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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 »

The Reasons Why You Should Clean Your Smile

Do you think brushing, flossing, rinsing, and visiting your dentist, Dr. Matthew Scaffa, is a waste of time? Or do you wonder why you need to do these things in the first place? If so, our dental team is here to tell you that oral hygiene isn’t a waste of time and it’s quite important for a top-notch oral health.... read more »

Small Dental Cavities Can Often Be Treated with a Standard Dental Filling

If you are inconsistent with you daily oral hygiene regimen or you have a bad habit of putting off your routine dental checkup, you are at increased risk of suffering a cavity. Once this happens you might feel a change in texture, color or increasing sensitivity in the tooth. If it’s diagnosed early Dr. Matthew Scaffa might be able to... 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 »

Using Partial Dentures to Replace Teeth

Occasionally tooth decay, when left untreated, can irreparably damage multiple teeth in an area of your mouth. This can cause the loss of a number of teeth in that area, compromising the ability of your mouth to function properly in normal activities. To address a problem like this, Dr. Matthew Scaffa might recommend fitting you for a custom partial denture... 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 »

Finding Sources of Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that is important to dental health, as it strengthens the tooth enamel. The teeth become more resistant to acid attacks from bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay and can even reverse early tooth decay. So, where can I find fluoride, you may ask? Fluoride is found in many places naturally and has been... read more »

Mouthwash: The Way to a Cleaner, Fresher Smile

Oral hygiene is vital if you want a strong and successful oral health. However, it’s only beneficial if you have the right techniques and tools. So, if you tend to brush your teeth twice a day and floss once, our Dental Art Concepts PLLC team asks you to also consider the use of mouthwash. Mouthwash in Staten Island, New York,... read more »