1. Everything You Need To Know About Dental Plaque

    Welcome back to the Salvatore Dental blog! With this blog, we hope to provide our wonderful patients in Malta and Ballston Spa with the information they need to optimize their oral health and to know more about their amazing teeth. Today, we’ll be taking a look at all things tooth plaque — what it is, why it’s bad for your teeth and oral health, and what you can do to combat plaque buildup, …Read More

  2. Everything You Need To Know About Sealants

    In the world of dentistry, there are myriad terms and procedures that can make being a patient overwhelming. At Salvatore Dental, we recognize that between visits our patients could use some general information as to what some of the common words and procedures they encounter in our Ballston Spa office mean. To accomplish this, we created blogs like these! Today we will be looking into dental seal…Read More

  3. Natural Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

    Have you been looking to whiten your teeth but haven’t had time to get into the dentist? At Salvatore Dental, serving Ballston Spa and Malta, NY, we want our patients to achieve optimal oral health and a beautiful smile.  That’s why in today’s blog, we’ll be discussing some natural teeth whitening tips to keep your smile pristine when you can’t make it into the dentist, and you’d rath…Read More

  4. Tips To Help Your Kids Handle Dental Anxiety

    The portrayal of dentists in kids TV shows and movies can make it really hard to convince your kiddos that going to the dentist is a good thing. Unfortunately, dental anxiety is pretty common among kids and adults alike — and it’s better for your kiddos if you help them handle that anxiety before they grow up and take responsibility for scheduling their own dental care. Try these tips from our…Read More

  5. Big Benefits to Choosing 3D Dentistry for a Crown or Veneers

    If you had a root canal in years past, you’ve likely had to deal with the discomfort that is a temporary crown. It’s a necessary step, to be sure, as that temporary crown protects all the hard work your dentist did to save your tooth. But it’s still awkwardly too large and just a bit uncomfortable. It also means going back to the dentist a few weeks later when your personalized crown is read…Read More

  6. Soda, Coffee, Tea — How Drinks Impact Your Oral Health

    Are you like millions of Americans in that you need a cup of coffee before you can function in the morning? Or maybe you’re of the opinion that it’s a mortal sin to eat pizza without a cold, refreshing soda. We’ve all heard about the myriad (and contradictory) ways that certain drinks can impact our health — is coffee good for us or not? — and it can be difficult to sort through what is …Read More

  7. The 7 Surprising Benefits of Same-Day Crowns

    You have a damaged or missing tooth that you’re looking to replace. You believe you need a crown or a dental implant to take care of your issue. However, you’re dreading the entire process. You’ve heard nothing but horror stories surrounding how long a crown actually takes to place. Your friend or a loved one proclaim that a crown takes multiple visits across many weeks to actually get compl…Read More

  8. The One Technology That Reduces Dental Crown Visit Times

    You may have heard that the dental crown process can take weeks. In most dental offices, this is the truth. However, at Salvatore Dental, we utilize 3D dentistry technology to take multiple crown visit over a few weeks and condense it down into a single dental visit that lasts a few hours. What should you expect from a dental visit that involves 3D dentistry technology? In this article, we’re go…Read More

  9. How 3D Dentistry Improves Dental Implant Experiences

    If you’ve faced tooth loss recently, you may need a dental implant to maintain your oral health. There are a variety of reasons you may have lost your tooth, including: Decay Injury Disease Failed Root Canal The danger of missing a tooth in your smile can lead to serious oral health issues. For example, a gap in your smile due to a missing tooth can cause a receding gum line, the tilting of adja…Read More

  10. 7 Teeth Whitening Myths You Can’t Ignore

    It’s easy to think that whitening your teeth on your own is a cost-effective solution to professional teeth whitening from your dentist. In fact, at-home teeth whitening practices, unless directed by your dentist, are either not as effective as professional treatments or are too strong for safe use. The advantage of professional teeth whitening is that your dentist can determine exactly what you…Read More