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5 Reasons to Choose Invisalign

The days of uncomfortable metal wires and visible brackets are no more! Invisalign offers patients a new way to straighten their teeth that’s just as, if not more effective than braces. The dentists at Gentle Dental Family Care are exceptionally skilled at Invisalign treatment plans and designing your smile. Here are the 5 reasons why

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Why Regular Dental Cleanings are Important

When was the last time you’ve had your teeth cleaned? This is probably the first thing your dentist will ask you when you have tooth pain or when you come in for visit. However, this question can answer a lot about your oral health and overall health. Teeth cleanings are very important because they are

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What to do About Worn Teeth

As you age, it’s completely natural for your tooth enamel to slowly wear down. Similar to age spots on the face, your teeth can also develop spotting and stains as you mature. At the age of 30, the average adult will have lost about a millimeter from their front teeth due to the friction caused

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Covid-19 Safety Updates

Starting today, and moving forward Gentle Dental Family Care will be reopening in Kew Gardens. We will be taking serious precautions as well as following CDC guidelines to keep our patients and staff safe while NYC begins to reopen. Did you know that Dentists and Dental Assistants were ranked among the most dangerous jobs for

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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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