Annual Dental Visits are Important!

Annual dental visits are as important to overall health as regular wellness visits Thirty percent of Western New York adults did not visit a dentist within the past year, according to the results of a new survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. “The lack of annual routine dental

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Eliminating Dental Health Disparities at Erie County Medical Center

By Annette Pinder Most of us know that if we don’t take care of our teeth we can get cavities, but there are many more reasons to get serious about our dental hygeine. Poor dental health has been implicated in multiple medical complications such as heart disease

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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