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Problem Solved!

 Tooth-Colored Fillings
We haven't posted a case study for a while so we are going to do some catching up! From the picture below (image 1), the x-ray shows us 2 particular problems:Image 11. Red circle shows cavity, or decay, on the root surface of the molar tooth, this is quite hard to reach because it's deep and below the gum.2. Blue circle shows an old silver, or amalgam, filling that has an overhang. A filling overhang is where the filling material extruded out of the tooth and onto the gum, this problem will cause the gum to be chronically inflamed and sore.In order to ...

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Answering Your Questions about Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a prevalent disease, and unfortunately, the number of cases diagnosed each year is rising steadily. The Oral Cancer Foundation states that in 2017, nearly 50,000 cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed.There wasn’t much of a focus on oral cancer until actor Michael Douglas was diagnosed in 2010. His experience created awareness, but there are still a lot of misconceptions about the disease.Why are oral cancer fatality rates so high?It is not hard to detect or diagnose oral cancer. Fatality rates are so high because oral cancer often goes undiagnosed until it’s in the late stages. It is a particularly aggressive form of cancer, so an early diagnosis can ...

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How Modern Dental Technology Improves Your Experience

dentist feura bush ny
A lot has changed in dentistry in the last couple decades. We have seen exciting advances in just about every area, but especially in dental technology.If you haven’t visited a dental practice lately, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised at some of the changes. Feura Bush, NY dentist Dr. Henry Huang is thrilled to be able to offer you the best of dental technology to make your visits with us more comfortable, efficient, and informative.ComfortableWe understand the anxiety that many people experience with dental visits. Our goal is to use every method available to ensure that your treatment is as comfortable and stress-free as possible.Our Dental Vibe reduces the discomfort ...

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Three Tips for Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Dentist Ravena NY
If you start missing dental appointments because of anxiety, fear is not your only problem. Lack of oral health care causes smaller dental problems to add up until you have no choice but to go to the dentist. By that point, you may have put your oral health in serious jeopardy.Ravena, NY dentist Dr. Michael Huang has seen the damage caused by anxiety and missed appointments. Overcoming your stress abut dental care is vital for good oral health, and we are here to support you in any way you need.Choose a Supportive Dentist – Any relationship with a healthcare professional needs to be based on trust. You cannot protect your ...

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What happens when you need a new filling to replace an old one?

Dental Sealants in Feura Bush, NY
What happens when you need a new filling to replace an old one?A new patient came in from Selkirk NY for a new patient exam, cleaning, and necessary x-rays. Upon our examination, we found an old composite filling that is failing:- the old filling is peeling away from the tooth, also called open margin- the old filling has more decay underneath it, also called recurrent decay- the old filling is flat and does not contour to the natural shape of the toothAfter our examination, we recommended a new filling for the tooth and the patient happily agreed. Patient came in on a separate appointment to have the filling replaced. The ...

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Are Partial Dentures Right for You?

Partial Dentures in Glenmont NY
Is your smile marred by gaps left by missing teeth? Even a single missing tooth can make it hard to engage fully in life because your confidence takes a hit every time you smile.At our Feura Bush, NY dental office, we offer options like partial dentures to complete your smile. Dr. Henry Huang is skilled at creating dentures that look, fit, and feel better than you ever thought possible. He will talk to you about your needs to find out what your priorities are and how he can help.How Partial Dentures Can Benefit YouHere are a few of the reasons you may want to consider partial dentures:You still have most ...

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Thank you Greenville, NY !!

Greenville NY Dentist
We are so honored to have patients from Greenville, NY that drive more than 30 minutes to come visit us. We never did a single ad in Greenville and our happy patients from Greenville are telling their families and friends to come see us because it's worth the drive! We also do the best we can to limit their visits by doing more at each appointment. While they are in the area, our patients from Greenville can also take advantage of our location and visit other businesses around us. Thank you for your continuous support!For more information, call our dental office today!

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