1. Why Alcohol Is Bad For Your Oral Health

    What Does Alcohol do to the Mouth? For nearly the entire history of human civilization, alcohol has been available in some form. Excavations on ancient civilizations have proved that humans have been producing and consuming alcohol for thousands of years and, with such a history attached to this substance, we here at Salvatore Dental feel like alcohol is not going anywhere anytime soon. While ther…Read More

  2. Sugar Free Gum: Good Or Bad?

    What’s the Deal With Sugar Free Gum? Here at Salvatore Dental, you could say that we are experts when it comes to your oral health. After all, we are certified dentists who have been helping Malta area residents with their oral health needs which, in our book, makes us pretty qualified to talk about certain subjects. One of the most common questions that people seem to have when they come to our…Read More

  3. Oral Health Myths Pt. 2

    Do You Know How to Spot an Oral Health Myth?   Hello, dear reader, and welcome back to our blog! If you have been keeping up with our blog, you are already aware that we are going over a few of the most common oral health myths and why, for the most part, they are founded on misinformation or are completely wrong all together. At Salvatore Dental, we want to make sure that all of Malta area neigh…Read More

  4. Oral Health Myths

    Don’t Let These Oral Health Myths Fool You   Hello, and welcome back to the Salvatore Dental blog! As dentists in Malta, we feel that it is our duty to make sure that all of our patients and neighbors are as informed as possible when it comes to their oral hygiene. While the internet has been an invaluable tool in helping people around the world have access to a vast wealth of information, it h…Read More

  5. Why Replace Silver Fillings?

    Over time, silver tooth fillings will breakdown the remaining natural tooth. Since silver is a metal, it can undergo expansion and contraction with change in temperature. We drink coffee and eat ice cream, which results in cracks in our teeth around the metal filling. The crack that we see around the silver fillings is like a crack in the windshield of a car and, with further stresses, the tooth c…Read More

  6. History

    The Salvatores have been practicing dentistry since 1934, when Dr. Arthur Salvatore Sr. established his first practice. With the addition of Dr. Richard Salvatore Jr. and Dr. Vera Popova Salvatore, Salvatore Dental is onto its third generation! Here is a newspaper article of the Salvatores circa 1968. Here is the full transcription: IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?– Dentistry is the only way of l…Read More

  7. Summer 2011

    Hello everyone! Welcome to Salvatore Dental in Malta New York! Thanks for visiting our new website. As you can see we are in the middle of construction for the site and also at the office. We are renovating the office for my arrival (Dr. Richard Jr.), building three new dental operatories and a new hygiene room. We also are coming out of the dark ages and going digital! We are adding computers to …Read More