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Help! I Can't Stop Snoring. What Are My Treatment Options? Mar 2nd, 2024

Snoring isn’t just a noisy nuisance. It can sabotage your sleep. And if you don’t get enough good quality sleep, your physical and mental health may suffer. So, what can you do about snoring? Here at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, Hinna Chaudhry, DMD, Kyle Sever, DDS, and...

Am I Too Old for Invisalign? Feb 1st, 2024

It's a common misconception that orthodontic treatments, including Invisalign® clear aligners, are only for teens. The reality is Invisalign is a versatile and effective option for adults as well.  Whether you're in your 20s, 40s, or beyond, Invisalign can address a variety of orthodontic concerns 一 including bite issues, crowding,...

Start the New Year with a Brighter, Whiter Smile Jan 3rd, 2024

As the New Year unfolds, it's the perfect time to set intentions for self-improvement. For many people, a brighter, whiter smile falls in that category. Whether you want to add a little sparkle to your smile or commit to an entire smile makeover, our dentists here at Ardsley Dental Spa...

7 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Dental Implants Dec 7th, 2023

A healthy and radiant smile isn’t just about aesthetics 一 although that’s part of it. Your teeth play a significant role in helping you chew comfortably and speak clearly. If you're missing teeth or struggling with dentures, you might find it hard to chew, speak, and smile with confidence. Dental...

Are the Gaps in My Teeth a Threat to My Oral Health? Nov 10th, 2023

Diastema 一 a gap between teeth 一 is a common dental concern. Some people embrace these spaces as unique features of their smiles, but cosmetic considerations aside, do these gaps pose a threat to oral health?  In this blog, our team explores the causes of gapped teeth, their potential impact...

What Actually Happens When You Get a Cavity and Why They're So Dangerous Oct 1st, 2023

About 90% of adults over 20 have at least one cavity. The good news is that cavities are fairly straightforward to treat with a dental filling. Fillings are a type of direct dental restoration that can quickly address your cavity in one appointment. At Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New...

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety: Advice from a Dentist Sep 1st, 2023

Dental anxiety affects an estimated 36% of American adults, with 12% having an extreme fear that prevents them from seeking essential dental care. At Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, our team addresses this fear to make dental visits a comfortable experience for everyone.  If you need help overcoming dental anxiety, explore expert...

The Link Between Your Oral and Overall Health Aug 1st, 2023

Maintaining good oral health goes beyond a bright smile and fresh breath 一 although those are important! There’s a strong connection between oral health and overall well-being, so neglecting your oral hygiene can have far-reaching consequences. Below, Dr. Hinna Chaudhry at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, explores the link between your oral and overall...

Our Favorite Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Oral Health Jul 1st, 2023

We understand that getting kids excited about oral health 一 whether that’s daily brushing or a routine cleaning 一 can feel daunting. However, instilling good oral hygiene habits in your children from an early age is essential for their long-term dental health.  At Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, we believe dental care...

8 Most Common Dental Problems and How to Prevent Them Jun 1st, 2023

Good oral hygiene is essential to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Regular brushing and flossing are the pillars of good oral hygiene, but dental problems can still occur.  Identifying the most common dental problems 一 and how to prevent them 一 can go a long way toward keeping your mouth...

Refresh Your Smile Before Summer with Botox and Fillers May 2nd, 2023

Summer is approaching, and it's the perfect time to refresh your smile with Botox® and fillers at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York. These noninvasive cosmetic injectables can turn back the hands of time to help you achieve a more youthful appearance without surgery.  Dr. Hinna Chaudhry also uses...

Can My Dentist Help Treat My Loud Snoring? Apr 3rd, 2023

Loud snoring isn’t just a nuisance. It can wake you up throughout the night and contribute to a sore throat and morning headaches. The nighttime interruptions can leave you feeling less than refreshed in the morning. Snoring can also be a warning sign of sleep apnea, a potentially dangerous condition...

Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which Is Right for Me? Mar 13th, 2023

Teeth whitening and porcelain veneers are popular cosmetic dental services with little in common except this: They both can restore brilliance to your smile. Professional teeth whitening and veneers are available here at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, but which one is right for you?  Dr. Hinna Chaudhry helps determine the best solution for...

How TMJ Can Affect Your Sleep Quality Feb 7th, 2023

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a synovial joint that allows for complex jaw motions. It lets you open your mouth (up and down and side to side), chew, and speak.  However, a TMJ joint that’s not lined up can cause pain and dysfunction. You might notice that your jaw is...

5 Ways Dental Implants Protect Your Oral Health Jan 1st, 2023

Dental implants restore smiles by replacing a missing tooth or teeth. While they offer immediate aesthetic benefits, dental implants can also improve and support your oral health. Dr. Hinna Chaudhry offers several types of dental implants here at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, and each can improve the form and function of...

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies Before You Reach Our Office Dec 9th, 2022

Dental emergencies are an unfortunate but all-too-common occurrence. Dr. Hinna Chaudhry and our team understand that emergency dental care can save your tooth and eliminate pain, so we offer in-office emergency dental care at Ardsley Dental Spa.  But what should you do before you arrive for emergency dental care? The answer depends on what...

How Often Should I Have an Oral Cancer Screening? Nov 1st, 2022

As with all cancers, oral cancer is easier to treat when detected in the earliest stages. This is a chance to start treatment before the cancer spreads (metastasizes) to other parts of your body.  Because early detection is so important, Dr. Hinna Chaudhry performs oral cancer screenings as part of...

Gingivitis Can Be Reversed: Know the Signs of Early Gum Disease Oct 11th, 2022

A little less than half (47%) of American adults 30 and older have gum disease. Left untreated, the more advanced form of the disease can contribute to gum damage, bone damage, and permanent tooth loss. Gum disease can also increase your risk of heart disease. While gum disease is serious,...

How Dentistry Can Treat Sleep Apnea Sep 1st, 2022

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder characterized by intense snoring and frequent interruptions to your sleep. Many people with sleep apnea wake up throughout the night gasping, but some symptoms — headaches, daytime sleepiness, and brain fog — can extend into the next day. While you might not think of...

How Can I Stop My Jaw from Popping? Aug 1st, 2022

Does your jaw pop every time you open your mouth to take a bite of food? Jaw popping 一 or creaking, clicking, or snapping 一 is a red flag that something’s not right with your jaw. But if your jaw pops, your first concern may simply be to stop the popping....

The Importance of Routine Checkups Jul 1st, 2022

The terms “dental checkup” and “dental cleaning” are often used interchangeably, but they aren’t the same. A dental cleaning is just one component (albeit an important one) of a dental checkup.  Here at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, our award-winning team offers routine checkups 一 complete with thorough examinations, digital...

Treating Your Jaw Pain with Botox Jun 1st, 2022

Your jaw is one of the most complex joints in your body. It can move in and out, up and down, and side to side. This hinge joint 一 your temporomandibular joint 一 makes it possible to eat, smile, and talk. Unfortunately, more than 10 million people live with jaw...

5 Common Cosmetic Concerns and What to Do About Them Apr 4th, 2022

Smiling boosts your mood, relieves stress, and even helps you connect with other people. But what happens if you don’t love your smile? That’s where cosmetic dentistry comes into play.  Cosmetic dentistry can enhance the appearance of your smile so you feel confident to share it with the world. And...

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow Mar 24th, 2022

When asked what change they wanted for their smile, most people in one survey replied “whiter teeth.” Another report shows that 90% of orthodontic patients seek teeth whitening.  All of this to say: People want bright, white teeth. But what if your teeth aren’t so pearly white? At Ardsley Dental...

Do You Need Resin Infiltration? Feb 1st, 2022

While white teeth are a beauty standard, white spots aren’t quite so ideal. White spots can be a sign of decay, but they can also develop as a result of exposure to too much fluoride, dietary habits (excess soda or sugar consumption), acid reflux, enamel defects like hypoplasia, tooth trauma,...

New Year, New You: Are You a Candidate for Invisalign? Jan 1st, 2022

2022 is finally here, and if you’re still looking for the perfect New Year’s resolution, it’s not too late to invest in a new you with Invisalign® clear aligners 一 available now at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York. Whether you’re unhappy with a small gap or frustrated when...

Botox for Your TMJ Disorder Dec 7th, 2021

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge joint that connects your jaw to your skull. This unique joint slides and rotates, allowing you to chew, talk, yawn, and swallow smoothly. You might not think too much about this joint unless it hurts. TMJ disorder refers to a problem with your...

What Is Sleep Apnea and How Can I Treat It? Nov 1st, 2021

Snoring isn’t just a nuisance. It can be a red flag for a serious condition called sleep apnea. The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that 22 million people in the US have sleep apnea, but that a whopping 80% of those cases remain undiagnosed.  Unfortunately, untreated sleep apnea can lead...

Does Teeth Whitening Really Work? Oct 1st, 2021

If you’re on a mission to brighten your smile, you might wonder which whitening products to use and 一 more importantly 一 if they work. Below, Dr. Hinna Chaudhry answers this question in more detail and highlights your professional teeth whitening options available here at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley,...

Put Your Best Smile Forward with Our iTero Element® 5D imaging system Scanner Sep 1st, 2021

Here at Ardsley Dental Spa, Dr. Hinna Chaudhry and our team are committed to staying current with the latest technologies, the best practices, and the most comfortable and effective treatments for patients.  It’s because of this commitment to excellence that we offer the latest technology 一 including the iTero® Element®...

Why Dental Implants Are So Popular for Replacing Missing Teeth Aug 1st, 2021

Are you considering your options for replacing a missing tooth? Living with gaps or dealing with dentures aren’t your only options. Dental implants are functional and beautiful replacements for missing teeth, and they continue to grow in popularity. Nearly half a million Americans receive implants each year. If you’re embarrassed...

The Benefits of Straightening Your Teeth Beyond Aesthetics Jul 20th, 2021

Straight teeth can boost your self-confidence, but aesthetic concerns are just one reason to consider orthodontic treatment.  Dr. Hinna Chaudhry and our team here at Ardsley Dental Spa in Ardsley, New York, know firsthand that straightening your teeth with Invisalign® can provide numerous benefits. Below, Dr. Chaudhry discusses five ways...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Jun 15th, 2021

Veneers are a popular cosmetic dental option for adults who want to improve the look of their teeth and achieve a picture-perfect smile. Did you know, though, that veneers are an easy and effective way to address a number of non-cosmetic dental problems and preserve your overall oral health? At...