Do You Eat A Tooth-Healthy Diet?

Healthy Teeth and Your New York Diet

Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern to us at Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY. We want all of our patients to enjoy healthy teeth and gums. Keeping your teeth healthy requires thorough brushing and flossing, every single day. Regular cleanings and checkups are also necessary for preventing cavities and maintaining good dental health.…

The Five Stages of a Cavity

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In this message from Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY, we discuss something about cavities you might not know. You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not entirely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. There are five main stages to…

Top 5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

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At Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY, we want the best possible dental health for all of our patients. That means regular checkups at our office, but there’s plenty you can do at home, too. Do remember you are just clearing the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the correct…

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva

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In this post from Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY, we review the complexity and importance of your saliva. Saliva makes some people a little squeamish, but it’s important stuff: a finely balanced body fluid that not only maintains dental health but also helps with the digestion of your food. So, without further ado, here…

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, and this can contribute to poor dental health. At Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY, we recommend a new toothbrush about every three months. How often you replace your toothbrush depends, of course, on how often you use it. We recommend, strongly, that you…

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive condition, and is easily treatable in its earliest stages. In this article from Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY, we have put together a list of the four main stages of gum disease, in order to keep our patients aware and…

4 Reasons To Look For The ADA Seal

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Here’s a suggestion from Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY: when you go to the store for dental products, be sure that what you choose has the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. Here are four ways the ADA seal can help you make good oral care choices for you and your family. Products with…

Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

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At Robert Matlach Dental in Huntington NY, we strive for excellence in dentistry every day. Providing the best possible dental care goes beyond cleanings and exams. We like it when patients ask questions, because that tells us they are taking a strong interest in their dental health. Frequently Asked Questions One of the questions we’re…