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TOOTH TALK - WOMEN HAVE SPECIFIC ORAL HEALTH ISSUES TO ADDRESS

woman and dentistry | Dentist Gasport NY

Everyone deserves a beautiful smile and regular dental care is necessary for everyone, beginning in early childhood. Women, however, need to be aware of challenges that they may face through life stages.

         The average female deals with bloating, irritability, moodiness, and the occasional hot flash or emotional outburst due to hormones, but they seldom consider the affect of those fluctuating hormones on dental health. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, oral health is hormone ­dependant as well. From puberty to menopause and beyond, the hormonal changes in women can have a dramatic effect on oral health.

         For the pre-teen, interest in dental issues is probably focused on the whiteness, straightness and appearance of ...

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Tooth Talk - Don’t let Halloween play tricks on kids’ teeth

Candy | Dental Care Gasport Ny

Trick or Treat brings lots of sweets, but holiday fun needn’t bring out the tooth decay monster. Children and adults love to indulge in the sugary stuff and no one wants to get a toothbrush in their treat bag, so enjoy the fun with a few extra precautions. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children, and children who develop cavities in their baby teeth are more likely to develop cavities in their permanent teeth later. Prolonged exposure to sugar-containing liquids can erode teeth early on. Limit consumption of soft drinks or sweetened fruit juice; a sippy ...

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), TMJ and Migraine - Podcast interview with Dr. Kaplansky

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

Topic – Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), TMJ and Migraine

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s interview on the razorcast™ monthly podcast.  You can either watch 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 ...

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Orthodontics - Podcast Interview with Dr. Igor Kaplansky

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

Topic – Orthodontics

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s interview on the razorcast™ monthly podcast.  You can either watch the video to listen to the podcast or simply read the easy to follow transcripts 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 Dentistry by ...

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Teeth Whitening – Podcast Interview with Dr. Igor Kaplansky

 

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

Topic – Teeth Whitening

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s interview on the razorcast™ monthly podcast.  You can either watch the video to listen to the podcast or simply read the easy to follow transcripts 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 ...

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Understanding Basic Dental Terms

Tooth | Basic Dental Terms

Do you remember the last time you visited the dentist? As you sat their patiently in the dental chair, you probably heard a stream of terms and references that you think had something to do with your teeth. But what does it all mean?

Remember, whatever you hear, it’s all about you and your oral health. At Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, we believe that knowledge is power because it allows you to be an informed, active participant in your dental care.

So here’s a mini-glossary to provide a bit of information about some of the dental terms you’re most likely to hear in your dentist’s office.

Dental Glossary

Abscess:  Hopefully, you haven’t heard this ...

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Are You Wondering About the Process of Getting Dentures?

Let’s walk through the process of getting dentures so that you can understand every step, from scheduling the appointment to taking your new smile home. You should feel completely informed and comfortable with the process, and knowing what to expect makes everything easier.

First, you'll call our Gasport dental office to schedule a consultation. We will do a thorough examination of your teeth and discuss your specific needs. We will want to determine whether dentures are right for you, and if so, what kind. There are different types of dentures:

  • Partial dentures: for those with only some missing teeth. Partial dentures are designed to fit in between the remaining teeth. We will ...

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