Happy Valentine’s Day to all from all of us at Oakwood Dental Arts!

Everyday is perfect to celebrate the ones you love. The best way to show them you care is to treat their teeth with care! Although we are used to giving certain treats, this guidee might help you decide on something better for your loved ones smile! Stay Away: Lollipops– a most common lollipop given out […]

New Year, New Image with Dental Implants in Staten Island

Thanksgiving and the holidays has past and the New Year is here. As people across the world begin 2018 by setting resolutions, have you begun to think of your own? They could be as simple as shedding a few pounds, reading more frequently, or even planning family dinners once a week, but more often than […]

Go Back To School With Your Best Smile Yet!

Going back to school is a journey no matter your age. Some students are still in their teens starting out, and others have a family and a job looking to get their degree later in life. The best thing you can bring with you when you go back to school is confidence. No matter what […]

The Effects Alcohol Has On Your Teeth

We are all so used to hearing about the effects candy and colored drinks have on our teeth but no one ever discusses the problem with alcohol. If you are very conscious of your teeth, this might shock you at how bad alcohol is for your teeth.  First off, some alcohol has a lot of sugar in it. Especially […]

How Effective Is Whitening Tooth Paste?

We all wonder if spending the extra buck is worth it for whitening toothpaste. Is it a scam? Does it actually work?  The truth is, if you’re expecting a miracle then you’re most likely going to be disappointed. Non-whitening toothpaste has the focus of removing bacteria and surface stains and bad breath.  A toothpaste concentrated on whitening has a higher percent of […]

Before Getting Braces

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

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?

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

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 […]