High-Tech Dental Scanning

Today’s scanning technology (known as Itero) has replaced the gummy impression trays of the past. Benefits include zero patient discomfort and images ready immediately so treatment options can be explored during the same visit.

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Cavities

We use 100% organic composites to fill teeth. These metal-free fillings and restorations blend invisibly with your natural teeth.

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Laser or Air Abrasion to Remove Decay

Dr. Gordon is constantly on the lookout for minimally invasive treatments and procedures that are more effective than traditional applications and also provide greater benefits to patients. Air abrasion is one such technology that is used in place of a traditional drill. With air abrasion, a compressed stream of aluminum oxide particles are used to […]

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Oral Cancer Screening

A two-step process – a mouth rinse and light technology – that takes just two minutes can detect oral cancers in their earliest stages before spreading to other tissues.

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Dental Cleaning/Oral Hygiene

Every six months, please come see us to remove the plaque on, and in between, your teeth. Professional cleanings, in tandem with daily brushing and flossing, are the number one “wellness initiative” for the health of your mouth. Our professional cleanings with organic toothpaste keep gum disease and decay (and subsequent tooth loss) at bay […]

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Occlusal Guards to Treat Grinding and Clenching

Many people wear oral appliances at some point in their lives. A dental appliance is any artificial apparatus designed to protect, repair, or replace the teeth. Some dental appliances are temporary and removable, whereas others are permanent and fixated within the mouth. Professionally-produced oral appliances are designed to be minimally obtrusive and easy to wear. […]

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female patient receiving Invisalign trays

Invisalign Elite Provider

Dr. Gordon is among the top 5 dentists in Westchester County providing Invisalign to his patients, earning our office the Elite Provider distinction. More and more of our adult and youth patients are choosing transparent Invisalign braces instead of traditional metal braces.

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Anti-Snoring Device

Treating snoring doesn’t have to mean using a cumbersome CPAP machine – with masks and hardware. A special mouthpiece can help people sleep soundly and stop snoring. But what causes snoring? During sleep, the muscles in the back of their tongue, throat and mouth relax. Relax too much and the airway is blocked, oxygen flow […]

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Sleep Health

Get Checked for Sleep Health Dr. Howard Gordon is a sleep health expert who says that a simple examination that most doctors and dentists don’t do can identify a sleep problem. He works with patients of all ages to identify sleep problems and knows what can be done to treat it. Poor sleepers are at […]

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Endodontics/Root Canal

Root canals are needed when the pulp in a tooth’s root becomes infected or inflamed, usually due to decay. Signs of a tooth infection—which can spread to other areas of the body–include temperature sensitivity, swelling, drainage, odor, pain, and discoloration. Some infected teeth cause no symptoms whatsoever, which is why routine dental exams are so […]

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Milling Machine – Ability to Make a Crown in a Day

Advancements in modern oral health technology have drastically improved dental treatment in recent years. One such technology – the E4D CAD/CAM system – is making it possible for patients to receive custom created crowns in just one dental visit. E4D is an in-office system that uses sophisticated software and a chairside computer to design, modify […]

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Dentures & Partial Dentures

Dentures Millions of people have lost all of their natural teeth, leaving most looking for tooth replacement solutions. Of them, many turn to dentures, which remain one of the most common and affordable dental prosthetics used in modern dentistry. If dentures are a part of your practice, make sure you only use a dental lab […]

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Dental Bridges

Bridges, used to fill in gaps between missing teeth, are anchored in place by the natural teeth or crowns nearest the empty space.  

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Dental Crowns

Thanks to new oral technology, we can now measure, manufacture and fit replacement and new crowns over damaged teeth in just one visit.

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Organic Composites Tooth Colored Fillings & Restorations

We use 100% organic composites to fill teeth. These metal-free fillings and restorations blend invisibly with your natural teeth. 

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Cosmetic Bonding

Bonding, the process of using a light to cure tooth-colored resin material, improves the appearance of a discolored or chipped tooth. Procedures are quick with no discomfort.

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Porcelain Veneers

Veneers–wafer-thin, individually- sculpted translucent shells placed on the tooth’s surface–transform the appearance of your smile, mask a chipped tooth and provide greater symmetry to the face. This is for patients who want to go beyond teeth whitening.  

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CariVu

For patients who refuse x-rays, we provide another option for cavity-detection that uses near-infrared light to reveal lesions and cracks “through” the tooth.

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Oral Cancer Screening

A two-step process – a mouth rinse and light technology – that takes just two minutes can detect oral cancers in their earliest stages before spreading to other tissues.

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Dental Health and Your Diet

Dental Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline. […]

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How to Brush Your Teeth

How to Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth is probably a standard part of your daily routine, but chances are you aren’t following the American Dental Association’s guidelines for cleaning your teeth properly. The ADA currently recommends that you brush your teeth at a minimum of two times each day – preferably morning and night or anytime you eat foods […]

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Bad Breath

Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you regularly face to face with other people. Known professionally as halitosis, bad breath plagues many people every day. Most cases of bad breath can be remedied by efficiently brushing the teeth. However, some types of bad breath are chronic or recurring, which may […]

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Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular, is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the […]

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How to Floss Your Teeth

How to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily. Flossing is simple and only takes an extra couple of minutes per day. Developing a healthy habit of flossing can prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and it may allow you to keep […]

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Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes

Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes

Preventative dentistry is about more than just visiting Dr. Gordon twice yearly for an exam and thorough cleaning. In fact, the majority of your preventative care is done at-home as a part of your normal hygienic routine. Many residents use manual toothbrushes to remove debris and plaque from their teeth. However, electric brushes have become […]

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Dentistry Post-Op Questions

Dentistry Post-Op Questions

If you are undergoing a dental procedure or operation, you will be given a set of post-operative instructions to abide by in the hours, days, and weeks after your treatment. Following these instructions is essential to preventing infections in surgical sites, protecting restorations, and minimizing the possibility of experiencing complications. Post-operative instructions vary from procedure […]

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

If are unhappy with the gradual darkening of your teeth (a result of aging) and have healthy teeth and gums, you are a candidate for in-office or at-home whitening treatments. Schedule an appointment and we’ll recommend what’s best for you. Our professional whitening formulations are much more potent than store-bought gels.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is now mainstream and affordable, making it possible for anyone to achieve a more appealing, and youthful, smile.

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Dental X-Rays

For years, dental x-rays have been used to diagnose oral health complications and detect decaying or damaged teeth. X-rays provide a unique view of the mouth that isn’t possible with a visual exam alone. When x-rays are taken, the teeth and bones absorb the majority of the ray, making them highly visible on film or […]

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Digital X-Rays

Digital X-Rays

Digital x-rays are a more streamlined way of taking dental radiographs. Like traditional x-rays, digital versions provide an in-depth view of the structures of the mouth, helping dentists detect complications and develop effective modes of treatment. Digital x-rays are capable of revealing hidden caries, bone erosion, and even tooth decay hiding beneath restorations. Requiring less […]

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