Month: July 2017

How Your Dentist Treats TMJ Disorder

As the hinges upon which your jaw opens and closes, your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) largely dictate how well your bite functions. When the joints are damaged or forced out of alignment, the impeded movement can generate debilitating levels of discomfort. For many patients, restoring symmetry to their bites can help relieve the discomfort that stems… Read more »

Is Stress Threatening Your Oral Health?

You may already be aware of stress’ side effects, from headaches and stomach pains to high blood pressure and an increased risk of serious illnesses (including heart disease). Because of the wide range of concerns stress can generate regarding your physical wellbeing, its influence on your oral health is not as often discussed. To help… Read more »

Syosset Dental’s Give & Get Sweepstakes!

“Giving back to the community is a top priority for us at Syosset Dental.” – Dr. Richard Kobak, partner at Syosset Dental This summer, Syosset Dental is proud to announce our Give & Get Sweepstakes, where you can enter to win a $500 Visa gift card and a $500 donation to your favorite charity! The… Read more »

Does Your Tooth Filling Feel Like It Doesn’t Fit?

If you’re an adult and you’ve had at least one cavity in your life, then you are among the over 90% of the adult population in America that has also been affected by tooth decay. If caught early, tooth decay can typically be treated and stopped before it causes irreversible damage, and the most common… Read more »

Did You Inherit Your Oral Health?

It’s no secret that, for most people, their dental hygiene routine was taught and instilled in them by their parents. However, how much of a parent’s influence, or genetic makeup, determines the look, strength, and health of your smile? Your hair, eyes, facial symmetry, and even serious health issues and risks are largely inherited from… Read more »