Drs Boyd Blog
June 1, 2017
Most of us get busy and are guilty of skipping out on regular brushing and flossing. Unfortunately, poor oral hygiene has a larger effect than you might think! People who do not brush, floss, and visit their dentist and hygienist regularly are more likely to experience a variety of negative side effects, ranging from bad breath to tooth decay to cosmetic issues and even serious health problems. Don’t let it happen to you! The Drs. Boyd your dentists in Midtown East explain more below.
May 12, 2017
The Drs. Boyd want to send a warm Mother’s Day wish to our patients, and we would also like to spread the word that May 14 to 20 is National Women’s Health Week. What steps can you take for better health? A lot of it depends on your age, but there’s a common theme for women of all stages of life: regular dental attention contributes to systemic well-being! Learn more about the connection between your oral and overall health below, then schedule an appointment for a checkup and cleaning today.
May 1, 2017
Patients of the Drs. Boyd know that we value conservative dentistry. That’s why we emphasize regular preventive care for all our patients — frequent visits to our office help us catch problems almost as soon as they develop to provide the most efficient, effective solutions possible. When it comes to your periodontal (gum) health, early detection is especially important. Visit our practice regularly, and we can provide non-surgical treatment for gum disease as soon as it begins. Scaling and root planing can help you enjoy full smile health without the need for surgery. Keep reading to learn more about gum disease and its treatment at the Drs. Boyd.
April 14, 2017
Did you get an unexpected tax refund this year? That’s great! With the average taxpayer receiving a refund of nearly $3,000 in 2015, most people can really do something with their refund. This year, why not choose to strengthen your self-confidence, starting with your smile? The Drs. Boyd have four cosmetic treatments to consider spending your refund on: porcelain veneers, professional teeth whitening, cosmetic bonding, and Invisalign.
April 3, 2017
April is National Stress Awareness Month, and that has more to do with your smile than you may realize. This month, we’re shining the spotlight on the link between that high-pressure job or lifestyle and your dental health. Stress can damage teeth in two key ways: by leading to teeth grinding and clenching, or by causing people to develop bad habits (and neglect the good ones, like brushing and flossing). Fortunately, the Drs. Boyd can help protect your smile from the damaging effects of stress.
March 15, 2017
At the Drs. Boyd, our dentists have provided general dentistry for more than 85 years to NYC families. As general dentists, we’re specialists in the prevention of oral disease. Keeping your smile bright and healthy. Nearly 65 percent of all dental procedures are either diagnostic or preventive. And we place a strong emphasis on oral health and hygiene.
March 1, 2017
We are pleased to announce the merger of expert prosthodontist Dr. Paul Tanners with the dental practice of the Drs. Boyd. Dr. Tanners and his longtime hygienists, Swati and Diane, are joining our office at Suite 1616. Dr. Tanners has provided high-quality dental care for 50 years from his offices on the 12th floor. We know his decision to reduce his hours and merge his practice did not come lightly — and Drs. Andrew, Justin, Ned, Alvin, Norman, and our entire staff are honored to welcome Dr. Tanners, his patients and dental hygiene staff to our practice.
February 15, 2017
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and this year, your dentist in Midtown East would like to focus on teens. As your child gets older, his or her dental needs change — and you will want to be prepared to ensure their smile stays healthy and strong throughout the trying time of adolescence. From braces and wisdom teeth to mouth jewelry and smoking, let’s get down to what you need to know about your teen’s dental health.
February 1, 2017
Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!
If you are considering teeth whitening, there’s never a better time than before Valentine’s Day! But maybe you’ve heard that teeth whitening is dangerous, or that you can get similar bleaching results from an over-the-counter treatment. Don’t let yourself be fooled by these popular teeth whitening myths. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re here to separate fact from fiction regarding teeth whitening in Midtown East!
January 16, 2017
With more than four decades of collective experience, the Drs. Boyd are true masters of their craft. That includes, of course, providing superior care in restorative dentistry. One common treatment for moderately decayed or damaged teeth is the inlay or onlay. It’s more conservative than a crown, and they fit much better than a traditional filling. When might you need an inlay or an onlay? Keep reading to learn more about these popular restorative solutions.