Tricks for an Anxiety-Free Dental Visit

Do you tend to feel nervous in the dental chair? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Zabner, would like to help you calm your fears and have a more positive and successful dental appointment. You deserve to feel comfortable in the dental chair! Fortunately, there are many tricks you can use to have an anxiety-free dental appointment. Those tricks are:... read more »

Dental Sealants: The Way to a Protected Smile

Do you wish there was a way to protect your teeth from the harmful substances that threaten them? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Zabner, is happy to grant your wish! Dental sealants can help you protect your teeth and smile. Dental sealants are thin coatings that are painted onto the surfaces of the teeth. They cover the entire enamel... read more »

Discover Your Smile with Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

In order to effectively keep your smile safe, it is important to understand that you need to take a minute of preventative planning with numerous oral ailments so that their risks may remain minimal. However, some diseases, including gum disease, can be caused by issues that are out of your hand. For this reason, it is important to understand all... read more »

Toothache Treatment Options

A toothache is a term for any pain in the region of your teeth and jaw. The pain may be intermittent or constant, mild or severe. You may notice a feeling of tenderness or sensitivity to hot and cold. Sometimes the exact origin of the pain is difficult to pinpoint. When your tooth is causing pain, you may even feel... read more »

Restorative Dentistry 101

Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on treating oral health problems and restoring the health and function of the teeth and oral bones. Typically, it is used to repair decayed and broken teeth. In addition, it can even replace missing teeth. Our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Zabner, is happy to offer this service so you can have the... read more »

Dental Floss and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Even though the secrets of flossing may seem like a heavily guarded secret, the truth is that proper flossing techniques are well known and distributed within the dental community and can be told to you by nearly all dental professionals in the same manner. When flossing, start with a brand or product that is shred resistant and won’t tear during... read more »

Common Questions About Temporomandibular Joints

A temporomandibular joint is a complex mechanism in your body that uses sockets, ball joints, connective tissues, and muscles all in tandem to accomplish vital tasks for your oral health. Listed below are common questions about temporomandibular joints: What is a temporomandibular joint? a.) Joints located in your jaw that help play a role in speaking and eating b.) A... read more »

What You Should Know About Flossing

You probably understand how brushing your teeth can benefit the health of your entire mouth, but do you know why flossing is important? In reality, there are a number of benefits to flossing, and a few things you may need to do to get the most benefits from your flossing. As you know, brushing can clean plaque from your teeth.... read more »

Take Care of Your Smile After a Tooth Extraction

Your smile is one of your greatest assets, so it is important you continually care for it, especially in great times of need before and after procedures such as a tooth extraction. Taking care of your smile after a tooth extraction includes planning in advance what methods and treatment plan you should follow. With the help of your dentist, you... read more »

A New Year Means a Chance for Better Oral Hygiene

The dawn of a new year has come once more. With the promise of a fresh start, a new year also means a chance for better oral hygiene. Your teeth and gums continue to be ravaged by constant dangers such as tooth decay and gum disease, so, in turn, we must continue to protect them on a daily basis. To... read more »