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Yes, You Should See a Dentist Every Six Months Sep 1st, 2021

People avoid the dentist for many reasons, including fear, anxiety, cost, and previous negative experiences. Unfortunately, when left unchecked, dental problems can cause issues in other parts of the body. And the longer you wait to see the dentist, the more difficult the issues are to treat. Even if you...

When to Consider Dental Implants Aug 1st, 2021

Tooth loss is a problem for millions of Americans, and it happens for many reasons. Plenty of people will lose teeth due to gum disease, untreated tooth decay, oral cancer, and chronic diseases.  Regardless of why you may lose teeth, there are multiple options to choose from to manage tooth...

Getting a Dental Bridge: What to Expect Jul 8th, 2021

Tooth loss is a reality for millions of Americans, as an estimated 178 million are missing at least one tooth, and about 40 million have no teeth at all. And the problem worsens as you age, tooth decay, injury, and gum disease being primary reasons for tooth loss for most...

4 Ways to Care for Your Teeth at Home Jun 1st, 2021

With one in four adults in the United States dealing with untreated tooth decay, it’s more essential than ever to make every effort to take care of your teeth. Tooth decay leads to gum disease, tooth loss, and even chronic diseases like arthritis, heart disease, and stroke without regular dental...

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Broken Tooth May 4th, 2021

Broken teeth are one of the most common causes of tooth loss. Tooth pain, including sudden sensitivity to hot or cold food and drink, pain after eating sweets, and discomfort while chewing or biting are all indications you could be dealing with a broken tooth.  Your teeth can crack or...

5 Tips for Smoother Tooth Extraction Recovery Apr 12th, 2021

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and 40 million are missing all of them. That means millions of Americans are dealing with a variety of dental problems bad enough to require tooth extractions.  That could include problems, like...

Bothered by Lip Wrinkles? Consider Botox Mar 15th, 2021

With aging, your body witnesses a lot of changes. Among them, your metabolism slows down, your bones get thinner, your hair thins and greys, and you notice more wrinkles.  With wrinkles, one of the most common areas people seek treatment is the face.  The common facial wrinkles include lip wrinkles,...

When to Seek Emergency Dental Care Feb 16th, 2021

It’s not uncommon to underestimate the importance of dental health. Fact is, millions of people experience some form of dental pain bad enough to seek relief. The American Dental Association’s (ADA) Health Policy Institute estimates that 2.2 million people visit emergency departments every year. The problem is, hospitals aren’t equipped...

Health Benefits of Straighter Teeth Jan 6th, 2021

Millions of people are dealing with some type of dental problem every day. According to a recent article from the Scientific American, 90% of people have dental misalignment, and 75% have issues with wisdom teeth properly emerging from gums. The result of these issues can mean problems later in life....

How Long Do Dental Implants Last? Dec 10th, 2020

Tooth loss in the United States is an issue for many adults. In fact, 120 million have lost at least one tooth, and up to 36 million have no teeth remaining at all. Dental implants are a way to restore missing teeth with a strong prosthetic that stays in place....

5 Toothbrushing Mistakes to Avoid Nov 1st, 2020

Worldwide, oral disease affects the lives of 3.9 billion people. That makes it the most prevalent health condition in the world, according to a Global Burden of Disease study. Conditions like tooth decay and gum disease affect children and adults alike, and tooth brushing is a vital way of promoting...

How Botox Helps You Feel More Comfortable Smiling Oct 7th, 2020

When you’re happy, you want to smile. And when you smile, you don’t want to feel self-conscious about it. And there are plenty of things people don’t like about their smile, including showing too much gum, thin lips, marionette lines. Fortunately, these can be treated with Botox®.  Often when you...

How to Prevent Dry Sockets Sep 1st, 2020

An extraction can be an effective treatment, but it can sometimes mean your pain gets worse before it gets better, especially if you develop dry sockets. This painful condition occurs after nearly a third of all wisdom teeth removals. With odds like these, it’s no wonder you’re seeking advice on...

When Do I Need a Root Canal? Aug 2nd, 2020

When you have tooth pain, it affects every part of your day. You might think a little rest and some over-the-counter pain medication will make it go away, but you could be simply putting a band-aid on a more serious problem; an oral health condition that requires a dental procedure...

Myths and Facts About Invisalign You Should Consider Jul 6th, 2020

Are you the parent of a teen who doesn’t want to go to school with braces? Or maybe you wore braces as a child but some misalignment problems have returned as an adult. Whatever has brought you here, there’s one thing for certain: you need a convenient option to fix...

5 Foods that Promote Oral Health Jun 23rd, 2020

You’ve been to the dentist enough times to know that having a good dental hygiene routine is essential if you want to avoid cavities and other problems with your teeth. The truth is that even if you’ve mastered your brushing technique and never miss a day of flossing, it might...

How a Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth May 6th, 2020

For many people, hearing the words root canal causes extreme anxiety. Though it might not be the news you want to hear, root canals are one of the most common and successful dental treatments. In fact, dentists around the country perform 15 million root canals each year. And with our...

5 Amazing Benefits of Invisalign® Apr 15th, 2020

Everyone wants a perfect smile. If your smile is less than amazing, but you don’t want to sacrifice your comfort and lifestyle to fix it, Invisalign® might be right for you.  At All Bright Dental, located in Mamaroneck, New York, and Stamford, Connecticut, our team of dental experts led by...

Are Dental Implants Right for Me? Mar 25th, 2020

A missing tooth can make you feel self-conscious about your smile, but many people don’t realize that it can have repercussions for your health, too. A large gap in your teeth can cause the remaining teeth to become crooked or misaligned, putting you at a higher risk of problems like...

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy After Wisdom Teeth Extraction Feb 14th, 2020

It may seem like a good idea to hang onto something with “wisdom” in its name, but sometimes your wisdom teeth can cause serious problems for your oral health. These teeth, known as your third set of molars, usually start becoming an issue between 17 and 21 years of age....