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Mouth Jewelry is a Dental Hazard

Did you know, mouth jewelry is a dental hazard to your oral health? Yes, it’s true! While mouth jewelry can be beautiful for many people, it is essential to understand that mouth jewelry can also be a threat to your oral health and teeth. Our dentist, Dr. Matthew Scaffa, cares about your oral health. Luckily, our team at Dental Art... read more »

Do You Need a New Toothbrush?

Do you know if you need a new toothbrush? If you’re like most people, you’ve probably used the same one for quite some time now. It’s really easy to forget to pick up a new brush on regular trips to the grocery store. The truth is, though, that you need a new toothbrush much more often than you’d think. After... read more »

Educate Yourself About Diabetes and Your Smile

Oftentimes, you may be at an increased risk for dental damage due to outside sources or underlying conditions that may be present. Not all issues with your smile begin with tooth decay and gum disease. However, they can potentially lead to other risks or even affect other issues and areas within your body. For example, if you are suffering from... read more »

Your Treatment Options When It Comes to Replacing Your Missing Teeth

If you have missing teeth, your smile is at risk for many dental problems, including misaligned teeth and more. You also most likely disapprove of your smile’s appearance and you most likely suffer from a lower self-esteem. Our dentist, Dr. Matthew Scaffa, encourages you to replace your missing teeth as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are many treatments available to... read more »

Uncover Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

To keep your smile safe, always analyze it for any symptoms of gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease is an oral health condition in which you have suffered an infection to your gums. You may be suffering from gum disease and not even know it due to the fact that it is a progressive disease that can... read more »

Tips on Protecting Your Holiday Smile

Are you interested in having a top-notch holiday smile? If so, then our dentist, Dr. Matthew Scaffa, has some helpful tips for you! Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm your smile and even alter your oral health, which is why it’s important to protect your smile in all you do. The tips our dentist would like to share... read more »

Flossing with Waxed of Unwaxed Floss

Are you wondering which floss to choose? If so, you have come to the right place! Here at Dental Art Concepts PLLC in Staten Island, New York, our team is always happy to help you with any of your oral health questions and needs, which is why we are happy to explain to you the different kinds of floss to... read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Encompass Several Factors

The American Dental Association offers a series of recommendations and guidelines to help American consumers to maintain a healthy mouth. This encompasses several important factors, to help you be consistent with your oral hygiene habits, and prevent oral health maladies. Brushing your teeth twice per day and flossing each night, is critical for removing plaque and residual food particles. If... read more »

Choosing the Best Toothpaste

As long as you’re brushing your teeth, you’re doing your part to keep your oral health in tip-top shape, right? That’s what we all assume, anyways. While that’s definitely true, you can help your oral health to be even better by employing the tactic of using the right toothpaste to address certain oral health needs you may have. To help... 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 »