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The Importance of Baby Teeth

the doctor and our team know it can be easy to underestimate the significance of baby teeth. At Shapiro & Rollman DDS, we sometimes meet parents who assume that since Read More

Navigating the World of Dental Insurance Terminology

Unless you work for an insurance company, you probably do not spend a lot of your time studying all the terminology that dental insurance companies use to describe the treatments Read More

What exactly is a root canal?

Hearing that you need a root canal can be highly intimidating. What is a root canal? It is the removal of the nerve supply from the tooth. Here, the doctor Read More

Periodontal disease; I have what?!

Our team from Shapiro & Rollman DDS understands the diagnosis of periodontal disease can be scary and confusing, but the good news in most cases is that it is treatable Read More

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

When your wisdom teeth start to emerge it can definitely be painful, but it can be even worse if your wisdom teeth become impacted. Impacted wisdom teeth are trying to Read More

Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?

You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for Read More

Oral Health Concerns for Teens

You have a lot more freedom as a teenager than you did as a young child. You also have a lot more responsibilities, and one of your jobs is to Read More

Four Oral Health Issues Seniors Face

Oral health is an important and often overlooked component of an older person’s general health and well-being. the doctor and our team know that for many of our older patients, Read More

Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches or abscesses

Dental problems do not always wait for normal office hours. Broken fillings or damaged teeth are common reasons for emergency treatment. Toothaches and abscesses can also require prompt attention. the Read More

Dentistry around the World

From the clinical perspective, dentistry is similar around the world. Dentists, like the doctor, go to school, obtain a license, and work hard to prevent and treat tooth decay, gum Read More

Fluoride Use in Adolescents

Fluoride is a mineral that plays an essential role in oral health. In fact, the significant reduction in American tooth decay in recent decades can be attributed to a greater Read More

How can parents help prevent tooth decay?

Children are born with a set of primary teeth – 20 to be exact – that help them learn to chew and speak, and develop enough space in the jaw Read More

The Connection Between Your Mouth and Your Heart

At Shapiro & Rollman DDS, we know your dental health is closely connected to your overall health. We also know that the mouth can oftentimes be the first place to Read More

Keep Those Teeth Shipshape, Matey!

September 19th is just around the corner, and you know what that means—Aye, matey, it’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day”! Why do we have a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” Read More

How do I handle my child’s dental emergency?

With children undergoing developmental dental changes and engaging in rough-and-tumble activities, dental emergencies can sometimes arise. If your child knocks out a tooth or experiences any type of oral discomfort, Read More

Dangers of Thumb Sucking

It’s common for children to suck their thumb at a young age. the doctor and our team want you to understand the potential issues that can surface down the road Read More

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