5 Dental Health Tips for Back to School

The team at Elite Dental of Staten Island have put together some simple tips to keep your child’s teeth healthy and bright throughout the school year The ski jackets and hot cocoa have been traded in for uniforms and books as your little ones head back to school. This year will be filled with the


Why is good dental care so important?

Did you know our oral health gives us clues about the health of our entire body? Issues in your mouth can often affect the health of the rest of your body Your mouth, like many areas of your body, is teeming with bacteria. In low numbers, these bacteria are generally harmless, but when they start

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Airway Concerns as a Result of Headgear

Right to Grow is an organisation dedicated to ending the practice of orthodontic growth stunting. What does this mean? Research shows that the relationship between some orthodontic care derived from the Victorian era has lead to significant concerns in patients ability to breath during sleep (often leading to obstructive sleep apenea). Today some orthodontic care is

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How do airway concerns affect your child’s behavior?

The development of your child’s face and mouth can greatly affect their ability to breath and sleep, as well as causing a number of ongoing health problems Many parents don’t realize the importance of ensuring your child’s airways are clear and free of obstruction. Problem behaviors such as hyperactivity, lack of attention, and trouble concentrating

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Porcelain dental veneer myths

Porcelain dental veneers are an effective treatment for improving the appearance of your smile Dental veneers have long been considered an effective solution for restoring the appearance of your smile. Veneers are ideal for those who have chipped, cracked, worn, or stained teeth and are often used as a non-invasive alternative to more intensive treatments

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5 problems which can be resolved with dental implants

Dental implants are an innovative solution for replacing one or more missing teeth If you’ve lost a tooth through decay, trauma, a sporting accident, or simply by biting down on a hard piece of candy, not replacing your missing tooth can have detrimental consequences to your overall oral health. If you’re missing one, two, or

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Looking for an alternative to dentures? Get our free guide

Considering whether dental implants could be right for you? Elite Dental’s free guide to dental implants is the answer to all your questions Whether you are looking for an alternative to dentures or have been considering the benefit of dental implants due to damaged, or missing teeth, this guide will provide you with the essential

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Dr Steve Acker published in Compendium

Dr Steve Acker and Dr Nancy Hatrick have been published in the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. Titled Digital Mandibular Arch Restoration at an Increased Occlusal Vertical Dimension in One Visit, the article demonstrates how a fully digital technology was used to restore the mandibular arch to proper function and improved aesthetics The article can