What is Sedation Dentistry?

For some, a routine trip to the dentist can be an anxiety-inducing experience. There are even some people who are willing to endure the pain of a toothache just to avoid a trip to the dentist office, but sedation dentistry can change that. 4 Levels of Sedation Sedation dentistry uses medication to relax patients during … Continued

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Why Should My Child See a Pediatric Dentist?

It may seem simpler to take your child to your own dentist, but there are many immediate and even lifelong benefits of choosing a pediatric dentist. Why should I bring my child to a pediatric dentist? It’s true, most children visit general dentists, but a pediatric dentist is better suited to put children on the … Continued

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Summer Smile Tips

How to Make Your Summer Smile Shine

The first thing you may be asking yourself is, “what is a summer smile?” Well, that’s simple, it’s a smile during the season that makes us smile a little more often than the others. The cold, dreary winter months are gone, the spring showers have subsided, and now it’s time to show off those pearly … Continued

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Aesthetic Family Dentistry Now Offering Cosmetic Botox

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. (April 12, 2017)— Aesthetic Family Dentistry is excited to announce that Dr. Seth Horn is now certified by The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) to administer Botox as a cosmetic treatment for the forehead, bridge of nose, outer eye area, and the area around the upper and lower lips. “Botox is … Continued

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Now Offering Botox - Aesthetic Family Dentistry, Port Jervis

Why You Should Consider Your Dentist for Botox Treatment

Aesthetic Family Dentistry is excited to announce that Dr. Seth Horn is now certified to administer Botox as an addition to the cosmetic procedures already offered. This means now you can get cosmetic Botox treatments right here in our Port Jervis office. The combination of an extensive knowledge of maxillofacial anatomy and experience with precision … Continued

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Dental Implants: Are Your Dentures Ready for an Upgrade?

Traditional dentures and bridges have been the standard in replacing missing teeth for generations, but a new technology emerged in the 1960’s that allowed dentists to create an artificial root for false teeth called a dental implant. Dental implants are artificial roots made of titanium, a metal that allows bone to heal around it, that … Continued

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Folic Acid and Dental Health

Why Folic Acid is Beneficial to Oral Health

Folic Acid is synthetic folate, also known as vitamin B9. Folate is necessary for cell growth and repair. Being a water-soluble vitamin, folate is not stored in the body for long, meaning that it needs to be taken daily (whether through supplement or food) to maintain optimal health. Folic Acid, or folate, helps to prevent … Continued

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5 Steps to a Clean and Healthy Mouth

Good oral hygiene is important to your overall health and well-being. Here are five simple tips for a clean and healthy mouth. Brush 2-3 times daily. Brushing is the foundation of a healthy mouth. When brushing, hold the brush at a 45-degree angle to your gums and gently brush 2-3 teeth at a time. You … Continued

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