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Greater New York Dental Meeting 2019

[fusion_text] ProHEALTH Dental is the leading dental group in the New York Metropolitan area, with locations expanding to New Jersey. We are not a dental service organization but instead partner…

Your Healthy Mouth and Vaping

Laughing, smiling, eating, drinking, talking– are some of the most enjoyable things in life. Together they give us a reason to take the best possible care for our teeth and…

WCBS News Radio 880 - The Importance of Oral Care in Children

Dr. David Alexander is our newly appointed Director of Clinical Integration. Dr. Alexander is a specialist in Dental Public Health and Community Dentistry having undergone advanced education at the University…

ProHEALTH Reaffirms and Extends Its Clinical Affiliation with ProHEALTH Dental

Lake Success, NY – August 19, 2019 - ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP, the premiere medical practice on Long Island with over 1000 physicians who provide a full range of primary…

ProHEALTH Dental Expands to Westchester Through Clinical Affiliation with Westmed Medical Group

First Location to Open at the Ridge Hill Mall in Yonkers Westchester, NY – August, 13, 2019 - ProHEALTH Dental is expanding its medical/dental integration model through a Clinical Affiliation Agreement…

Diabetes & the Oral Health Connection

How does diabetes affect my oral health? As a person with diabetes you are at a much greater risk of gum disease, which if not treated can result in tooth…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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,…

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…