A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentist

A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentist

Regardless of modern technologies and advancements, anesthesia and methods, many people still have a deeply rooted fear of the dentist’s office. This fear can be known as dental phobia, odontophobia, dentophobia, dentist phobia, and dental anxiety. But don’t panic! This guide covers the common misconceptions about dental treatments and how you can overcome your fear. The idea that your dentist is a cruel sadist out to get you is a stereotype that …

What is the Best Way to Deal with Stained Teeth?

What is the Best Way to Deal with Stained Teeth?

Teeth can become stained for a variety of different reasons, as a liking for a glass of red wine, or a coffee, tea or nicotine habit can all take its toll on the appearance of your teeth. Some people will have stained looking teeth due to taking certain antibiotics, while genetics can also influence tooth color. If you are less than happy with the color of your teeth, but are …

When To See A Bronx Dentist

When To See A Bronx Dentist

Times To Visit Your Bronx Dentist Visiting your dentist regularly is essential to supporting good dental health care. Generally, two trips to the dentist for a regular dental clean per year is ideal but sometimes there are other contributing factors that should not be ignored. During this blog post, we’ll discuss important signs you should look out for and when to organize that appointment with your dentist sooner rather than …

10 Great Benefits of Invisible Braces

Top 10 Great Benefits of Invisible Braces in Bronx

Do you smile without showing teeth? Perhaps your smile isn’t your strong suit. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be. It may not have occurred to you to consider braces, thinking that the time to get them is long passed. Many adults nowadays are getting braces. They certainly don’t have the stigma that they used to have. Many people are unaware that there are other options besides traditional metal braces. …

The Many Benefits of Porcelain Dental Crowns

The Many Benefits of Porcelain Dental Crowns

There was a time when patients had to sacrifice the beauty of their smiles in order to restore form and function to damaged teeth. In essence, general dentistry treatments such as porcelain dental crowns were exceptionally effective, but they would leave the smile looking conspicuously flawed, usually marked by discoloring metal. Ultimately, that was the price patients had to pay to relieve tooth pain and regain the ability to bite, chew, and …

Dental Care Services for Teens in Bronx

Dental Care Services for Teens in Bronx

When it comes to dental care, teens have unique concerns. By the time patients reach their teenage years, all of their permanent teeth have grown in. It is important to keep these teeth clean and healthy so they will last a lifetime. At Fordham Dental Office, Dr. Nishita Gandhi offer general dentistry services to prevent and identify dental problems. If problems such as cavities or gum disease develop, we offer effective …

Attention Men: Why Are You Avoiding Your Bronx Dentist Visit?

Attention Men: Why Are You Avoiding Your Bronx Dentist Visit?

The benefits of regular dental exams and cleanings are applicable to everyone from women and men to children. Yet, according to research, American women are ⅓ more likely to get preventive dental care than men. At our dental offices in Morris Ave and Fordham Road, Bronx we wanted to know more about our male patients, and even those who we may not yet have the pleasure of knowing, so we explored a few …

10 Ways You’ll Wreck Your Teeth This Christmas

10 Ways You’ll Wreck Your Teeth This Christmas

With the festive countdown now in full swing, your oral health may be fairly far down on your Christmas to-do list. However, according to Dr. Nishita Gandhi at Fordham Dental Office, Bronx, there are some very common ways you could unknowingly damage your pearly whites over the festive period. “No one is going to spoil your fun or tell you off for a little overindulgence this Christmas,” says Dr. Gandhi, …

5 Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright This Hectic Holiday Season

5 Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright This Hectic Holiday Season

The holiday season is full of food, events, and sweets. Even when you are enjoying the festivities, it is important to keep your dental health in mind. To maintain healthy oral hygiene and avoid unwanted dental problems, consider following these holiday oral health tips: Eat sugary food in moderation, and limit acidic drinks Avoid continual snacking on sweets. Did you know that it is less harmful for your teeth to …

Common Dental Questions a Hygienist Hears at Fordham Dental Office, Bronx

Common Dental Questions a Hygienist Hears at Fordham Dental Office, Bronx

If you’ve ever wondered what type of toothpaste to use or why your gums itch, you’re not alone. Many of the patients we see have similar questions about their dental health. These questions are great and we’d like to share some of them with you so you can be better informed about your overall oral health too! Why Do My Gums Bleed or Itch? Bleeding or itchy gums may result from …