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How Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

If your smile is not quite what you want it to be and you have been meaning to get around to talking about dental veneers, now is the time. If you find yourself with an upcoming special event and want to take action now, veneers may be the answer.Weddings, reunions, and special vacations all mean

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What Qualifies as a Dental Emergency?

Your dentist should be the first person you call if you have a dental emergency. The dentists at Gentle Dental Family Care set aside time for emergency procedures and are open on Sundays and some late evenings to accommodate emergency patients. We are available for patients in Long Island and Queens for any and all

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Options For Replacing a Missing Tooth

If you’re missing a tooth you have a lot of options. The least advisable is to do nothing! It’s not just about aesthetics…Replacing a lost tooth is important to restoring maximum function, maintaining the alignment of surrounding teeth, and preserving facial contours. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reports that 92% of adults

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Dental Implants vs Dental Bridges

Dentistry has a come a long way in the past few decades, giving us more and more options for solving common problems like tooth loss. Today you can choose from a bridge, dental implant, or comfortable, natural-looking dentures to restore function and appearance. At Gentle Dental Family Care we specialize in dental implants and have

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How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Is a dental procedure or even oral surgery in your future? If so, you may be feeling a pang (or several) of anxiety. You’re not alone. Millions of people have an innate fear of seeing the dentist, let alone the performance of any type of dental procedure, but dental anxiety can be overcome. At Gentle

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What to do if you Break your Tooth

So you think you’ve broken, chipped, or cracked your tooth? Don’t panic! Although this isn’t the ideal situation you’d like to be in, there’s no need to worry because Gentle Dental Family Care is here to help. We’ll tell you exactly what you need to do if you break your tooth. What to do If

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Bleeding Gums, Treatment and Causes

Bleeding gums are the most common symptom of gum disease. But it can also point to other health problems. Occasional bleeding of the gums can be caused by brushing your teeth too vigorously or wearing dentures that don’t fit correctly. Common Causes Have gingivitis, a disease that causes inflammation of the gums Brushing too hard

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National Dental Hygiene Month

Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene month? To celebrate we want to highlight the best ways to maintain your oral health and hygiene! 1. Brush and Floss Daily You already know this, and we hate to be repetitive, but YOU MUST BRUSH AND FLOSS YOUR TEETH! This is the simplest, yet most

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How to Properly Floss Your Teeth

Why is Flossing Important? Did you know that if you don’t floss you’re missing 40% of your tooth’s surface? Proper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush just can’t reach like in between your teeth and under the gum line. Excessive plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay (cavities) and gum

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