The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to… Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,… Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

Stopping Cavities in Their Tracks

It’s possible to stop cavities before they become a problem – and you don’t need to go to the dentist’s office to do so. Well, you’ll have to go to get the cavity filled, but you can notice the early signs of a cavity so that you can get your treatment faster and avoid further… Read more »

The Oral and General Benefits of Dental Cleanings

Regularly scheduling your professional dental cleanings every six months is an important way to maintain your smile and even your general health. These teeth cleanings can benefit you in ways you may not have considered, making dental visits a cause for real excitement! Understanding the benefits of dental cleanings can help you improve your oral… Read more »

Restorations Can Begin With a Dental Bridge

If you are looking for a smile restoration, then we have exciting news to share with you! Dental bridges are a form of restorations that can restore a lost tooth, or several missing teeth at once. To help you learn more about dental bridges, Dr. Vincent Giaimo here in Amsterdam, New York, is happy to… Read more »

Chewing Gum

You brush and floss your teeth every day, but what else can you do to take care of your pearly whites? Chewing gum after eating is a simple way to make sure that your teeth get taken care of. To understand how chewing gum helps, we must first understand a few things about the way… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Diagnosis

At Vincent J. Giaimo, D.D.S., L.L.C., we see wisdom teeth that need to be removed almost every single day. Have you ever considered if you might need to have your wisdom teeth removed? We use a specific checklist process to determine whether patients need their wisdom teeth to be removed, and you can find out… Read more »