Dentist in Maspeth Took a Stand Against Sweets This Halloween

Maspeth Dentist Dr. Khaimov

During Halloween, Dr. Alexandria Khaimov, dentist in Maspeth, led an anti tooth-decay movement by giving away dollars in exchange for the excess candy collected from trick-or-treating.

Trick-or-treaters were invited to bring in their excess candy and Dr. Khaimov bought it for $1 for each pound brought. She collected close to 25 pounds of Halloween treats.

Dr. Khaimov is passionate about encouraging proper oral health among the children in her community.

“The kids still got to experience the fun of trick-or-treating, but with the added benefit of growing their piggy banks and sparing their teeth and gums unnecessary strain from all the candy,” says Dr. Alexandra Khaimov.

It is no secret that children around the world love candy. In fact, the global sugar consumption for kids increases by about 2 percent each year, and by 2013, it had reached 50 million tons.

These figures only confirm the fact that parents have a more difficult task of ensuring their children’s teeth are well cared for. In addition to hurting their teeth, candy also leads to hyperactivity and weigh gain in children. Broken teeth and damaged braces are also common phenomena among young candy eaters.

This was the 3rd year in a row Dr. Khaimov organized a Halloween Candy Buy Back. This year, Facebook fans got an extra dollar for every pound of candy they brought by simply sharing Dr. Khaimov’s Halloween Candy Buy Back Facebook message.

Dr. Khaimov is ready to help with her next community event – a Holiday Coat Drive in which she encourages the members of her community to donate coats and jackets they no longer need. This is to help meet the demand for warm coats this winter.

Dr. Khaimov proudly serves the residents of Brooklyn, Ridgewood, Middle Village, Woodside and Maspeth.

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 $300 Gift Certificate for dental services from
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Maspeth Dentist Sponsors a Holiday Coat Drive

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Maspeth dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov:
Winter is here and there are people in our community who could use a nice warm coat. Dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov would like to help the needy and encourage locals to improve their dental health.

Get your Voucher Here:

Maspeth Dentist Hosts a Holiday Food Drive

Maspeth Dentist Food Drive

It’s the season to give thanks for what we have and help those in need!

Join Maspeth dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov in her annual FOOD Drive to put smiles on the faces of some needy families. At the same time, you can improve your dental health.

Maspeth Dentist Sponsored a Halloween Candy Buy Back

Maspeth dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov led an anti tooth-decay movement by giving away dollars in exchange for candy this past Halloween.

Trick-or-treaters brought their excess candy to Dr. Khaimov’s office and received $3.00 per pound. This is the first year she is sponsoring a Halloween Candy buy Back.

“Kids still experienced the fun of trick or-treating, and now their piggy banks will benefit as well.” explains Dr. Khaimov.

Dr. Khaimov donated the collected candy to Healthplex.

Maspeth Dentist Candy Buy Back

Dentist Maspeth NY: Dental Practice

Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. A. Khaimov, speaks about the dental profession and dental practice philosophy. The dental profession contains different dental procedures and techniques. Basic dental care procedures include dental hygiene, dental flossing, teeth cleaning, deep teeth cleaning, teeth whitening, etc.. Dental specialties encompass root canal therapy, dental crowns, dental implants, periodontal treatments, gum disease, sedation dentistry, and orthodontic dental work, along with Invisalign. For more information about how to better care for your teeth, visit Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. A. Khaimovs’ dental office today.

To watch more dental videos, go to: http://www.youtube.com/user/DentistMaspeth

 

 

Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. A. Khaimov, also serves the cities of: Middle Village, Woodside, Ridgewood, and Brooklyn including the zipcodes of 11378, 11379, 11377, 11385 and 11247.

Dentist Maspeth NY – Videos

Dentist Maspeth NY, Dental Practice Middle Village, Dr. Khaimov, Dentist 11378, Woodside Dental Office

Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. Khaimov, explains the dental practice philosophy. The dental profession is composed of numerous dental procedures and techniques. Basic dental care procedures include dental hygiene, dental flossing, teeth cleaning, deep dental cleaning, teeth whitening, and proper teeth brushing. Dental specialties encompass root canal therapy, dental crowns, dental implants, periodontal treatments, gum disease, sedation dentistry, and orthodontic dental work, along with Invisalign, amongst others. For more information about how to better care for your teeth, visit Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. Khaimov s’ practice.

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Invisalign Dentist Maspeth, Adult Dental Braces Maspeth, Middle Village Orthodontist, Dr. Khaimov

Invisalign Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Khaimov, speaks about Invisalign braces. Invisalign braces are performed by orthodontists and are known as invisible dental braces, also proven to be the best available option to substitute conventional braces, due to its aesthetically transparent appearance. The Invisalign dental treatment is proven to be less painful than conventional metal braces, while giving optimal results. For more information about cosmetic dental treatments and orthodontic procedures, visit Invisalign Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. Khaimov’s dental practice.

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Cosmetic Dentist Maspeth, 11378 Dentures, Implant Dentures Maspeth, Dr. Alex Khaimov, Woodside Dental

Cosmetic Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov, speaks about dentures. Dentures were constructed to replace missing teeth, which are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Conventional dentures are removable; however there are many different denture designs, some which rely on bonding or clasping onto teeth or dental implants. Your dentist will be able to determine if dentures are the best options for you or if there is an alternative option like dental implants, dental bridges, or dental crowns. For more information about dentures and treatments, visit Cosmetic Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov’s website today.

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Periodontist Maspeth, Gum Disease Maspeth NY, Dr. Khaimov, 11373 Periodontal Disease, Dentist Middle Village

Periodontist Maspeth, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov, explains gum disease and other health problems periodontitis generates in the body. General health problems can develop if gum disease problems are left un-treated. Gum disease and periodontal disease are two related symptoms. Gum disease symptoms include yellow teeth, bad breath, gum bleeding, and redness in the gums. Un-treated gum disease can cause liver infections, kidney infections, affect pregnant women, and affect an un-born child. For more information about gum disease and treatments, visit Gum Disease Specialist Maspeth, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov’s website today.

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Cosmetic Dentist Maspeth, Lumineers vs Veneers 11378, Dr. Khaimov, Porcelain Veneers Maspeth NY

Cosmetic Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Khaimov, explains the differences between dental veneers and lumineers. When it comes to dental veneers, going back is not an option. Before veneers are applied to your teeth, a cosmetic dentist removes a significant amount of tooth enamel. This allows for improved adhesion between the teeth and the veneers. However, this also keeps you from getting rid of the veneers in the future. Lumineers, on the other hand, require either very little to no removal of tooth enamel. If we have to put lumineers and dental veneers in a challenge, lumineers will win due to its convenient way of completion. For more information about dental veneers and lumineers, visit Cosmetic Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov’s website today.

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Implant Dentist Maspeth, TMJ Disorder Maspeth, Sedation Dentist 11378, Dentist Middle Village

Implant Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov, speaks about missing back teeth problems and health consequences. If a person has missing teeth in the back of the mouth for a few or several years, this dental problem can affect the muscular function of the mouth. Missing teeth, in general, can cause wrinkles in the face, cause dislocation of the jaw, and chewing problems. However, Dr. Alexandra Khaimov mentions that some of the most common seen problems caused by missing teeth are headaches, shoulder pain, neck pain, jaw misalignment, TMJ disorder, and lower back pain, amongst others. The options available to replacing missing teeth are dental implants, dental crowns, or dental bridges. For more information about missing back teeth treatments, visit Implant Dentist Maspeth NY, Dr. Khaimov.

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Sedation Dentist Maspeth, Sleep Apnea Treatment Maspeth, Dr. Khaimov, 11378 Sleep Disorder, Insomnia Woodside

Sedation Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Khaimov, explains sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing during sleep. Sleep apnea can cause sleepiness during the day, and can be dangerous for individuals that drive. One of the treatments available for sleep apnea is “didgeridoo” which helps reduce snoring and sleep apnea as well as daytime sleepiness. CPAP mask is another available treatment, which will help individuals sleep for longer periods through the night. Sleep apnea can be self treated. For example, a small amount of weight loss can open up your throat and decrease sleep apnea symptoms. For more information about sleep apnea visit Sedation Dentist Maspeth Dr. Khaimov’s website today.

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Denture Dentist Maspeth, Dental Implants 11378, Dr. Khaimov, Ridgewood Missing Teeth, Dentist Maspeth

Denture Dentist Maspeth, Dr. Khaimov, explains the options available to replacing missing teeth. Dental implants are long lasting tooth root replacements that oral surgeons implant into the jawbone to simulate the root of a pre-existing tooth. Unlike dentures or bridges, dental implants don’t move or shift and they can last a lifetime. Dental crowns are the second option available to replacing missing teeth. A dental crown is a tooth shaped cap that is placed over the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. A dental bridge is a type of crown that is used to fill an empty space between two teeth, which usually occurs after a tooth has been extracted. For more information visit Denture Dentist Maspeth Dr. Khaimov.

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Dentist Maspeth NY Dr. Alexandra Khaimov proudly serves the residents in of Maspeth, Middle Village, Woodside, Ridgewood, Brooklyn including the zipcodes of 11378, 11379, 11377, 11385 and 11247

Maspeth NY Dentist: Dental Crowns

Maspeth NY Dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov: A crown is normally prescribed when the dentist detects a fractured tooth, observes a tooth that is severely damaged by decay or one that may have a large filling that has deteriorated beyond repair.  Once the damaged portion of the tooth is stabilized and decay is removed, the crown will protect the remaining tooth structure.

Although there are several materials for making crowns, including gold, porcelain and combinations of porcelain and metal, the final product will normally appear and function just as the original tooth.  A crown procedure requires at least two visits to the dental office.

During the first visit, tooth decay will be removed, the remaining tooth structure will be shaped and the dentist will use a molding compound to take an impression that will be used at the laboratory to manufacture the crown.  The dentist will also spend time with you in determining the proper color shade of the crown so that it closely matches your surrounding teeth.  The dentist will use a special binding material to cement a temporary crown in place until the permanent one is sent back from the laboratory.  At Best Choice Family Dental your permanent crown is ready in only few days.

Maspeth NY Dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov specializes in metal free crowns because the esthetic result often can be better when metal is not used as
an underlying material and wear of opposing teeth is less with all ceramic crowns.

 

 

Maspeth NY Dentist Dr. Alexandra Khaimov proudly serves the residents in of  Middle Village, Woodside, Ridgewood, Brooklyn including the zipcodes of 11378, 11379, 11377, 11385 and 11247

Dentist Maspeth NY: Dentist’s Advice on Vitamins and Health

Dentist Maspeth NY: Here is an information article by our Maspeth dentist regarding vitamins and health. Vitamins are organic compounds that the body requires in order to stay healthy, and which need to be ingested with food, except for vitamin D which can be synthesised with the help of sunlight. Provided you eat a varied diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables you should get all the vitamins, or at least, nearly all the vitamins you need. There are 13 known essential vitamins with various important functions involving body systems such as cell growth and repair, digestion, and reproduction.

There are two main concerns these days though, with regard to a healthy diet. Many foods that we eat these days are not sourced locally, but instead are flown in from faraway places. This gives us tremendous choice of foods like fruit and vegetables, and the opportunity to eat them all year round, but, often they are not so fresh by the time we buy them in the supermarket. This means that their vitamin content is likely to be somewhat depleted. Many are be specially treated in order to delay ripening of fruits and keep vegetables fresh, and this in itself is questionable as regards health.

Dentist Maspeth NY: the other big problem is that many people these days rely excessively on take-away meals and fast foods rather than preparing meals from fresh ingredients. Many such manufactured and processed foods are high in unhealthy saturated fat and refined carbohydrate, and low in nutrients like minerals and vitamins.

If you have any type of restrictions with your diet, it may be even more difficult to get the vitamins and nutrients you need. Those who have food allergies, especially, might find it even harder to get the right amount of vitamins.

Dentist Maspeth NY: vitamin supplements are the easiest way to give your body what it needs for ideal health.

You can use vitamins and supplements in your normal diet, although you will want to choose them accordingly with what you require and what your diet comprises.

The 13 essential vitamins are divided into two main groups – Fat soluble and water soluble vitamins. Vitamin A, D, E, and K are fat soluble and can be stored by the body. The B vitamins and Vitamin C are water soluble, and, except for Vitamin B12, they can not be stored in the body, and so are needed on a daily basis.

Multiple vitamin and mineral supplements, contain a variable number of essential and non-essential nutrients, and provide a convenient way to take a variety of supplemental nutrients from a single product, in order to prevent vitamin or mineral deficiencies, as well as to achieve higher intakes of nutrients believed to be of benefit above typical dietary levels. A reputable make of multivitamin should give you all the nutrients required in the right amounts as recommended by general agreement. There are no proper controls over quality or content of vitamin supplements in most countries as yet, so it is important to get them from a trusted source.

Some vitamins, such as C, are vital for many different reasons, and are safe in large doses. You can take considerably more than the recommended daily allowance without risk, although the benefits of taking excessive amounts are debatable. Other vitamins like A, are considered harmful in large doses so you need to keep within the guidelines. Dentist Maspeth NY says that daily vitamin supplements, in general, can help to maintain daily energy requirements which are so important, especially if you have a demanding job.