Sonicare Electric Toothbrushes

You have always used a manual toothbrush. Why should you change now? Or you use an electric toothbrush, but you want to understand more about the benefits. There are in fact many benefits to using an electric toothbrush versus a manual toothbrush. Most importantly, electric toothbrushes are much more efficient in removing plaque and stain, [...]

Dr. Medianick Explains Back-to-School Dental Visits

What is a back-to-school dental visit? Dr. Medianick explains that a back-to-school dental visit is an appointment with your child’s dentist in which the dentist evaluates the overall health of your child’s mouth. What is evaluated at a back-to-school dental visit? Several crucial areas of your child’s oral health are evaluated at this appointment. Below [...]

Nutrition and Oral Health

There is so much more to dentistry than drilling and filling teeth; nutrition is key in order to maintain a healthy mouth. Dentists must consider the underlying root causes of your dental issues in order to properly treat you, and your nutritional habits can be a significant underlying root cause of your dental problems. We [...]

Nancy’s Retirement Interview

If you don’t know already, our AMAZING front desk woman—Nancy—is retiring! It feels like she is a permanent part of our practice! We had a chance to sit down with Nancy before her retirement this month to ask her a few questions about her history with the practice and her future plans. We think you [...]

A Game Plan for Dental Emergencies

It can happen at the most inconvenient time. There’s a big event scheduled for the weekend and CRACK—your tooth breaks or chips. OR, a dull toothache develops and worsens, only a few days before your family vacation. “This was not in the plan!” you think. Dental emergencies can be incredibly frustrating, but we at Boulevard [...]

TMJ: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, but these initials also refer to a painful disorder related to this joint. The American Dental Association (ADA) online article “TMJ” explains that the TMJ joint works together with muscles, ligaments and the jaw bone which all enable you to open and close your mouth and control [...]

A Response to the Ukraine Invasion

Horror…Disgust…Deep Grief. These are some of the feelings I feel about the current invasion of the Russian army into Ukraine. They are the feelings you have when one day you wake up and find that life has forever changed. I know that we own a dental practice, and that we are in the business of [...]

The Impact of Oral Health on Heart Health

One way to help prevent heart disease is to keep your mouth healthy and free of disease! We all know that maintaining a healthy weight, eating a well-balanced diet, exercising and not smoking are ways to promote a healthy heart. What you may not know is that brushing, flossing and visiting your dental professional regularly [...]

A Tribute to Dr. Clark

We want to take this opportunity to honor our beloved Dr. George Clark who passed away on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. We want to honor him by letting you know more about this faithful man who diligently served his community and family for many years. To do this, we have included some highlights of his [...]

Christmas Reflections from Boulevard Dental

Dear patients and community, Christmas is a season of giving. And because Christmas is a season of giving, it is also a season of joy. Of course, we may experience feelings of joy as we look at beautiful Christmas lights or hear the familiar songs, but that itself is a gift, isn’t it? Yet even [...]

Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past 40 years, says the American Dental Association’s (ADA) online Mouth Healthy article entitled, “Implants.” Implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth and they are made to blend in with your existing teeth. It is our goal at Boulevard Dental Associates [...]

Teeth-Brightening Options

You want a bright smile, but you are not sure of the best way to achieve it. We at Boulevard Dental Associates would like to help you explore your options. To do this, we have summarized an online American Dental Association (ADA) article entitled, “Oral Health Topics: Whitening,” that looks at the effectiveness and safety [...]