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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
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Gum Disease: More Than Just Gums

Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Park Slope Dental Arts should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over Brooklyn… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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The Way Your Teeth Meet: Overbite Edition

Do you know the status of your occlusion? That’s the technical term used to describe the way your maxillary (upper) and mandibular (lower) teeth align. If you happen to have a bite that doesn’t connect quite right—or at all—it’s referred to as a malocclusion. You might ask yourself, “Well, I can eat and speak without… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Breastfeeding & Dental Work

If you’re a new mom or about to be one, you’re likely already used to putting your needs second to the needs of this beautiful new little person in your life – but maintaining good oral hygiene is still important for keeping you and your baby in tiptop shape. If something happens and you need… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this – you have come to see your Brooklyn dentists for a cleaning and routine checkup. The cleaning goes well, but then they tell you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be wrong since you have been brushing and flossing… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Ice Cravings – A Sign of Something Worse?

We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a stop to ice chewing? Absolutely, and for more reasons than most people are aware of…. (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2019 / Dental Health
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An Alkaline Diet for Oral Health

Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle-school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You can… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands.

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
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Good, Clean, Wholesome Family Dentistry

You love your teeth. You brush them twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist regularly. Right? We love your teeth, too! In fact, there’s so much to know about caring for your oral health that dentistry has quite a few categories of specialties and different kinds of dentists. The primary dentist… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Questions to Ask at a Back-to-School Dental Visit

Some schools require a back-to-school dental visit, but even if yours doesn’t, right before school starts is a good time to schedule one of your child’s regular checkups. Drs. Lee, Yoon, and Lorenzo can take care of any problems so your child won’t have to miss class after school starts, and if oral hygiene routines… (Read More)

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We love talking about oral health. Contact your Brooklyn dentists, Drs. Lee, Yoon, and Lorenzo at Park Slope Dental Arts today, we would be happy to talk with you!

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