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Benefits of Laser Dentistry

You might be familiar with a mild form of gum disease called gingivitis. Often, this can be healed with a concerted effort between your home care routine and visits with Dr. Aaronson and Associates for treatment.  When your condition develops to advanced stages of periodontal disease, you face oral surgery that involves the cutting and stitching gum tissue to

Understanding the Difference Between Inlays and Onlays

Most people are familiar with fillings and crowns, the workhorses of the dental world. We can cover a wide array of decay and injuries between the two. However, there are times when a filling isn’t sufficient to meet your needs, and a crown is overkill. That’s when inlays and onlays swoop in to save the day —

Are You Eating and Drinking Foods and Drinks That Are Making Your Teeth Dingy?

Life’s not fair. Despite your best efforts, things still go awry. Take your teeth, for example. You do all you can to ensure they stay healthy and white, but they still look yellow and dingy when you smile. In most cases, the culprit is in your daily meals. Take heart. There’s something simple you —

8 Problems That Veneers Resolve

Misaligned bites need braces or Invisalign®, cavities need fillings, and dingy teeth need a good dental cleaning and professional teeth whitening treatment, but what do you do about oddly shaped teeth or teeth that seem too small for your mouth? That’s where dental veneers come in. Veneers are the most versatile dental treatment, and they’re surprisingly underrated. At Dr. Aaronson & Associates, we

When Is a Dental Filling the Best Solution?

No one wants to get a dental filling, but sometimes it’s the best way to address tooth decay. That doesn’t mean it’s always the right answer or the only answer.  Here, our team at Dr. Aaronson & Associates in Midtown East, New York, New York, share some insight about how to treat the various stages of tooth decay and

How to Prevent Gum Disease

If you think that dentists are all about drilling and filling, this should be refreshing news: At Dr. Aaronson & Associates in New York City, our dental specialists focus on prevention.  With that in mind, we’re talking today about how to prevent gum disease, a common condition that affects almost half of the over-30 crowd. We start with a

The Importance of Fluoride

What’s the big deal about fluoride? TV commercials boast about their fluoridated products, and it’s hard to find toothpaste or mouthwash without it, so you figure it must be necessary — but why? Our team of experienced dentists at Dr. Aaronson & Associates in Midtown East, Manhattan, New York, explains the virtues of fluoride and what it does for your

Help! My Teeth are Yellow

When you see what deeply hued foods can do to your clothing, it’s not a stretch to understand that they can also stain your teeth. Anything with dark tones — we’re looking at you coffee, tea, wine, and berries — can leave behind traces of pigment that change the tone of your teeth.  But food

Should I Choose Dental Bonding or Veneers?

In addition to causing some cosmetic flaws, damaged teeth can lead to some serious health issues. Cracks and chips open the door to bacterial infections and tooth decay. Even perfectly healthy teeth that are misshapen, gapped, or wrong-sized can cause problems with your bite, which can eventually trigger jaw pain and tooth damage. If your

What Does a Smile Makeover Entail?

Everyone wants to make an excellent first impression, which is why most people spend time, money, and effort to sport the right attire, coif their hair, and smell like a million bucks. Unfortunately, they may be focusing their attention on the things that matter least. Studies show that for 48% of Americans, it’s your smile that

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