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New Study Links Poor Oral Health to Cancer-Causing HPV Infection

Based on recent data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. Although most strains of HPV are generally not harmful to people,  we often inform our patients here at our Hudson Valley dental practice that certain strains of the virus can cause cancer of the […]

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The Link Between Smoking and Your Oral Health

You are most likely aware of the detrimental effects of smoking to one’s overall health — from cardiovascular problems to respiratory illnesses to low birth-weight babies for women who smoke while they’re pregnant. Yet are you aware that tobacco use could also result to a host of oral health problems? Here at our Hudson Valley dental practice, we have noticed the following […]

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Can Tooth Grinding Issues Stop Me From Having Dental Implants?

The long-term benefits of dental implants has made it a popular tooth replacement option among our patients here at our Hudson Valley dental practice. However, it should be noted that not everyone is an ideal candidate of implants and certain conditions may affect the success of having dental implants.

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Oral Health Concerns for People With Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association predicted recently that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will be diagnosed with diabetes by 2050 if present health trend in diabetes will continue. Here at our Hudson Valley dental practice, most of our first-time patients wonder why we have to ask them about their present health, one of which is whether or not […]

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Why You Should Stop Fearing the Dreaded Root Canal

Here at our Hudson Valley dental practice, fear is common reaction among our patients when we tell them that they may need a root canal treatment. “Do I really need to undergo the procedure?” or “Aren’t there any other options?” are just some of the questions that they throw back at us following our suggestion of a root canal procedure. 

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What Your Toothache Is Trying to Tell You

Toothache, whether sudden in its onset or the prolonged type, is one of the most common concerns of our patients here at our Hudson Valley dental practice. Although most episodes of toothache will go away after a dose or two of painkillers, it should be noted that pain is actually your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. […]

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Oral Health Concerns For Women Who Are Expecting

While there’s a lot of things to think about during pregnancy — from deciding on your child’s name to picking out baby clothes, we would like to point out here at our Hudson Valley dental practice that oral health should not be overlooked. In fact, one of the most noticeable changes (and often source of discomfort!) during pregnancy has to […]

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Oral Health Concerns Specific for Seniors

Adults who are nearing their senior year may start experiencing several health problems, one of which has to do with their oral health — from dry mouth to gum problems to oral cancer. Here at our Hudson Valley dental practice, we have helped older adults keep their teeth in shape and maintain optimum oral health while they enjoy their golden […]

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Dentists are Disease-Detectives Too!

While a toothache, mouth sore, or sensitive teeth will have you knocking at your dentist’s clinic, there’s actually another set of benefits that you get when you schedule an appointment here at our Hudson Valley dental practice. Did you know that the state of your mouth could actually provide clues on the state of your overall health? It has been […]

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Orthodontic Treatments New York: Fixed & Removable Options

A lot of people with bite issue choose to carry their problem along with them for a long time. They don’t mind the discomfort and the negative effect to their appearance, frankly because they do not know much the dental options to remedy their oral concern. If you have irregular or bad bite (malocclusion), you should not be like those […]

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Excellent job, my dentist was very caring and nice, letting me know everything she was doing before she did anything and then showed me exactly what she did when the root canal was over. She is an […]
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After not being to a dentist for a couple years – I Had such a great experience at family dental. Nicole did such a nice job with my cleaning and was so nice and professional. The receptionists […]
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Dr. Stein and the staff are great. I get very nervous at the dentist and they are very patient with me.
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I have been a patient of Family Dental Group for nearly 20 years. I have the highest regard for Dr. Gelbart and his staff.
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My family and I always have an amazing experience here! Dr. Brown is so kind and everyone is very kind and friendly! Hands down the best dentist my family and I have ever encountered! :))
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I live far away and was visiting relatives when I encountered a dental emergency. FDG gave me an immediate appointment and treated me like I had been their patient for decades. This was on a […]
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Very thorough, efficient. Great staff.
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The hygenist was extremely efficient, helpful and knowledgeable about my teeth and gums. A very pleasurable experience. The receptionists were very friendly The office is clean and comfortable.
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I had a tooth emergency this weekend & rarely go to the dentist. (I know, I know) I used to go to Beacon Dental, but didn’t like it there anymore. Anyway, I was having tooth pain & […]
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