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 regular cleanings. Traditional dental tools can cause minor discomfort that many patients would rather avoid. For this reason, Dr. Chern is proud to offer treatment using the AIRFLOW Prophylaxis Master, a unique…

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Why Preventative Dentistry Is So Important

by Dr. Inna Chern | February 17th, 2021

No one wants to experience the negative side effects of poor oral health, like tooth pain, sensitivity, or even tooth decay, which makes regular dental checkups and good hygiene a key part of any New Yorker’s routine. And although it may not seem like much at the moment, a few minutes per day spent taking…

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What Are Dental Inlays and Onlays?

by Dr. Inna Chern | January 27th, 2021

Perhaps not well known to those not in the dental profession, dental inlays and onlays are used to restore broken, cracked, or decayed teeth. They are made by taking an impression or scan of the damaged tooth and creating a durable mold or image of the damaged area, which is then placed in the mouth.…

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Dental Health

by Dr. Inna Chern | November 1st, 2020

If you have diabetes, you already know that the disease affects the body in numerous ways. The gums and teeth are no different. For some patients, your dentist may even be the first to notice diabetes symptoms. Here are a few things you should know about the connection between diabetes and your dental health. What…

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Porcelain Crowns: What to Expect

by Dr. Inna Chern | June 30th, 2020

Tooth damage and decay can not only affect your oral health, but they can be a source of self-consciousness if not treated. Fortunately, porcelain crowns are a great long-term solution. It can seem daunting to wonder what to expect, so talking with your dentist about your options is a great place to start. Here’s what…

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The Most Common Symptoms of A Dental Problem

by Dr. Inna Chern | June 1st, 2020

If you’ve ever had concerns about your oral health, you know it can be stressful to wonder if it’s time to call your dentist or not. There are times when it’s appropriate to call your dentist and even necessary. At other times, you can simply manage the issue at home. Here’s a cheat sheet for…

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