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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
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Finding Your Oasis: Food & Drinks for Dry Mouth

Xerostomia is the technical term for dry mouth, the condition that results from absent or reduced saliva flow. It is not a disease on its own, but it may be a side effect of medication or radiation treatments.  Xerostomia affects about 20% of the elderly population—not because of their age, but due to the increased… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities.  So which is true? Do the health… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 19, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
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Relief from Dry, Chapped & Cracked Lips

We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year; it’s not uncommon to see lips suffering from annoying, painful cracks. Here at Park Slope Dental Arts we keep abreast of the oral health needs of Brooklyn, so here… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
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Are You Singing the Toothache Blues?

Are you or a loved one suffering from the toothache blues? Don’t wait around in pain for the problem to resolve itself. Although we do enjoy spending quality time with our patients at Park Slope Dental Arts, we don’t want any Brooklyn residents to have to undergo unnecessary dental procedures.  A toothache can indicate a… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Diabetes & Oral Health: What Your Dentist Sees

It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including your mouth.  Almost 26 million children and adults in the U.S.  suffer from diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Brooklyn dentist, Park Slope Dental Arts wants you to know the side… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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What’s Lurking in Your Saliva?

Saliva. Just the word can conjure an array of images in your imagination. From salivating at a delicious meal to studying Pavlov’s dogs to watching a baseball player spit, life is full of saliva! And that’s a good thing because saliva is very important for oral and overall health. Problems with saliva can lead to… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2021 / Blog
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Did George Washington Really Have Wooden Teeth?

When he became the first president of the United States, George Washington had only one real tooth left! You heard right—just ONE. Everyone has heard something about this great man and his dental history, but if you heard that Washington had wooden teeth, then you heard wrong.  This myth is totally false—and Park Slope Dental… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
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The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun losing teeth as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
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Do I Have Herpes? Cold Sores 101

Cold sore. Fever blister. Herpes Simplex Virus-1. These babies go by a lot of different names, but the experience is always the same: Telltale burning or itching near the lip A red bump appears a day or so later The bump becomes a cluster of blisters The blisters dry up and scab over The scab… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
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Sugar Rush: When Sweet Turns Bitter

You’ve heard it before: too much sugar is not good for little bodies. Or, more precisely, added sugar is not good for people, big or small. The more we learn about how sugar affects the body, the more we realize that additional sugars have many downsides for health. This is particularly true of dental health…. (Read More)

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