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Autumn Smile Basics: Invisalign® Clear Aligners

Invisalign orthodontic aligners are amazing teeth straightening treatments designed to improve your smile without all the negatives that often come with traditional orthodontic braces.

Sep 30th, 2017
Beverages to Avoid for a Bright, Healthy Smile

It is always good to be aware of the foods that you eat, but we often miss a common culprit for cavities: the beverages we drink! Here are some beverages to avoid for healthy teeth.

Aug 23rd, 2017
What You Didn’t Know About Teeth Whitening

Are you always dreaming of achieving that Hollywood-style smile? We can help you do so through professional whitening services. Most professional whitening is completed through the use of dental bleach.

Aug 14th, 2017
What Do You Know about Bruxism?

Have you taken steps to examine your mouth for bruxism? Bruxism is the result of teeth grinding and gnawing against each other while you sleep.

Jul 2nd, 2017
Taking Care of Your Smile

If you are looking for ways to keep your smile healthy, then you have come to the right place.

Jun 28th, 2017
Dealing With a Dental Emergency

You probably know that there are many things you could do to keep your teeth strong and healthy. However, even if you care for your teeth well, you might still experience a dental emergency.

Apr 24th, 2017
Bleeding Gums: The Facts

You probably know that you should brush and floss your teeth every day if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong.

Feb 22nd, 2017
Clear Your Path to a Straight Smile with Invisalign®

Invisalign® clear orthodontic aligners are designed with comfort and flexibility in mind. With Invisalign, a simple process of “snapping” the aligners in place is all that is needed to insert and remove them at your command.

Feb 10th, 2017
Keeping Your Child’s Smile Bright All Year Long

A wonderful new year is upon us once more, and we look forward to making smiles bright all year long. If your child is in need of an oral exam or professional cleaning, our superstar team at Sylvan S. Stern, DDS is here to meet their needs.

Jan 23rd, 2017
How to Contain a Dental Emergency

Even if you keep up with your oral hygiene and visit our dental office at least twice a year for your routine checkups, accidents can happen. Knowing what to do in an emergency can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth.

Dec 22nd, 2016
Keep up Your Daily Flossing All Season Long

Keep up your daily flossing all season long to ensure your teeth remain healthy. Brushing is just as important, and neither brushing or flossing should be done without the daily each other.

Dec 9th, 2016
There Are Several Methods for Whitening Stained Teeth

A smile full of stained teeth can leave you feeling socially awkward and self-conscious about your appearance. The depth and severity of the stains will directly influence the whitening method or treatments that your dentist, Dr. Sylvan Stern, recommends.

Nov 11th, 2016
Tips and Tricks to Flossing

Flossing is essential to positive oral health. Did you know, people who skip flossing are at higher risk for cavities and gum disease? Well, it’s true!

Oct 21st, 2016
How Is Saliva Benefiting Your Smile Health?

You already know that healthy teeth and gums are important to your smile, but did you know that saliva is actually a key component to a healthy mouth? Derived from blood, saliva maintains healthy soft and hard tissues in the mouth, and without it, your smi

Oct 17th, 2016
Sleep Apnea: Problems and Treatments

Sleep apnea is a common form of sleep-disordered breathing that can cause snoring, waking multiple times during the night, halting breathing, and other related and more serious issues.

Sep 7th, 2016
Dental Veneers Make Smiles Beautiful

Dental veneers are a cosmetic treatment used to build a perfect smile. Dr. Sylvan Stern uses a thin porcelain or composite shell to alter the shape of your teeth to be more aesthetically appealing.

Aug 17th, 2016
Maintaining Good Oral Health Involves Many Factors

There are many factors to consider when it comes to maintaining good oral health. Some factors include the quality of the oral hygiene products you use, your diligence in your daily oral hygiene routine, and regular attendance to your routine dental checku

Jul 21st, 2016
Stopping Gum Disease

When people think about their oral health, this usually means taking care of their teeth. And to be sure, caring properly for the teeth is an essential part of good oral health.

Jun 7th, 2016
5 Keys to Proper Oral Health

Keeping your smile healthy and strong is a great way to keep your overall health strong. According to the American Dental Association, when there is a problem in your body, it usually begins with your oral health. That is why it’s important to remember the

Feb 23rd, 2016
FAQs About Invisalign®

Invisalign is a modern alternative to traditional braces. It can straighten your smile using clear, removable aligners that snap over your teeth.

Oct 13th, 2015
Master the Right Flossing Technique

If you or your children are new to flossing, you may wonder what the best flossing technique is for your teeth. Well, we have some good news for you! Today we will show you the proper steps you should take to master the right flossing technique, ensuring h

Aug 25th, 2015
What Is Black Hairy Tongue?

Black hairy tongue is a condition which causes an abnormal coating of dark, hair-like growth to develop on the surface of the tongue. Though this condition is harmless, it can be repellent in appearance. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of

Jul 21st, 2015
Mouthguards

If you follow the World Cup, you are likely to have heard of the incident in which Luis Suarez of Uruguay received a suspension for biting an opposing Italian player’s shoulder during a game. Here at our dental office, we highly discourage biting anything

Jul 9th, 2014