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.


How Does Stress Affect Oral Health?

Most people manage stress to some degree on a daily basis, whether stressful situations arise briefly or permeate one’s everyday life. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has generally amplified feelings of stress for the vast majority of the country, which presents a range of potential health issues for individuals in the Bronx and beyond. While stress is a well-known contributor to […]

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What’s the Best Way to Replace My Missing Teeth?

Patients in need of functionally effective, yet aesthetically pleasing restorations have many options for tooth replacement. At Dr. Victor Oelbaum & Associates, dental implants and bridges are just two of our many treatment options to restore one or more missing teeth. While both are capable of filling spaces in your smile as well as strengthening your bite, there are distinct […]

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How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

The feeling of fear, dread, and/or apprehension before visiting the dentist is a very common reaction from patients of all ages. There are a number of reasons why individuals may have a dental phobia, such as an uncomfortable experience during childhood, naturally sensitive teeth, or the fear of potentially painful treatment. Dr. Victor Oelbam and our dental team understand that […]

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How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth?

We all know good oral care is key to maintaining a healthy smile, but what exactly does an effective daily oral hygiene regimen entail? While some patients believe brushing their teeth once per day is sufficient to limit bacteria buildup, Dr. Victor Oelbaum—our Bronx-area cosmetic dentist—reveals that a truly clean and sanitary mouth requires a few extra steps. Ideally, patients […]

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Am I Too Old For Orthodontics?

Many adults and older patients at Dr. Victor Oelbaum & Associates long for a straighter smile, but wonder whether the appropriate time to fix their crooked teeth has already passed. Despite popular belief, there is no age limit for orthodontic treatment and it’s never too late to move the teeth into a healthier positioning. Straightening the teeth—even at a later […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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