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Listen or Read Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s Podcast Interview!

Topic – Root Canal Treatments

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s interview on the razorcast™ monthly podcast.  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 razorcast™ studios in New York City where we are dedicated to bringing you top quality advice from many of the leading expert professionals across the United States.

In today’s episode, we are speaking with Dr. Igor Kaplansky. Dr. Kaplansky is the founder of ...

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Choosing Your Dentist for Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontics Gasport NY

Most children will need to have orthodontic treatment after their adult teeth come in due to jaw misalignment, crookedness, crowding, or gapping and many adults also seek orthodontic care to fix these same issues. Yet, finding the right orthodontist for you and your child can be overwhelming. Most dentist will need to refer you to an outside orthodontist, but at Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, PLLC, we offer not only general dentistry services, but orthodontic treatments as well.

Benefits of Your Dentist Being Your Orthodontist

Visits are convenient – Having to look through referrals to find an orthodontist that fits your needs can be difficult, which is why Dr. Igor Kaplansky ...

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model of teeth | dental advances

Advances in modern dentistry have given us beautiful smiles and healthy mouths, but it’s the daily routine of brushing, flossing and caring for our pearly whites that makes the difference. In our busy lives, those chores may seem a nuisance but compared to what our ancestors went through, today’s painless dentistry is a marvel.

            Although many of today’s most common dental tools were used as early as the Stone Age, advanced technology and continuing education have made going to the dentist a much more pleasant experience. Let’s take a look back at the origins of some of the vital components of our oral health care needs we now ...

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Keep your breath Mistletoe-ready!

young couple | fighting bad breath | gasport ny

The holiday hugging season brings us close to our loved ones, and everyone needs to be on mistletoe alert! Make sure that your breath is fresh and sweet as you smile your way through the season.

            Chronic halitosis, or bad breath, affects more than 80 million people. In most cases it originates from the gums and tongue, caused by wastes from bacteria in the mouth, the decay of food particles, other debris in your mouth and poor oral hygiene. A sulfur compound produced by the decay causes the unpleasant odor.

            What’s the most likely culprit? Bad breath is primarily caused by poor oral hygiene but can also ...

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Stuff Your Stockings For Smiles

Soccer Girls | Dental Stocking Stuffers | Gasport NY

It’s the season of sugarplums and rich foods and we’re in a gift-giving frenzy. While you’re stuffing those stockings, why not give your loved ones the gift of good oral health? According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), 99.7% of Americans believe a smile is an important social asset.

            You don't have to stuff holiday stockings with pounds of chocolates, suckers and gummy candy. Find some favorite sweets in miniature sizes or special holiday wrappings and remember that these are treats, not a winter's supply of candy. Healthy snacks like dried fruit made without added sugar, nuts covered with dark chocolate, baggies of homemade granola mix or chewy ...

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New Year Resolutions

woman smiling | dental preventative care

With the New Year come resolutions to alter bad behaviors of the past, so resolve to preserve that great smile. As you raise your glass in a midnight toast, pay attention to what your choice of liquids can do to your teeth.

            Are you a wine drinker? The acids in wine may eat away at tooth enamel, creating rough spots more vulnerable to staining. Red wine contains a deep pigment called chromogen and tannins, which help the color stick to the teeth. This combination makes it easy for the wine's red color to stay with you long after your glass is empty. You might think sticking to white wine would ...

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CBCT Revolutionized Dental Implant Treatment Plans

Cone Beam Computed Tomography or 3D scanning is a variation of a CAT scan that has been adapted to its use in dentistry. It is a very safe way to examine a patient with a very low dose of radiation, unlike medical scans. Medical scans are called fan beam and that’s where a person lays on the table and they get pushed into this huge machine with a round circular magnet around them.

Dental Cone Beam CT scan is pretty much a stand up machine which looks kind of like a panoramic x-ray machine that most people are familiar or used to. The machine moves around the patient’s head and it ...

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