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Oral Cancer Spreads in Men: An Important Reason to Keep Up with Your Screenings

man hiking | oral cancer screening

It’s understandable that people avoid talking about cancer. But knowledge is power, and we want our patients to understand as with many forms of cancer, early detection and treatment are critical for a positive long-term prognosis. Oral cancer is one of the more aggressive types of cancer, but routine screenings during oral exams can dramatically improve survival rates. 

 

Increased Risk for Men

 

Unfortunately, there has recently been a dramatic increase in HPV-related oral cancer, particularly among men. HPV is short for human papillomavirus and is the primary cause of oral cancers. It is estimated that 11 million men and 3 million women were actively infected with oral HPV between 2011 and 2014. ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving | Glenmont dentist

We would like to wish everybody a happy Thanksgiving long weekend. For us, we are truly thankful to our wonderful patients for the trust you place in us! We will continue to work hard and make dental visits simpler for you.

The office will be closed on 11/23/17 - 11/26/17, we will return on 11/27/17 at 10am. Emergency line will be checked routinely throughout the long weekend.

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Saving Your Tooth in Three Steps: Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns | Selkirk NY Dentist

Your teeth are durable and designed to withstand a good deal of wear and tear. But they are not indestructible, and years of use, decay, neglect, and grinding habits can all lead to damage that is too severe to be resolved with a simple dental filling.

In this case, your dentist will recommend a porcelain dental crown to save the tooth by strengthening and protecting it from further damage. Single crowns are the most common restorative dental procedure, so you could say we have the process down to an efficient science!

Step One: Preparing Your Tooth

The first step in the process is to prepare your natural tooth to receive the crown. ...

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Why Cosmetic Dentistry Continues to Gain Popularity

Not too long ago, cosmetic dentistry was considered a luxury accessible only to movie stars, models, and celebrities. However, advances and improvements in materials and techniques make cosmetic dental treatments more affordable and attainable than ever before.

Improvements in Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Since materials have improved, we have many opportunities to address the aesthetics of your smile. Dental crowns can now be made of porcelain or ceramic because both materials mimic the appearance of natural enamel. Crowns are no longer simply restorations for damaged teeth; they can also be used to change the aesthetics of a tooth completely.

Tooth-colored fillings are another valuable addition to the array of cosmetic dental treatments. The ...

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Feeling Loved !!

I'm sitting in my office and feeling loved from all the baby gifts we have received.

I want to thank Biogenics Dental Lab, Adirondack Oral Surgery, Aibel Endodontics, and Candy for the gifts!  

 

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Your Smile Makeover Options

Smile Makeover | Glenmont NY Cosmetic Dentist

Are you tired of living with a smile you don’t love? You want to look your best, and you know you need to change something. But which treatments should you choose to get the results you want?

If you’re looking for a cosmetic dentist, Dr. Henry Huang can assist you with an array of smile makeover options at our Belmar, NY dental office.

Everyone has different needs, so a smile makeover means different things to different people. Often, we can help you achieve your goals with one treatment, like professional teeth whitening. In other cases, we may need to combine several services to achieve the results you’re looking for.

  • Teeth whitening is a ...

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