The Three Allergies to Mention While You’re in the Dental Chair

Unfortunately, there is something that can impact your dental appointment and put your health in danger while you’re at Riverdale Dental Arts—and that is dental allergies. Dental allergies are inconvenient because they make your appointment troublesome and even concerning. This is why it’s important to tell Dr. Sheldon Kupferman about... Read more »

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 effort. Take the time... Read more »

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 surrounding healthy tooth enamel. When this happens,... Read more »

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 Riverdale, New York, to restore your tooth. Our dentist will remove the decay and then fill the area with the dental filling material. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are... Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Might Need to be Replaced by a Bridge

Most of the time, when a tooth is knocked out of the socket, the force and trauma associated with the injury severely damages the tooth to the degree that it can’t be saved. When this happens, your dentist, Dr. Sheldon Kupferman, usually needs to extract the remnants of the tooth... Read more »

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. However, in case you have forgotten, here are 13 easy tips... Read more »

Missing Teeth? Dental Implants may be Right for You

You know that a missing tooth can be embarrassing, but do you know what you can do about the problem? When you consider your options, we recommend considering the benefits of dental implants. But do you know what happens when you get an implant? Will your implant blend well with... Read more »