Flossing Habits for 2018

The new year is here, and for many, that means New Year’s Resolutions. We have a suggestion that doesn’t have to be forgotten by Valentine’s Day: take better care of your mouth! This starts with brushing your teeth, of course, but do you floss every day? Here are some pointers... Read more »

Your Whitening Options

Are you interested in whitening your teeth? If so, our dentist, Dr. Sidney Adler, has some information you might be looking for. That information is the teeth whitening options available in the world today. The more you know about teeth whitening, the better chance you have of choosing the right... Read more »

Some Home Remedies for Wisdom Teeth that Ache

When you have a slight toothache from an erupting or impacted wisdom tooth, there are some remedies you can try using to alleviate the uneasiness. However, please note that no home remedy can take the place of the thoughtful care of a licensed professional; see us if the discomfort is... Read more »

Outlining the Steps of a Root Canal

The ultimate goal for a root canal is to repair a severely infected tooth as opposed to complete extraction. Treatment is done by removing the damaged pulp of the tooth, sanitizing it, and then packing it full of a rubber-like substance and sealing it. Normally, the instigator of a root... Read more »

The Causes of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

While helping your young children to learn to brush can be tough, it's downright impossible, hazardous and not advised for children aged 3 and under. For babies and newborns, you can use dental tissues, also referred to as tooth wipes. Tooth tissues should be used after children swallow or drink... Read more »

Gum Disease and Your Oral Health

Gum disease can create some serious and costly smile damage. It can even start out fairly painless, so many people do not realize they have it. Thankfully, our dental team at Riverdale Oral Health and Implant Center in Riverdale, New York, is skilled in helping you conquer this dreadful condition.... Read more »

When Should Dental Sealants Be Used?

Your back teeth, also known as your molars and premolars come equipped with special features called cusps. Those cusps are ridges on the teeth that help them to chew and grind your food so that you can easily swallow and digest it. Unfortunately, those cusps provide extra hiding places for... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Are Sick

If you come down with a cold or the flu, chances are that you would just like to lie quietly in one place, binge-watching your favorite show and waiting for your fever to break or your stomach to settle down. The last thing you may want to do is climb... Read more »

A Bone Graft Might Be Needed to Prepare for an Implant Supported Dental Bridge

As it progresses, the severe periodontal infection of periodontitis can cause a gradual loss of bone structure near the roots of multiple teeth. This can eventually result in the loss of multiple teeth in one part of your mouth. When teeth are lost in this manner, there is often not... Read more »

A Dental Implant as an Effective Treatment for Replacing a Missing Tooth

With poor oral hygiene practices, a small untreated cavity can quickly become a large problem. If the bacterial tooth decay manages to infect the pulp or root of the tooth, it can cause significant discomfort and potentially encourage a dental abscess to develop in the nearby gum tissues. Sometimes the... Read more »