Wisdom Teeth and the Reasons We Remove Them

Wisdom teeth sometimes become a kind of a show-and-tell item for many teenagers (and a few adults), but extracting them could be in your best interest if you've had them erupt. Here are a few reasons why you should think about having your completely- or partially-erupted wisdom teeth taken out... Read more »

Locate Your Dream Smile Today with Dental Floss

  Cleaning between teeth often requires oral health care instruments designed for this specific purpose, which are referred to as interdental cleaners. One of the most highly effective versions of interdental cleaners is dental floss. Dental floss uses a threaded floss to help accurately wash away food debris and plaque... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Dental Bridges

As the end of the year comes barreling our way, now is the perfect opportunity to look back at the year in review and assess any oral health ailments that are still left untreated. If you have suffered dental damage and are left with any missing a lost teeth, or... Read more »

At What Age Should You Get Orthodontics?

Many people associate braces with high schoolers or kids in junior high school. And of course, many adults are opting for braces or other orthodontic treatments. But what is the earliest a person should start orthodontic treatments? It may be earlier than you think. Even though many people see braces... Read more »

Mouthwash: An Overview

Mouthwash is a great tool in any oral-health enthusiast’s chest of tools. It can help you keep your oral cavity pristine and your breath fresh, and it’s really not that complex to use. Mouthwash’s advantage is its removal of plaque and debris from your oral cavity. The liquid materials composing... Read more »

How Do I Know if Invisalign® is the Best Choice for My Smile?

Invisalign® is an effective and successful orthodontic treatment that can turn a crooked, unattractive smile into a smile that you are proud of. To find out if Invisalign is the right treatment for you, it’s best to call OneDent of Westchester and schedule an appointment with our orthodontist, Dr. Stuart... Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Needed to Effectively Treat a Tooth with a Small Cavity

Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can lead to poor oral hygiene. As this continues to happen the plaque acids and bacteria in your mouth can start to demineralize an area of tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur in contoured and textured surfaces of a tooth... Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits Are Important for Maintaining the Health of Your Mouth

Your mouth is a very complex part of the body that plays a wide range of roles. While it is primarily used to chew food, you also speak, breathe, and make many facial expressions with your mouth. Problems with periodontal disease, cavities, oral, and pharyngeal cancer can significantly alter the... Read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Aging and Dental Health

As you get older, your body begins to wear down. We often think of our muscles and bones weakening, but rarely do we think about the effect that aging has on our teeth. The truth is that your teeth will age over time just as you do. However, teeth are... Read more »

Minor Dental Fractures Need to Be Repaired by a Professional Dentist

If you grind your teeth at night on a frequent basis, or you have a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects, you could suffer a chipped tooth. Contact sports athletes are also at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. Even if the damage to the tooth is minimal... Read more »