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Aging Teeth: Your Guide to Maintaining Oral Hygiene as You Age

Aging Teeth: Your Guide to Maintaining Oral Hygiene as You Age

Over time, you may notice the color of your teeth changes. According to Dr. Joseph Salim, DMD, a New York top-rated cosmetic dentist, “the difference in appearance is due to both the cumulative effects of dyes and food colorings over the years. But the change also results from enamel’s thinning. When enamel wears down, the tooth layer directly underneath, the dentin, will be exposed.” …
12 best pacifiers to soothe your baby, according to experts

12 best pacifiers to soothe your baby, according to experts

Pacifiers aren’t just good at soothing your baby and giving parents a few minutes of peace, it turns out that they have many other benefits for babies as well. Dr. Joseph Salim, DMD of Sutton Place Dental Associates, tells Best Products that they can also help a baby developmentally, and that “even in premature babies who are not yet able to latch on to the breast or who are fed with a nasogastric tube, the use of a pacifier can help develop the ability to suck and swallow. This will later facilitate breast or bottle milk feeding.” …
This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Flossing

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Flossing

According to Dr. Joseph Salim, owner and founder of Sutton Place Dental Associates, we essentially get cavities in two ways: Through the grooves, pits, and fissures of the chewing surfaces of our back teeth, or at the contact point between two adjacent teeth …
9 Foods and Drinks That Can Stain Your Teeth

9 Foods and Drinks That Can Stain Your Teeth

According to Joseph Salim, DMD, acidic foods and drinks like red wine can roughen and open up the pores within the enamel of your teeth.
“As the enamel becomes rougher and its overall surface area increases, this can pave the way for the colors found within foods and beverages we consume to become etched to the surface of your teeth,” Salim says …
What to know about different types of crowns and their longevity

What to know about different types of crowns and their longevity

How will you know when a crown needs to be replaced?
According to Michael H. Reshad, DDS, of Sutton Place Dental Associates, the only way to know if a crown needs to be replaced is by clinical examination or dental X-ray …
How To Be A Better Listener: Tips & Stories

How To Be A Better Listener: Tips & Stories

The key to becoming a better listener is to value and respect others. If we consider others as worthy as ourselves, we are much more likely to pay attention to what they say.

To improve in this, we should pretend that we are a reporter, listening to what the other person has to say, without having the tools to record what they are uttering.

In other words, we should challenge ourselves to summarize what that person just said, concisely and accurately, if we were obligated to do so …

Dentists: Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Quiz

Dentists: Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Quiz

Working experience from Dr. J Salim DMDSource: Direct

I am an NYC general and cosmetic dentist. I founded a dental office (in 1996).

As a general dentist, I take care of patients’ dental and oral health needs. That includes the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the dentition including the teeth, gums, mouth, jaw and related structures.

A dentist can practice general dentistry, or specialize in a specific area such as pediatrics, orthodontics, periodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and endodontics. I personally concentrate in cosmetic dentistry, though my work includes all aspects of general dentistry …

Dental Hygienists: Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Quiz

Dental Hygienists: Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Quiz

Working experience from Shahrzad KosariSource: Direct

I am a hygienist working in NYC at Sutton Place Dental Associates.

I work as an independent health professional in collaboration with Dr. Joseph Salim at Sutton Place Dental Associates.

My task is not only to ensure patients’ good dental hygiene during my interactions with them, but I also focus on the prevention of pathologies and therapies related to the teeth and mouth …

Botox Can Help TMJ—Should You Get It?

Botox Can Help TMJ—Should You Get It?

Botox is priced per unit and varies based on geography, but is approximately $10-$20 per unit. TMJ usually affects people bilaterally, making the cost of TMJ for Botox approximately $250-750. Dr. Joseph Salim, a cosmetic dentist in New York City, says that, “On average, a person needs 20 units of botox on each side of the face, at a cost of 12 dollars per unit. In other words, it costs about 480 dollars to do this treatment …
Business Strategies for SMEs to Recover in 2021

Business Strategies for SMEs to Recover in 2021

We are a multi-specialty dental office. In 2021 we plan to bring more specialists into the practice to see patients needing orthodontic or endodontic work. Hence, we will no longer have to send them outside to other providers (which previously led to a loss of revenue from those referrals, since there is no revenue sharing with other outside providers in dentistry) …