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We always try to keep our own patients and the public aware of current research and clinical findings on dental and medical topics of interest that we think are informative, interesting and helpful. If you require further information, please call our office and ask to speak to either Dr. Sandler or Dr. Lipow.

Posted August 5, 2018

Please avoid DIY dental treatment-it may damage your joints, jaws, teeth and gums!

When considering any of the following dental treatments, please see and follow the advice of a qualified dentist. Do not use OTC, generic or Internet based products or services.

  • Orthodontics/tooth straightening
  • Bleaching kits
  • Mouthguards and Night Guards
  • Snore appliances

For more information please read the "ADA article" 

Posted January 25, 2018

What should you do when you are sick in order to keep your mouth and teeth as healthy as possible?

  • Practice Good Hygiene
  • Choose Sugar-Free Cough Drops
  • Swish and Spit After Vomiting
  • Stay Hydrated to Avoid Dry Mouth
  • Choose the Right Fluids

For more information read the "MouthHealthy" article brought to you by the ADA

 

Posted February 1, 2018

Beware of sports drinks and flavored waters-

Numerous studies by researchers have found that prolonged consumption of sports drinks and some flavored waters may be linked to a condition known as erosive tooth wear, in which acids eat away the tooth's smooth hard enamel coating and trickle into the bone-like material underneath, causing the tooth to soften and weaken. The condition affects one in 15 Americans and can result in severe tooth damage and even tooth loss if left untreated.

For more details, read these articles: "Sports Drinks" and "Flavored Waters"

Posted March 27, 2018

Health Risks of E-Cigarettes-

E-Cigarettes may contain harmful substances and pose health risks. Mounting evidence in many studies tend to support these claims. While E-Cigarettes may be less harmful that smoking cigarettes, pipes and cigars, caution should be exercised when considering their use. Please discuss risks versus benefits with your own physician.

For more details, read these articles: "Cancer.net" and "Medical Daily"