Patients with Heart Conditions: Why Your Dentist Needs to Know
If you have heart disease, a heart condition even as minor as a murmur, or have recently had heart surgery, it’s important to let your dentist know about your condition before your visit. Taking this extra precaution can be vitally important to safeguarding your health Why It's Important Even routine dental procedures, such as cleaning, can cause bleeding in the mouth, which then allows oral bacteria to enter the bloodstream and possibly travel to the heart. For a patient with a heart condition this bacteria poses the potentially dangerous risk of endocarditis, or inflammation of the heart valves or tissue. Because of this, for patients with cardiac issues, antibiotics are recommended prior to any dental visit…
How to Handle Children's Dental Emergencies
No matter what type of emergency your little one has, a good rule of thumb is to call your Long Island pediatric dentist as soon as you can...
How Dental Floss Is Made
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How to Love Teeth Whitening
If you’re feeling anxious about trying Ithaca teeth whitening, get the all facts behind treatment to make it a truly satisfying process.
Elmira vies for Guinness world record for largest human shamrock
Elmira unofficially broke the Guinness World Record for the largest human shamrock.
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Checkups. Cleanings. X-rays. Just how often should Canadians be seen by a dentist to keep their teeth and gums in optimal health?
The 10 Worst Foods For Teeth, According to a Dentist
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6 Ways Top Beauty Experts Care for Their Sensitive Skin
More than 50 percent of women in the U.S. have sensitive skin, including some of the beauty industry’s top skin care experts. Here are the methods they use themselves to keep skin reactions at bay.
6 Great Dental Hygiene Tips For Healthy, White Teeth
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Top Risk Factors for Oral Cancer
Are you at risk for developing oral cancer? Find out what behaviors you can and cannot change to prevent this form of cancer.