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Sports & Athletics – Essential Protection for a Child’s Mouth

What is a mouth guard? A mouth guard also known as a mouth protector, helps reduce injuries to the teeth, lips, and tongue following a blow to the face during sports or play. A mouth guard is made of soft plastic and designed to cushion the teeth avoiding tooth fracture and cuts or lacerations to [...]

By | June 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sports & Athletics – Essential Protection for a Child’s Mouth

Lupus & Your Oral Health

Every year, May is observed as Lupus Awareness Month to help bring greater attention to this disease and its impact on the lives of millions. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. Lupus causes issues in the immune system. Normally our [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lupus & Your Oral Health

Something to Chew On: Highlights of Findings from an AARP Oral Health Survey of Older Americans

by Lynda Flowers, Olivia Dean and Teresa Keenan (AARP Blog) Posted on 04/12/2019 Oral health conditions—like untreated cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss—are not inevitable consequences of aging. Access to adequate dental care among older adults can prevent or delay these problems and may lead to overall improvements in health and well-being among seniors. A robust [...]

By | April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Something to Chew On: Highlights of Findings from an AARP Oral Health Survey of Older Americans

Oral Health During Pregnancy – For You & Your Baby

Taking care of your oral health while pregnant is extremely important for your baby and yourself. Many of your body systems change during pregnancy and these changes can affect your gums and teeth. Similarly, changes in your oral health, especially gum health, may affect your pregnancy. Follow the advice provided by your prenatal care team [...]

By | April 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oral Health During Pregnancy – For You & Your Baby

ProHEALTH Dental in the Long Island Press

By | February 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ProHEALTH Dental in the Long Island Press

Start the year off with a “Dental Resolution”

by Kathleen Skarka, RDH, Long Island City With just a few simple changes you (and your loved ones) can easily commit to better dental health in 2019 and the years to come. Check your inventory. Invest in an electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes reach spaces and speeds that manual toothbrush does not reach. They are much [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Start the year off with a “Dental Resolution”

ProHEALTH Dental Expands into Suffolk County

By David Reich-Hale, Newsday, david.reich-hale@newsday.com Lake Success-based ProHEALTH Dental has expanded into Suffolk County. Dr. Richard Rongo, who has been a dentist in Huntington for 15 years, has merged his practice into ProHEALTH Dental. Rongo’s practice has relocated to 35 Gerard St. in Huntington. ProHEALTH Dental has six locations, including one on Long Island, in Lake [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ProHEALTH Dental Expands into Suffolk County

When should my child first visit the dentist?

by Dr. Abby Brecher, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, Long Island City New parents often ask about when to schedule their child’s first dental visit. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends the first dental visit be within 6 months of the appearance of a child’s first tooth and no later than their first birthday. Eruption of [...]

By | December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When should my child first visit the dentist?

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|Comments Off on The Art of Teeth Whitening

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|Comments Off on How to Get Your Little Ones More Excited About their Oral Hygiene