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Get The Most Out of This Thanksgiving With Dental Implants

October 28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 9:20 pm
an older woman hugging her two granddaughters during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and if you’re like most people, you begin to salivate at the thought of all the delicious foods that fill a table this time of year. But if you’re missing one or more teeth, you may yourself dreading Turkey Day because of your inability to eat the foods you love. Fortunately, there is a solution that can not only give you back your beautiful appearance but also have you enjoying both food and family this year. Read on to find out how eating with dental implants can make a drastic difference in how you view the holidays.

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Need to See the Dentist? Don’t Wait Until COVID-19 Is Over!

July 25, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 8:19 pm
Appointment with dentist in Midtown circled on calendar

As New York City sees a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, caution is still necessary in order to keep our community safe. It is important that you stay at home as much as possible. However, there are a number of necessary tasks that you should not hold back from taking care of. One of those tasks is visiting your dentist in Midtown. Let’s discuss why dental care is so important and why you can be confident that your local dental office is a safe environment.

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How Your Dentist Is Helping to Protect the Community from COVID-19

June 25, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 8:16 pm
patient getting temperature checked before appointment with dentist

Sadly, our great city has experienced one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19 in the world. We are all looking forward to the time when life gets back to normal, and we are all doing our part to protect our fellow New Yorkers to the extent possible as we gradually reopen. Would you like to know some details about how your dentist in Midtown is helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19? Your safety, and that of our entire community, is our top concern!

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How Your Dental Team Prepares for Your Visit During COVID-19

May 3, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 4:39 pm
dental team member wearing mask while interacting with patient

Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, dentists and their team members had a fairly simple procedure for preparing to see patients. They would thoroughly wash their hands, don a fresh mask and gloves, and then get to work. Now, however, many additional steps are necessary to protect patients and dental team members from potential contamination. In this article, we discuss a portion of the dental safety protocol in Midtown that is helping to fight the spread of COVID-19.

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Oral Health and Heart Health: The Surprising Connection

February 2, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 7:35 pm
smiling woman making heart with hands

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. It only makes sense, then, that an entire month is dedicated to promoting heart health awareness! February is American Heart Month, so you may hear a lot of information about things you can do to protect this precious organ. For example, media campaigns might focus on promoting good dietary choices and regular exercise, both of which are essential. But there is another element that factors into heart health — your oral health. Let’s discuss how gum disease in Midtown East is related to heart disease, and how you can protect both your smile and your heart.

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Three Reasons to Make Your Smile Your New Year’s Resolution

January 10, 2020

With the 2020 New Year upon us it is a great time to make some resolutions and improve ourselves.  Why not make this year about caring for your oral health?  There are many reasons why taking care of your teeth is a great resolution.  The Drs. Boyd in Midtown East go over the top three.

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How to Cope With Dental Anxiety

October 23, 2019

Frightened woman at the dentist office.

Let’s face it, the dentist office is not the first place people tend to want to go.  Most dental procedures are not painful but even just examining someone’s teeth can cause a level of anxiety.  Dental fear and dental anxiety is a problem that faces as many as 20% of Americans. Unfortunately the problem often snowballs, the less people go (or never at all) the worse and more serious any potential problems will tend to be.   This is why at Drs. Boyd we take every step to ensure that patients feel comfortable and we take away their anxiety.  Here we will discuss what brings about dental phobia and how we can deal with it!

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National Dental Hygiene Month — Time for a Checkup!

October 11, 2019

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getting teeth cleaned

Generally speaking, a clean mouth is a healthy mouth. Keeping your teeth and gums free of harmful bacteria prevents decay and helps you maintain fresh breath. It can even play a role in preventing significant overall health problems. Since October is National dental hygiene month, it is the perfect time to pause to consider how you are doing at maintaining a clean mouth. It may also be the ideal time for you to schedule a professional cleaning and dental checkup in Midtown East. In this post, we’ll discuss the importance of oral hygiene and how you and your dentist can work to keep your smile clean, healthy, and beautiful.

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A Mouthguard Can Protect More Than Just Your Teeth

October 9, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsboyd @ 2:20 pm
A little girl karateka in white kimono and in a red belt with a mouth guard.

Fitness has become such an important part of all of our lives.  We lift weights, take classes and participate in all sorts of recreational sports.  Lets face it, accidents happen but serious injury to our teeth can be avoided with a custom mouth guard.

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7 Myths of Teeth Whitening

September 26, 2019

There are SO many “tips and tricks” for teeth whitening.  I am here to remove some of the myths about bleaching your teeth.

Photo of woman smiling.

Whitening Toothpaste Whitens Teeth

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