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At Mirage Family Dentistry, we’re advocates for life-long learning and continuing education. We share informative, fun, and educational articles on our blog twice each month. Please read along, leave comments, and share on social media!

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Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of… (Read More)

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Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth and your life by the time you are mature and supposedly “wise”, wisdom teeth are simply the last set of molars that grow furthest back in your mouth. If you’re experiencing some specific pain in your gums and jaw, you may be wondering if you… (Read More)

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Posted October 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2… (Read More)

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Posted September 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth… (Read More)

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Posted September 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Oral Anatomy 101

Welcome to your mouth! A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. You might be surprised how many different parts work together to make your mouth function. Read more below from Yorktown dentist Dr. Rajni Kapoor to get an in-depth look at the human mouth and how it works. Teeth The look and function… (Read More)

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Posted August 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?

Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The basic function of a mouthguard is protection. Mouthguards help… (Read More)

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Posted August 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Professional Dental Cleanings Make a Big Difference

You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Kapoor twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, Mirage Family Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to let Yorktown residents in on some information you don’t often hear. Let… (Read More)

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Posted July 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about your health, and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy as you can be. While… (Read More)

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Posted July 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Why Are My Baby’s Teeth Stained?

As brand-new humans, it seems logical that babies and children would have gleaming white teeth to go along with their bright eyes and soft skin. Baby teeth—also called primary teeth—generally do appear whiter than adult permanent teeth because they are more calcified. However,  it is not uncommon for a child’s teeth to appear less than… (Read More)

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Posted June 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Essential Oils for Oral Health

Essential oils are time-tested treasures gaining new popularity among fans everywhere. These potent liquids are fun and fresh ingredients you can customize for almost any oral hygiene need. As with any DIY dental treatment, do your research and be cautious. Not all oils are safe to ingest, and some may hurt you if applied directly… (Read More)

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