Blog Archive

Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease Nov 1st, 2022

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. Practicing good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent gum disease, but once disease shows up, you may need specialized care to stop the advancement of gum disease. At Brooklyn City Dental, serving Greenpoint, New York, and surrounding areas, our team of experienced dental health providers focus...

4 Benefits of All-on-4 Implants Oct 5th, 2022

For a long time, options for restoring missing teeth were limited. Your choices were to live without it or get a custom denture or bridge made. With the advent of dental implants, you now have more options.    Dental implants are the strongest and most secure way to replace natural...

Why are Professional Dental Cleanings Important? Sep 1st, 2022

For many people, making regular visits to the dentist might seem unnecessary if they keep up a diligent oral health routine. For others, it’s an inconvenience, a financial obstacle, or even a crippling fear.  We understand that it’s not always easy to make it to the dentist, but we also...

How to Get Rid of Your Jaw Pain Aug 1st, 2022

Jaw issues come in many forms. You could have a toothache that comes and goes. You might have a strange clicking sensation when you chew or even yawn. Maybe you have constant pressure on your jaw as a whole. This pain can be challenging to manage and may even be...

How To Prepare Your Children To Get Their Wisdom Teeth Out Jul 1st, 2022

There are several reasons why extracting wisdom teeth becomes necessary. These third molars usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 25, though not everyone develops them. For some others, the wisdom teeth emerge the same way other teeth did, causing no problems.  But these extra four teeth may be...

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow Jun 1st, 2022

When it comes to your smile, you may have a winning technique but a losing battle with yellowing teeth. Over the course of your lifetime, what started out as brilliant white has fallen victim to dark, staining drinks; acidic food that’s etched away enamel, nicotine, and just plain age. Fortunately,...

4 Ways to Treat Your Periodontal Disease May 1st, 2022

In a perfect world, everyone would brush and floss twice a day and periodontal disease would be a thing of the past. But unfortunately, the opposite is true. Many don’t keep up a consistent oral hygiene routine, and nearly half of American adults are already showing signs of periodontal disease....

When Would I Need a Bridge? Apr 4th, 2022

If you’re missing a tooth, you have a lot of company. About 120 million American adults have lost at least one tooth.  Losing even one tooth increases your risk for other oral health problems, including additional tooth loss. And of course, tooth loss can dramatically affect the way you feel...

How Straight Teeth Benefit Oral Health As Well As Your Smile Mar 1st, 2022

There are several reasons why you might want alignment treatment. Overbite, underbite, crossbite, gapped teeth, and crooked teeth are the most common ones. At Brooklyn City Dental, the team uses Invisalign to correct both mild and moderate alignment problems, And while it’s no secret straight teeth can drastically improve a...

More to Smile About: We Offer Botox® Feb 7th, 2022

Despite its origins as a powerful bacterial neurotoxin found in nature, Botox® is an equally powerful therapeutic agent, with applications as varied as vision and urology. Yet, it’s perhaps best known for its wildly successful use as an aesthetic treatment, easing the appearance of a particular type of wrinkle that...

The Dental Implant Process: What to Expect Jan 18th, 2022

You may be surprised to learn that about 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Tooth decay, trauma, gum disease, other medical conditions such as cancer, and simple everyday wear can all lead to tooth loss.  You have choices when it comes to replacing lost teeth, but the...

The 3 Main Differences Between Braces and Invisalign® Jan 1st, 2022

Misaligned teeth might give you a cute and quirky smile, but along with that you may also have problems with tooth wear, tooth decay, and pain stemming from inflammation of your jaw joint. Ideally, your upper and lower teeth work together in a balanced and efficient way.  Braces were the...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Dec 23rd, 2021

About 14% of the American population have turned to professional teeth whitening at some point in their lives, such is the power of a bright smile. One of the disappointments many have, though, is that teeth remain vulnerable to dulling down, whether it’s because of food and beverage stains or...

I'm Nervous About Having a Root Canal Dec 1st, 2021

Thanks to advances in dentistry, there’s no need to dread root canal treatment. When a tooth becomes significantly infected, your provider may recommend a root canal to save your tooth.  In the past, the term root canal conjured up images of misery and discomfort. Fortunately, that’s no longer the case. ...

How Veneers Work to Give You a Brighter Smile Nov 8th, 2021

Are you hesitant to smile when snapping a selfie? In the United States, more than half of adults hide their mouths when they smile, mainly because they’re embarrassed by their teeth. Your self-esteem and confidence are impacted when you feel ashamed of your teeth. Luckily, our professionals can mask any...

How Professional Teeth Whitening at the Dentist Compares to Over-the-Counter Products Nov 1st, 2021

The best way to do a quick makeover is to whiten your teeth — the bright new shade of white announces to everyone that you’re ready to take on the world. You have several options, though, once you’ve decided to go the whitening route. You can find dozens of choices...

3 Reasons You Want to Try Invisalign This Fall Oct 11th, 2021

It used to be that if you wanted to straighten your teeth, traditional braces were your only option. However, today there’s a much more comfortable and discreet option for straightening teeth. It’s called Invisalign®, and this advanced treatment uses clear, removable, plastic aligners to straighten teeth.  At Brooklyn City Dental...

Do All Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Extracted? Sep 9th, 2021

Wisdom teeth extraction — it’s practically become a rite of passage for teens and young adults. But what if your wisdom teeth aren’t causing symptoms? Do they still need to be pulled? The answer, often, is yes. The team at Brooklyn City Dental, located in Brooklyn, New York, wants you...

What Is Bone Grafting? Aug 16th, 2021

Obviously, no one wants to lose an adult tooth. But with implants, at least men and women know they have a more comfortable, more natural solution than traditional dentures. Therefore, dental implants have revolutionized the way we think about missing teeth. One of the biggest benefits of dental implants is...

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Bi-Annual Dental Cleanings Jul 21st, 2021

You know you should visit us twice yearly for check-ups and cleanings. But sometimes, fitting those visits into your already busy schedule can seem like a big chore. And if your teeth aren’t bothering you, skipping just one visit won’t hurt anything — right? Actually, visiting Brooklyn City Dental, located...

How a Root Canal Procedure Can Preserve Your Tooth and Relieve Your Pain Jun 28th, 2021

Root canals have gained a reputation over the years as being pretty painful. But the fact is, root canals play important roles in relieving and preventing pain — and in preserving badly damaged teeth. The team at Brooklyn City Dental wants their patients to understand the true benefits of root...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays May 27th, 2021

More than 6 million people have used Invisalign® to get a better smile. An extremely popular orthodontic treatment option, Invisalign is a process that involves wearing a series of clear aligner trays to straighten teeth. Invisalign treatment takes an average of 6-12 months for most patients. During treatment, you get...

How Dental Implants Protect Your Jawbone Apr 1st, 2021

Did you know that about 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? If you’re one of them, you’re probably interested in your options for replacement.  At Brooklyn City Dental, our team of experts consider dental implants the gold standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth. That’s because...

Dentist Open On Sunday Mar 4th, 2020

DENTIST OPEN SATURDAY & SUNDAY NEAR YOU Leading a quality lifestyle depends on how well you maintain your health. If you live in Brooklyn, NY, and want to see a dentist on an emergency basis, visit Brooklyn City Dental. Many dental clinics are not open on the weekends, and your...

Where To Find Dentists Open On Sundays Feb 17th, 2020

DENTISTS WORKING ON SUNDAYS If you live in Brooklyn or the surrounding area’s and are in need of dental treatment during an emergency that best fits your schedule. No need to worry, we are open during evening and on Sundays. Many of our patients visit our office on Sundays. It is not advisable...

How To Handle A Dental Emergency? Dec 11th, 2019

Like any emergency, the key is to remain calm and assess the situation first. Many emergencies are not as severe as they seem, so it is imperative to remain calm and have a professional Here are some common dental emergencies and how to handle them: Broken Tooth The broken or...

Dental Implants: What To Expect During Surgery Dec 11th, 2019

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, chances are you're looking for dental implants, and not wanting abridge or partial dentures. Dental implants are a natural replacement for your real teeth compared to dentures, since they form the roots of the artificial teeth and are attached directly...

How To Make Your Children Aware Of The Importance Of Oral Health Nov 21st, 2019

Parents all-year-round remain worried about their child's academic grades. Most of them are in extremely anxious state of mind by the end of the year. Coping with stressful academic challenges is essential, but you know, what is also an equally important aspect of education: teaching your children about oral health!...

How Can Routine Visits To A Dental Office Near You Improve Your Oral Health Nov 19th, 2019

Early diagnosis and prevention is the best medicine when it comes to your oral health. To avoid expensive dental treatments down the road, it’s advisable to visit the dental office near you every 6 months. Routine visits to Brooklyn City Dental can help you achieve a great deal for your...

Who Should You Visit For A Dental Emergency Nov 14th, 2019

There are times when it makes more sense to visit the hospital emergency room than an emergency dentist. If you are in a life-threatening situation, you’ll need to be taken to the ER as soon as possible. Otherwise, if it's just your tooth/teeth that is/are you problems, our emergency dentist can give...

7 Tooth-friendly Halloween Treats Nov 10th, 2019

Halloween is around the corner. Have you made all the necessary preparations, such as your costumes, makeup scars, and decorating your place with a carved pumpkin? Great, if you just utter, “Yes.” But aren’t you missing out one most important thing that you’d be surprised to know about – keeping...

The 7 Stages Of Root Canal Therapy Oct 2nd, 2019

A root canal therapy doesn’t cause pain – it relieves it.  A root canal treatment procedure is an endodontic treatment commonly used to remove infected or inflamed tissue from the inside of a tooth. Many people believe it to be a heart-sinking painful surgery- but really, it's equivalent to a...

8 Things To Put In Your Dental Emergency Kit Oct 2nd, 2019

Nearly every home has a first-aid kit packed with all the medication, tinctures, and band-aids needed after a nasty accident. But how many of us know keep a dental emergency kit in our homes? Dental emergencies are not rare. A dental emergency kit can come handy when you are suffering...

About Root Canal And Its Infection – All Questions Answered Oct 2nd, 2019

With the many advancements in dentistry, a root canal has become fairly safe procedure, intended to relieve your pain, rather than cause it. Still, many people worry about developing root canal infections. The truth is that root canals don’t have to be a traumatizing experience. In fact, with the latest...

4 Signs You Need To Go To A Dentist Asap Oct 2nd, 2019

Don’t ignore these red flags and find a dentist before things get worse. Dental checkups every six months are something we know we need to do, but sometimes these bi-annual trips to the dentist aren't enough to prevent dental issues. Fortunately, the human body functions in an incredible way, providing...

Five Things Your Need To Look For In A Dentist Oct 2nd, 2019

Prioritize your oral health with an expert dentist in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. A beautiful smile that shows off pearly white teeth is a pleasure to view. With this in mind, it is not surprising to hear movie stars having their dentist’s number on speed dial. Apart from making you look attractive,...