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Oral Appliance Therapy for Teeth Grinding

Do you clench or grind your teeth in stressful situations? You probably have bruxism. Bruxism is characterized by teeth clenching and grinding that may occur unconsciously in stressful situations or during sleep. This condition is very common, as 10% of…


Restorative Dentistry: Options You Can Smile About

Do you have significant tooth damage? Maybe you have missing teeth or an uncomfortable bite. Dr. Richard Sousa and the professionals at East Hills Dental Associates offer their patients restorative dentistry options that you can smile about. Benefits of Restorative…


Transform Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Have you ever dreamed of having an absolutely perfect smile? Well, we are happy to report that you can have the smile of your dreams with cosmetic dentistry. These are called porcelain veneers, and they have been being used since…


Crooked Teeth Damage More Than Just Your Smile

Crooked teeth are not pleasant to look at, and depending on how severe your crooked teeth are, they can possibly lead to more severe conditions that we have listed below. Not only can crooked teeth affect your general and oral…


What Is The Story Behind Wisdom Teeth?

Majority of patients today know very little about wisdom teeth except that they are called wisdom teeth, they are often removed, and that they are unnecessary. We are going to give you some history on wisdom teeth, beginning why they…


What To Know To About Dental Crowns

Why Would I Need A Dental Crown? Dental crowns are one of the most widely used dental restorations, serving both cosmetic and restorative purposes for patients with a range of concerns: Chipped tooth Cracked tooth Discolored tooth Misshapen tooth Restoring…


What To Know About Bleeding Gums & Gum Disease

What Are Some Signs Of Gum Disease? This is often a common sign of gum disease and should be addressed by Dr. Sousa to avoid damage to the gums and teeth. Bacteria found in plaque produce toxins or poisons that…


What To Know: Periodontal Therapy

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums, which gradually destroys the support of your natural teeth, leading to changes in the fit of your bite, bone loss, and even tooth loss if untreated. What Cause Periodontal…


Getting the Facts About Root Canals

Root canals often have a bad reputation among people who have never had one before. However, this reputation is misleading and undeserved. The truth is that the root canal procedure is a safe, effective and routine treatment that can help restore…


Patients Review East Hills Dental Associates

At East Hills Dental Associates, Dr. Richard Sousa and our dental care team are committed to providing the highest level of patient care. We consider our Roslyn Heights, NY dental office a one-stop shop for all of your dentistry needs. Dr. Soua offers…