Blog Archive

6 Conditions That Invisalign Corrects Mar 17th, 2021

Wouldn’t life be wonderful if you could get the smile you always wanted without the discomfort of braces? We have good news for you: You can!  Our team at Bell Family Dental PC relies on the comfortable and predictable results you get with Invisalign®. Not only do these clear, removable...

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow Feb 16th, 2021

It’s hard to want to smile when your teeth are faded or discolored. Fortunately, numerous approaches can help transform yellow teeth so you look your best. At Bell Family Dental PC in Bayside, New York, our team offers comprehensive dental care services, from general and cosmetic dentistry to orthodontic treatment....

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening Jan 18th, 2021

If you find yourself hiding your smile or not feeling your best because of your lackluster teeth, it’s time to consider professional whitening. This simple process can get you results fast. Plus, professional treatments come with safe and proven results, unlike the mass-produced options at your local drugstore. At Bell...

How to Ease Your Child’s Dental Anxiety Dec 1st, 2020

When you think about it from a child's perspective, there's a lot that makes a dental visit scary. Not only is the environment strange, but you have to sit in a big chair while somebody pokes around in your mouth with metal instruments.  However, having positive dental experiences at a...

When to Consider a Dental Implant Nov 1st, 2020

Getting dental implants is a big decision. This process involves anchoring a small steel post inside your jaw to secure your new, artificial tooth in place.  While it may seem like an invasive approach compared to other treatments, our team at Bell Family Dental PC considers implants the gold standard...

How Important Is Flossing? Oct 1st, 2020

To floss, or not to floss, that is the question... Okay, we get it. It’s not exactly Shakespeare, but it’s a critical question nonetheless. Fact is, there’s a reason why your dentist keeps telling you to floss every day — it plays a crucial role in protecting your oral health. ...

Invisalign Checklist: Is Your Child a Good Candidate? Sep 10th, 2020

There’s a reason why people and dentists love the Invisalign® teeth straightening system. This trusted treatment provides predictable and convenient results and has 8 million smiles to prove it. At Bell Family Dental PC in Bayside, New York, our team recommends starting with this checklist to see if it’s right...

Ways to Help Your Child Love Going the Dentist Aug 18th, 2020

It’s no secret that first experiences can lay the foundation for how children respond to similar events in the future. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that having positive dental visits can play a crucial role in their long-term oral health. At Bell Family Dental PC in Bayside, New York,...

Are Veneers for Cosmetic or Medical Reasons? Jul 15th, 2020

When people think of dental veneers, they often assume they’re only a cosmetic treatment. While this treatment is primarily for cosmetic concerns, it can also offer a more conservative and less invasive solution for some medical issues, like tooth decay, cracks, and chips. At Bell Family Dental PC, our team...

I Brush My Teeth Twice a Day: Why Do I Still Need a Professional Cleaning? Jun 11th, 2020

It’s easy to assume that you can skip that trip to the dentist if you have good oral hygiene habits at home. After all, brushing twice a day and flossing your teeth gets rid of unwanted food and bacteria from between your teeth, so cavities can’t form, right? Actually, professional...

Chronic Bad Breath? It Could Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease May 8th, 2020

An estimated 65 million Americans — or roughly half of those 30 and older — have the most advanced form of periodontal disease, periodontitis. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a progressive problem that occurs when bacteria build up on your teeth and cause infection, putting your oral...

Am I a Candidate for Full Mouth Reconstruction? Apr 17th, 2020

When you have several dental issues to address, full mouth reconstruction can offer the best solutions. Unlike smile makeovers that focus on purely cosmetic issues, full mouth reconstruction involves a combination of dental treatments to rebuild or restore your teeth, gums, and jaw function. But how do you know if...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Mar 30th, 2020

You made the decision to whiten your teeth with a professional teeth whitening treatment and you’re thrilled with the results. You smile more confidently and talk without fear of showing stained teeth. How long will this newfound brilliant smile last, you wonder? Are there steps you can take to extend...

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants Feb 12th, 2020

Missing teeth can wreck your smile and hurt your oral health. Dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing teeth, create a lovely smile, and prevent a host of dental problems that result from teeth gone AWOL. The dentists at Bell Family Dental in Bayside, NY, are experts in...