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RADIATION: THE IMPORTANCE OF DENTAL X-RAYS

Radiation from dental radiographs is quite minimal and very safe for healthy patients to be exposed to. This chart shows the amount of radiation a person receives from various activities. Sources https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-xray https://www.epa.gov/radiation/radiation-sources-and-doses https://www.epa.gov/radiation/calculate-your-radiation-dose https://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/radiation/health-effects/info.html#dose http://www.ada.org/en/member-center/oral-health-topics/x-rays https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15897284 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18762634

By | January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RADIATION: THE IMPORTANCE OF DENTAL X-RAYS

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN ORTHODONTICS?

Hello, my name is Dr. Vasso Ziotis and I am a specialist in Dentofacial Orthopedics and Orthodontics here at ProHEALTH Dental. I am very passionate about orthodontics and educating my patients about the importance of oral health. My primary goal is to provide each patient with a tailored, individualized treatment to achieve a beautiful, natural [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHAT’S HAPPENING IN ORTHODONTICS?

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT PROHEALTH DENTAL LIC?

It has been an exciting month here in Long Island City as we transitioned into our brand new office. Our Hunter’s Point Dental patients are nicely situated in their new surroundings right down the block and it has been great meeting many new patients from the community.  If you haven’t already, please stop by and visit [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHAT’S HAPPENING AT PROHEALTH DENTAL LIC?

WHY YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT ORAL CANCER & WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT IT

We all like to believe that taking regular visits to the dentist equates to good oral health. However, statistics show only 15%-25% of those who regularly visit their dentist receive an oral cancer screening. Oral cancer can seriously affect your health and should not be ignored. In its earliest stages, oral cancer is virtually undetectable [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHY YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT ORAL CANCER & WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT IT

PROHEALTH DENTAL & MOUNT SINAI ANNOUNCE NEW OFFICE IN LONG ISLAND CITY

ProHEALTH Dental is excited to announce that our new Long Island City office is officially open. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on November 9, 2017 and marks the beginning of a significant new venture in how we educate the LIC community about oral health and overall wellness. At the grand opening in our brand new state-of-the-art [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PROHEALTH DENTAL & MOUNT SINAI ANNOUNCE NEW OFFICE IN LONG ISLAND CITY

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|Comments Off on ORAL HEALTH INITIATIVE: PROHEALTH DENTAL COLLABORATES WITH MOUNT SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM

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|Comments Off on DID YOU KNOW: GUM DISEASE CAN BE LINKED TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

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|Comments Off on NEW STUDY LINKS GUM DISEASE TO CANCER

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|Comments Off on ORAL CANCER: THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY DETECTION

ORAL CANCER FACTS

By | June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ORAL CANCER FACTS