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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 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 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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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Strategies for Teasing: Helping Kids Feel Better About Their Smile

Every kid feels uncomfortable in social situations sometimes, especially when they feel they “look different”—and studies show the #1 reason kids are bullied for their appearance is the way their teeth look. Bullies sense this discomfort and annoy, anger, and confuse kids who already feel vulnerable—and if the child being teased is openly reactive, the… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu altogether.  In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages of… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?

Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard!    Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The basic function of a mouthguard is protection. Mouthguards… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Park Slope Dental Arts reminds us that proper denture care requires more than just that.  In fact, denture maintenance is an important part of oral… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Park Slope Dental Arts want you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here are the facts… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2019 / Blog, Patient Care
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Applesauce to Zucchini: What Should I Eat After Dental Surgery?

If you need dental surgery, you may have a lot of questions and concerns. How much will it cost? How much will it hurt? Who is going to drive me home? And perhaps most importantly, what can I eat? Recovery can seem a lot more stressful if you don’t stock up on acceptable soft foods… (Read More)

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