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Dentist Serving Buffalo, Lancaster, Orchard Park, New York

March 31, 2013

Residents of Lancaster are much like people in the rest of the country. Many of them feel like they are too busy to take certain simple steps that prevent the onset of dental problems. Chief among these steps is periodic visits to a dentist. Whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in-between, frequent check-ups with your dentist are keys to keeping a healthy mouth. A dentist can help prevent most of the common dental problems that plague our Lancaster patients. Here’s a (very) brief overview of some of those problems.

Bad Breath

Bad breath can...

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February 26, 2013

Dental phobias prevent many people from receiving the treatment they need and desire in order to maintain bright, healthy smiles.

Some people may fear pain while others may experience apprehension over the sensations of dental instruments. But thanks to advanced techniques and state-of-the-art technology, most dental procedures are as comfortable as they are effective when performed by a knowledgeable and experienced dentist, such as New York cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola.

In fact, one such dental advancement has progressed largely with patients who experience dental anxiety in mind....

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January 11, 2013

Regardless of how good your preventive dental care routine, your teeth will eventually begin to show signs of aging.

New York dentist Dr. Larry Evola can help you protect your teeth and your oral health as you age. At Forestream Dental, we can also help you reverse some of the natural signs of aging, such as discolored teeth.

One of the most obvious effects of aging on teeth is the combined impact of the gradual erosion of enamel and the accumulation of plaque, which results in teeth discoloration. In many instances, a professional...

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December 19, 2012

One of the primary focuses of our Buffalo dental practice is preventative care. Preventative dentistry is intended to help you avoid common oral health issues such as tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease through regular cleanings and targeted treatments. While there is never a guarantee against oral health issues, preventative dentistry is one of the best ways to make sure your teeth and gums remain healthy for a lifetime.

Your Role

Your role in preventative dentistry is simple: adopt a good at-home oral hygiene routine. This...

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November 16, 2012
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. What the general public notices is the condition of your teeth: their color, positioning, and overall appearance. Your teeth may be seen as an indication of your oral hygiene habits to friends, coworkers, and even strangers, but to your dentist, your teeth and gums are an indication of much more.

Systemic Issues

During your regularly scheduled visits to our office, your teeth and gums will be thoroughly examined for signs of decay or disease. We will also be checking for:

  • Excessive tooth wear – a...
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October 24, 2012

Any dentist can refer to himself or herself as a cosmetic dentist, but only a small handful of dentists have the specialized cosmetic dentistry training, experience, knowledge and skills to provide you with the smile of your dreams.

Amherst, New York, cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola understands that each patient’s smile is unique and requires a personalized approach. Dr. Evola’s general dentistry knowledge is backed up by extensive cosmetic dentistry training at the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI).

LVI is the premiere...

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October 19, 2012

Choosing a general dentist is a highly personal decision, because different factors are important to different people.

Experienced Buffalo, New York, dentist Dr. Larry Evola and the friendly team at Forestream Dental hope to make your choice a bit easier by offering a comprehensive range of dental care for every family member. We focus on preventive dentistry and emphasize your comfort and safety during treatments.

Our general dentistry services include comprehensive oral examinations using advanced technology as well as:

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August 13, 2012

You may have heard the terms “sedation dentistry” and “sleep dentistry” used interchangeably, but these two phrases refer to entirely different procedures. Sedation dentistry involves the use of a safe sedative that is taken about an hour before your appointment. During your dental appointment, you will be deeply relaxed but still awake and responsive to questions and requests. The sedative generally lasts a total of six hours, leaving you with little memory of your treatment.

In contrast, sleep dentistry involves the use of anesthesia, which comes with inherent risks. You are entirely...

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July 24, 2012
Has dental anxiety caused you to put off important dental work? You’re not alone. Many people go several years without paying a visit to the dentist because of dental phobia. Sadly, avoiding the dentist for too long can result in several health issues down the road, making it even more important for you to seek treatment.

Sedation dentistry is a safe, effective way you can conquer your fear in the dental chair. Sedation dentistry allows you to feel completely relaxed while still remaining awake and responsive. With the help of local anesthetic, you won’t feel any pain during your procedure, and...

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June 18, 2012
For many people, a trip to the dentist’s office is a daunting event. Dental anxiety can be triggered by several different factors, such as a traumatic past experience with another dentist, or a sensitive gag reflex that makes dental work difficult. No matter what lies behind your dental fears, we offer a solution that can help you fully relax in the dental chair: sedation dentistry.

At Forestream Dental Group, Buffalo dentist Dr. Larry Evola and his experienced staff offer safe sedation dentistry to help patients enjoy a pain-free and anxiety-free visit. Sedation dentistry puts you “under” just...

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