Month: June 2011

Your Syosset Dentist Explains the Importance of Regular Brushing

Brushing twice daily and (hopefully) flossing once daily are both probably routine for you. But why do dentists recommend that we brush regularly? The main reason that everyone should practice proper dental hygiene at home is biofilm. Dr. Richard Kobak, a Syosset, NY, dentist, wants you to know the facts about dental biofilm so you… Read more »

The Importance of Dental Checkups and Cleanings

Perhaps your dental hygiene routine is top-notch: you brush twice daily and floss once per day, and you even rinse with mouthwash. But even if you have impeccable hygiene at home, it is of the utmost importance that you also see your dentist every six months for dental hygiene visits. Dr. Richard Kobak and his… Read more »

Can You Benefit from Dental Implant Improvements?

Implants replace natural teeth, all the way to the root. In fact, the base, or post, of the implant is literally screwed into the socket left by the missing tooth. Over time, the bone grows around the post and fuses with it, creating a solid and permanent fit. After some time to heal, a cap… Read more »

Are Amalgam Dental Fillings Safe?

Recent advancements in cosmetic dental treatments allow Dr. Kobak to repair teeth, but he also leaves them looking absolutely gorgeous. From crowns to braces, modern dental treatments, technology, and materials make dental work inconspicuous. Existing dental work that looks bulky or obvious can be replaced with natural-looking alternatives. For instance, dark metal, or amalgam, fillings… Read more »