Welcome to the News Room for Dr. Victor Oelbaum & Associates. Below is a collection of press releases and news articles written about Victor Oelbaum, DDS and our Bronx dental practice. Click on any link to read about the state-of-the-art techniques and technologies our team employs to help ensure patients receive exceptional oral care in a safe and comfortable environment. If you have any questions about a topic of interest, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced dentists, please feel free to reach out to our office online or by telephone today.
Does a Root Canal Hurt?
Root canal techniques have changed greatly in the past few decades, and most of our patients report that they do not experience any pain at all during the procedure. Using state-of-the-art endodontic technology and the highest-grade dental microscopes, our dentists at Dr. Victor Oelbaum & Associates can perform root canals faster and more efficiently while also providing our patients with […]Continue Reading
How Do I Know if I Need a Root Canal?
A root canal is needed when the blood vessels, nerves, and lymph vessels inside of a tooth become infected. Typically, these infections begin with a tooth that is damaged or decayed, which can compromise the protection of these inner soft tissues or “pulp.” Though this condition sounds painful—and often causes tooth sensitivity, swelling, tenderness, pain when eating, and/or a constant […]Continue Reading
Can I Shorten My Invisalign® Treatment Time?
Invisalign® is one of the most popular treatments for straightening teeth at our practice. Using clear plastic aligners instead of bulky metal wires and braces, Invisalign® offers our patients a more comfortable, convenient, and aesthetically pleasing orthodontic solution. Now, with the addition of PROPEL® Orthodontics, you can achieve straighter teeth and a more even bite in a fraction of the […]Continue Reading
What is a Full Mouth Restoration?
Also known as full mouth rehabilitation or full mouth reconstruction, this procedure is actually a combination of several different treatments that can help replace and/or repair missing or damaged teeth. At Dr. Victor Oelbaum & Associates, our skilled and experienced prosthodontist, Dr. Michael Nawrocki, specializes in the techniques required for this highly customizable procedure. His expertise in oral rehabilitation helps […]Continue Reading
What Are Single Tooth Implants?
If you have a single missing tooth, you might be considering a dental bridge to fill the gap. Although bridges are one of the most common treatment options for missing tooth replacement, a single tooth implant can often be a better and more permanent alternative. Unlike bridges, the placement of a dental implant does not require any modification of adjacent […]Continue Reading
Why Should I Switch to Implant-Supported Dentures?
Although traditional dentures are a common way to easily replace missing teeth, many patients with dentures have decided to upgrade to implant-supported dentures. One of the most common reasons for the switch is security — while dentures can sometimes slip along the gums, implant-supported dentures are designed snap securely into place when worn. Additionally, implant-supported dentures offer other benefits, such […]Continue Reading
What Can I Expect During LANAP™ Recovery?
An alternative to traditional gum surgery, laser gum treatment is not only designed to improve your comfort during the procedure—it can also speed up your recovery time. Used to treat periodontal disease, such as gingivitis, laser gum treatment with the LANAP Nd:YAG™ procedure can effectively remove damaged tissue for a healthier smile. In addition, due to the high precision of […]Continue Reading
How does the LANAP™ process work?
The LANAP Nd:YAG™ procedure is a laser dentistry treatment designed to treat periodontal disease. This revolutionary approach to eliminating damaged gum tissue can replace the need for surgery and reduce your recovery time. Periodontal disease, which often manifests as gingivitis, can cause the gums to become sensitive, red, swollen, or even bleed. The teeth may also grow sensitive and, when […]Continue Reading
Is Laser Gum Treatment Right for Me?
Laser gum surgery, also known as the LANAP Nd:YAG™ procedure, is an excellent alternative to traditional gum surgery for many patients suffering from periodontal disease (gum disease). This unique procedure utilizes laser energy to carefully and precisely remove infected tissue, leaving healthy tissue safe and unharmed. The laser can also help to improve the appearance of gums by stimulating regrowth […]Continue Reading