How to Keep Your New Night Guard Clean

If you have a habit of nighttime teeth grinding or clenching while you are asleep, you may have already received a custom night guard for smile protection. If you haven’t, we invite you to see our dentist at Brenner Dental of Park Slope to be fitted for one. Caring for... Read more »

Improve Your Smile With These Cosmetic Restorations

It is found that a white and even smile instantly enhances your features and help you make better first impressions impression, but over time, cosmetic flaws many people develop cosmetic dental flaws such as stains, chips, and old dental fillings, that reduce the appearance of their smiles and cause them... Read more »

Freed from Fear of the Dentist

Once upon a time, there were people that got anxious during dental procedures. OK, so there still are those who absolutely hate to visit the dentist. To be serious, dental surgery in the early days was indeed distressing. Lack of powerful anesthetics and the fact that dental tools may have... Read more »

Energy & Sport’s Drinks: Worst Offenders for Oral Health

Non-cola drinks, such as energy or sport’s drinks, may be beneficial for your physical health and stamina, however, they can do the opposite for your oral health. Researchers have studied their effect on oral health and it showed that the most aggressive dissolution effect on teeth enamel were energy or... Read more »

Play Sports? Find Out Why You Need a Customized Mouth Guard

If you or your child/children play sports, what a great way to stay fit and do what makes you happy! What’s not great is that it can damage your mouth and teeth if they’re not protected. Today’s blog talks about why you may need a mouth guard. What is a... Read more »

Be Sure to Thoroughly Floss Your Teeth Once Per Day

The American Dental Association reminds consumers to brush their teeth each morning and night. This should also be followed by making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss your teeth at least once per day. When brushing make sure you use a soft-bristled toothbrush, with fluoridated toothpaste. A brand of toothpaste... Read more »

Don’t Let Your Hormones Harm Your Oral Health

Your oral health is impacted by your oral hygiene care, by your diet, and even by the hormonal shifts, particularly for women. Estrogen and progesterone can profoundly affect the gum tissue, because the more they are in the system, the more blood flow goes to the gums.   The problem... Read more »

Beware Symptoms of a Distressed Dental Filling

As the years go by it is possible for the once strong bond between a dental filling and the surrounding tooth enamel can start to degrade. This is often attributed to poor oral hygiene habits that gradually weaken the mineral density of tooth enamel. As a dental filling starts to... Read more »

How a Dental Crown May Treat Dental Attrition

Ideally, each one of your teeth on your top arch should meet up with its corresponding teeth on the bottom arch for maximum efficiency in chewing food. Uncorrected alignment issues with two or more teeth can result in excessive wear and tear over time, eventually compromising your teeth. While your... Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Tips You Need for an Even Healthier Smile

Do you keep up on oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and flossing once a day? If so, good for you! These things help you have strong and healthy teeth and gums. Fortunately, there are other little things you can do to ensure an even healthier smile, and our... Read more »