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What is Bone Grafting and Why is it Important?

by Ruben Cohen

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 7:38 am

The human body’s ability to regenerate bone is just one of its remarkable capabilities. A bone graft is a procedure that facilitates this process. It involves transplanting bone in an area where loss or degeneration has occurred so that the body can regrow bone. While it may seem like an invasive process, the truth is that bone grafting has actually become quite a routine procedure – and it’s less invasive than you’d think! NYC oral surgeon, Ruben Cohen, DDS, founder of Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery, explains what

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When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

by Ruben Cohen

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 7:44 am

Wisdom teeth typically arrive as you are entering into adulthood and are therefore “wiser” than when your other teeth erupted. But when exactly is the “wise” time to have them removed? This is a common question we hear from patients and parents alike. While the timing may be slightly different for each person, generally speaking the best time to see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is during the early teenage years when the wisdom teeth have started to grow. A number of studies have defined the development and eruption

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If you’ve seen a doctor for a chronic snoring problem or been diagnosed with sleep apnea, there’s a good chance you may have been prescribed a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask. While CPAP masks have long been the “gold standard” in snoring and sleep apnea treatment and can be extremely effective if used correctly, the biggest problem with this treatment method is that compliance rates are very low. In other words, patients do not use the CPAP machine as directed and therefore their symptoms are not adequately managed.

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Calming Fears About Your Child’s Oral Surgery

by Ruben Cohen

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 7:57 am

The thought of undergoing oral surgery usually elicits feelings of anxiety and fear for patients. If it’s your child that needs surgery, the emotions are intensified even more. At Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery, we know firsthand the many worries, concerns, and questions that parents face in this situation and we’re here to walk you through every step of the process. Our patients and their parents can take comfort knowing that our practice specializes in treating pediatric patients in need of oral surgery or sedation dentistry, in fact,

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Restore Your Smile Faster with Teeth-in-an-Hour™

by Ruben Cohen

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 7:58 am

Getting dental implants used to mean numerous trips to the oral surgeon and a time frame of several weeks or months to complete, from start to finish. The last thing a patient wants to endure when dealing with missing teeth or painful irritation from ill-fitting dentures is a long wait time. At Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery, we are pleased to offer a much better solution for our patients called Teeth-in-an-Hour™, a procedure that slashes the wait time to a fraction of what it once was. With this state-of-the-art

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5 Tips for Conquering Dental Anxiety in 2015

by Ruben Cohen

Posted on December 29, 2014 at 7:59 am

As 2014 comes to a close and many of our patients are thinking about New Year’s resolutions, Dr. Cohen and the staff at Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery want to remind you to make oral health a priority in 2015. The health of your mouth mirrors the condition of your body as a whole – when your mouth is healthy, chances are your overall health is good too. In fact, good oral health may actually prevent certain diseases from occurring. If the thought of undergoing a dental procedure provokes

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