Gum Disease and Your Oral Health

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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 Dental P.C. in Riverdale, New York, is skilled in helping you conquer this dreadful condition. Gum disease, otherwise... Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs Immediate Professional Treatment

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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 »

The Facts About How Cigarettes Affect Your Teeth

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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 »

What Sugary Drinks Can do to Your Smile

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Did you know that Americans spend millions of dollars every year on teeth whitening? Fortunately, as you probably know, there are a few things you can do to keep your teeth healthy and bright. However, there are a few things that can stain your teeth—including a number of drinks. Sadly,... Read more »

What to Know About Gum Disease

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Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Naturally, gum disease could cause minor problems—such as swollen or bleeding gums—or serious conditions like tooth loss. Sadly, gum disease can be difficult to identify. In fact, many people aren't even... Read more »

Problems Connected to Bad Breath

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Bad breath is always a stressful thing to hide. It can be quite embarrassing when you have bad breath, especially in romantic situations. However, many people do not realize that bad breath can be a sign of a serious oral health problem in your smile. Halitosis is the medical term... Read more »

All You Need to Know About the Two Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a serious and dangerous disease that has destroyed the smiles of many. It slowly creeps into your oral cavity, takes over your teeth, irritates your gums, and deteriorates your underlying bone. This disease is very complex; in fact, it is so complex that it has two different... Read more »

Can Gum Disease Be Related to Other Medical Conditions?

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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an inflammation of the gum tissue that is caused by the excess buildup of bacteria, plaque and tartar. If left untreated, this can lead to a low-grade infection in the gum tissue. The infection itself can cause a loss of material in... Read more »