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The Art of Teeth Whitening

by Dr. Shruti Shah, LIC General Dentist As our dentists strive to provide the best care for our patients, we primarily try to focus on the necessary restorative treatments. Patients will present with a handful of cavities, and yet they will inquire, “how can I get whiter teeth?” Dental whitening is one of the most [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Get Your Little Ones More Excited About their Oral Hygiene

Learning the alphabet, how to count, to tie shoes laces and don’t forget BRUSHING TEETH! Just a few lessons parents introduce to children at a young age. Tooth decay (or cavities) can begin as soon as a tooth erupts. Thus, we recommend starting good oral hygiene early. Children should have their first visit to the [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IS FLUORIDE HARMFUL?

Over the past decade or so, adults have strayed away from fluoride toothpaste in an attempt to go “natural” and cavity-free. A study completed by the Department of Oral Health Science at the University of Washington (UW), found that dental caries, or “cavities”, affect 99.8 percent of today’s global population. The UW study also found [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ProHEALTH’S NEW COORDINATED CARE PROGRAM

ProHEALTH Care and ProHEALTH Dental are collaborating to provide top-quality sleep services for patients and employees, so they can get the restful night of sleep that they need. Dr. Lawrence Shulman, Chief of Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine, and Dr. Nojan Bakhtiari, Chief of Dental Sleep Medicine have joined together as the new ProHEALTH Sleep Medicine [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE BENEFITS OF SEEING A PEDIATRIC DENTIST THIS SUMMER

By: Pamela Sands, D.D.S. Both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree that children should have their first dental visit by age one. Both general dentists and pediatric dentists treat young patients. So, what is the difference? In many ways, general dentists and pediatric dentists can be compared to their [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DOCS, DENTISTS TEAM IN NEW MEDICAL MODEL

Check out the article posted by the Long Island Business News on May 2, 2018, highlighting our new affiliation with Riverside Medical. We are proud to be partnering with this highly esteemed medical practice. While continuing to educate patients about the importance of oral health as part of overall wellness, we are certain that this [...]

By | May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MEET OUR NEW CHIEF OF DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE!

Hello - My name is Nojan Bakhtiari, and I am the new Chief of Dental Sleep Medicine here at ProHEALTH Dental in Lake Success. My role is to help manage snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy (also known as MADs or oral sleep appliances). I am excited to be part of the [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HPV / ORAL CANCER FACTS

HPV oral and oropharyngeal cancers are harder to discover than tobacco related cancers because the symptoms are not always obvious to the individual who is developing the disease, or to professionals that are looking for it. They can be very subtle and painless. A dentist or doctor should evaluate any symptoms that you are concerned [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SEALANTS

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities. Molars, our back teeth, are often hard to reach and clean. Anatomically, molars have deep grooves and a rough surface. This creates a place for leftover food to stick to, and bacteria to grow. When these bacteria and food particles meet, they produce acids [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHY SHOULD PEDIATRICIANS AND PEDIATRIC DENTISTS WORK TOGETHER?

In the past, we have tried to prevent dental caries by maintaining good oral hygiene, using topical and systemic fluorides, and limiting prolonged exposure to sugars in the diet. These are all reasonable and still useful in preventing tooth decay when many teeth have already erupted into the mouth, but the process of tooth decay [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments