Eating Ice Cream Shouldn’t Hurt, Stop Tooth Sensitivity Today!

This summer, don’t let your tooth sensitivity get in the way of eating ice cream! According to the American Dental Association, over half of the American population is affected by tooth sensitivity (dentin hypersensitivity). If you experience a pain when eating hot, cold, and acidic food or drinks, this can mean that you have sensitive…

Looking to sell your dental practice? Learn About the Smilist!

Perhaps you’re thinking about retirement. Or you need more support, a partner to take on the administrative responsibilities of running a practice. We know that you’ve poured your heart and soul into building and running your practice, so we are honored that you’d consider partnering with us. We love supporting dentists as they practice clinically…

The Smilist Dental Gives Back!

The Smilist is passionate about supporting the communities we reside and operate in. Core to who we are is our goal to enable people to live the best version of their life. To further our mission, we will be holding the second annual Back-to-School Supplies Drive at all 10 of our office locations. All donations…

The Smilist Dental Welcomes Dr. Amandeep Arneja!

The Smilist is proud to welcome Dr. Amandeep Arneja to the Smilist Dental. He is now serving three locations including Rockville Centre, Amityville, and Wantagh. A graduate of New York University School Of Dentistry, Dr. Arneja went on to pursue his dream of dentistry. He is now happy to call the Smilist his “dental home.”…

Are You Being Affected By Gum Disease?

Gum Disease Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Plaque is a colorless and sticky film that is constantly forming on your teeth. If you do not have good oral hygiene habits, plaque will build up resulting in gum disease. Gum disease is…

Teeth Whitening 101: The Basics

If you’ve ever considered teeth whitening or bleaching, you may have felt overwhelmed when researching the different methods and options available. It is important to understand which is the best option for you. In honor of Summer being here, when many people will be smiling from ear-to-ear, the Smilist will help explain the different options…

The Smilist Dental Presents: Meet Our Team!

At the Smilist we value and cherish each and every employee. We want you to get to know our team and share their experiences with you. We would like to introduce you Kelley Mccarthy who is a Dental Assistant at the Smilist in Smithtown. We look for special people who are kind, caring, and inspiring….

Get Educated! Learn About The Different Types Of Dentistry

Within the dental industry there are several different types of dentists for specific dental care needs. It can be confusing when figuring out what type of dentist you should go to when having an oral health issue. The Smilist Dental provides you with all of the information you need about each type of dentist. It is…

Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes – Does It Make A Difference?

Within the past decade, electric toothbrushes have become the new and improved way of brushing teeth. Does that mean you should kick your manual toothbrush to the curb? Not necessarily, there are pros and cons to both the electric and manual toothbrushes. Manual Toothbrushes Pros Inexpensive – the average manual toothbrush costs between $1 to…

Cosmetic Dentistry – Rediscover Your Smile

Are you looking to achieve that picture perfect smile? The Smilist has multiple cosmetic dentistry options to make you feel as confident as ever and be the best version of yourself. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on the appearance of the teeth and often overlaps with restorative dentistry by the use of implants, crowns, and bridges. The…

The Impacts Teeth Grinding Has On Oral Health

Causes of Teeth Grinding Grinding your teeth is medically known as bruxism. Teeth grinding can happen at any time of the day and affect people of all ages. This can be caused by an abnormal alignment of the teeth, stress, anxiety, smoking, caffeine intake and heavy alcohol consumption. Teeth grinding most often occurs unconsciously during…

TMJ – Are You Having Symptoms?

What is TMD/TMJ? The temporomandibular joint is a hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are in front of each ear. Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, commonly called “TMJ” or “TMD” are conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw. These joints are flexible and allow the jaw…