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Time Waits for No One – Including Your Smile! Here Are 3 Ways to Protect It

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Our bodies go through a lot of changes as we age, and this holds true for our teeth and gums as well. There is a strong connection between oral health and overall health, and this becomes even more pronounced the older we get.

Effects of Aging on Oral Health

Older adults are at a much higher risk for a number of dental issues, including:

  • Gum disease
  • Tooth decay
  • Dry mouth

Often as people get older, they have issues with dexterity, so flossing and brushing can become more difficult. It might even become more difficult to get to their Lockport dentist regularly. This puts older adults at a higher risk for tooth decay and gum disease.

Gum Disease

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Setting the Record Straight on Dental Implants

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How much do you think you know about dental implants?

Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) set out to determine how much people know and understand about dental implants. They interviewed two groups of patients being treated at the VCU School of Dentistry’s dental clinic – the first group was comprised of patients who were at the clinic for implant treatment; the second group was visiting for other general services.

The results showed that about 25% of the patients receiving general care had never heard of implants. Clearly, we have a lot of work to do in educating patients and making them aware of dental implants as a tooth replacement!

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5 Big Benefits of Invisalign

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Many adults who have misaligned teeth might have thought about getting braces, but the thought of a two- or three-year commitment to a mouth full of brackets and wires is rather unappealing. Braces often bring to mind an image of a gawky teenager—and this just doesn’t suit most adult lifestyles.

But with today’s orthodontics, you can now get straight teeth in a shorter amount of time and with braces that are virtually invisible.

Invisalign invisible braces offer an effective way to straighten teeth—while still fitting into your busy lifestyle. Give your Lockport dentist a call today to find out more about Invisalign!

What Makes Invisalign Clear Braces So Great?

Obviously, the biggest advantage ...

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What's the Difference between Mini Dental Implants and Regular Dental Implants?

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Living with missing teeth affects your daily life, eating the foods you used to enjoy is difficult and you don't feel comfortable smiling in front of others. You've considered replacing your tooth with dental implants in Lockport, however, you've been told that you don't have enough bone structure to support a dental implant. You might be a candidate for a mini implant, and Dr. Kaplansky can help!

What is a Mini Implant?

Mini implants work the same as a regular dental implant, except they're much smaller. They're also comprised of titanium, which is biocompatible and integrates with your bone. They support a porcelain crown in the same way a regular implant ...

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3 Reasons Why You Might Consider Adult Orthodontics

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You're headed into your business meeting when you notice a new client sitting at the table. Your stomach drops like it always does when you meet someone new. Feeling comfortable smiling in front of other people is an issue for you because you feel embarrassed about your crooked teeth. New clients have often complained about your cold demeanor at first because you don't tend to smile at people you don't know. Wouldn't it be nice to smile with confidence? Here are some other reasons you might consider orthodontics.

Your Oral Health

Teeth that overlap make it harder to properly brush and floss, which means you have an increased risk for developing gum ...

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3 Signs That Might Mean You Need a Night Guard

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It's tough to start your day with a headache! You can't really focus or be productive, and you find that you're experiencing headaches more frequently. Did you know that your teeth could be causing your discomfort? It's true! A night guard may be a helpful solution for you. Here are some other signs that you might need a night guard.

Frequent Morning Headaches

Waking up with a headache is a telltale sign that you may be grinding or clenching your teeth at night. Also known as bruxism, clenching and grinding causes undo stress on your muscles while you sleep, and it can often result in headaches and sometimes even migraines.

Excessive Wear

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Topic – Tooth Extractions

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s monthly podcast interview.  You can click the video to listen to the podcast or simply read the easy to follow transcript below. Enjoy!






Podcast Interview:

RC: Hello, everyone. This is Liz Harvey coming to you from our studios in New York City where we are dedicated to bringing you top quality advice from many of the leading expert professionals across the US.

In today's episode, we are speaking with Dr. Igor Kaplansky. Dr. Kaplansky is the founder of Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky in Gasport, NY.  He grew up in ...

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