For almost an entire year, COVID-19 has become the most talked-about topic of 2020. Changing the way people conduct their day-to-day lives, businesses and employers are looking for ways to safeguard their employees, clients, and customers from the potential spread of this highly contagious virus. Dentists are no different, and although they’re accustomed to abiding by strict sanitation guidelines, you may be surprised to learn what additional measures they are taking to ensure you remain safe while improving the health of your smile. Read on to discover what your open Long Island dentist is doing to reduce your risk during an appointment.(more…)
It’s amazing how just a few missing teeth can greatly affect every aspect of your life. Even if the rest of your teeth are in great shape, an unwanted gap can make it harder to eat, more difficult to speak, and turn smiling into an anxiety-inducing experience. Thankfully, if you are missing one or a few teeth in a row, there is a very reliable way to replace them that has already helped millions of people in the same situation: dental bridges. But, because everything has options these days, there are two versions of bridges in Massapequa: traditional and implant-retained. Which one would be best for your smile? We put these two options head-to-head in today’s blog.(more…)
As a senior citizen, you have some distinct advantages in life. You’ve gained the wisdom that can come only with experience, and perhaps you have reached the point where you are retired and are ready to enjoy the “good life” that you have been spent years looking forward to. However, you might also find that as you age, your dental health is changing. Not to worry — as the best dentist in Massapequa Park, Dr. Allan S. Mohr is ready to help you enjoy a healthy, radiant smile that reflects your youthful spirit. Let’s discuss some of the dental needs that are common among seniors and how expert dental care can help you overcome challenges to your oral health.(more…)
Alcohol sales across the U.S. have been going up the past few weeks (wonder why?), which means more and more people are kicking back, relaxing, and cracking open a delicious beer. Everyone knows that too much alcohol is bad for you, but what about your teeth? How does your go-to frosty beverage affect your pearly whites? Are you putting your oral health at risk with each sip? Pop open a bottle and learn everything you need from a dentist on Long Island. (more…)
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are spending a lot more time at home and catching up on whatever streaming or reading we’ve been putting off for months, and it can be tough to think ahead. Fortunately, for those who were interested in getting cosmetic dental work before the world changed, we have some good news: Dr. Allan Mohr, a highly-experienced Long Island cosmetic dentist, is accepting appointments right now for procedures like teeth whitening, veneers, and dental implants for late April! As everything gets back to normal, Dr. Mohr can make sure the next time you go out, you have a brand new smile to show off. Read on below to learn a little more about some of our most popular treatments. (more…)
A term that is getting used more and more in the dental community these days is “patchwork dentistry.” In short, this refers to patients choosing short term treatments to solve their problems as opposed to long-term solutions (similar to how some cities handle ongoing roadwork). While this approach may help a patient save money now, it always costs them dearly later. Are you dealing with oral pain or are unhappy with how your smile looks because of old, worn out dental work? If so, Dr. Allan Mohr and his team can rehabilitate your smile and make sure you enjoy gorgeous results that can also be trusted to last a lifetime. (more…)
You and your family deserve excellence in dental care, and that means visiting the very best dentist. In Long Island, that’s Dr. Allan S. Mohr! Long Island Pulse magazine recently named him as a 2018 Top Dentist, and he and his team are so pleased to have received the honor in addition to being named a 2018 America’s Best Dentist AND a 2018 Top Dentist in New York. That’s a lot! Keep reading to learn more about Dr. Mohr and the superior level of care you can expect when you visit his state-of-the-art dental practice.
There’s nothing better than the feeling right after you’ve brushed your teeth and you take a good look at your clean, sparkling smile. Unless, of course, you’ve just spit out blood. Are your gums bleeding when brushing teeth? You’re certainly not alone if the answer is yes — millions of Americans experience tender, bleeding gums. Unfortunately, too many people don’t do anything about it. This condition can have a big (and bad) effect on your overall health if left untreated. Keep reading to find out what to do about bleeding gums.
Dr. Allan S. Mohr has had a long career of helping friends and neighbors around Massapequa achieve beautiful, functioning smiles. He is passionate about transforming lives with good dentistry — and your Long Island dentist knows his responsibility reaches beyond our local community. That’s why this year, he, our team, and numerous friends and partners took part in Spin for Smiles. Together, we raised over $10,000 to support global nonprofit Operation Smile in their mission to provide cleft surgeries for children all over the world!
This month, people around the world are thinking about self-improvement. Health is a common new year’s theme. But too often, people overlook one of the most significant factors while trying to achieve better overall health: their oral hygiene. The state of your teeth and gums can have quite an impact on the rest of your body — keep reading to find out how.