1. Is It Better To Use a Manual or Electric Toothbrush?

    Everyone knows that a daily brushing routine is a crucial part of taking great care of their teeth, but in this day and age, there are several decisions that need to be made. Frankly, making dental care choices isn’t necessarily straightforward and it can feel a little overwhelming when you’re standing in the toothbrush aisle at the store. Should you get soft bristles or harder ones? (In most …Read More

  2. What Does Dental Care Look Like at Our Clinic?

    If you’re the type of person who dreads a trip to the dentist, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are afraid of what’s in store for them at the local dental clinic, and after all, you’re better off not knowing that you have a cavity that needs to be filled, right? Unfortunately not. The good news is that if you’re one of those millions of people who has had a bad experience in the p…Read More

  3. Caring For Your Gums Is More Important Than You Might Think

    When it comes right down to it, the truth is that our teeth get quite a bit of attention. In many instances, brushing and flossing are focused on getting our teeth as clean as possible, and that’s not a bad thing! It’s just that caring for your gums sort of gets lost in the process. Unfortunately, neglecting care for your gums leads to gum disease, also known as gingivitis. The numbers are ala…Read More

  4. What You Need to Know About Flossing

    When it comes to your flossing technique, are you certain that you’re doing it right? It’s the thing that many people worry about when they go to the dentist for their cleanings twice a year. It’s almost inevitable that the dental hygienist will say, “So how often are you flossing?” You consider for a moment or two how to answer, wondering if you should say, “Oh, every single day,” o…Read More

  5. Are You Brushing Too Hard?

    Plaque sticks to your teeth like crazy, so it only makes sense that you’d need to brush super hard to get rid of it all, right? Unfortunately not. In reality, many people out there are simply brushing their teeth too hard. We can understand the logic behind wanting to scrub away the stuff on your teeth that are causing them harm. After all, that’s what you do when something is stuck to your di…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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