Drs Boyd Blog
August 17, 2017
When you look at your favorite celebrity, you may wonder how their smile stays perfect throughout the years. They might just have had cosmetic dental work! Believe it or not, you too can have that “Hollywood smile.” When you choose to visit Drs. Boyd, we can help you reach your smile goals with porcelain veneers in Midtown East. If you’re considering this cosmetic procedure, you may have a few questions.
August 1, 2017
There are a lot of myths surrounding oral and oropharyngeal cancers. Unfortunately, cancers of the mouth are on the rise in the US and the need for regular screening is higher than ever. If you find yourself believing that oral cancer only affects smokers, or that it’s not really all that common, your dentist in Midtown East is here to set the record straight. The Drs. Boyd dispel common oral cancer myths in this week’s blog post!
July 1, 2017
We’re smack dab in the middle of summer, but we’ve still got quite a few long hot weeks to go. What are you looking forward to during July and August? We hope lots of fun and maybe some sun — and as your dentist in Midtown East, the Drs. Boyd also want to make sure you’re taking the steps to safeguard your smile from oral health hazards that can crop up this time of year. To help, we’ve put together a list of the top 7 tips for summertime smiles!
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.