222015Jun
How Decayed Teeth Can Affect Your Body

How Decayed Teeth Can Affect Your Body

When we were young, most of us heard over and over again how important brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist could be to our overall dental health. As we got a little older, we added fresh breath to that list of positive benefits. As it turns out, however, proper dental care impact more than just…

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172015Jun
How Are Overbites Fixed?

How Are Overbites Fixed?

Among all of the various issues that can affect a person’s teeth, an overbite is among the most common. In some cases, the overlap is of such a minor nature that patients give it little attention. In more extreme instances, however, the overbite is so significant that it requires treatment. That, of course, leads to…

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102015Jun
Why Am I Getting so Many Cavities?

Why Am I Getting so Many Cavities?

One of the most frustrating aspects of dental hygiene is the way in which someone who strives to take great care of his or her teeth can suddenly experience a series of cavities. Perhaps you’ve struggled with this odd occurrence yourself. If so, then you – like many others before you – have probably asked…

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292015May
How Long Should a Porcelain Crown Last?

How Long Should a Porcelain Crown Last?

If you have been given porcelain crowns on your teeth, then they really can last for rather varied times. In some cases, they have been known to last just a few years, while in other instances they have lasted for several decades. It really depends on you and the quality of porcelain crown you are…

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192015May
Can Dental Problems Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes?

Can Dental Problems Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes?

Our lymph nodes are quite an important factor in our overall health, so it’s important to pay attention whenever there is a problem with them.  It may be a little surprising for some, but dental problems are one of the most common causes of swollen lymph nodes. Because everything in the ear, nose and throat…

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152015May
When is it necessary to remove wisdom teeth?

When is it necessary to remove wisdom teeth?

The removal of wisdom teeth has become such a common practice that the majority of young adults will have the procedure done at some point in their lives. Dr. Karen Kang at Ebenezer Dental in Midtown Manhattan is an expert in the removal of wisdom teeth, so you will know you are in safe hands…

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132015May
Receding gums causes, prevention and treatments

Receding gums causes, prevention and treatments

At Ebenezer Dental, we are often visited by patients that are suffering from receding gums and want to know what they can do to treat it. Fortunately, Dr. Karen Kang, our dentist in Midtown Manhattan has the expertise to provide an effective treatment for the condition. It is important though to understand why gums can…

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302015Apr
How to choose your dentist in Midtown Manhattan

How to choose your dentist in Midtown Manhattan

For the very best in dental care over time, establishing a long term relationship with a dentist is by far the most productive method. This is because that relationship allows the dentist to understand you and your needs, whether it is anxiety about visiting a dentist at all, your allergies or any preferences in treatment….

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292015Apr
Porcelain crowns vs porcelain veneers

Porcelain crowns vs porcelain veneers

When it comes to obtaining that perfect smile, there are many ways and treatments that you can follow, some are more suitable to certain situations than others though, and will be a quicker or easier path to the desired end result. At Ebenezer Dental one of the more common questions is regarding the differences, in…

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152015Apr
Amalgam fillings, are they safe?

Amalgam fillings, are they safe?

This is perhaps one of the most asked questions in our Midtown Manhattan dental practice, with so much misinformation, half-truths and so on spread far and wide, separating fact from fiction where your Amalgam fillings are concerned can be a difficult process. The reason for the concern is that older amalgam fillings contained mercury along…

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312015Mar
Can periodontal scaling damage root?

Can periodontal scaling damage root?

Did your dentist tell you that you need periodontal scaling? Are you worried that periodontal scaling can spread bacteria deeper into the gum and eventually damage the nerve of your tooth? Well rest assured, this article will provide you with the facts about periodontal scaling and help you decide whether or not you should get…

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