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Sedation Dentistry: Laughing Gas

Dental patient receiving sedation

If you get nervous about dental procedures or are prone to dentist-related anxiety, maybe you’ve considered sedation dentistry in the past. But if you’ve never been sedated before, you might have worries or questions about the techniques. Dentists worldwide rely on dental sedation to help their patients feel more at ease and relaxed during dental […]

The Night Guards For Treating TMJ

Dental night guard for TMJ treatment

Have you ever noticed a clicking sound in your jaw when chewing or yawning? Perhaps you’ve had a headache around your temples? Or maybe you’ve noticed jaw pain while chewing? These symptoms may be associated with temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMJ. At Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, we treat patients around Lockport, Terry’s Corners, Wrights Corners, […]

How To Keep Halloween From Playing On Your Child’s Smile

Child dental patient smiling

Halloween is right around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: lots and lots of candy.  If you’re a parent, you may be feeling “spooked” about your child’s dental health going into the holiday season. After all, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children—and children who develop cavities in their […]

Signs You May Need A Dental Implant

Signs You May Need A Dental Implant

Are you missing at least one of your natural teeth? Have you been picturing how your life would be better with a restored smile? If you’re considering dental restorations, dental implants are the typically best choice for a sturdy, durable, and long-term solution. At Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, we offer state-of-the-art dental implants in Lockport, […]

3 Ways To Fix A Chipped Tooth

Dentist inspects dental patient's chipped tooth

If you are like most people, you’ll probably chip a tooth at some point in your life. Either you’ll hit your tooth against something hard, take a tumble, or constant wear will break down a soft spot on a tooth. When it happens to you, you should take heart knowing that at Dentistry by Doctor […]

Should You Be Worried About Cavities In Your Children?

Child dental patient high-fives dentist after his teeth are checked for cavities

If your children are young, their adult teeth may not have even started to erupt yet, so you may not be concerned about bringing them to the dentist. But the truth is that kids today are at a high risk of developing tooth decay in their baby teeth, and this can have significant ramifications on […]

Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

Dental patient being checked for periodontal disease

You probably already know that gum disease is bad for your mouth and poses a danger to your teeth. What you might not know, however, is that gum disease is also a threat to your body’s overall health and that the condition is linked to other serious illnesses, including Alzheimer’s disease.  Your dentist in Gasport, […]

What You Should Know About Implant-Supported Dentures

Dentist shows dental patient a dental model to educate patient on implant-supported dentures

If you have missing teeth, we know how troublesome it can be when eating and speaking. If you are a denture-wearer who is dissatisfied with the way dentures slip and slide while you are eating and speaking, you might want to consider implant-supported dentures in our Gasport, NY dental office. Implant-supported dentures are essentially a […]

Can A Whiter Smile Really Help Me?

Dental Patient Smiling at Dentist with bright white smile

It may seem silly to think that whiter teeth could have a significant impact on the quality of your life. After all, there are so many things to worry about each day that have nothing to do with teeth! At Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, however, we routinely find that patients who are happy with their […]

When Having A Tooth Extracted Is Your Best Interest

Dentist advises patient on tooth extraction

Dentistry has evolved, so people today can keep their teeth longer than ever before. Comprehensive dental exams and cleanings keep teeth and gums healthy, and restorative dentistry restores function to a broken or decayed tooth. Even so, there are cases where your Gasport dentist recommends tooth extraction to protect your overall oral health. You might […]