Restorative Dentistry Blog Posts

Prettau Zirconia Bridge Treatment Timeline

Dr. Degel Jul 6, 2019

Prettau® Zirconia bridges and dentures supported by dental implants take several months to complete. Let’s offer a basic treatment timeline.

Can Dental Problems Cause Ear Pain?

Dr. Degel Mar 22, 2019

Dental health issues can cause ear pain. Our team of cosmetic and restorative dentists consider the link between tooth and jaw problems and earaches.

Tooth Loss Statistics

Dr. Degel Feb 22, 2019

These statistics on tooth loss reveal how common the issue is and what causes missing teeth. This should help you understand the importance of dental…

Immediate vs. Delayed Dental Implant Placement

Dr. Degel Sep 13, 2018

Dental implants can be placed immediately or the placement may be delayed. Let’s discuss why one oral surgery option may be more ideal for patients…

Plaque vs. Calculus: What Is the Difference?

Dr. Degel Jun 22, 2018

Plaque and calculus (tartar) can lead to cavities and advanced tooth decay. Queens, NY dentists Clifford Degel and Carmen Every-Degel of Astoria Dental Group discuss…

Dental Statistics: How Do You Measure Up?

Dr. Degel May 10, 2018

Our team at Astoria Dental Group explores various dental statistics and explores how patients can get the most out of their oral health.

The Anatomy of a Dental Implant: How They Work

Dr. Degel Jan 22, 2018

The anatomy of endosteal dental implants consists of a post, an abutment, and a restoration. The dentists of Astoria Dental Group cover the basics of…

Socket Preservation and Dental Implants: Why It Is Important

Dr. Degel Jan 11, 2018

After tooth extraction, socket preservation is important for a subsequent dental implants treatment. The dentists at Astoria Dental Group cover the basics of this oral…

Root Canal Therapy: Patient Aftercare and Recovery

Dr. Degel Nov 22, 2017

After undergoing a root canal, patients can do several things to improve their recovery. The dentists at Astoria Dental Group discuss healing tips after endodontic…

The History of Dental Implants: Innovations in Dentistry

Dr. Degel Nov 11, 2017

The history of dental implants goes back hundreds of years. The team at Astoria Dental Group would like to consider how this innovation in dentistry…

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