9 Toothbrushing Mistakes & How You Can Fix Them

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Toothbrushing Mistakes | Manhattan Dental Office – We all know how important it is to take good care of our oral health. After all, we learn to brush our teeth about the same time that we learn to walk. But because it’s a skill so basic and routine, toothbrushing often gets performed on autopilot. Have you ever stopped to think …

How to Prevent Teeth Grinding

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Upper East Side Teeth Grinding | Manhattan Dental Office – We all know the basics of dental hygiene, brush and floss at least twice a day, avoid hard foods that could crack your teeth, and stay away from lots of acid to keep your enamel strong. One of the biggest issues many of us have that we don’t even always …

Diabetes and Your Mouth

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Upper East Side Veneers | Manhattan Dentist Diabetes is a serious disease which can affect many parts of your body. Your mouth, teeth, and gums should not be ignored if you have high blood sugar. Diabetes can impair your body’s ability to fight infections, so it is imperative to pay attention to any signs of dental issues. These can include:

Some Causes of Toothaches

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Murray Hill Toothaches | Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Nothing ruins your day like a toothache. Whether it’s mild discomfort or severe, throbbing pain, a toothache is a red flag that should prompt a visit to your dentist. Because the causes of toothaches may not always be immediately apparent, diagnosis by our dental office should always be your first course of action. …

White Tongue, Bad Breath Conundrum

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Manhattan Cosmetic Dentistry | Upper East Side Dentist Bad breath: we’ve all experienced it. Whether it’s your own or someone else’s, bad breath is unpleasant and downright embarrassing. Take a look at the tongue of a person with bad breath and you’re likely to see a white film – the notorious “white tongue”. Two dreaded things that no one wants …

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 …

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 …

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 …