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OmniChroma composite Feb 14th, 2024

What’s a great way to decrease your chair time and lower your overhead while still producing great aesthetic results? Switch to single shade dentistry! When you consider the difference that single shade dentistry can make in your practice, it’s no wonder so many dentists are moving away from the complex,...

Treating E-max crowns Feb 14th, 2024

When you think of milling lithium disilicate blocks, you probably assume that those blocks will need to be fired prior to use – a step that adds time and expense to the process. But what if your lithium disilicate restorations did not need to be fired at all? How might...

Dentistry needs to be a bigger part of healthcare Feb 9th, 2024

As a country, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of advancements in health care. Though we have made tremendous progress to treat and prevent many diseases, one area frequently overlooked is oral health. Access to oral health should not be a luxury reserved only for some. It is a fundamental...

What does my dentist use? Feb 7th, 2024

As a dentist, I recommend using Pronamel Active Shield on an Oral B battery operated rotary toothbrush, followed by a water pick and rinsing with Act Fluoride for one minute, twice daily.

Dental Implant Feb 5th, 2024

Dental implant surgery is a procedure that replaces tooth roots with metal, screwlike posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth that look and function much like real ones. Dental implant surgery can offer a welcome alternative to dentures or bridgework that doesn't fit well and can offer...

Ortho FX Nightime Jan 31st, 2024

The innovative technology of NiTime Aligners The first patented aligner design, specifically optimized for 9-12 hour night-time wear   NiTime Predictability Our NiTime aligners have optimal forces and a broad fit range to compensate for day-time movements.  NiTime aligners have light continuous forces, similar to a heat activated Ni-Ti wire....

AI in Dentistry Jan 31st, 2024

AI and augmented intelligence offer opportunities to improve patient care, diagnostics and administrative processes, Dr. Paul L Gregory said. “By integrating AI and augmented intelligence, dental practices can provide precise diagnoses, personalized treatments and enhanced patient experiences,” he said. “Currently, the use of AI and augmented intelligence in dentistry is...

Influencers posting dental advice Jan 31st, 2024

When used in large quantities, hydrogen peroxide can be harmful -- particularly if applied to cavities or diseased gums.  Before whitening, dentists clean teeth to remove any surface discolouration, a process which does not happen for at-home products bought online. Dental surgeon Lequart said that using too much of these...

Pronamel active shield Jan 31st, 2024

Twice daily brushing helps to: Build 2x acid resistance against dietary acids from Day 1^ Shield enamel against cavities in teeth Actively reinforce weakened tooth enamel Start building resistance today to help keep your teeth strong and healthy for life. Provides sensitivity relief and lasting sensitivity protection Effectively & gently...

Oral Cancer increase in young people Jan 19th, 2024

Concerns voiced over rise in mouth cancer in younger patients 8th January 2024, 01:15 EST Debbie Tubby/BBC The oral surgery team at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital says it is seeing an increasing number of younger patients Some specialists say they are seeing a "very concerning" increase in the number...

Dental Implants Jul 20th, 2022

Dental Implants for the Perfect Smile Image Link: https://www.pexels.com/photo/close-up-shot-of-dental-implant-model-6502305/ Image Title: Close-Up Shot of Dental Implant Model Alt-Text: Can Dental Implants Bring Back Your Smile? Image Description: Close-up shot of a dental implant model.   Dental implants primarily replace teeth that have come loose and are falling out. They can be used to treat the...

Lasers in Dentistry Jul 18th, 2022

Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1994 to treat a number of dental problems. Yet, despite FDA approval, no laser system has received the American Dental Association's (ADA) Seal of Acceptance as an alternative to more traditional treatment. That seal assures dentists that the product or device meets ADA...

Avoiding the tooth fairy Jul 18th, 2022

Image Link: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-with-red-lipstick-smiling-3762453/ Image Title: Close-Up Shot of a Woman Smiling Alt-Text: How to Get the Perfect Teeth Image Description: Close-up shot of a woman smiling.   Counting your teeth first thing in the morning to check if you lost one, or wiggling a loose tooth so it would fall out!...

New synthesized enamel Feb 6th, 2022

New artificial enamel is harder and more durable than the real thing Novel material mimics enamel’s complex structure with stronger components:   Twitter Linked In Facebook Reddit Wechat Email Enamel enables teeth to take a stomping and keep on chomping. The hardest tissue in the human body is tough enough...

Is soda bad for my teeth? Feb 1st, 2020

Many people ask me about the effects of soda drinking. As a young chemist before my days in dental school, I used to do water analysis for air conditioning towers in NYC. One day I dropped a penny into a glass of phosphoric acid (which is used in the carbonation...

Achieve Straighter Teeth Fast in New York with Fastbraces! Aug 1st, 2019

Orthodontics has been one of the most sought-after treatments by patients who have teeth irregularities like malocclusions, excessive spaces, and overcrowding. These conditions affect not only their smiles but also their overall health and wellness. Having malocclusions and overcrowding leaves areas on the teeth that can be hard to clean...

Answering the Common Questions About Fillings Nov 1st, 2018

Practicing proper dental hygiene and seeing the dentist regularly can effectively prevent the development of most oral complications. However, not everyone follows this advice, so they end up developing cavities. The good news is, it is never too late to save the teeth from extraction. Other people may think that...

Know the Clearer Way to Achieve Your Dream Smile! Oct 1st, 2018

Many people are aware that orthodontic treatments help in correcting certain teeth irregularities, but not everyone is convinced that it is not only for the looks. There is more to orthodontic procedures than just giving a beautiful looking smile; it can also make a person healthier, chew better, and even...

“The Wand” is the One: Pain-free Injections in New York, NY Sep 3rd, 2018

The dental clinic may not be a fun place for everyone. There’s a lot of things happening on the dental chair, making many Americans anxious. This phobia often causes them to cancel their appointment with the dentist. However, neglecting the oral health is putting a risk to one’s life. When...

Prevent Tooth Extraction In New York: Save your tooth with a Root Canal Treatment Jul 2nd, 2018

The primary purpose of a Root Canal Treatment is to save the patient’s tooth from extraction. Preserving the natural tooth can prevent the other teeth from shifting, receding gums and bone loss. Here at Paul L. Gregory DDS, we help stop the infection from progressing while keeping the natural teeth...

Porcelain Veneers: Uses, Procedure, and Benefits Jun 5th, 2018

Dental Veneers are thin shell-like objects made from either porcelain or composite resin materials that are bonded to the front surface of the tooth to cover imperfections and improve appearance. Other than natural looking (they mimic the light reflecting properties of original teeth), these porcelain restorations also resist stains better....

What are the causes and remedies for Halitosis? May 3rd, 2018

Most people suffer from bad breath which they tend to believe, a normal condition. But do this people know that bad breath might lead to Halitosis (chronic bad breath) which is a severe condition? Halitosis is when people are experiencing a persistent unattractive mouth odor. Halitosis is not that typical...

Say YES to Dental Implants in New York Apr 11th, 2018

Did you know that 3 million people have implants and that number is increasing by 500, 1000 a year? According to American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), the success rate of dental implants is revealed by research as 98%. Moreover, dental implant and prosthetic market in the US is calculated...