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Which type of mouthwash is best?

Taking care of your oral health involves a daily regimen of brushing, flossing, and rinsing to prevent tooth decay and bacterial infections. Though you may have asked us which toothbrush Read More

Famous Teeth throughout History

We probably all remember sitting through history lessons during our schooling years. Revolutionary war heroes, English royals, and pop-culture icons filled the pages of our textbooks. Although you may recall Read More

To use or not to use mouthwash; that is the question

A famous mouthwash company chose the marketing slogan, “Better than flossing.” As a consumer, would you believe a high-end commercial that essentially tells you to stop flossing? Just use this Read More

What do you love about our practice?

At Hugh Parker, DMD, we have been creating beautiful smiles for years. Whether you or your family have visited the doctor and our team for a single visit or have Read More

Bottled Water: Friend or Foe?

Some people choose bottled water over tap because they think it’s cleaner. Some do it out of convenience: It’s easy to grab a bottle of water to take with you Read More

What should we blog about?

As a patient at Hugh Parker, DMD, your opinion matters! the doctor and our team love hearing what our patients think about our practice and the services we provide, and Read More

Oral Piercing: What you should know

If you have been thinking about getting a piercing, or if you already have one or more, there are some health risks our team at Hugh Parker, DMD wants you Read More

My toothbrush did what?

If you were to put your toothbrush bristles under a high-powered microscope, what you would see might give you nightmares: millions of bacteria, busily crawling up and down your toothbrush Read More

Toothbrush Arts and Crafts

When you replace your old toothbrush every three or four months with a new model, you accomplish three things: You keep your teeth cleaner (frayed brushes don’t clean as well) You protect Read More

Caring for Your Dog’s Teeth

It may come as a surprise to learn that dogs, like humans, have both baby and adult teeth. Most dogs, unlike humans, have all of their adult teeth by the Read More

Sports and Energy Drink Consumption Damages Tooth Enamel

While they may sound refreshing, especially after participating in sports activities or after a jog, recent studies suggest that energy and sports drinks can damage tooth enamel, thus elevating your Read More

Energy and Sports Drinks Eat Away at Teeth, Study Says

Sports and energy drinks cause irreversible damage to the teeth of teens and young adults. A recent study published in General Dentistry states that energy and sports drinks contain so Read More

Bells and Whistles for Your Bristles?

Modern dentistry has made the most of today’s technological innovations. And we’ve come a long way from the fraying sticks our ancestors used as toothbrushes. On the other hand, while it’s Read More

When is the best time to floss?

At Hugh Parker, DMD, we prefer our patients to practice good oral hygiene between office visits. Part of that process includes flossing, which the doctor will tell you, is the Read More

Blog Suggestions? Let’s Hear Them!

Your opinions matter to the doctor and our team! Our blog is meant to be an educational channel, but we always want to know what things you’re interested in learning Read More

Do we have your current contact info?

As you probably know, you can always connect with the doctor and our team by calling our Jamaica, New York office, or going to our Facebook page. However, if you’ve Read More

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