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Before Getting Braces

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Getting braces is a normal routine. In fact, nearly 75 percent of people have some type of problem with their adult teeth that causes them to get braces. Getting braces is an exciting thing especially if you are self-conscious about your teeth and before you know it, you will have the teeth you desire. If […]

The Most Unwise Teeth Of The Bunch

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Why do we have wisdom teeth if they’re the most unwise teeth in our mouth? They are actually the most difficult and problematic teeth we have. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that don’t grow in until teenage years. The biggest problem with wisdom teeth is that most of the time, they grow in […]

Why Do You Grind Your Teeth While Sleeping?

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A common problem we see many patients for is damage to their teeth from excessive grinding while they sleep. Although this is an easy fix with a night guard, there could be a bigger problem underneath the surface. It isn’t your fault if you are grinding your teeth while unconscious of it, but there most […]

The Importance of the Tooth Fairy

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Were you too preoccupied with winter’s nasty weather to observe National Tooth Fairy Day? We figured you might have been. In case you were wondering, it was Feb. 28, but you’ll get another chance come Aug. 22. It occurs twice a year. A practical purpose for those particular days is to let them serve as […]

What don’t you know about home whitening kits?

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Thinking of trying out a home remedy for teeth whitening? At Oakwood Dental Arts, we care about your teeth and want you to not only look like you have a healthy smile, but actually have a healthy smile.  What many people don’t know about home whitening kits are the negative effects they can have on […]

Better Health With Proper Oral Hygiene


Studies affirm the consequences of not taking care of your mouth STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The value of regular dental checkups has become undeniable in view of the many independent studies confirming the benefits of faithful attention to healthy teeth and gums. Oakwood Dental Arts, with two locations on Staten Island, says that while most […]

Embrace the love with a bright smile this Valentine’s Day


The time to share your appreciation for the people you love is here. Chocolates, flowers, and gifts are a wonderful way to be welcomed, but a bad oral hygiene is not. Woo your loved ones away this Valentine’s Day with a bright, fresh, healthier smile, cared by Staten Island’s Oakwood Dental Arts. Our experienced dentists […]

Make Your Healthy Smile Top Priority This New Year


It’s that time of year again—time to think about setting new goals and resolutions for the upcoming year. While many people like yourself might be focused on saving money, getting married, buying a house or traveling to new places, our dentists at Staten Island’s Oakwood Dental Arts suggest making an effort to improve your oral […]

Save Big This Season by Maximizing Your Dental Benefits


December has finally arrived and the holiday season is in full swing. Crowds are bustling and you have a lot to get done before the year is over. But amidst the shopping, cooking and traveling, time isn’t the only thing that is limited. Your health insurance renewal date is approaching, which means all your unused […]