Your Routine Appointment

Dr. Victor Zeines and our team recommend that you visit us for a dental cleaning in Shokan, New York, at least twice a year. Even if you brush and floss perfectly, professional cleanings are needed so that tartar buildup can be removed and so that our dentist can detect any dental issues early on. We… Read more »

Four Habits That Harm Your Teeth

In daily life, it’s easy to pick up some behaviors that can place our teeth at risk. If you are looking to improve your oral health, here are four habits to discontinue: Nail Biting: Biting your fingernails can put you in danger of chipped teeth. Also, biting your nails causes your upper jaw to jut… Read more »

Why You Should Avoid Certain Foods for Optimal Oral Health

The first piece of advice we give out at Woodstock & Manhattan Institute for Holistic Dentistry to anyone seeking healthier gums and teeth is to brush two times per day, floss once daily and get professional teeth-cleaning habitually. The second piece of advice we give is to cautiously monitor the food choices you make. Foods… Read more »

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 »