Child Airway Concern

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

porcelain veneers myths

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

dental implants

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

Are your life choices affecting your smile?

At Elite Dental we are big advocates of the links between oral health and overall health, so we sought out some local identities to give us the lowdown on what they think are the most important things you can do DAILY to achieve a healthier lifestyle. We spoke to Staten Island personal trainer Jason Serapiglia


Some of today’s most debilitating diseases have been linked to one aspect of your health and you probably don’t know which it is…

Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health – or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? It is time you understand the intimate connection between oral health and overall health and what you can do to protect yourself. Most of us have loved

Integrative partnership between health professionals over leading medical model

Health professional integration continues to evolve and break down the barriers of   heart attacks, ischemic strokes and diabetes prevention as a result of the Bale/Doneen Method. The Bale/Doneen Method: preventing the unknown A selection of health professionals has elected to further their education with the superior training of the Bale/Doneen Method.  The early detection

Dr. Acker partners with The Bucks Business Network

Dr. Steve Acker is proud to be a member of The Bucks Business Network – Staten Island’s premier business organization. Since 1990, the Bucks Business Network has continuously been growing and improving and today they boast a number of 70 Staten Island based members. Together, our unique businesses along with community leaders, we make our

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Are you concerned about your child's development?
In honor of Children's Dental Health Month, we're hosting an exciting event about myofunctional therapy, and how your child's breathing could affect their health for the rest of their life. This event will take place at our office on Monday February 26 from 4.30pm
Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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