Remember, Your Gums Are Important Too

When it comes to our oral health, we have to focus on individual pieces of the greater puzzle. Not only do we have to keep our teeth healthy and strong, but our gums have to fall in line as well. Gum health is imperative when it comes to our oral care. Gums are what protects… read more

Signs You May Need A Root Canal

When we think about what the process of a root canal is, it can seem pretty overwhelming. We’ve heard the term many times and have always associated it with a negative connotation. Well, that doesn’t have to be the case anymore! At Martin J. Schwartz D.D.S in New York City, we can take the anxiety… read more

The Health of Your Tongue

Because dentists dedicate their careers to the functionality and health of teeth and gums, it would be easy to believe that they don’t care about the tongue. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. As Gramercy Park’s favorite dentist, we find the tongue endlessly fascinating. We also know that, being a major element of your mouth cavity,… read more

The Beautiful Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are one of the most frequently-asked-about procedures that Dr. Martin J. Schwartz performs. As one of the most innovative advances in dentistry in the last half-century, veneers offer a quick and effective solution to a variety of cosmetic dental issues. The veneer itself is a paper thin layer of porcelain that disguises unattractive smiles.… read more

What First-Time Denture Wearers Should Know

It’s never something that people look forward to, but for those getting their first dentures, it may help to understand that the elimination of the pain and embarrassment of missing teeth will soon be replaced with beautiful, functional teeth that act much like real teeth. But there is some aspects of wearing dentures that you… read more

Why do Teeth Become Sensitive to Sweets?


Why do my teeth hurt whenever I eat sweets? If there is anything that oral bacteria loves to feast on it’s sugar. And that sugar/bacteria combination produces acid that is detrimental to tooth enamel. As those acids eat away, tooth sensitivity builds; creating painful situations whenever sugary, or hot and cold substances hit those vulnerable teeth.… read more

How to Choose the Absolute Best Dentist in New York City

Choosing a family dentist can be a daunting task if you don’t know where to start. Some obvious starting points would be asking friends, family, coworkers and neighbors but selecting a dentist in New York City, whom you’ll be establishing a relationship that will hopefully last for years, is more complicated than just following the… read more