There are a few ways in which gum conditions are described. Terms like gum disease, gingivitis, and periodontitis are often considered one and the same. By the sounds of it, they may seem interchangeable. They’re not. Each term describes an oral infection that has affected the soft tissue around teeth. It helps to know the…Read the full article
How Do I Choose A Toothbrush for My Kids? That’s a great question! Luckily, our hygienist Melissa has some tips that can help. Her recommendation? Electric toothbrushes! Electric toothbrushes have been proven to help kids clean their teeth better than manual toothbrushes. They help kids reach areas, such as back molars and gums, and kids…Read the full article
Some people have a difficult time getting numb for dental work and by the time they come to our NYC sedation dentistry office, they have had a few bad dental experiences. Often, the problem that has gone on for years is that the person has not been easy to numb up before dental procedures, but there are…Read the full article
Dr. Siegelman discussed emerging trends in advanced dental technology and how they will shape the future of dentistry in Healthcare Tech Outlook. Read the article here!
Dr. Siegelman featured in an article discussing PTSD and dental care. Read the full article here.
When people are asked about what makes an attractive smile, they often use words like “bright” and “straight” in their description. These are attributes that don’t always come naturally. When teeth are crooked, there may be a certain perception about the person behind the smile. Because we tend to be innately aware of what creates…Read the full article
Your smile may be incredibly important to you, and yet you find yourself avoiding the dentist. Dental anxiety can limit the satisfaction and confidence you feel when you smile and speak with others. It can also keep you from enjoying the fullest extent and duration of oral health, which you deserve. The thing is, a…Read the full article
We have all been advised, time and time again, that we need to see the dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning and once a year for a check-up. For the check-up, the dentist observes teeth and gums through special glasses that magnify the view. The X-rays produce images of the teeth and…Read the full article
Were you a Guggenheim Dental Clinic patient? Many patients over the years have mentioned the Guggenheim Dental Clinic as the source of their paralyzingly dental fear. The “Guggenheim” was a public program that provided access to dental care for New York City children for decades.