choices.
May 12, 2017
These two conditions are being discussed more and more frequently. They sound complicated, but they’re actually just words to describe genetic predispositions to reduced or missing dental structure or weakened tooth enamel. At Dr. Aaronson & Associates, we offer patients answers to their questions about these conditions, and our skilled Manhattan dentists and team provide early intervention, repair, and prevention services as necessary at dental checkups to improve oral health for patients who suffer from either or both of these detrimental oral health conditions.