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How Does Nitrous Oxide Work?

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work? Have you ever gone to the dentist and been given laughing gas for a procedure? You might remember that it stopped you from feeling any pain when your dentist extracted that tooth. That’s the power of nitrous oxide, the top inhaled pain reliever across all types of medicine.    Anesthetic […]

How Children’s Teeth Erupt and Fall Out

How Children’s Teeth Erupt and Fall Out Tooth eruption might sound terrifying—until you learn that it only means a child’s teeth are coming in. Even if you already know how children’s teeth erupt and fall out, understanding the process and what to expect at certain ages can help minimize the stress that comes with tooth […]

What to do When a Dental Emergency Occurs

Almost everyone has suffered a dental emergency or knows someone who has had a dental emergency. When a tooth is knocked out or damaged, and sudden pain occurs, it can be easy to panic – but staying calm in an emergency situation can be crucial for a positive outcome. Educate yourself on what to do […]

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 […]

It’s Wise to Include an Oral Cancer Screening With Your Dental Checkup

Good oral hygiene, regularly scheduled dental exams and care are essential for overall health, not just the condition of your gums and teeth. This is why the dentists at Oakwood Dental Arts suggest patients have oral cancer screenings as part of a routine checkup. The full-serve dental practice, which has Staten Island locations in Oakwood […]

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 […]

Digitally Guided Tooth Restoration with CEREC

Staten Island Dentists at Oakwood Dental Arts use new technology to ensure accuracy of dental crowns A rather amazing bit of technology enables one of the most modern treatments available at Oakwood Dental Arts in Staten Island. CEREC stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics or CEramic REConstruction. Both descriptions refer to computer-aided design […]