Root Canals: Debunking Myths and Understanding the Procedure

by Dr. Inna Chern | February 23rd, 2024

There are lots of myths about a variety of different dental procedures, but perhaps no procedure has more myths and misconceptions surrounding it than the root canal. Let’s take a look at a few of the most common myths and what the truth actually is. Myth: Root canal treatment is painful The pain level is…

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Combating Bleeding Gums: Causes and Effective Treatments

by Dr. Inna Chern | January 18th, 2024

Though fairly common, bleeding gums can be an unwelcome surprise during your day and lead to anxieties about your oral care. To compound this, there are a multitude of potential causes of bleeding gums, making it harder to determine the issue on your own. At New York General Dentistry, we understand your concerns and are…

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush and Toothpaste

by Dr. Inna Chern | October 19th, 2023

Not all toothbrushes and toothpaste are made the same. Selecting the right toothbrush and toothpaste can be crucial for your dental health. Finding the right one for you and your dental needs can make a huge difference. But how do you know which one is right for you? Let’s take a look at how to…

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The Impact of Smoking and Tobacco on Oral Health

by Dr. Inna Chern | August 25th, 2023

It’s been well established that smoking can have a largely negative impact on your overall health. But it’s also essential to understand that smoking can have a largely negative impact on your oral health, too. Understanding more about this relationship is key to making good decisions for your health, and your dentist can help you…

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A Guide to Dental Repair: Choosing Between Fillings, Inlays, Onlays, and Crowns

by Dr. Inna Chern | August 2nd, 2023

If you need dental restoration, it can feel a little overwhelming to look at your options. There are many different types of dental restorations available, and it may seem like they all offer the same benefits. However, partnering with a knowledgeable dentist is the first step in determining the best possible option. During an appointment…

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Exploring the Relationship Between Oral Health and Sleep Apnea

by Dr. Inna Chern | June 7th, 2023

Sleep apnea and your oral health may not seem like two things that are related, but they are connected in a variety of ways. Sleep apnea can affect your oral health and your oral health may bring on or worsen sleep apnea.  Let’s take an in-depth look at what sleep apnea is and how it…

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How to Care for Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

by Dr. Inna Chern | May 12th, 2023

During pregnancy, it’s more important than ever to take good care of your oral health. Oral diseases can travel throughout the body and potentially spread bacteria to your child. Luckily, there are many easy preventative steps that you can take at home to effectively care for your oral health. How Are Oral Health and Pregnancy…

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The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health

by Dr. Inna Chern | April 10th, 2023

Although we tend to focus on the impact that poor oral health can have on your teeth, we don’t always focus on the impact that poor oral health can have on your body. In fact, there’s a direct relationship between keeping your mouth healthy and keeping your whole body healthy. This is just one of…

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Pain-Free Cleanings with AIRFLOW Technology

by Dr. Inna Chern | March 14th, 2022

Many patients, unfortunately, avoid or delay their routine dental cleanings and checkups because they are afraid of pain and discomfort associated with their teeth cleanings. Traditional dental tools can cause minor discomfort that many patients would rather avoid by skipping a dental cleaning appointment. For this reason, Dr. Chern is proud to offer treatment using…

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