Maintaining Good Dental Care Habits

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Manhattan Good Dental Habits | Upper East Side Dentist Office Oral health begins with the most basic of good habits – clean teeth through proper daily care.  Your parents and our dentist were right all along; brushing your teeth two times a day, for at least two minutes each session, goes a long way toward keeping your mouth and smile …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Restoring your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry!

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Midtown West Restoring your Smile | Manhattan Cosmetic Dentistry If you’re looking to restore your smile, re-align your bite, or even prevent remaining teeth from moving, a dental bridge may be the perfect solution. Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth. Bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour …

The Importance of Oral Health for Children

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Manhattan Kids Oral Health | Tribeca Dental Office Your Manhattan kids oral health and well-being is always our top priority and this is especially true when it comes to matters that concern the mouth. There are a number of things to be aware of when taking care of your child’s teeth and we at Dr. Lattinelli’s office want to make …

How to Prevent Teeth & Mouth Injuries

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West Village Teeth & Mouth Injuries | Upper East Side Dentist Athletes in contact sports are at significant risk for traumatic injury to their teeth and mouth. It’s estimated 600,000 emergency room visits each year involve a sports-related dental injury. Visit our dentist office to get your mouthguard. Athletic mouthguards have become the premier safeguard against sports-related oral injuries. First …

Three Steps to Healthier Teeth for Kids

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Manhattan Oral Heath for Kids | Murray Hill Dental Office As a parent, the task of guiding your children through their physical, mental and social development can sometimes seem overwhelming. That doesn’t have to be the case with their dental development — that’s because we’re one of your most reliable support partners for oral health. We’re available not only to …