1. Do We Really Have to Floss? Fact and Fiction

    Photo by boulter  The news made the rounds last year: according to the Associated Press, flossing has been dropped from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The move came after it was decided that the scientific evidence for flossing wasn’t strong enough to set national hygiene policy by it. I…Read More

  2. Microbes In Your Mouth: The Inside Scoop

    Photo by NIAID  Everybody knows that our mouth is filled with plaque. It’s one of the first things that you learn about when you learn dental hygiene– to protect your mouth, you’ve got to keep your plaque in check! What does ‘plaque’ actually mean? Well, for starters, although we’ve to…Read More

  3. What Should I Look For In Toothpaste?

    Photo by Arek Olek  How often do you think about toothpaste? If you’re like most of us, the answer to that question is, “not particularly often.” In fact, it may be one of those things you just grab out of habit, without much thought to which type of toothpaste you’ve picked. Like anything…Read More

  4. Green tea, healthy gums?

    There’s nothing quite like a good cup of tea on a lazy weekend morning. But did you know that the cup of green tea you’re drinking may help keep your mouth healthy? A recent study published in the Journal of Periodontology suggests that the tea in your mug might help keep teeth in your mouth. …Read More

  5. Why Smiles are Important

    Photo by be creator  One of the first things you notice when meeting someone (especially for the first time) is their smile. It is also one of the first things they notice about you. Your smile exhibits an inviting willingness to be friendly.  Knowing this, we can improve our smiles by displaying…Read More

  6. Get Your Dream Smile in New City

    Have you ever dreamed of having a movie star smile? If those dreams still haven’t become a reality, it may be because the prospect of a smile makeover sounds daunting. Maybe you’re worried that straightening, whitening, or otherwise correcting your teeth will mean pain, expense, and travel. Bu…Read More

  7. Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Rejuvenate Smiles

    Improving your smile may be easier than you realize. Cosmetic dentistry treatments not only restore teeth damaged by tooth decay but also repair defects and whiten teeth. Dr. Marlen Martirossian, Dr. Raymond Selvaggi and Dr. Marissa Sala, your New City, NY dentists at New City Family Dental, shar…Read More

  8. A Dental Crown Could Help You

    Dr. Marlen Martirossian, Dr. Raymond Selvaggi and Dr. Marissa Sala, your New City, NY dentists at New City Family Dental, explain how you can benefit from dental crowns. Crowns offer a simple solution Whether you want to conceal a cosmetic issue or need to strengthen a tooth, crowns offer an innova…Read More

  9. End Your Jaw Pain For Good

    No matter how much you try to ignore it, the truth is that jaw pain can significantly affect your quality of life. From eating to sleeping and everything in between, daily activities become more uncomfortable when your jaw is unstable. Known as TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, jaw pain has…Read More

  10. Could Dental Implants Help Me?

    If you believe that your missing teeth are simply a fact of life, think again. Filling in the gaps in your smile may have more benefits than you think. From feeling great about your smile to preventing bone atrophy, dental implants have many benefits. Learn more about the benefits of dental implant…Read More