• What is biofilm?
    Biofilm, the protective housing for bacteria, is a hot topic in the medical and dental fields. Routinely taking an antibiotic for a bacterial infection has become more complicated because of Read more
  • Diabetes and Dental Care
    When most people think of complications of diabetes, they think of an increased risk of blindness, limb amputation, heart disease, and neuropathy. However, the doctor and our team want you Read more
  • What's on your fall reading list?
    How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at Heidi Read more
  • Is periodontal disease contagious?
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults age 30 and over suffer from some form of gum disease. Caused by plaque buildup, gum disease is Read more
  • Teeth Grinding: Not just a bad habit, but a dental concern
    Perhaps you don't even know you grind your teeth. Maybe a spouse or loved one woke you up in the middle of the night and made you aware of what Read more
  • Whitening Teeth with Braces
    Now that you are working hard to improve your dental health and appearance with your braces, it might seem like a logical time to whiten your teeth as well. But Read more
  • Teeth Whitening for a Brighter Smile
    Over time, most people will experience tooth staining and discoloration from foods and beverages such as coffee, tea, red wine, sodas, and sports drinks, or from smoking and tobacco use. Read more
  • Football Season? Practice Dental Defense
    It’s finally football season, and whether you’re on the field, at the game, or watching at home with friends, it’s time to work on some defensive dental strategies. Taking the Field If Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • The Consequences of Sports and Energy Drinks
    They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say Read more
  • Learn All About Our Cosmetic Dentistry Services
    Cosmetic dentistry services from your dentist in Sunnyside, NY, can improve your smile. If you’ve been thinking about a new smile, you need to think about cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry is Read more
  • How do I know when I have a cavity?
    the doctor and our team at Heidi L. Nelson DMD, FAGD frequently field questions about cavities and what causes them. Patients will typically ask, “I brush twice a day and Read more
  • Good Oral Health Habits When You’re Pregnant
    the doctor and our team at Heidi L. Nelson DMD, FAGD will tell you that good oral health habits when you are pregnant are very important. A plaque or infectious Read more
  • Hot Day? Three Drinks to Leave Home When You’re Packing the Cooler
    Whew! It’s a hot one! And whenever the temperature soars, you need to stay hydrated, especially when you’re outside or exercising. But all cold drinks aren’t equal when it comes Read more
  • Dental Insurance Benefits
    Dental insurance can be a great addition to your health care plan, but the way benefits are calculated can also make it a confusing one. If you have dental insurance, Read more
  • Find Out how Your Diet can Cause Cavities
    Sometimes food that’s good for your body isn’t necessarily the best for your teeth. the doctor and our team want you to know which healthy foods can harm your teeth Read more

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