These Items Weren’t Made For Flossing…

By on April 30, 2019

Dr. Laura Frangella, Your Manhattan Dentist When floss isn’t around, some people resort to a range of peculiar items to remove what their toothbrush left behind. A recent article in ADA News detailed the results of an Ipsos survey that asked 1,005 Americans what objects they use to get in those hard-to-reach places. The results may surprise you (or not)… Fingernails came in at the top of the list, with 61% of respondents saying they’ve removed plaque and food particles

A Warning About Teething Jewelry From Your Manhattan Dentist

By on February 28, 2019

Dr. Tina Frangella It’s unnerving for any parent to watch as their child suffers in pain and agony during the teething process. You want to help however you can because you want them to feel better. But you need to be careful when deciding on what to offer your child to chew on during this stage of their oral development. On the “to-avoid” list is teething jewelry. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently warned parents not to use

Revitalize Your Smile And Show It Off!

By on January 30, 2019

If you’ve ever lost a tooth, you probably remember how uncomfortable it made you feel – especially if that tooth was in the “esthetic zone.” This means its front and center, in a place where everyone can see your gap. As a dentist who is trained in advanced restorative dentistry, I take great pride in giving back what has been lost. My patients are always overwhelmed with joy after I give them a complete, natural look with dental implants or