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WHAT IS A DENTAL EMERGENCY?

April 3rd, 2020

From the Desk of Stuart F. Fass, D.D.S.

With the government and Dental Society recommending that dental offices suspend regular appointments somewhat indefinitely, the concern remains over dental emergency procedures.  Patients with dental problems showing up at the emergency room has been an ongoing problem.  It is a very poor use of resources for the hospital, and generally there is no dentist available to resolve the problem. Read More »

COVID-19

April 3rd, 2020

From the desk of Stuart F. Fass, D.D.S.

Well we’ve all been blitzed with information and the guidelines seem to change hourly on social distancing and hand washing.  We’re still not sure how long the virus remains active on surfaces or even if those who have been sick with the virus and recovered have any future immunity or for how long immunity might last. So it is important to keep up to date with new information and to take all these guidelines quite seriously. Read More »

NEW YEAR’S DENTAL RESOLUTIONS

February 10th, 2014

Well, the new year has begun.  With the thought of resolutions for the upcoming year, it’s a good time to take a look at some interesting facts.
Did you know that almost half the country’s population does not visit a dental office for regular care? Read More »

Routine Dental Exam

January 3rd, 2013

When you come in for your routine 6 month visit, your dentist will examine your mouth at some point in the visit.  What is he looking for? Read More »

Acid Attack

December 20th, 2012

To understand the process of tooth decay, you might have to remember some high school chemistry and learn how it affects the decay process.
When we eat carbohydrate, the bacterial plaque produces acid which starts to weaken the tooth enamel. Read More »

When Is the Right Time?

December 6th, 2012

Crooked teeth and a dysfunctional bite can be a problem at any age.  But when can these problems be treated and what’s the best way to treat them? Read More »

The Perfect Holiday Gift

November 20th, 2012

Are you starting your holiday shopping yet?  It seems the flow of catalogs and advertising starts earlier every year, so we would like to make a suggestion.  Maybe instead of hunting for another piece of technology or bling, you can help contribute to someone’s health. Read More »

Trick or Treat

November 20th, 2012

Well it’s almost that time again.  Time for a fun day and evening in our communities with parties, costumes, and sugar overload.  One night of overindulgence certainly won’t hurt most healthy people. Read More »

Organized Dentistry

July 11th, 2012

 

          The profession of dentistry within the State of New York has a well structured system of organization which offers many benefits to both dentists and patients across the state.  This system consists of three different levels of organization… Read More »

First Dental Exam

July 4th, 2012

We are often asked, “When should I bring my child in for the first visit?”  The answer may vary according to the circumstances.  In general, your child should be seen by the age of 2. Read More »

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