Prep for Graduation Photos with Teeth Whitening

The last four years went by in the blink of an eye and it is already time for graduation.  As you walk past your peers to receive your diploma and turn towards the camera for mom and dad, you want to put your best—and whitest— smile forward.  With a visit to the Staten Island dentist […]

Put a Smile on Her Face This Mother’s Day

If you’re looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift that will truly put a smile on your mom’s face, take her to visit the beautiful new Tottenville office of Oakwood Dental Arts. Candy, perfume and flowers might make her smile, but an appointment with one of the highly experienced dentists at Oakwood will not only […]

Do You Suffer from Bad Breath?

While it’s difficult to tell on your own, you might have a sneaking suspicion that your breath smells by the reactions of others. Halitosis is an embarrassing issue that can affect self-confidence and relationships. Luckily, the trusted dentists at Oakwood Dental in Staten Island can offer a solution to the problem. Bad breath usually stems […]

Your Wedding-Worthy Smile

Does it feel like just yesterday you got engaged and suddenly your big day is right around the corner? You have spent countless hours making sure every little detail is perfectly in place. The invitations have been sent, you found the perfect dress, the caterer is booked, and your hair appointment is made. Now all […]

Spring Cleaning for Your Teeth

The daylight hours are getting longer and the weather is beginning to get warmer. Spring is finally on its way, and for many people, that means it is time to start spring cleaning! The dusting and organizing may get tiring after awhile, which is all the more reason for you to take an hour or […]

Sensitive Teeth: A Common Complaint

Visit Oakwood Dental Arts of Staten Island, NY if pain lasts multiple days or tooth reacts to heat or cold Although tooth sensitivity affects millions of people, a “Yowza!” reaction to a spoon of ice cream might warrant a dental appointment. Oakwood Dental Arts in Staten Island notes that pain symptoms have similarities, and what […]

5 Ways to Fight Tooth Decay This New Year

Have you visited your dentist lately? Make your New Year’s resolution a commitment to your teeth by scheduling regular checkups with your faithful dentist in Staten Island. Dental cleanings are important for maintaining a healthy mouth and beautiful smile, but you also need to do your job in between visits to help prevent tooth decay. […]

Tempted By Holiday Sweets? Ease Up and Brush More

We can’t escape it — the truffles, candy canes and chocolates in the shape of Santa Claus are in front of us at every turn. The holidays are fast approaching, and we have more to worry about than just our waistlines. All these sweet treats can cause cavities, but we’re here to help you stay […]

How Oral Hygiene Affects Your Overall Health

If you’re making time for sweets and neglecting your tooth brush and dental floss, you could be doing more damage than promoting cavities and tooth decay.  As time goes on, more studies are showing that oral bacteria can travel through the bloodstream and cause inflammation in other areas of the body besides the mouth.  This […]