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Alternative Text Posted November 26, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Buds for Life: Your Tongue & Taste

Full disclosure before your Brooklyn dental team at Park Slope Dental Arts starts dropping knowledge on the muscles in your mouth that are partially to thank (or blame) for the foods you love: we’re hungry as we write this and are envisioning pizza; yummy, savory pizza with cheese that stretches when you grab a slice,… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Why Do We Have Baby Teeth?

Baby teeth, also called deciduous, primary, milk, or lacteal teeth, have many different purposes. Park Slope Dental Arts is asked the purpose of baby teeth often. So what’s the answer? Tiny Teeth for Tiny Mouths Child-sized mouths are not large enough to accommodate a full set of adult teeth, so the primary teeth become placeholders… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
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Dental Friends with Benefits

At Park Slope Dental Arts, our goal is to make your dental visits as pleasant as possible. Part of this effort includes taking the complication out of utilizing your insurance benefits. Park Slope Dental Arts knows there can be confusing terms and stipulations in insurance plans that can be a barrier between you and the… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Late for an Important Date: When Baby Teeth Don’t Fall Out

Most kids lose their baby teeth—also called primary teeth—in a distinct sequence at set intervals.  Children’s baby teeth come out naturally starting around age six, becoming progressively looser as they fall out (sometimes with a little extra wiggling because the Tooth Fairy is expected to visit).  Sometimes baby tooth loss doesn’t happen in the usual… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
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“Buy-Up” Dental Insurance: A Little Extra Protection

When it comes to dental insurance, it seems like there can be as many (or more) questions as there are answers. Even when you are fortunate enough to have dental insurance, navigating its use can still be very confusing. Many people don’t give their dental insurance a second thought – until the day comes when… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
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Dental Implants: A Brief History of Tooth Replacement Innovation

Today’s dental implants boast a long-term success rate of near 97%. Because implants support surrounding teeth, encourage new tissue growth and continued bone formation, and give patients back full chewing ability and a complete smile, they have become the industry standard for tooth replacement.  Today, your Brooklyn dentists at Park Slope Dental Arts, would like… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
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Adult Braces: What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Orthodontics Aren’t Just Kid Stuff The use of orthodontic appliances to improve smiles isn’t just for kids and teens anymore. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about one million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces or aligners, and the use of adult orthodontics rose 24 percent between 1989 and 2008. … (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Is Your Little One Getting Enough Calcium?

Calcium. We regularly hear how important calcium is for our kids’ diets. It’s vital for healthy growth. Calcium is a building block for strong bones. It helps with hormone balance and keeps the heart pumping and blood circulating normally. But, did you know that calcium is also vital for healthy teeth?  Calcium builds strong bones…. (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
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Dry Mouth: Nothing to Spit At

Can you imagine a 2-liter bottle of your favorite soda? Now imagine that same bottle filled with spit. That’s approximately how much saliva the average adult produces in their mouth every day! It may be gross, but it’s definitely important. Saliva is a normal body fluid that’s crucial for oral health and overall wellness.  If… (Read More)

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