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  • What are dental sealants, who should get them, and how long do they last?
    Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect children’s teeth from tooth decay by coating them with a thin plastic material. Their teeth look and feel like normal, but they Read more
  • Water Features
    Heading for the beach! Hiking to the lake! Keeping cool with a tall, frosty glass of ice water in a foreign bistro, or taking a refreshing gulp from the fountain Read more
  • My teeth feel great. Do I still need to see the dentist?
    Absolutely. Checking in with the doctor on a regular basis—usually every six months—is essential to keeping your smile looking its best. At Andrew J. Spiridigloizzi, D.D.S., we are proud to Read more
  • Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer
    Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read more
  • Questions on Dental Implants? We’ve Got You Covered.
    Whether you’ve lost a tooth from decay, are preparing for dentures, or were born with a gap where a tooth should have been, you could be a candidate for dental Read more
  • Spring Cleaning
    Just like that, it’s almost summertime. As the spring season ends, perhaps these lighter, brighter days are inspiring you to do a bit of last-minute spring cleaning. Or perhaps they’re Read more
  • Fewer Adults are Visiting the Dentist
    Our team at Andrew J. Spiridigloizzi, D.D.S. recently learned that in the decade between 2000 and 2010, the amount of adults who regularly visited their dentist declined, according to research Read more
  • How does whitening toothpaste work and how effective it is at whitening teeth?
    Brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste that has the American Dental Association seal of approval can help prevent tooth decay and relieve other conditions, such as bad Read more
  • Make Every Day Earth Day
    Earth Day began in 1970 as an event to raise awareness of our environment. What began as a single day in April is now recognized around the world to bring Read more
  • What is hyperdontia?
    When a child is born, he or she will have 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth. But sometimes kids are born with additional teeth, and our team at Andrew Read more
  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month
    Happy Oral Cancer Awareness Month! We know oral cancer can be kind of a scary topic, but it’s worth using this opportunity to learn about the disease and spread knowledge Read more
  • Does Your Child Need Endodontic Treatment?
    Baby teeth come with a built-in expiration date. That charming first smile is meant to make way for a healthy, beautiful adult smile. Unfortunately, before they are ready to make Read more
  • Keeping Our Teeth Healthy as We Age
    Decades ago, it was just expected that getting older meant losing teeth. But today’s dental practices and treatments help us defy expectations. How can we keep our teeth healthy as Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around New Hartford, New York and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While Read more
  • Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
    At Andrew J. Spiridigloizzi, D.D.S., we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. Read more
  • Pregnancy: What should I know about my oral care?
    the doctor and our team at Andrew J. Spiridigloizzi, D.D.S. know this is an exciting time as you anticipate the arrival of your new little one. We want to take Read more