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 »

Do You Have Heart Disease? Here’s How to Have a Successful Appointment

Your heart and mouth are linked, which is why it’s important to do certain things when you come to Riverdale Oral Health and Implant Center so you can have a successful and effective dental appointment with Dr. Sidney Adler when you have heart disease. The first thing you need to... Read more »

Dental Bonding: The Way to a Strong and Attractive Smile

Sometimes an unattractive tooth can take the beauty away from a smile. If this is the case for you, Dr. Sidney Adler is happy to help you with cosmetic dentistry, which is a branch of dentistry that can improve the appearance of your smile. Fortunately, there are many treatments available,... Read more »

Several Factors Contribute to Maintaining Good Oral Health

The American Dental Association was created to help advise consumers on the best ways to maintain a healthy mouth. This includes guidelines that all contribute to long term oral health. If any one of these areas is lacking you could be at increased risk of suffering from gum disease, cavities,... Read more »

A Small Dental Fracture Will Require Professional Treatment

When a tooth is fractured the structure of the tooth enamel is often altered and the long term health of the tooth can be threatened. As time goes on, the tooth could suffer a more severe fracture or a new cavity that penetrates deep into the tooth. To prevent these... Read more »

A Tooth That Cannot Be Saved by Endodontic Therapy Might Be Restored by a Bridge

When severe tooth decay compromises the root of a tooth, it can cause pain and decreased oral function. Many times, the oral care specialists at Riverdale Oral Health and Implant Center’s Riverdale, New York, clinic can treat a tooth in this condition with endodontic therapy. Yet there are some extreme... Read more »