Social Media Is A Critical Tool For Dentists

We all know how powerful social media is. It’s helped launch musical careers and spread news faster than the speed of light. And even dentists are putting it to good use! Did you see the South Carolina dentist who went viral with his “In My Fillings” dance? If not, check it out. But all fun aside … it’s an important tool for dentists who want to reach more patients in their area, develop a following, and differentiate themselves from their

These Items Weren’t Made For Flossing…

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

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancers are the sixth most common cancers in the world. According to the National Institute of Health, it is estimated that approximately 91,200 people in the US are living with oral cancer, and approximately 37,000 new cases are diagnosed every year.  Two known major risk factors for oral cancer are tobacco use and heavy alcohol consumption.  Giving us another great reason to give up smoking and be healthier! Another great tip is always use sunscreen, even on your lips.