Do You Know the Health Risks of Gum Disease?

Gum disease is an infection of the soft tissues supporting your teeth and may increase your risk of all kinds of other health complications, such as stroke, diabetes and heart disease. Gum disease has even been linked with problems in pregnancy (low birth weight), dementia, Alzheimer's and heart attack. In addition, the state of your teeth also affects your overall... read more »

Dental Implants and Bone Grafting

Dental implants are a wonderful option for permanently replacing missing teeth. Though the treatment process is long, the results of secure, natural-feeling teeth make it well worth it. If you've suffered from long-term tooth loss, you may require a bone graft before dental implants can be placed. Brooklyn dentist Gary Herskovitz offers this overview of bone grafting and dental implants.... read more »