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Happy Holidays and Office Update!

Bethlehem Town Family Dental | Glenmont, NY

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 

2017 has been a great year for us and we hope it was awesome for you too!  We have finally grown into our space fully and will be installing the last 2 rooms out of 7 total rooms next week.  2018 will be an exciting year because we are finally ready for Dr. Fei (Dr. Henry's wife) to join us in January!  She will start part-time and transition into full-time soon.  We will also be adding 2 more staff members to support the expansion.  All these efforts are made to accommodate more patients joining our dental family ...

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

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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 | Bethlehem Town Family Dental

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

Bethlehem Town Family Dental | Glenmont, NY

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 !!

Patient Appreciation | Bethlehem Town Family Dental | Glenmont, NY

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!  

 

Patient Thanks | Bethlehem Town Family Dental | Glenmont, NY

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