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7 Ways Veneers Can Enhance Your Smile

Looking for a way to get a dazzling smile without months of costly dental treatments? Custom dental veneers could be the solution. In just a couple of office visits, our veneers can correct an array of cosmetic concerns, including these seven.

Nov 16th, 2021
Healthy Dental Tips For the Spooky Season!

Halloween is lurking around the corner, but so is the coronavirus, making traditional Halloween parties trickier. This year, big parties and parades, creepy haunted houses, and gathering in crowds to trick-or-treat are off the table for many, or at ...

Oct 6th, 2020
Recognize National Fresh Breath Day With Fresh Breath!

The mouth is home to millions of bacteria, some of them good and some bad. In fact, half of the bacteria in your mouth can lead to bad breath! National Fresh Breath Day is observed every year on August 6th to create awareness of oral hygiene in the ...

Aug 3rd, 2020
Dental Implants Are a Solution to Replacing Lost Teeth

When it comes to your smile, taking care of your teeth is an investment in your oral health that pays many dividends. With tooth loss, missing teeth can affect you in multiple ways. Even losing just one tooth can cause problems.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Celebrate Healthy Teeth and Gums With Healthy Foods and Drinks

Upcoming holidays are around the corner, and you’re probably already thinking of all the foodie goodness coming your way. November is Good Nutrition Month, so you might want to consider adding healthy options to your meals to maintain good oral ...

Nov 12th, 2019
It’s National Gum Care Month!

September brings the month of National Gum Care, a time to raise awareness for healthy gums everywhere. No matter your age, you should always be striving for great oral care, and this doesn’t just mean your teeth.

Sep 6th, 2019
How Do Dental Checkups Impact Your Oral Health?

We learn at a young age that brushing and flossing are vital to keeping your smile healthy. We need to continue these daily habits in our ongoing quest to maintain healthy smiles for strong teeth and gums.

Aug 16th, 2019
A Dental Crown Can Beautifully Restore Your Tooth

If you have recently learned that you have a badly broken, damaged, or infected tooth, our dentist may recommend having a dental crown placed. A crown or tooth-shaped “cap” is a fixed prosthetic cemented onto a tooth to restore its appearance, form and ...

Jul 12th, 2019
What Happens When I Forget to Floss?

Our team strongly encourages everyone to floss daily, but do you ever wonder why? Well, flossing is vital for top-notch oral health and smiles. It can help you and your oral health in more ways than you might realize.

Jun 18th, 2019
Enjoy Mother’s Day with a Healthy Smile

This is the month where we recognize our mothers for all their efforts and take the opportunity to thank them for all they have done, which may also include them teaching us how to brush and floss.

May 6th, 2019
Spring Into Summer With a Confident Smile

Spring has sprung, and summer is almost here! The sun shouldn’t be the only thing shining bright this season. Your smile is a great feature to show off to friends, family, coworkers, social media, a date and everyone else!

Apr 8th, 2019
The Scoop on Cavities and How to Prevent Them

Although we are turning back the clock for daylight savings, you can’t turn back time on your teeth. Studies have shown that one in five Americans has untreated cavities, which is decay that has damaged a tooth’s hard, outer enamel layer and created ...

Mar 6th, 2019
Start off the New Year With a Whiter Smile!

Have you been waiting for the right time to get teeth whitening treatment? There’s no better time than the New Year! In 2019, you are setting all kinds of new goals, and one goal you can shoot for is a whiter and brighter smile.

Jan 10th, 2019
The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile.

Nov 1st, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful ...

Oct 8th, 2018
Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below.

Aug 9th, 2018
How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate ...

Jul 23rd, 2018
Are There Really Different Types of Cavities?

All your life, you’ve heard your dentist, your parents and maybe even your teachers tell you to brush your teeth so you don’t get cavities. For most of us, there is only one kind of cavity: a hole-in-the-tooth kind of cavity.

Apr 30th, 2018
Dental Dream Makers: Toothache Treatments

To lower your risks associated with poor oral hygiene, you should visit our dentist to assess your oral health and determine if you have any susceptibilities or vulnerabilities.

Apr 24th, 2018
How Dental Bonding Can Make Your Smile Better than Before

Did you know that spring is a very popular time to receive cosmetic dentistry such as dental bonding to achieve a beautiful smile? To perform this procedure, our dentist uses a high-quality porcelain material to repair damaged teeth and transform ...

Mar 27th, 2018
Oral Health for the New Age: Emergency Dental Care

A common oral health risk that many people experience at least once in their lives is experiencing a dental emergency. Oral emergencies happen when your mouth suffers immediate damage, which can arise from blunt trauma, accidents or even the foods you eat.

Mar 14th, 2018
How to Reduce Your Chances of Tooth Loss

If you don’t take proper care of your smile, you could suffer tooth loss. There are several factors that could contribute to the loss of your teeth. If you want to maintain a natural and healthy smile for a lifetime, then you need to take care of ...

Feb 28th, 2018
How to Prevent Cavities

Are you interested in keeping cavities at bay? If so, good for you! Cavities are a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be avoided at all costs. Cavities form when plaque and sugars create acids that attack the teeth.

Feb 26th, 2018
How Is Dental Bonding Applied?

If you are looking to get a dental bonding, you may be wondering how the appointment would go. We will explain what happens during the application process so you can feel relaxed and informed.

Jan 26th, 2018
Oral Health Care Year in Review: Teenage Dentistry

The teen years are some of the most important years for your oral health. Not only are the last of your adult teeth growing in, but numerous habits and peer pressures arise that can greatly influence your oral health.

Dec 29th, 2017
Can I Get Dental Sealants?

Are you at risk for cavities on your molars? If you don’t have oral sealants applied, the answer may be yes. We assembled this post to help you learn a small bit extra about dental sealants; continue reading to improve your knowledge, and feel free ...

Dec 28th, 2017
Learn all About a Variety of Dental Treatments Here

Are you interested in knowing more about some of our dental treatments? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Sheldon Kupferman, is happy to teach you about some of the most commonly used dental treatments that help ...

Nov 30th, 2017
Focus Your Oral Health Care on Root Canal Therapy

Always be mindful of the damage that can easily arise in your teeth. If your precious tooth enamel, which is the thin layer on top of your teeth that prevents damage to the inner workings of a tooth, is damaged, the inner linings of the root and ...

Nov 29th, 2017
What Type of Filling is Best for My Cavity?

Cavities do not go away on their own. If a cavity is left untreated, you could lose the tooth, or develop an infection that will be painful and could have a serious effect on your health.

Oct 30th, 2017
Oral Health Treatments: Dental Veneers

Have you ever heard of dental veneers? Although the term may seem foreign to you, chances are you have seen them at some point in your life. Many actors, actresses, and celebrities are known for undergoing dental veneer treatment to give them what ...

Sep 30th, 2017
The Details About Mini Dental Implants

Mini dental implants are just like regular dental implants, except they are smaller and they don’t require as much time to place. They can successfully enhance your smile by replacing your missing teeth.

Aug 29th, 2017
Living With Dentures

Restoring missing teeth will improve your ability speak and to chew, and will renew your confidence as your appearance improves. Missing teeth allow your remaining teeth to drift out of alignment, and those empty spaces on your gums can provide places ...

Aug 18th, 2017
Overcoming Dental Fear

The time has come for your dental cleaning and exam at Riverdale Dental Arts, but you are a little nervous. You are not alone in your worries. You may be surprised to learn that dental fears and anxieties are common.

Jun 10th, 2017
Is Your Smile Broken and in Need of a Cosmetic Upgrade?

Sometimes, if you’re not careful, dental issues and emergencies can occur while you’re traveling. This can be extremely inconvenient. However, did you know there are things you can do to reduce the chances of those things happening? Well, it’s true.

May 17th, 2017
Take the Time to Tackle Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is caused by the erosion of your tooth enamel until holes are formed in your teeth called cavities. Cavities can strike in your younger years as well as in your olden days, so protecting your teeth is a lifetime task that takes practice and eff

Feb 13th, 2017
Root Canal Therapy

Dental fillings are designed to restore the full function of a tooth and prevent complications after it was attacked by tooth decay. As the years go by, the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth can exploit the seam between the filling and the ...

Jan 19th, 2017
How Composite Fillings Can Help Your Smile

Do you have tooth decay that needs to be repaired? Dr. Sheldon Kupferman may recommend a dental filling in The Bronx, New York, to restore your tooth. Our dentist will remove the decay and then fill the area with the dental filling material.

Dec 21st, 2016
No Matter How Old You Are, Your Oral Health Is Still Important

No matter how old you are, your oral health is still important. As we age, not only should we take into account our eating and drinking habits for our physical health, but also because what we eat and drink can drastically affect our oral health too.

Nov 23rd, 2016
13 Tips to Spook Away Cavities This Year

Halloween is coming, and that means buckets of candy will be consumed. Just remember, even healthy foods can lead to plaque buildup, which can lead to tooth decay. So, your daily brushing routine shouldn’t change based on the season.

Oct 20th, 2016
Are Abscesses and Tooth Infections the Same?

Have you ever heard of a tooth abscess or a tooth infection? While the two can be caused by similar issues, there are actually a few important differences between the two.

Aug 30th, 2016
Enamel Erosion: How to Prevent It

Did you know that your enamel—which is the protective, outer layer of your teeth—is generally considered the hardest substance in your body? This is especially fortunate because your enamel is vital to your dental health. Unfortunately, while your ...

Aug 15th, 2016