Blog Articles

How to Avoid Dry Socket

A potential complication that arises after tooth extraction is a condition called dry socket. Though it’s temporary and not usually harmful, dry socket can be painful, so you’ll want to take every step you can to avoid the problem.

May 11th, 2021
Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters

You may think having straight teeth is a purely cosmetic issue. However, it can be so much more. Malocclusion is the medical name for misaligned teeth, and it includes all imperfectly-aligned teeth. Read on to learn more.

Apr 1st, 2021
Is a Cracked Tooth a Dental Emergency?

A cracked tooth may not be obvious, so it is tempting to ignore. But doing so can lead to problems later on. In this post, we discuss the signs of a cracked tooth and why you should seek treatment sooner rather than later.

Mar 8th, 2021
The Danger of Delaying a Root Canal

Pain in your jaw, gums, or teeth could be signs of an infected or decayed tooth that needs attention. If you act sooner rather than later, a root canal can save the tooth and prevent major problems. Learn why you shouldn’t delay treatment.

Feb 1st, 2021
What Causes Cavities?

Though the number of Americans with cavities has decreased over the past 40 years, it’s still one of the most common chronic oral health problems in children and adults. Knowing what causes cavities may help you take steps to prevent them.

Dec 3rd, 2020
Nervous About a Root Canal? Facts to Ease Your Mind

Are you afraid of the pain you’ll experience during a root canal procedure? Don’t let your fear keep you from saving your tooth. In most cases, root canals bring relief from dental pain and problems along with a host of other oral health benefits.

Nov 1st, 2020
What to Eat After Professional Teeth Whitening

When you have your teeth whitened professionally, you want to keep your teeth white. However, some foods and drinks stain your teeth, erasing your whitening gains. Here’s what you should eat after professional teeth whitening.

Oct 1st, 2020
How to Take Care of Your Invisalign Trays

Invisalign® clear aligners are transparent and pain-free, but they can become damaged or stained if you’re not careful. Read on to learn some useful tips on how to take care of your trays and avoid unnecessary replacement expenses.

Aug 31st, 2020
6 Ways Veneers Can Easily Improve Your Smile

Does tooth discoloration, chips, cracks, and breaks make you want to hide your smile instead of show it off? If so, there’s a simple solution available at 54th Street Dental. To learn more about how you can easily improve your smile, keep reading!

May 27th, 2020
Skip the Braces: Get Straight Teeth with Invisalign®

If you’d like to enjoy the confidence boost and improved oral health that straight teeth provide, but you don’t want the hassle of braces, Invisalign® may be the ideal solution for you. Here’s what you need to know.

Mar 19th, 2020
THE CAUSE OF MORNING BREATH

Does this sound usual? You get up in the morning and rapidly cover your mouth with your hand so your partner doesn’t get a whiff of your awful breath. Morning breath, halitosis — whatever you call it, it can be repulsive and it likely isn’t the way you ...

Jan 31st, 2017
WHAT ARE COSMETIC VENEERS?

If you’re suffering from mild to moderate smile flaws that detract from your appearance, our team of dentists may recommend dental veneers. These cosmetic restorations are designed specifically for you, made from thin shells of porcelain, that resemble ...

Aug 15th, 2016
YOUR PERSONALIZED SMILE MAKEOVER

For most people, a dental veneer enhancement takes only two visits to our Midtown, New York office. Your first appointment begins with preparing your teeth for their new restorations and taking an impression for us to create your customized porcelain ...

Aug 15th, 2016
TRANSFORM YOUR SMILE WITH PORCELAIN VENEERS

If the smile that greets you in the mirror makes you cringe, there’s an easy and quick solution, that doesn’t require years of orthodontics. Enjoy a Hollywood smile in as few as two visits, with custom-crafted porcelain veneers from 54th Street Dental. ...

Jul 25th, 2016