Caring for your Baby’s Teeth!

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Lenox Hill Baby Teeth | Manhattan Dental Office When you have a new baby, the care and attention required is almost endless! Don’t forget that your baby’s tiny teeth need attention, just like yours. Our cosmetic dentist has a few easy steps to add to your your daily routine with baby, and establish good dental habits early in life. You …

What is Gum Disease?

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Manhattan Gum Disease | Upper East Side Dental Office We hear a lot about gum disease, but what is it, really? The truth is the signs of periodontal disease can be very subtle, so it's important to see our Manhattan cosmetic dentist regularly for check ups. If you have red, swollen or tender gums, you should definitely make an appointment. …

Root Canal Advantages & Treatment

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Lenox Hill Root Canal Therapy | Manhattan Dentist Root Canals have a reputation for being a huge ordeal, but in reality they are pretty similar to having a routine filling, and usually can be completed in one or two appointments with our Upper East Side dentist. There are many advantages to a Root Canal instead of removing the tooth, like …

Options If You Have Missing Teeth

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Midtown West Replacing Teeth | Manhattan Dentist If you are missing a tooth, it affects your life in a big way. Not only are your looks and smile diminished, but you use your teeth to speak and chew, and a missing tooth can make those difficult. Fortunately, missing teeth can be replaced in several different ways. Your dentist may recommend …

Daily Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

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Midtown West Dental Health | Upper East Side Dentist Office Basic dental care is extremely important to your overall health and well being.  It prevents tooth decay and gum disease, prevents bad breath, and saves money by reducing the need for fillings and other costly procedures.   You want your teeth to last a lifetime, so here are some habits …

Caring for your Dentures

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Manhattan Dentures Care | Upper East Side Dentist Today's dentures are made from advanced materials. If you recently received a brand new pair of dentures, you'll want to keep them looking their best. Like natural teeth, dentures must be cared for the same way with brushing and dentist visits. Brushing your dentures cleans off plaque, food, and other debris  that …

The Long Term Effects of Thumbsucking

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Tribeca Thumbsucking Effects | Upper East Side Dentist Thumbsucking is a natural and comforting reflex for children. It’s something that starts while they are still in the womb, and can continue through toddlerhood. When a baby puts its fingers or thumb in their mouth, it gives them a sense of security and happiness.  During times of stress, in goes the …

Treatment for TMD

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Manhattan TMD Treatment | Upper East Side Dental Office TMD, Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, can cause you serious pain and discomfort that can last many years. You might have pain in your jaw area, neck or shoulders, problems opening your mouth wide, headaches, ear aches, swelling and more.  No one knows exactly what causes TMD, but it is most common for …

How to Treat and Prevent Cavities in Teeth!

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Manhattan Cavity Prevention | Upper West Side Dentistry Those committed to a clean and healthy smile often find that even brushing and flossing may not yield the comprehensive results they desire. Food and plaque is sometimes not effectively removed from the nooks, grooves or back areas of teeth. For those who want to take the extra step, Dr. Lattinelli and …

Interested in Dental Veneers?

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Manhattan Veneers | Upper East Side Dentist Maintaining the health of your teeth is of course of utmost importance. In a perfect world, regular brushing and flossing would be enough to maintain brilliant, white, healthy teeth. We here at Dr. Latinelli’s office understand that occasionally this idea isn’t a reality; even with regular maintenance, teeth can become stained, poorly shaped, …