1. ClearConnect Corsi Dental Woodbury

    Do You Really Need an Orthodontist?

    When you were a kid and your teeth were crooked, you were sent to the orthodontist, or dentist who specializes in a form of cosmetic dentistry that straightens the teeth, helps with overbites, and overcrowding of the mouth. You’d get these metal pieces put on your teeth for years that you would have to care for and that were tight. They occasionally would cut your mouth, well, because they are m…Read More

  2. Never Fear a Trip to the Dentist Ever Again with Sedation Dentistry

    Whether you are eight or 80 years old, chances are you have experienced anxiety related to going to the dentist at one time or another. For reason unknown to us at Corsi Dental, dentist offices tend to just have a bad reputation. Regardless if we understand it or not, we do have to make accommodations for those who just feel uneasy when they enter our office for one reason or another. Our sedation…Read More

  3. Dentures vs. Implants: The Pros and Cons

    When you are missing teeth it can take a toll on your confidence. Not only may you not feel like smiling, but you also may find that you feel as though people are judging you based off your smile when you do choose to show your teeth. Whether you are missing one, some, or all of your teeth, your dentist will likely recommend that you pursue one of two options. These options are dentures & dent…Read More

  4. Your Filling Or Crown Came Out

    Oh No! Your Filling Or Crown Fell Out! What Now?

    While it may not be something you ever expect to happen, losing a crown or a filling is not all that uncommon. In fact, a filling or a crown can fall out for a number of reasons such as chewing on hard foods or saliva simply breaking down the bonding over a period of time. You can also lose a crown or a filling by having decay occur in the tooth where it is housed. The loss of support in the tooth…Read More

  5. Don’t Chip A Tooth This Summer!

    One of the first things that people notice about you upon an introduction is likely your smile. A beautiful white smile can make quite the lasting impression; so the last thing you want is a chipped tooth ruining it. Seeing as how teeth are the strongest part of the human body, you wouldn’t think you would have to worry about them breaking. However, teeth chip much more often than you probably k…Read More

  6. Wisdom Teeth: To Keep Or Not To Keep

    Chances are if you haven’t had your wisdom teeth removed yet, you may be wondering if you need them or not. As you may or may not know, your wisdom teeth are the very last to form and appear in your mouth. The majority of the time, these teeth with erupt through your gums between the ages of 17 and 25. This is where the name for these teeth came from as you get them while you are in the “age o…Read More

  7. 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

  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. 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