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Sedation Dentistry For Better Oral Health

Do not let your oral health suffer because of a fear of the dentist. One of the leading reasons patients give for poor oral health is dental anxiety. Dr. Bard Levey offers sedation dentistry for patients suffering from fear of the dentist. Your oral health can impact your well-being, confidence, and health. Having healthy teeth and gums helps keep your entire body healthy and improve your quality of life. If you avoid visiting the dentist due to fear or anxiety,...

Personal Smile Design

Do you dream of having a bright and beautiful smile? At our Croton on Hudson, NY dentist office we provide comprehensive cosmetic dentistry for total Smile Design. Our in-house smile design studio allows you to work with our cosmetic dentist, Dr. Bard Levey, to achieve your cosmetic goals while building a stable and healthy oral foundation. Unique & Personal Smile Design No two patients have the same smile or facial structure, so no two patients receive the same treatment plan....

Solutions For Teeth Grinding

Many people grind or clench their teeth during sleep or when feeling stressed unknowingly. It is even common for athletes to do so when playing intensely. For many it is the natural reaction to perceived stress, but it can also be the result of an imbalance in the bite. Dr. Bard Levey in Croton On Hudson, NY has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. Addressing bruxism early is important to avoid eventual...

The Hidden Truth About Sugar Substitutes

There are countless artificial and new sugar substitutes being introduced on the market. With sugar consumption at an all time high in the American diet, it is important to know the impact that sugar can have on your oral health. The long term effects of each type of sugar and sugar substitute range the spectrum from benign to health compromising. As with everything you consume, sugar directly impacts your oral health. Croton on Hudson, NY dentist Dr. Bard Levey always...

Twice A Day Keeps Cavities Away

We have all been told that brushing your teeth morning and night is the key to enjoying good oral health and reducing the risk of tooth cavities. As children, when daily life is very routine, brushing after getting out of bed and before getting into bed works well and can serve to create these important daily oral "habits". But what if your routine changes, you are traveling or you just forget to brush your teeth at the "usual time"? Are...

Early Detection Saves Lives : Oral Cancer

Visiting the dentist twice a year could not only keep your smile healthy, but it could save your life. Oral cancer cases have increased in recent years and those with the highest risk, are least likely to go to the dentist. Oral Cancer diagnosis have increased 61% in the last four years according to data collected by Fair Health. The eighth most commonly diagnosed cancer in America, oral cancer occurs more frequently in men over the age of 46. The...