What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done
added on: October 22, 2020

Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are… Read More…


Do Facemasks Cause Cavities? 
added on: October 13, 2020

A lot has changed over the past couple of months, and one thing that we’ve all introduced into our daily lives is the use of facemasks. Used to help minimize the risk of COVID-19, facemasks are supported by scientists and are now required at many public places. However, this daily… Read More…


More Stress, More Oral Health Problems 
added on: September 24, 2020

An article recently published by the New York Times details one dentist’s experience seeing an increase of patients with cracked teeth over the past few months. What could be causing this? Well, all of our lives have been flipped upside down and shaken up this year, and this can cause… Read More…


Comparing Dental Implants & Dentures
added on: September 16, 2020

There are a number of things that can cause our teeth to fall out, including accidents, age, decay, and disease. In fact, tooth loss is incredibly common among American adults and affects more than 178 million of us, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. But if you’re one of… Read More…


Is Cow’s Milk Really The Best Milk For Teeth? 
added on: August 26, 2020

In the past few years, many people have been ditching cow’s milk for other often plant-based alternatives such as soy milk. While your dentist in Orangeburg certainly understands the appeal of this lower-calorie milk option, we do want to make sure that we examine the potential effects from an oral… Read More…


4 Things That May Cause Dry Mouth
added on: August 13, 2020

If you’ve ever experienced dry mouth, you know just how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. Even drinking glass after glass of water doesn’t seem to help relieve it. Dry mouth is an incredibly common ailment that all of us experience once in a while, but if you have a… Read More…


Is Sunshine Good For Your Teeth? 
added on: July 28, 2020

We all know that getting out into the sunshine can benefit our overall health by boosting mood and increasing vitamin D levels. But can sunshine also be good for oral health? While this may seem like an odd question to ask, your dentist in Orangeburg wants you to know that… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Lip and Tongue Piercings 
added on: July 15, 2020

Oral piercings, including lip and tongue piercings, are nothing new. In fact, they have actually been around since the Mayans. However, this form of self-expression doesn’t come without its risks. If you’re considering getting your lip or tongue pierced, read this information from your dentist in Orangeburg before you go… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 18, 2020
man examines his gums

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in Orangeburg. Even though… Read More…


What Causes Migraines?
added on: June 10, 2020
man with migraine

There’s a medical condition that affects over 39 million Americans. It has no known cause, no known cure, and treatment can vary in success from person to person. We’re talking about migraines and for a good reason. June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, a time for medical professionals,… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Xylitol
added on: May 22, 2020
sweetener

We all know that your dentist in Orangeburg really dislikes sugar. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to pass up treating yourself to something sweet. While we’re all pretty familiar with the numerous sugar substitutes available to us, we want to pay particular attention to one that may… Read More…


Asthma & Oral Health
added on: May 14, 2020
asthma inhaler

May is Asthma Awareness Month, a time when both healthcare professionals and asthma patients come together to raise awareness of the common chronic disease, as well as share things that can improve asthma sufferers’ lives. Your dentist in Orangeburg may seem like an odd person to talk about asthma, but… Read More…


Cosmetic Dental Services
added on: September 27, 2019
Dental Arts of Rockland - Dr. Steven Blechman

Changing Your Smile and Your Life When it comes to any kind of dentistry, even cosmetic dentistry, the team at Dental Arts of Rockland really does like to focus on how it can improve your health. But the truth is, the way your smile looks affects all aspects of your… Read More…

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