Dental Veneers: The Way to an Enhanced Smile

Do you ever feel ashamed or embarrassed of your smile? If so, it’s time to think about improving its appearance. Fortunately, there are cosmetic dental treatments that can disguise your smile imperfections and give you the appearance you’re looking for. One of those treatments is the placement of dental veneers.... Read more »

Should You Use Mint and Gum for Bad Breath?

Have you heard that bad breath might actually be a sign of serious issues? Sadly, consistent bad breath can even be a sign of gum disease? In fact, even if you don’t have gum disease but have bad breath, you could have gum disease soon. Fortunately, there are a number... Read more »

The Cavity Quiz

Did you know that cavities are caused by the wearing down of your tooth enamel down the root of a tooth? If this happens, the tooth life source, also known as the pulp, will be vulnerable to damage from bacteria. This can lead to possible infections and eventual tooth loss.... Read more »

Simple First-Aid Tips to Help Treat a Serious Lip Injury

Accidentally biting your lip during a meal can cause a minor jolt of pain, yet it rarely causes any significant oral trauma. However, there are times when an accident or a blow to the face while playing a contact sport can cause a serious lip injury. For a severe case... Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs Immediate Professional Treatment

All dental crown restorations performed at Riverdale Oral Health involve cementing the crown onto the anchoring abutment with a strong dental adhesive. While this bond is incredibly strong, there are still times when a blow to the face or complications from advanced periodontal disease can weaken this connection. If your... Read more »

Good Oral Health Involves More Than Occasional Brushing and Flossing

Your mouth is a complex system of biological components and organs that work in concert to allow you to chew food and breathe and speak clearly. If any part of your mouth is afflicted with some oral disease or dysfunction, it can have significant and costly ramifications on your quality... Read more »

Amalgam and Composite Fillings Can Be Used to Repair Modest Cavities

Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine or failing to attend your twice-annual dental checkup at Riverdale Oral Health and Implant Center invites the bacteria in your mouth to exploit otherwise healthy tooth enamel. If a modest-sized cavity is detected early, your dentist, Dr. Sidney Adler, can often repair it... Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Needs Quality First Aid and Timely Treatment

Your teeth are held in place by their roots and a series of very strong periodontal ligaments. If a blow to the face carries enough force to knock a tooth out, the trauma to the tooth and socket can be severe. In the rare instances when the tooth is whole... Read more »

A Filling Can Repair Decay

Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in Riverdale, New York, may be just what you need. Drs. Adler and Berson will remove the tooth decay and fill the area with the dental filling material. This will restore the strength and function of the tooth.... Read more »

The Facts About How Cigarettes Affect Your Teeth

You probably know that smoking can have a negative impact on your overall health, but did you know that tobacco use can also have an impact on your oral health? Sadly, issues resulting from tobacco use can actually be quite severe. Smoking leads to bad breath and stained teeth. If... Read more »