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Your Dentist in Poughkeepsie Offers Free Consultations

June 13, 2018

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portrait of a happy familyHaving a consultation is a crucial step before getting any kind of dental work performed. Whether you’re interested in cosmetic work, implants, have some cavities, or are looking at a smile makeover, it’s worth checking around to find the perfect team to get the job done right the first time. At Hudson Valley Dental Arts, we want to make it easier for our friends and neighbors to shop around for high-quality dental care. That’s why we are pleased to offer FREE consultations for all new patients!  


5 Things to Know about Root Canal Therapy in Poughkeepsie

May 16, 2018

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woman smiling in the dental chairRoot canal therapy is a common procedure that your dentist may recommend for severe dental damage or injury. Most of what you’ve heard about this treatment may not be true, though. Keep reading for the top 5 things you need to know about root canal therapy. It’s time to separate fact from fiction!


Here’s Why Oral Cancer Screenings Are VIP

April 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 7:34 pm

close-up of woman's smileDid you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? If you’re like most people, the answer is no — and in fact, you may not think about oral cancer much at all. But your dentist in Poughkeepsie wants to underscore the fact that this disease is far more common than you would probably think, and that getting routine oral cancer screenings is vital for adults of all ages.


Cosmetic Dentist in Poughkeepsie on Why Veneers Don’t Stain

March 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 7:32 pm

woman getting porcelain veneersThere are many things to love about porcelain veneers — from their beautiful appearance to the fact that they are highly customizable. Your cosmetic dentist in Poughkeepsie really appreciates that veneers don’t stain at the same rate as natural tooth enamel. In fact, you can even think of them as a sort of permanent teeth whitening treatment. Keep reading to find out WHY veneers don’t stain, and how you can maximize the lifespan of your beautiful restorations to smile fabulously for years to come.


2018: The Time to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist in Poughkeepsie

January 31, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 4:15 pm

close-up of an attractive smileNow that we are almost a month into the new year, we would like to check in and see how you’re coming along with those New Year’s resolutions. It’s difficult to stay committed to a new goal, but it’s a little easier if you let someone else do the heavy lifting — like when you visit the cosmetic dentist Poughkeepsie trusts, Dr. Larry Hamburg. People who want to improve their appearance can easily achieve their goal by starting with their smiles! Keep reading to learn how cosmetic dentistry can transform your teeth and gums in 2018.


Dentist in Poughkeepsie on Dentures vs. Dental Implants

December 10, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 5:21 pm

happy couple at homeAfter tooth loss, you will find you have a number of options when it comes to how you will have them replaced. If you have lost a significant amount of teeth, you may be trying to decide between dentures and dental implants. Which one is better? And which one is right for you? The answer is… it depends. Your dentist in Poughkeepsie weighs in below.


Dentist in Poughkeepsie on the Hidden Trouble of Root Decay

October 30, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 3:53 pm

woman with an aching toothAvoiding the dentist can have serious implications for your oral health, says a recent study from researchers in Finland. The results show that hidden root infections, a condition that can be treated with root canal therapy, place people at a significantly higher risk of developing coronary artery disease. The study, which was published in the Journal of Dental Research, suggests that visiting your dentist in Poughkeepsie regularly is of the utmost importance for your oral and overall health. Keep reading to find out more — and what you should do in light of the news.


New Study Says Kids Can Get Dental Fear from Parents

September 30, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 12:03 pm

little girl at the dentistIt’s sometimes easy to forget that your kids are always watching you — but seeing your baby reach for your smartphone to “talk” to no one, or when your toddler slips on high heels is a big reminder that they’re learning from everything you do!


Dentist in Poughkeepsie Promotes 12th Annual OrCAFest

August 31, 2017

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family relaxing by the poolThis September, will you join your dentist in Poughkeepsie in raising oral cancer awareness? Dr. Larry Hamburg and our team invite you to attend and the 12th Annual OrCA Music Festival! Founded by Dr. Hamburg in 2007, The Oral Cancer Awareness Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and the professional health community about the prevention and early diagnosis of oral cancer. The annual festival is always a fun, successful way to raise funds for our important cause — and we hope to see you there!


Brighter Smiles with Zoom! Teeth Whitening in Poughkeepsie

July 31, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhamburg @ 9:56 pm

close up of attractive smileIf you’re dissatisfied with the appearance of your smile, a professional teeth whitening treatment could help you love it again. This popular treatment is a noninvasive way to dramatically transform dark, stained, or dingy teeth. Hudson Valley Dental Arts offers two options for teeth whitening in Poughkeepsie: at-home whitening and Zoom! in-office whitening. Keep reading to learn more about both — and how you can save hundreds of dollars by scheduling an appointment for in-office whitening right now!


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