Month: September 2011

Don’t Let the Flu Catch You

It’s that time of year again – flu season! You don’t want the sniffles, coughs, or aches that come with the virus. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that about five to 20 percent of the population gets the flu, but more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from complications. Try these tips to prevent… Read more »

Stop Purging, Protect Your Teeth

Eating disorders are bad for your body, but they’re also bad for your teeth. Your peers and parents may not know if you have bulimia, a disorder in which a person purges after eating, but your dentist can tell. For bulimics, binge eaters will make themselves vomit in the hopes of losing weight. If this… Read more »

DIAGNOdent Laser Technology Detects Cavities Early

It’s important to catch cavities at an early stage to reduce the amount of pain and dental work required later. Dr. Richard Kobak, a cosmetic and restorative dentist in Long Island, NY, uses the DIAGNOdent laser treatment to find tooth decay in its earliest stages. What is DIAGNOdent? The DIAGNOdent laser is used to inspect… Read more »

Best Teeth Whitening Solutions

Whitening strips, trays, toothpastes, and gels… Dentist-prescribed home whitening… Zoom! Whitening in one office visit. Which is best? Which one is right for you? When considering any tooth whitening option, it is critical that your dentist help you decide if you are a candidate for bleaching prior to using any of the systems. Certain teeth… Read more »

Our New Website Is Live!

Dr. Richard J. Kobak and the Syosset Dental team proudly announce the launch of our brand new website. We decided to revamp our internet presence to match the opening of our new office on Jericho Turnpike in Syosset, NY. We are very excited. Our hope is that the changes we’ve made will be more convenient… Read more »