From the Doctor's Desk

About our cold sore treatment at Park Avenue Dental Care

Cold Sore Treatment


About our cold sore treatment at Park Avenue Dental Care

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Recommended electric toothbrushes for keeping your mouth healthy



Picking a toothbrush that your teeth will like.

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A woman who is smiling because she has taken steps to maintain her oral health

A Few Words About... Your Breath!

Oral Health

Manufacturers sell us many products by claiming that they freshen our breath. In their ads, they present attractive models with fabulous smiles happily swishing with this or that or having a mint or piece of gum, enjoying life, confident that their breath is fresh. One even claims to kill the germs that cause bad breath.

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Teeth that have been severely impacted by the negative effects of abrasion caused by overly-powerful toothpaste

Toothpaste Abrasion


My patients often ask me what toothpaste to use. Most toothpaste has too much silica in it and therefore causes a lot of wear. And many people are sensitive to the SLS (Sodium Laurel Sulfate) in toothpaste and can get frequent canker sores. The most important ingredient in toothpaste is the fluoride, but fluoride is easily obtained from an over the counter fluoride rinse or a prescription paste that my office can provide.

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