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Ouch My Bleeding Gums! 7 Things that Could be Causing it and How to Treat it

How often do you brush your teeth? Ideally, you want to do so at least twice a day — any less and you risk the chance of cavities. Flossing is important too. If anything, it’s one of the best things that you can do to prevent gum disease. How else would you be able to […]

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How to Get Healthy Gums: 5 Easy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make

We all grow up learning to take care of our teeth. Otherwise, we put ourselves at the risk of developing cavities. Unfortunately, improper gum care can put us at risk, too.  According to this CDC report, 47.2% of adults age 30 years and older develop some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal is an advanced form of gum disease […]

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Dr. Prabha Krishnan of Forest Hills, NY Completes Four Year Term as Trustee on the Board of the New York State Dental Association

FOREST HILLS, N.Y. (PRWEB) JULY 31, 2019 Dr. Prabha Krishnan, DDS, PC, a periodontist practicing in Forest Hills and Queens, NY, recently completed a four year term as a Trustee on the Board of the New York State Dental Association. “It’s been one of my greatest joys to be so involved in the oral health of […]

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Lasers Are In: Why LANAP Might Be Better than Traditional Gum Surgery

If we’re all being honest with ourselves, none of us are as good at maintaining our oral hygiene as we ought to be. Most of us skip flossing every now and then, and who hasn’t gone to bed without brushing their teeth on occasion? While missing the occasional dental hygiene checkpoint isn’t a crime, with […]

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Queens, NY: Top 10 Reasons You Would Benefit From Dental Implants

Over 69% of Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 years have at least one missing tooth. And that percentage just goes up for people in older age categories. There are various dental options to deal with missing teeth, though!  Read on to learn 10 benefits of dental implants — and why you should […]

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How to Choose Your Periodontist in Queens, NY

Ever heard of a periodontist? Yes, maybe, not sure? A periodontist is a dental specialist that deals with more serious dental problems such as gingivitis, periodontal disease, and so on. Some of the dental solutions that they offer include gum graft surgery, dental fillings, and dental implants. As you can already tell, a periodontist plays a […]

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Breast Cancer and Dental Health

October is breast cancer awareness month. The goal during breast cancer awareness month is to raise consciousness and educate people about this disease that affects almost 300,000 new patients each year. While there is a number of different schools of thought when it comes to preventing cancer, it is not always avoidable. Sometimes cancer can […]

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What is Crown Lengthening?

Your smile is important. According to recent studies conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 48% of people believe that a good smile leaves the most memorable first impression. It is the first thing many people will notice, so it can help you in a number of first impression scenarios, such as: first dates, […]

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Gum Disease and Diabetes—A Reciprocal Relationship

In the medical field there are a surprising number of diseases and symptoms out there that share a peculiar relationship to one another. A symptom that occurs as a result of one disease may also conversely play the role of the disease (causing a symptom) in another patient. Two such diseases, diabetes and gum disease, […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

What is gum disease? You may have heard it called by other names such as gingivitis or periodontal disease. There are varying degrees of severity when determining what is gum disease, but most infections found in the gums will be considered some form of gum disease no matter how small or advanced the case may […]

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