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 […]

Three Most Common Kinds of Complete Dentures

Three Most Common Kinds of Complete Dentures A complete denture is a removable appliance that replaces all of your upper or lower teeth at one time. The acrylic which recreates the area of gum tissue can be colored to coordinate with your skin tone, and the teeth on the prosthesis are available in a variety […]

What Causes Loose Dentures?

What Causes Loose Dentures? Dentures can be troublesome for some people to wear. If too loose, they can cause pain and soreness. If you’re having difficulty with yours, Sachem Dental Group can help. Before you call, here are some reasons as to why your denture may be loose and recommendations for improving it. Healed Extraction […]

Adventureland’s Helping Hands Foundation Awards a $2,000 Scholarship from the Sachem Dental Group Endowment

Adventureland’s Helping Hands Foundation held their 3rd annual Tony Gentile Scholarship Reception on July 26th, awarding over $33,000 to 17 Long Island students   Asli Pisano was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship from the Sachem Dental Group’s $50,000 endowment that was given to the Helping Hands Foundation last year. Asli graduated from Smithtown High […]

What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure

What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure   Many people fear the unknown. An implant is one of the dental procedures that not many are familiar with, and a great example of treatment that might cause dental anxiety. In fact, few general dentists have the proper training to perform this treatment. But at Sachem […]