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. Still, what would you do if noticed your gums bleeding after you brushed or flossed? Similarly, have you ever wondered what you might do about bleeding, swollen,... Read more »

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. With traditional metal braces, food restrictions could easily hinder your life and make eating... Read more »

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. Whether your child... Read more »

You Can Improve Moderate Sleep Apnea with a Boil-and-Bite Snore Guard

It’s estimated by the Cleveland Clinic that around 9 percent of women and 24 percent of men suffer from some degree of sleep apnea. This often includes problems with excessive snoring and potentially dangerous breathing interruption during sleep. It often results from changes in the position of the soft palate... Read more »

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. Because of this, Dr. Sylvan Stern is... Read more »

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. Flossing our teeth can remove hard-to-reach food particles that have become trapped between our teeth and gums. Without... Read more »

How to Make Your Kids Excited About Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene can be a drag for many people, especially kids. However, even though it’s a drag, it is still necessary for a strong and successful smile. So, to help you motivate your kids to clean their teeth each day, our Sylvan S. Stern, DDS team encourages you to do... Read more »

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. Brushing your teeth with a brand of whitening toothpaste is a... Read more »

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! Cavities can occur anywhere among your teeth. They are caused by bacteria and tartar left on the teeth and gum line. Flossing is an... Read more »

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 smile would be at risk... Read more »