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Prabha Krishnan, D.D.S. Named Vice President of New York State Dental Association

Prabha Krishnan, D.D.S. took office on June 11, 2022, as vice president of the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA). Having provided expert periodontal care to patients in Queens, NY for almost 30 years, she is also an attending periodontist and chief of periodontics at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Krishnan serves as a […]

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Periodontal Disease Treatments: Know Your Options and Solutions

Did you know that in the United States alone 1 out of 7 people suffer from gum disease? Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, does not start out as a serious problem, but if left untreated, it can soon become a much more serious condition known as periodontal disease or periodontitis. If you don’t treat your periodontal […]

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5 Causes of Swollen Gums and How to Treat Them

Did you know that about 47.2% of adults have some form of periodontal disease? While it may be common knowledge to take care of your teeth, some people often forget that gums are also a crucial part of oral care. This is why swollen gums often go unnoticed. Having swollen gums is a lot more than an […]

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5 Ways to Tell if You Need a Periodontist

Are your gums starting to feel inflamed? Bleeding, tender, or swollen gums could indicate you have gum disease (gingivitis). It’s more common than you might think. In fact, about 47% of adults over the age of 30 have some form of periodontitis. Without treatment, gum disease could progress into its more advanced stage and your risk of […]

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What Bad Breath May Signal About Your Oral Health

Poor oral health leads to bad breath, and bad breath is a social taboo. That said, your bad breath might be telling you something about the state of your body. Your foul breath may signify a health problem mouthwash and breath mints won’t solve.  Are you concerned about your dental issues? Read on to learn […]

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When Should You Visit the Dentist for Tooth Pain?

You probably know how dental problems can be a literal “pain” to deal with. You might think that tooth pain will disappear “sooner or later” and that there’s no need nor time to schedule a dental appointment any time soon. The truth is, that dental issues can also be your body’s way of telling you […]

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last on Average?

Advances in dental technology now allow periodontists and oral surgeons to replace lost tooth roots. The titanium posts are surgically placed in the jaw and support false teeth. Undergoing dental implant placement requires a commitment of time and resources. It’s natural to wonder, “How long do dental implants last?” The lifespan depends on several factors that we […]

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7 Signs You May Need Dental Implants

Obtaining dental implants can lead to more than just good physical health. It can also lead to better mental health as well. Some of the signs that you need a dental implant procedure are not obvious. Because of this, patients don’t know to talk with their periodontist about it. This leads to continually worsening issues […]

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What Is Involved in the Crown Lengthening Process?

Many people visit the dentist for a variety of reasons. Over 64% of adults go to the dentist at least once a year. People go to the dentist for help with tooth pain, teeth whitening, teeth cleaning, and other dental procedures.  If you have a tooth that’s broken down or a cavity that is below the gumline, you may […]

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7 Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Nearly half of Americans over 30 years old have periodontal disease, and as you age, your risk grows.  Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an oral condition that infects the gums, jawbones, and teeth. In severe cases, people lose their teeth entirely.  But there are ways to spot periodontal disease, as your body will give […]

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