October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

What Are Water Flossers?

Do you know what water flossers are? If so, have you ever tried one? Water flossers have become a fun and fantastic way to floss your teeth using water. Because of their popularity, they are quickly becoming one of the most popular dental tools to have in the home. Our... Read more »

Should I Get Invisalign®?

If you’ve ever wondered if you should get Invisalign®, you’re just like thousands of other people who long for a new, brilliant smile. Thankfully, this cutting-edge technology is more available than ever before. It’s a great spin on orthodontic treatment to help those who don’t need the full experience of... Read more »

Tricks for Strong and Healthy Teeth

Your dentist, Dr. Steven Rattner, wants you to have strong and healthy teeth. This is because top-notch teeth are essential for a top-notch smile and oral health. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to achieve the strong and healthy teeth you need. Your dentist is happy to share... Read more »

Is Your Dream Smile Achievable with Professional Teeth Whitening?

We are pleased to serve as a source for effective and fast-acting teeth whitening if you are interested in receiving brighter teeth to enhance your natural smile. Many patients find that a white smile offers a natural boost to help them achieve success in business and social situations, enhancing their... Read more »

These Things Can Help You Remember to Brush

Your dentists, Dr. Steven Rattner & Associates, strongly encourage you to brush twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Brushing can help you have a strong and healthy smile and oral health and it can help you prevent many dental issues, especially cavities and periodontal disease. It’s... Read more »

Basic First Aid for a Chipped Tooth

Your teeth are very tough. This can lull some people into the notion of thinking that their teeth are invulnerable, leading to bad oral habits. Individuals who chew on foreign objects, use their teeth to open packaging or crunch on ice are at high risk of suffering a chipped tooth.... Read more »