Preparing Your Child for Their Dental Visit

Visiting the dentist can be a scary thing for your little one.  All the masked faces, the odd noises, and funny smells can make a child feel apprehensive. In the dental field, we see too many adult patients that are too scared to see the dentist because of an experience that they went through as […]

What’s Hiding on Your Toothbrush?

What’s Hiding on Your Toothbrush? The first step to getting your teeth clean is to make sure you have the right tools to do so.  That includes having a clean toothbrush! Have you ever stopped to consider what could be hiding (or even growing) on your toothbrush?  Do you know when the last time was […]

Why Baby Teeth Are So Important

Why Baby Teeth Are So Important Does your child have a cavity on one of her primary, or milk teeth?  You may be considering having it taken out.  After all, the tooth’s temporary, right? Well, yes, but it’s not exactly that simple.  Baby teeth play a significant role and are as important as permanent ones. […]

5 Signs and Effects of Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth

5 Signs and Effects of Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth If you visited a Long Island dentist recently, were you told your teeth are showing evidence that you’re grinding or clenching? More than likely, you were unaware that you’ve been doing this. Some people that suffer from grinding (also known as Bruxism) don’t know about […]

6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Dental Treatment

6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Dental Treatment You recently came to Sachem Dental for your cleaning, and during your visit, our dentist did an oral exam and found a few issues that require treatment. This came as unexpected to you. Everything may look and feel fine, so perhaps you’re considering holding off on treatment altogether. […]

5 Signs and Effects of Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth

5 Signs and Effects of Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth If you visited a Long Island dentist recently, were you told your teeth are showing evidence that you’re grinding or clenching? More than likely, you were unaware that you’ve been doing this. Some people that suffer from grinding (also known as Bruxism) don’t know about […]