Dr. Sam Greenstein

General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Oral Problems Could Signify an Eating Disorder

Oral Problems Could Signify an Eating Disorder

Individuals suffering from eating disorders typically hide their disease, making it difficult for their doctors to detect. However, a dentist can see the signs that indicate eating disorders, such as ulcers and redness, which patients just can’t disguise. This places dentists in a unique position as a primary care doctor capable of spotting and helping… Continue Reading

Oral Health Problems for Athletes a ‘Pressing Concern’

Oral Health Problems for Athletes a ‘Pressing Concern’

Poor oral health impacting athletes’ general health and performance shows little signs of improvement and must be addressed, states a group of UCL led health experts and sporting bodies. In a recent statement published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, researchers called for action to deal with poor dental health among athletes. Researchers claim that… Continue Reading

Severe Gum Disease a Global Concern

Even though most people give their oral health little consideration until something goes wrong, maintaining strong teeth and gums remains vital to protecting an individual’s overall health. In recent years, a number of studies have found links between a person’s oral health and the development of such chronic illnesses as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.… Continue Reading

TMJ and Your Ideal Bite

  Finding your own ideal jaw position can be key to helping your teeth and mouth work the very best. The place that your teeth, joints, and muscles all act together well is called the “ideal bite,” and since this position varies with each person, it is one of the hardest areas for dentists to… Continue Reading

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