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What Does Fluoride Do For Teeth?

Lots of oral health products such as toothpaste and mouthwash contain fluoride. This helpful mineral is also frequently added to public water supplies because of its positive effects on oral health. Dr. Richard Sousa of East Hills Dental Associates is…


Why Should I Restore My Smile?

Maybe you’re living with crooked, overcrowded, chipped, or broken teeth? You might be considering restoring your smile with cosmetic dental procedures. Maybe you’re unsure because you feel that “there’s no reason to fix my teeth except looking better”? However, there…


3 Tips for Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Sedation dentistry can be a good option for patients dealing with dental anxiety, but Dr. Richard Sousa and his team of dentists at East Hills Dental Associates in Roslyn Heights NY have advice for patients who don’t want to be…


3 Benefits of Custom Dental Crowns

Sometimes teeth may become damaged due to injury or tooth decay. When this happens, the patient and their dentist must decide if the tooth can be saved and how much can be saved. A dental crown is a way to…


How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Many people don’t realize they grind their teeth as it often happens while they are sleeping, but it can also happen throughout the day. Frequent headaches, worn teeth, or broken teeth can be caused by several factors, but one of…


How Dental Implants Restore Your Confidence

If you’ve been living with the embarrassment of trying to conceal a missing tooth, you don’t have to suffer any longer. Many people have missing teeth, and it’s not always because of poor oral hygiene. No matter why you may…


Patients Review East Hills Dental Associates

Patient reviews and testimonials are important for every business. They let us know what we’re doing right and what we could be doing better. It also allows potential patients to recognize the quality of work they can expect from our…


Treating Discolored Teeth

Having discolored teeth can make you want to hide your smile. We think a smile is something you should want to show off! Dr. Richard Sousa of East Hills Dental Associates, a dentist in Roslyn Heights, NY, discusses the methods…


Getting Dentures Vs. Dental Implants

Both dentures and dental implants are commonly used to replace missing teeth. But how do you know which tooth replacement option is the right one for you? Dr. Richard Sousa of East Hills Dental Associates discusses both Roslyn Heights, NY…


What to Know About Gum Contouring

The shape of your gums has more of an aesthetic impact on your smile than you may realize. Many people suffer from what’s called a gummy smile, while others have a receding gum line due to issues with periodontal disease.…