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Fluoride: Nature’s Cavity-Fighter

They call fluoride nature’s cavity fighter because it is a naturally occurring mineral that can strengthen and protect tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the thin layer on the surface of your teeth the protects them from harm caused by harmful acids. Listed below are a few important facts about fluoride: - Fluoride can be found in naturally-occurring water all over... read more »

What You Should Know About Brushing and Flossing

Have you ever visited a dentist? If so, you may know that brushing and flossing your pearly whites is important. However, did you know that there are a few things several Americans might be able to do a little better when it comes to cleaning their teeth? Still, would you be surprised to learn that one important part of brushing... read more »

No Cavities for the New Year!

If you have not made any new year’s resolutions yes, one primary consideration to add to the top of your list should be no cavities for the entire year. Although cavities seem to be easily gained, they are indeed easily prevented if you are willing to take the daily steps necessary to protect your teeth. Your teeth only have a... read more »

The Winter Sports that Pose a Threat to Your Smile

Did you know there are many winter sports and activities that can damage your smile and create an oral injury if you’re not careful? Well, it’s true. This is why your dentist, Dr. Matthew Scaffa, encourages you to protect your smile with a mouthguard in Staten Island, New York, if there’s a chance of injury. Some of the most common... read more »

What Are Dental Implants?

What have you heard about dental implants? Have you ever heard that many procedures require two visits to complete? Do you struggle with the concept of missing work for a treatment that could be painful and uncomfortable? Or for visiting our team for an appointment that could take two visits? Fortunately, if you struggle with any of these ideas, please... read more »

What You Should Know About Medication and Your Teeth

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do to protect your teeth. The health of your mouth can actually affect the health of your entire body. For this reason, we recommend being conscientious of the medications you take and telling our dentist about any medications you take. There are more than 400 medications that can... read more »

The Advantages of Dental Veneers and Crowns

If you suffer from dental blemishes, there may be an easy way to correct them. The highly qualified dentists at Dental Art Concepts PLLC are here to help craft a better smile for a better you. With such a vast array of options at our disposal, we can easily correct any problem you may have with your oral health. Dental... read more »

Should you get Your Cavity Filled?

What keeps people from having a cavity filled? Generally, the answer comes down to one of two important issues: fear of the dentist or concern about the cost of the treatment. However, if you have a cavity filled, there are a few reasons you should get it filled immediately. You see, cavities are formed by tooth decay and erosion over... read more »

The Answers to Root Canal FAQs

Are you about to receive root canal therapy? If so, our Dental Art Concepts PLLC team is more than happy to give you the details you need to wash your nerves away and help you feel more comfortable in the dental chair. Dr. Matthew Scaffa and our team believe that the more you know about this treatment, the better off... read more »