Do You Really Think That Mint Is Working?

There are many reasons a person may have bad breath, also known as halitosis.  Bad breath is caused by bacteria. It can be the result of plaque, cavities or gum disease. You may have a medical condition, eat certain foods or improper dental hygiene may by the culprit.  You may not even realize others are… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 8 2011
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Canker Sores and Fever Blisters: There is a difference!

Fever Blisters and canker sores are very common, often recurrent, and can be very painful. They are commonly thought of as the same thing, yet there are important differences between the two. Canker Sores (Mouth Ulcers) only occur within the mouth.  They are not contagious meaning they can not be spread from person to person. … Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2011
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We enjoyed spending the day at the Finn Fest listening to great music and meeting new people.  Smiles 4 A Lifetime is happy to support The Dorothy Finn Foundation.  Quite a few people came over to speak with Dr. Berman and we hope he was able to answer all of your questions.  Please take some… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 7 2011
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Oral Cancer and Detecting It

Have you ever thought about Oral Cancer? Some may think this is a rare form of cancer, but 100 people will be diagnosed with some form of mouth cancer today. Last year alone,  37,000 people were diagnosed and every hour each day one person will die from it.  It is commonly called mouth cancer, tongue,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 25 2011
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Worried About Gum Disease? Would You Prefer Cabernet Or Merlot?

For many years now scientists have linked the beneficial positive effects of moderate amounts of red wine consumption with prevention of heart disease and cancer. But now they have also discovered that drinking the fruit of the vine could help with the prevention of gum disease! The heroes here are compounds called polyphenols (found in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 18 2011
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Oh No, Not That Again!!!

You walk into the office and you are greeted with a smile, then we ask you to please update your medical history.  As you sit down to fill out the paperwork, you’re thinking, why must I do this again?”   You may not realize that the slightest change in your medical history can affect your dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 11 2011
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Dr. Neil at the Kulanu Fair

  • Posted on: Jul 6 2011
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Can You Believe…….

Here we are getting ready for The 4th of July!  Where has the time gone?  We would like to wish you all a safe and happy weekend! Summer is in full swing and we have many exciting things to share with you. Two weeks ago, Dr. Neil graduated from the NYU Surgical Implant Program! For… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2011
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As a parent of three children, I certainly have learned how to pick my battles. Yet there are certain arguments that I will not back down on! I can handle my daughter dressing like Blossom, though I do sometimes cringe when she comes down the stairs. I have learned that brothers fight and someone WILL… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 25 2011
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