Did 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.
Hudson Valley Dental Arts Blog
April 2, 2018
March 2, 2018
There 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.
January 31, 2018
Now 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.
December 10, 2017
After 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.
October 30, 2017
Avoiding 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.
September 30, 2017
It’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!
August 31, 2017
This 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!
July 31, 2017
If 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!
October 31, 2016
We’re catapulting our way right into the holiday season, and it seems like it came around faster than ever this year! Are you thinking about your shopping list yet? If you have a loved one who is interested in clear braces, there’s never been a better time to treat them to Invisalign in Poughkeepsie.
September 30, 2016
When was your last screening for oral cancer? If it’s been more than a year — or if you’ve never had one at all — it’s past time. Regular screenings are crucial for early detection and positive outcomes. Dr. Hamburg and the team at Hudson Valley Dental Arts are committed to raising awareness about the need for oral cancer screenings. People of all ages benefit from the preventive measure. Please participate in the Oral Cancer Awareness Foundation’s screening event on October 10!