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ORAL HEALTH INITIATIVE: PROHEALTH DENTAL COLLABORATES WITH MOUNT SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM

ProHEALTH Dental is proud to announce a new clinical and academic collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Together we are spearheading an Oral Health Initiative to educate our community about the reality that poor oral health contributes to serious – and often preventable – health conditions [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DID YOU KNOW: GUM DISEASE CAN BE LINKED TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

DID YOU KNOW: Gum Disease Can Be Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease Gum disease has long been linked to potentially deadly conditions like heart disease and diabetes – and, more recently, cancer. Now, new research links Alzheimer’s disease to poor dental health. The Study Comparing brain samples from 10 people who suffered from dementia with 10 [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NEW STUDY LINKS GUM DISEASE TO CANCER

The New York Times reported on a new study from the American Association for Cancer Research that closely links gum disease to several different kinds of cancer, especially in older women. The study followed more than 65,000 women over eight years, and concluded that, regardless of whether or not you smoke, if you have gum [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ORAL CANCER: THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY DETECTION

Last March, ProHEALTH Care Associates and ProHEALTH Dental held a joint Health Fair to offer a variety of screenings for the community. Using the latest technology, ProHEALTH Dental provided free oral cancer screenings at our Lake Success office and found that a significant number of those screened had suspicious findings and were referred to our specialists for further evaluation.  As part of our commitment to educating the [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WORLD ORAL HEALTH DAY

We had a great event on Monday, March 20th celebrating World Oral Health Day. Across the world, people recognize World Oral Health Day to remind everyone about the connection between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. At our celebration, we didn't just exam mouths, we evaluated participants' whole health. In addition to free oral [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SHOULD CAVITIES IN BABY TEETH BE FILLED?

Written by Dr. Monica Tanna, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Should cavities in baby teeth be filled? Many people believe they can be left alone, but it turns out baby teeth are very important for a long-term healthy smile. Cavities are caused by bacteria, which have been in the mouth and in an acidic environment for [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS?

What are Dental Implants? Many people have questions about dental implants, and the difference between implants and other tooth replacement solutions. Dental implants replace a tooth’s roots with artificial posts, providing a base for artificial replacement teeth. Dental implants can replace a single tooth, multiple teeth, or full upper and lower sets. They are very [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LONG ISLAND FAMILY FEST

The ProHEALTH Dental team attended the Long Island Family Festival, which took place September 16-18 in Copiague, New York. The ProHEALTH Dental booth was complete with contests and giveaways. We had a lot of visitors to the booth and are happy to have the chance to grow the ProHEALTH family. The Long Island Family Fest [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PEDIATRIC DENTISTS: WHY YOUR CHILDREN NEED US

Why is it so important that your children see a pediatric dentist? The fact is that we have both the specialty training and experience to care for a child’s teeth, gums, and mouth throughout the various stages of childhood. Just like we go to specialists depending on what medical issue we are having, our kids [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

RECENT NYU STUDY ADDS TO LIST OF SERIOUS DISEASES RESULTING FROM POOR ORAL HEALTH

Much has been written about the correlation between poor oral health and many chronic diseases. In 2013, the Mayo Clinic issued a report stating that oral health can affect or contribute to various diseases and conditions including: Endocarditis Cardiovascular Disease Premature Birth/Low Birth Weight Diabetes HIV/AIDS Osteoporosis Alzheimer’s Disease Sjogren’s Syndrome Eating Disorders Cancer has [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments