1. Does Chewing Gum Actually Clean Your Teeth?

    It’s probably a myth that you’ve heard before: chewing a piece of gum after you eat can help to keep your mouth clean until you get a chance to brush. Does that actually work, or is it just one of those things that people say without having any real evidence? Without digging deeper, it kind of seems like the type of thing that might be real. After all, chewing gum can surely help to get rid of…Read More

  2. What to Do If You Get a Toothache During the Holidays

    There’s no doubt about it — you’re going to be eating more sweets during the holidays. If you’ve been following along with our posts for any amount of time, then you know that we shared a little bit about how to take great care of your teeth during the holiday season. (Spoiler alert: just make sure you’re following your normal flossing, brushing, and mouthwash-ing routine without skippin…Read More

  3. Worried About Your Teeth During the Holidays?

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Woodbury, and people everywhere are gearing up to spend some quality time with family and friends. After all, isn’t that what the holidays are all about? At Corsi Dental Associates, we hope that the weeks ahead are filled with laughter and fun and delicious foods. Speaking of which, the holidays are somewhat notorious for all of the people in yo…Read More

  4. Do You Need a Root Canal?

    Have you ever had that sinking feeling that comes from the sudden realization that you have a toothache? It seems like it can come out of nowhere. You’re enjoying a relatively normal day at the office, so you head out to lunch at your usual time and grab your regular meal. As you sit down to eat, you take a bite and that’s when the pain hits you. “Huh...was that a fluke or is there a problem…Read More

  5. Knowing the Signs of Gum Disease

    While it may not be something that is talked about very often, gum disease is actually something that is extremely prevalent in today’s world. Due to the fact that gum disease can vary in stages, it can be pretty difficult to determine what the symptoms of gum disease are by themselves. While you may be great about brushing and flossing as you should, having a routine teeth cleaning is imperativ…Read More

  6. What To Expect Before & During A Dental Cleaning

    There are plenty of people who find it difficult to go to the dentist’s office every single time they have an appointment. Whether it is your very first teeth cleaning or you have had a number of them, anxiety can definitely can the best of us if we are not comfortable in this setting. The good news is, there is nothing to worry about. To ensure you that your teeth cleaning will go off without a…Read More

  7. What Your Woodbury Dentist Can Do About Shrinking Gums

    If you have looked in the mirror to inspect your teeth and have noticed that you don’t see as much of your gums as you used to, you might feel a bit worried. While less gums may have indicated to you that yours aren't doing as great as they should be, many people instead notice that their teeth look longer. Regardless of how you notice it, this condition is known as “recession” and it’s so…Read More

  8. The Consequences of Not Replacing a Missing Tooth

    There are millions of Americans who are going through each day while missing one or more teeth. While there are many reasons someone can lose a tooth, including injury, cancer, gum disease and more, those who are going without should really think twice if they are not planning on getting their tooth replaced. Not replacing a missing tooth can have serious consequences not only on your oral health …Read More

  9. Should You Have Your Teeth Whitened Before Summer Arrives?

    May has arrived, which means that spring is in full swing and before we know it, summer will be here. While there may be a lot of preparatory tasks you need to complete before you pull out that swimwear and head to the pool or the lake, we have a feeling that there is one very important thing you are leaving off your summer prep list. We are, of course, talking about teeth whitening. Sure, having …Read More

  10. The Connection Between Oral Health & Overall Health

    Hey, guess what? What if we told you that your oral health doesn’t matter one bit? That’s right, you might as well throw away your floss and your toothbrush and begin your rinsing your mouth with soda every morning. Everything we have ever told you about how to take care of your mouth is just baloney. Okay, okay...APRIL FOOLS! Of course, your oral hygiene matters. And while you may have heard …Read More