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Great Teeth Regardless Of Your Age

Young people often seem obsessed with their looks. They constantly worry about wearing the right clothes, having perfect skin, or getting the latest hairstyle to show off to their friends. So when it comes to cosmetic dentistry, people tend to think it’s more for people who are young. They’re obsessed with how they look, and [...]

By |2018-06-29T11:54:52+00:00June 29th, 2018|preventative maintenance|Comments Off on Great Teeth Regardless Of Your Age

Getting A Second Opinion Is A Good Thing!

Why getting a second (third or fourth) dental opinion isn’t a bad idea, and I am a dentist.  I've been a dentist for over 45 years. I've seen the good, bad and ugly side of dentistry. I'll be the first to come clean and say that it's not typical for dentists to bash other dentists; [...]

By |2018-04-30T19:12:54+00:00April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting A Second Opinion Is A Good Thing!

Floss Decisions: Which Type Of Floss Is Best?

Having traveled down the oral care aisle of your local CVS or Walgreen's; it's not hard to see that the market is flooded with new solutions to old dental problems. From water pic irrigation devices to one-time-use toothbrushes and everything in between – there’s no shortage of choices!    We get a lot of questions [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:01:51+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Floss Decisions: Which Type Of Floss Is Best?

Ready for a confident smile? Let’s Talk Invisalign.

Many people, young and old have orthodontic work at some point in their lifetime. Whether you as a parent are deciding for your child, or for yourself because you want a more beautiful smile - either way, it's never a bad idea to straighten one's teeth. Having crooked or uneven teeth don’t look good and [...]

By |2018-01-14T20:12:48+00:00January 14th, 2018|Invisalign|Comments Off on Ready for a confident smile? Let’s Talk Invisalign.

If your gums bleed, you may have Gingivitis.

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums. The initial stage of gum disease and the easiest to treat. The direct cause of gingivitis is the plaque that builds up below the line of the gum. Plaque is the soft, sticky, colorless bacteria that always forms on the teeth and gums.  If plaque is [...]

By |2017-12-15T20:07:17+00:00December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on If your gums bleed, you may have Gingivitis.

Staying Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Your third molars typically referred to as the wisdom teeth, are the last molars to erupt in your mouth, usually in your late teens or early twenties. Nearly 85% of adults have had their wisdom teeth removed most commonly because their jaws couldn’t accommodate the additional growth. Wisdom teeth are supposed to grow in behind [...]

By |2017-09-28T18:36:05+00:00September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Staying Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Why Invisalign is the Right Choice for Your Smile

If you cover your mouth when you smile or are uncomfortable with showing your teeth, it’s time you found a great solution for your crooked teeth. Invisalign, also known as invisible braces, is a practically invisible teeth-straightening option designed for teens and adults. It’s the best and quickest option, usually only taking a year, on [...]

By |2017-08-29T19:43:08+00:00August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Invisalign is the Right Choice for Your Smile

The Smile Of Your Dreams With Cosmetic Dentistry

No matter what your cosmetic dental problem is, we have the procedure(s) to set things right and give you a great smile. These include whitening, implants, bonding, crowns, bridges, veneers, and dentures. Dr. David E. Parker is a cosmetic dentist in Smithtown. Which means he possesses skills obtained from hundreds of hours in continuing education [...]

By |2017-07-19T19:37:57+00:00July 13th, 2017|Invisalign|Comments Off on The Smile Of Your Dreams With Cosmetic Dentistry

Preventing Cavities in Kids

A sparkling smile is built on strong oral health, and the office of David E. Parker DDS can help you maintain it so you can greet the world with confidence. Healthy teeth and gums affect more than aesthetics. Teeth and gums free of cavities, gum disease and gingivitis improve the overall quality of life and [...]

By |2017-07-13T17:42:55+00:00July 13th, 2017|preventative maintenance|Comments Off on Preventing Cavities in Kids