Author Archives: Dr. David Janash

5 Reasons You Need an Emergency Dentist

Let’s face it; as much as we like to think we can plan our dental visits, there are times in which unexpected dental concerns arise. Teeth can demand emergency treatment after an accidental fall or sports injury, or when an … Continue reading

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Kids Can Get Gum Disease, Too!

Gum disease is a serious oral health condition. It involves infected tissues that can destroy your teeth’s supporting structures and even impact your overall health. Gum disease, however, is not restricted to the adult population. While kids are not likely … Continue reading

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Can Osteoporosis Affect Your Smile?

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes the body to lose too much bone and/or make too little bone. You probably know this condition by its association with aging adults, as it dramatically increases the risk of fracture and falls. … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Full-Service Dentist

The most standard and common type of dental treatment is a preventive checkup for your teeth every six months. This includes a professional cleaning, evaluation of your gum health, x-rays and other preventive services. However, few of us are lucky … Continue reading

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Know This Before Considering Dental Veneers

Porcelain veneers are one of the most “attractive” options in cosmetic dentistry. They are used in a wide variety of circumstances. Veneers can improve an unsightly smile you were born with or reverse damage done to your teeth over time. … Continue reading

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Will Teeth Whitening Harm My Dental Crown?

Teeth whitening is the most popular service in cosmetic dentistry. This comes to no surprise considering that professional teeth whitening is incredibly quick, non-invasive, affordable and can produce dramatic improvements within your smile. However, many patients have existing dental crowns, … Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Did you know that the health of your mouth has a dramatic influence on the health of your body? According to Dr. Donald Ratcliffe, chairman of the department of dental medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in New York, “the … Continue reading

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Athletic Mouthguards: Custom Vs. Store-Bought

When it comes to dental-related injuries and contact sports, the statistics are staggering. While mouthguards were once only used for boxing or football, they are now increasingly popular in other contact sports such as basketball, lacrosse and more. If your … Continue reading

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Affordable Ways to Enhance Your Selfies

Selfies, a term that originated in 2013, have exploded as the one of the most popular trends of our culture. Whether you prefer to post pictures of yourself on social media or privately text your personal snapshot, the overall goal … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Dentistry: More Than Meets the Eye

It is understandable and quite common to consider cosmetic dentistry as a purely aesthetic solution. This can make it difficult for patients to justify the investment. The truth is, however, cosmetic dentistry improves more than your looks. Whether you want … Continue reading

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