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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|Comments Off on Is Fluoride Harmful?

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. Jay Neuhaus, Director of Dental Sleep Services have joined together as the new ProHEALTH Sleep Medicine [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ProHEALTH’s New Coordinated Care Program

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|Comments Off on The Benefits of Seeing a Pediatric Dentist This Summer

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|Comments Off on Docs, Dentists Team in New Medical Model

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|Comments Off on HPV/Oral Cancer Facts

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|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Sealants

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|Comments Off on Why Should Pediatricians and Pediatric Dentists Work Together?

World Oral Health Day – Tips For a Healthy Mouth

World Oral Health Day is upon us! March 20th is a day to celebrate your oral health. A healthy mouth allows you to speak, smile, eat, drink and can boost social interaction and promote self-esteem. An unhealthy mouth can cause discomfort, pain, disease, and can sometimes lead a lack of self-confidence. Our mouths can often offer us [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on World Oral Health Day – Tips For a Healthy Mouth

CHECK OUT THE EXCITEMENT FROM LIC FAMILY FUN DAY!

Success! Thank you to everyone who came out to see our new office and meet our dentists, along with the Mount Sinai Pediatricians. We really appreciate you beating the rain to celebrate Children's National Dental Health Month with us last Sunday. We hope that you learned a thing or two about good oral hygiene, all [...]

By | February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CHECK OUT THE EXCITEMENT FROM LIC FAMILY FUN DAY!

MEET LIC’S NEW PEDIATRIC DENTIST!

Hello! My name is Abby Brecher and I’m the new Pediatric Dentist at ProHEALTH Dental in Long Island City. My approach to pediatric dentistry is a preventive one; I believe in the importance of education in establishing good oral health and value my responsibility of providing caretakers with the proper tools to allow and reinforce [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MEET LIC’S NEW PEDIATRIC DENTIST!