Category Archives: Dental Treatments

Dental Specialties

Dental Specialties What is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS)? Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dentists specializing in surgery of the mouth, face and jaws. After four years of dental school, surgeons receive four to seven years of hospital-based surgical and medical training, preparing them to do a wide range of procedures including all types…
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Arestin Dental Antibiotic Roslyn NY

Arestin Dental Antibiotic Roslyn NY Periodontal disease is a serious infection under your gumline. ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) is an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that cause the infection. It's placed directly in the infected areas—or "pockets"—in your gums. It's applied right after scaling and root planing, the dental procedure that disrupts stubborn plaque and bacteria…
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Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal Maintenance Periodontal diseases are infections of the gums, which gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. There are numerous disease entities requiring different treatment approaches. Dental plaque is the primary cause of gum disease in genetically susceptible individuals. Daily brushing and flossing will prevent most periodontal conditions.
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Child Dentistry Roslyn NY

Child Dentistry Roslyn NY Your child's first visit The first "regular" dental visit should be just after your child's third birthday. The first dental visit to our Roslyn office is usually short and involves very little treatment. We may ask you to sit in the dental chair and hold your child during the examination. You…
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