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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.

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What are the Benefits of an Early Orthodontic Screening?

While most adolescents don’t start orthodontic treatment until their pre-teen or teenage years, there can be substantial advantages to having your child evaluated for braces early on. The American Association of Orthodontists generally recommends taking your child for a screening no later than the age of seven to identify developing issues and potentially prevent existing problems from worsening. By having […]

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Dr. Victor Kagan Officially Published in January 2021 Issue of the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry (CCED)

As a dentist actively involved in many aspects of scientific research, our highly skilled implant specialist — Victor Kagan, DDS — authored an extensive study exploring the relationship between tooth decay (caries) and the proximity of molar dental implants to adjacent teeth. Dr. Kagan’s research was recently accepted by the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry (CCED) and published in […]

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Is Going to the Dentist During the Pandemic Worth the Risk? A Study From MIT Shows Promising Results

With the ongoing transmission of COVID-19 cases across the country, many individuals in the Bronx and beyond are weighing the risks of leaving the house, whether for obligation or recreation, amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Understandably so, as the virus has been proven to be highly contagious and largely passed on through person-to-person transmission of respiratory droplets. As individuals continue to […]

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Our Dental Office Is Open!

Video Image Placeholder We hope you and your family are in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety. Our office follows safety protocols […]

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COVID-19 Announcement

Dear Patient Families, As always, our staff is working hard to maintain a sterile environment. With the recent spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), raising concern across New York City, we are taking extra precautions to keep both our patients and ourselves safe. In addition to our standard practices, measures we are taking to keep the office sanitized, include: Following the […]

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Dr. Victor Kagan Authors Study in the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry

Our highly skilled implant dentist, Victor Kagan, DDS, recently authored an article in the January 2020 issue of the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry (CCED), a prestigious academic journal that serves as a leading research publication for dentists and dental specialists. This journal is indexed by PubMed®, meaning the peer-reviewed studies included in CCED reflect a higher scientific quality […]

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Featured Patient Story: Felece F.

At Dr. Oelbaum & Associates, your treatment goals and ultimate satisfaction are our top priorities. We strive to restore the complete health and function of your teeth while achieving your dream smile, which is why our custom-designed treatment plans are based entirely on your unique needs and hopes for the outcome. This approach allows us to provide optimal dental care […]

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Featured Patient Story: Arthur W.

Dr. Oelbaum and our entire dental team take great pride in providing advanced, compassionate oral care for our community to create an improved quality of life. Whether due to dental anxiety or a bad past experience, there are many individuals who avoid going to the dentist for decades on end. Instead of receiving necessary dental care, they withstand the burdens […]

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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 […]

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What is Laser Gum Surgery?

In the past, if a patient was suffering from symptoms of gum disease, surgery may have been necessary to help remove any infected tissue and allow for the gums to heal and recover. Thankfully, we are now often able to treat gum disease without the need for a scalpel, thanks to advancements in dental technology. Laser gum surgery, also known […]

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