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How Big of a Deal Is Enamel Wear

March 20, 2021

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Man smiling

Your teeth are constantly fighting against bacteria, acid, sugar, and temperatures on a daily basis. Your protective enamel is the hard outer layer of the tooth that protects the softer, more sensitive areas of the tooth. Without your enamel, the dentin that is beneath it would not be protected from harm. Even though the enamel is the strongest part of your whole body, it isn’t indestructible. Enamel loss can become a serious issue over time. Continue reading to learn more from your emergency dentist in Park Slope about why it occurs and what you can do about it.

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5 Tips to Choose an Emergency Dentist

January 5, 2021

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Woman in pain at emergency dentist in Park Slope.Did you know 1 in 6 Americans experience a dental emergency each year? Although you might never expect it to happen to you, it’s a good idea to find an emergency dentist in Park Slope before you actually need one. You don’t want to lose valuable time searching for a dentist during an already stressful situation, but how do you know who is the best? Here are 5 tips to help you choose an emergency dentist to save your smile.

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Summer Is the Best Time to Take Care of Your Tooth Extraction

July 7, 2020

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woman relaxing in hammock after Slope park dentist tooth extraction

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, and the fun summer months are ahead of us! It’s the perfect time of year for relaxing by the pool, enjoying cool summertime treats, and…having your tooth extracted? It may not be the first item on your summer to-do list, but now is the best time to get this procedure done if you need it. Read on as your Park Slope dentist explains why you should get your tooth extraction out of the way this summer and a few tips on how to enjoy the season as you recover.

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What Your Dental Visit Will Be Like Post-COVID-19

June 25, 2020

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young woman wearing face mask to dental visit

Before the coronavirus pandemic changed just about every aspect of our lives, you had a pretty good idea of what to expect when you saw your dentist for a checkup. You’d read some magazines in the waiting room, greet the team members with a handshake or hug, and your dentist would be wearing a face mask and gloves as they treated you. These days, almost everything about the way your dentist operates has changed. Here’s what you can expect during a dental visit in these post-COVID-19 times.

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Teledentistry: A Great Option During COVID-19

May 4, 2020

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Patient receiving teledentistry from dentist

Limiting social contact is a crucial component of slowing down the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Most people are quarantining and social distancing as much as possible. However, despite the virus, life stills goes on and things come up. If you’re having a dental concern that you want diagnosed during the pandemic, but would still like to keep social distancing, teledentistry may be the solution for you. Learn more about the benefits of teledentistry from your Park Slope dentist.

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