What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

dental sleep medicine White Plains

What is dental sleep medicine? It’s a relatively new branch of dentistry that treats sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing problems. Don’t confuse dental sleep medicine with dental sedation or sleep dentistry. Dental sleep medicine treats sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a malady where you have frequent, intermittent gaps in breathing…

Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?

Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For White Plains Dental Patients?

Hello, welcome to The Dental Design Center – Ira J. Handschuh, D.D.S. blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually impact oral health. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common issue, especially among older adults. However, men and women of all ages…

The Dream Of No Drill

Categories: General
The Dream Of No Drill In White Plains

If you ask dental patients in the Scarsdale, Westchester County, and New Castle area what they hate the most about dental visits, chances are that they’ll mention the drill. Just the sound of it is enough to make people cringe. Many residents of White Plains, New York may wonder if there will ever be an…

You May Have Gingivitis

Affordable White Plains Dentistry

Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are enthusiastic about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t influence your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause issues. The first sign of gingivitis is swollen,…

Wisdom Teeth And Your White Plains Dentist

Wisdom Teeth And Your White Plains Dentist

Wisdom teeth are usually the very last teeth to grow into the jaw. They’re located way in the back, which can present problems for some people. We handle a lot of wisdom teeth cases at The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY. Also known as the third molars, wisdom teeth usually come in between…

Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile

Categories: General
Preventative Maintenance In White Plains

Hi, I’m Ira Handschuh of The Dental Design Center. If you are one of my existing patients, welcome back. If this is your first visit, I appreciate you stopping by. My efficient team and I love taking care of our highly regarded White Plains, Scarsdale, Westchester County, and New Castle patients. Today’s article is for…

The Unsung Heroes Of Dentistry

Categories: General
forensic dentistry White Plains

In today’s post, we will veer a bit off the beaten path, so to speak, and examine a fascinating dental specialty; forensic dentistry. The official term for the use of dentistry in criminal cases and post mortem identification is forensic odontology. These experts are rarely recognized but play an integral role in crime and disaster…

Less Is More In Dentistry

White Plains affordable family dentist

There are consequential new developments in New York dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise of cosmetic dentist Ira Handschuh and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist. Less Pain Improved painkillers, lasers,…