Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month with Oakwood Dental Arts

October is National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM). This year’s focus for NDHM is on the four components of good oral health practices: brushing teeth, flossing, rinsing with mouthwash and chewing sugar-free gum. Since the creation of their practice, the dentists at Oakwood Dental Arts have aspired to improve both oral and overall wellness in Staten […]

VELscope: Oakwood Dental Arts Uses New Technology to Detect Oral Cancer

It’s a type of cancer that is becoming more commonly seen in young people, yet many are unaware of its prevalence. Oral cancer can be difficult to detect. Without experiencing pain that results in a dental visit or observing visible abnormalities on the tissue in the mouth, one might never know it’s there. It hasn’t […]

True Sedation Dentistry: Awaken to a New Smile

Have you ever said, “I’m so scared of the dentist I wish they could just knock me out!”? Your wish has just been granted thanks to true sedation dentistry at Oakwood Dental Arts in Staten Island. You’re not alone. Many people fail to have regular dental checkups out of fear; meanwhile what they should really […]

Protect Your Teeth This School Year

Tips from a Staten Island Dentist on Preventing and Handling Dental Emergencies With the resumption of school and the start of sports activities, awareness of the potential for a dental emergency is a timely reminder. Oakwood Dental Arts, with two locations on Staten Island, handles dental emergencies when they arise and also offers pointers on […]

Straighten Out Before School

If you’re starting college in the fall, your list of things to get done before school starts is growing. A mouth full of metal braces is something that you do not want to include on the list of things to take with you, but if you feel embarrassed and uncomfortable because of your crooked or […]

Get Wiser with Wisdom Teeth Facts from Oakwood Dental Arts

Wisdom teeth cause confusion for many people. They show up seemingly out of nowhere and often wreak havoc on our mouths. Oakwood Dental Arts in Staten Island is sharing some fun facts about wisdom teeth that might shed light on the mystery: Wisdom teeth are actually third molars. The nickname “wisdom teeth” stems from when […]

Lifestyle Changes for Oral Health

At Oakwood Dental Arts, we’re committed to not only providing you with the best dental care, but also the best advice possible to ensure your ongoing oral hygiene year round. Neglecting dental hygiene can lead to the need for further dental procedures which will cause you pain in not only your mouth, but in your […]

Give Your Smile a Makeover

No-Prep Veneers can be an appealing way to boost your appearance. Think of veneers on your teeth as smile makeovers. No-Prep Veneers being featured by Staten Island’s Oakwood Dental Arts, with locations in Oakwood Heights and in Tottenville, are ultra-thin coverings on stained, discolored or chipped teeth. They can also mask unsightly spaces between teeth. […]

Keeping Your Dental Alignment A Secret

Oakwood Dental Arts in Staten Island, N.Y., fits you with a nearly undetectable alternative to metal braces Tooth alignment without a metallic display of wires and brackets lets your corrective dental work go unnoticed. Although traditional metal braces may start conversations, a useful alternative available at Oakwood’s Staten Island dentist offices is more comfortable. It’s called […]