Toothache Relief at Matlach Dental in Huntington

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A toothache is probably the most common dental problem we see at Robert Matlach Dental. However, they have multiple causes. A toothache can come on gradually–or attack with full force. 1. You sip a cold drink and–bam!–tooth pain. When a cavity has eroded enamel it eventually taps the layer underneath. This is called the dentin.…

Persistent Dry Mouth?

The Matlach Dental Guide To Dry Mouth

Many residents in our Huntington community experience dry mouth occasionally. Some develop dry mouth in social situations or when they are under a lot of stress. Sporadic or infrequent dry mouth is usually not a serious dilemma. Constant dry mouth, or xerostomia, is not only irritating, it can lead to severe health problems. Robert Matlach…

Matlach Dental Works To Earn Your Trust

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Hello! I’m Dr. Robert Matlach, DDS, of Matlach Dental in Huntington. I have been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry since 2000. Dentistry is a challenging and fascinating profession; dentists must have diagnostic skills, dexterity, extensive scientific knowledge, and good visual memory. Dentistry also requires artistic ability. In addition to the technical aspects of dentistry, I…

Help Me, I’m Afraid Of The Dentist!

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If you are afraid of your dentist, you are not alone. At Matlach Dental, we encounter many nervous dental patients. How do we calm their fears, provide a comfortable dental environment, and earn lifelong patients? 1) We carefully explain the findings of the initial dental examination and thoroughly outline any recommended care. The consultation also…

Dental Confidence Or Caution

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Whether you are one of the folks who goes willingly for your check-up, or are hesitant about getting dental work done, Matlach Dental has opened its doors to smiling patients since 2000. The cost of dentistry doesn’t have to be an unknown. A suitable consultation can bring you up to date about possible procedures and…

Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

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When people in the New York area think of diet and oral health, they frequently think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. While it’s true that these detrimental sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda and sugary-fruit drinks are only part of the dilemma. The typical…

Trust Doctor Matlach For Accurate Dental Info

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Dental patients are more informed than ever before and it’s not surprising that much of their knowledge about oral health and dental treatment is gleaned from online sources. Proactive self-education can be beneficial for you and your family, especially if it assists in living a healthy lifestyle. We caution our friends and neighbors in the…

5 Critical Things To Know About Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease, typically called gum disease, is inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. This condition is so pervasive in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the ADA. Fortunately, periodontal disease can be treated. If left untreated, it can cause permanent damage such…

Be Wise About Your Wisdom Teeth

Be Wise About Your Wisdom Teeth, New York

Today’s post discusses the often misunderstood subject of wisdom teeth. The Third Molars Wisdom teeth are sometimes called the third molars because they are even farther back in the mouth than the two sets of regular molars we all have. These four teeth usually erupt when a person is eighteen or nineteen. Many dentists recommend…