Dental Health

Treating Facial Pain and Sleep Apnea

A Tailored and Minimally-Invasive Approach By Annette Pinder Jeffrey Goldberg DDS was always interested in developing expertise in a unique area of dentistry. He had a strong interest in biology, ethics and human behavior, and wanted a practice that encompassed a whole body biobehavioral psychosocial approach to caring for patients. Sleep apnea is a dangerous, chronic disorder in which a person st... »

Dreams Really Do Come True

About seven years ago, the team at Westermeier Martin Dental Care of East Aurora decided to choose one lucky woman to win a day of pampering in honor of Mother’s Day. The lucky winner would also receive a smile makeover courtesy of their dental practice. They knew that moms always take care of everyone else first, and put themselves last. They also believed that by changing someone’s smile, it had... »

University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Establish Dental Residency Program 

New collaborative partnership offers advanced learning opportunity for dental-school graduates Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB) have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a newly created general-practice dental residency program. Students in the one-year program will rotate between the UB Dental and RPCI Dental Services. The... »

What Is The Right Age for Braces?

By Gideon Fersztman, DDS, MD Because patients differ in both physiological development and treatment needs, the orthodontist’s goal is to provide each patient with the most appropriate treatment at the most appropriate time. Dental braces have been used for decades to correct various dental alignment and spacing issues. Braces can be crucial to the improvement of one’s oral health and to hel... »

Missing Teeth?

They Are Only Cute When You’re Young by Dr. Todd Ellis Shatkin We chuckle when we see young children with missing teeth, and think it’s cute. But tooth loss may occur past childhood for many reasons. Gum disease, periodontal problems, untreated cavities and tooth decay, auto accidents and falls are a few reasons. While protecting teeth from cavities and gum disease is fairly straightforward with p... »

Sink Your Teeth Into This

Replace Your Missing Teeth or Stabilize Your Dentures in One Visit With Mini Dental Implants by Annette Pinder Have a fear of smiling? Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth? Unable to eat what you want? Gums sometimes sore? Trouble speaking clearly? Do you want to restore your smile and confidence instantly? Mini dental implants may be the answer for you. What are mini dental implants? M... »

New Technology Takes Hold of Loose Dentures

Mini Dental Implant technology now offers denture wearers a fast and easy affordable solution for their uncomfortable dentures. After years of testing and research Mini Dental Implants (MDIs) are now available to help relieve the pain and embarrassment of loose dentures. Dr. Benjamin Oppenheimer, a pioneer in the field of Mini Dental Implants, uses these small diameter titanium tooth root replacem... »

Improving Health: Williamsville Dentist Offers a Better Night’s Sleep

New American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine Diplomate, Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg, Treats Sleep Apnea, Snoring (Williamsville, NY) December 15, 2014 – Local dentist Jeffrey Goldberg is helping Western New York residents get a more restful night’s sleep. Dr. Goldberg has recently become an American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) Diplomate. ABDSM is the board for the leading national organization ... »

When Lacking Zzzs Packs on Pounds You May Have Sleep Apnea

NewsUSA – Americans often dislike what they see when they step on a scale, leading them to try diet pills, trendy fad diets and countless other weight loss “remedies.” Many people fail to consider a crucial player in the weight control game – a good night’s sleep. Consider obstructive sleep apnea. In this common sleep disorder, soft tissue in the back of the throat collapse... »

Dental Implants Offer Quality of Life

by Benjamin D. Oppenheimer, D.D.S. Are you missing one, two, or more teeth? Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth or spaces between your teeth? Do you lack confidence when you smile, speak or eat? Do you have trouble speaking, eating, or chewing? Do you have dentures that slip or cause sore spots? Do you have loose teeth, or advanced gum disease? Missing teeth affect so many aspects of a... »

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