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Dental Implant Awareness Month | Why CBCT Scanning, Bone Grafting, and other related procedures are necessary

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has designated the month of September as Dental Implant Month. This organization has provided educational opportunities for thousands of dentists desiring to learn and become credentialed in implant dentistry. The training provided enables dentists in this country, and worldwide, to gain expertise in this field. The quality of […]

The Tooth Fairy

The history behind the myth and today’s more modern traditions.   The Tooth Fairy is often a fond memory of one’s childhood, similar to the way we remember Santa Clause, or the Easter Bunny. But where did this mythical creature originate, and how can Drs. Hochberg and Diora use the Tooth Fairy as a tool […]

Dental Temporaries

While you are “Under Construction” At Colony Square Dental Associates we are quite familiar with the term “Under Construction”, especially as Colony Square undergoes a transformation. However, we are appreciably more knowledgeable about dental reconstruction. Whether the patient’s goal is to enhance the esthetics of their smile with porcelain dental veneers or ceramic dental crowns, […]

Teeth Whitening | How to determine which shade of white is right for you!

The number one requested service in most dental offices is tooth whitening. Perhaps this is driven by the fact that wherever we look, be it the movies or magazines, we see models and movie stars with whiter than white teeth. Whether they are young … or in their mature years … oftentimes their smile is […]

Fun Dental Facts for 4th of July

As many of you prepare for summer cookouts, time with family, and festive events for this 4th of July holiday, we wanted to share some fun and interesting dental facts that date all the way back to the year of independence, 1776. 1768-1770 The infamous, Paul Revere, placed advertisements in a local newspaper offering his […]

Do Wisdom Teeth need to be removed?

But they aren’t bothering me! And for many patients their third molars, typically called wisdom teeth, can remain in place for their lifetimes. However, that is not always the case. The last teeth to erupt, and the furthest back in our mouth, Drs. Hochberg and Diora tell us that many times these teeth present problems […]

CSDA Visits the Big Apple

Traveling with our staff each year is something we don’t take for granted. Although most of our trips are planned to attend continuing education courses, occasionally we have an opportunity to vacation together in a more relaxed and team building environment. Last month we were privileged to experience the great city of New York. The […]

Preparing to Travel Out of the Country

Dental Tips & Information You Should Know Prior to Packing Your Luggage Like many of you, the team here at CSDA is busy making travel plans for the summer. Our practice will be departing for New York City next week in fact, for our annual trip! However, not everyone has the convenience of bringing their […]

When should you schedule your child’s first dental visit?

Parents frequently ask, “When is the recommended age to schedule my child’s first dental appointment?” Some believe it’s best to wait until all his or her teeth have come in or if a dental related problem arises. However, the experts at the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) both […]

Oral Cancer | You’re not in the clear!

Vaping and It’s Potential Risks What is Vaping? Vaping is the common term of using a handheld electronic device that vaporizes a flavored liquid for inhalation. This new fad, especially in our youth population, is increasing in popularity. What many people may not know is, most vaping liquids on the market contain nicotine derived from […]