How to Prevent Tartar Growth on Your Smile

Unfortunately, there are many things that threaten your smile each and every day, and tartar is one of them. Tartar is what plaque turns into when it’s not removed on a regular basis. It’s a toxic substance that can irritate the gums and create gum disease. It’s best to remove this substance as well as… Read more »

Flossing Should Never Be Missed

Flossing has been a long-standing partner to brushing teeth. We brush for 2 minutes, twice a day, and floss once a day. But why? Why is flossing so important? Flossing serves to scrape plaque from in between teeth. Plaque is a sticky substance filled with bacteria. These bacteria produce acids that eat away at tooth… Read more »

What Is Holistic Dentistry?

Otherwise known as biological dentistry, holistic dentistry comprises the whole person, instead of just their dental healthcare. At Woodstock & Manhattan Institute for Holistic Dentistry, we offer services to patients who are looking for an alternative to traditional dentistry. Dr. Victor Zeines can consult with you on the type of dentistry you desire when you… Read more »

What Do You Know about Toothaches?

Have you ever wondered what is causing your painful toothache? Usually, a toothache is the result of damaged nerve endings, which indicate damage to the pulp of a tooth. If you feel any pain or discomfort, you should seek treatment for a toothache. Toothaches are often characterized by pain in your mouth that lasts a… Read more »

Your Brushing Technique Is Important for Maintaining a Consistent Oral Hygiene Routine

Maintaining good oral health is important for maintaining a high quality of life. With this in mind, the American Dental Association offers a series of recommendations and guidelines necessary for maintaining good oral health in the long term​. This starts with a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene routine founded on brushing your teeth twice… Read more »

The Details Involved in Composite Dental Filling Treatment

At Woodstock & Manhattan Institute for Holistic Dentistry, Dr. Victor Zeines offers composite dental fillings to help you restore your smile once it has been attacked by tooth decay. If you ever suffer a cavity, you’ll need to call our office as soon as possible at 845-657-2322 to schedule an immediate appointment. When you come… Read more »

TMJ Symptoms Can Influence the Necessary Treatment Methods Required to Ease Discomfort

TMJ disorder is a broad term used to describe pain, inflammation, or a functional issue with the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. The immediate and chronic symptoms involved in your particular case can help determine the underlying cause as well as other contributing factors. This will in turn help Dr. Victor Zeines to determine… Read more »

Why Are Root Canals Used?

Have you ever wondered what a root canal is or why root canals are used? Root canals are a form of dentistry that is used to help save and protect teeth from total failure due to damage to the pulp of a tooth. If a tooth’s pulp is damaged, it must be removed to ensure… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Could Be Ruining Your Night’s Sleep

Sleep apnea could be ruining your night’s sleep. However, it is difficult to diagnose as we rarely remember things while we sleep. For a deeper diagnosis, visit our office for a thorough examination. Males over the age of 40 are often at the highest risk for sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that… Read more »

Your Teeth And Acid Reflux

You may know that flossing and brushing should be extremely important parts of taking care of your teeth. You may also understand that you scheduling regular appointments with us is an important step. While this may help you keep your teeth clean and healthy, other issues impact your teeth and gums. For example, did you… Read more »