Oral Health and Pregnancy

If you are expecting a baby, congratulations! You will have quite a bit to do in the next few months, but in the midst of all of the preparations, don’t forget to visit your dentist. A dental visit at the right time during your pregnancy will allow Dr. James Feldman to clean your teeth and spot and and treat any... read more »

Gum Disease 101

Have you recently learned that you have gum disease? Don’t worry; you don’t have to fight this war alone. 47.2% of adults over 30 in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic periodontitis. Even more are in the initial stages of gum disease. Let’s talk about the causes, stages, and treatment of gum disease. The chief cause of gum... read more »

How Do You Know If You Need Wisdom Teeth Removal?

There was a time, long ago, when our ancestors needed the third molars to help chew the kinds of food they ate. Our diets have since evolved, making these third molars--or wisdom teeth--superfluous. Our jaws are smaller than theirs were then, so there isn’t really room for these extra teeth. For some people, they never seem to cause problems. For... read more »

How Dental Implants Help to Preserve Your Remaining Natural Teeth

Each tooth in your mouth plays an important role in your overall dental health. The loss of a back tooth can hinder your ability to chew, but that missing tooth’s absence can cause even more significant problems. Here are the concerns associated with a missing tooth: Such a scenario enables the other teeth to shift out of place. So, those... read more »

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