Dental Bonding Benefits

If you’re interested in improving the appearance of an unattractive tooth, then you should consider taking advantage of cosmetic dentistry. One top-of-the-line treatment offered is dental bonding. Dental bonding involves your dentists, Dr. Sid Tucker and Tucker, taking dental resin, placing it over your tooth, and hardening it. This hides... Read more »

The Three Worst Candies for Your Teeth

Your teeth are precious. They help you chew your food, speak clearly, and brighten the world with your smile. However, some foods can really damage their structure and appearance. In the aftermath of Halloween and half price candy bags, Hudson Valley Periodontics and Implantology in Bardonia, New York, encourages you... Read more »

Diagnosis and Checkup for Periodontal Disease

With proper care, periodontal disease can be prevented. Unfortunately, our diets don't usually lead to a gum-disease-free oral cavity, so we need to take other precautions and be more cognizant of gum disease and its effects. Here's a quick rundown on gum disease for you. Whenever you come into our... Read more »

Complications from Gum Disease

Most people are aware that gum disease can lead to loose and lost teeth, receding gums and bad breath. A few more may understand that problems with your jaw can be a result of gum disease as well. But gum disease has implications beyond your mouth and they can be... Read more »

How to Relieve Your Tooth Pain

Tooth pain is quite inconvenient, especially because it makes chewing and other everyday tasks quite difficult. When you have a toothache, which is another name for tooth pain, you probably search for the best ways to relieve that pain. Our periodontists, Dr. Sid Tucker and Dr. Raphael Csillag, are happy... Read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Teenage Dentistry

Although most teens don't get credit for the difficulties they face, there are indeed many obstacles that become present during the years of a young adult. At a time when the last of their permanent teeth are growing in, the wisdom teeth, one of the last things on a teen's... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Bone Grafting

The determination of whether or not your jaw strong enough to hold a dental implant will be done by your dentist. If your jaw is not strong enough, bone grafting treatments may be necessary. Bone grafting treatments including bone removal from other areas of your body may be implemented. However,... Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing

Almost half of the adults in the United States suffer from gum disease. The early stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. If it is left untreated, it can develop into periodontitis, which can lead to tooth loss and damage to your jawbone. Some of the symptoms of gum disease... Read more »

Water Flossers and Their Effect on Your Dental Health

Are you familiar with water flossers and their effect on your smile? It is known that traditional dental floss may not work for everybody or for every situation. If this is the case with you, do not hesitate to switch to an alternative interdental tool such as a water flosser.... Read more »

What Do You Know about Sedation Dentistry?

What do you know about sedation dentistry? There different methods of sedation, to help patients remain calm and relaxed during their procedure. Gas sedatives such as laughing gas can be used for a minor procedures and wears off rather quickly after the gas is removed. Because laughing gas is only... Read more »