• 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 Ayanna Read more
  • What’s in Your Backpack?
    Hiking is a great way to appreciate the beauty of nature, to get away from the stresses of daily life, and, of course, to challenge yourself physically. While you’re packing Read more
  • Why It's Important To Visit Your Dentist This Year
    Have you visited your dentist in Brooklyn, NY, yet this year? If not, you need to make sure you do so before next year. Why? We at Ryerson Smiles of Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • Which toothpaste should I use?
    Toothpastes come in many forms and boast different flavors, benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria and prevent the buildup of plaque that can cause tooth decay. Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Ayanna Poindexter we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter at Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our Brooklyn, New York office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a Read more
  • Quit Smoking to Save Your Smile
    You’ve likely heard that smoking increases risk of lung cancer and emphysema. But did you realize that your cigarette habit also has an impact on your smile? Chronic smokers suffer Read more
  • Getting Ready for Winter
    Winter Is Coming. Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Why Baby Teeth Matter
    Sleepless nights, crankiness, drooling—how can such tiny teeth cause such a big fuss? But all those uncomfortable days and nights are forgotten when your baby’s first teeth make their appearance. Read more
  • Diastema, or, Mind the Gap!
    Diastema is a medical term meaning “space between”—or what the doctor and our team less formally call a gap between the teeth. Such gaps are common for children as they Read more
  • Get New Crowns Faster With CEREC
    If you have a damaged tooth and are in need of a dental crown, you can benefit from visiting Dr. Ayanna Poindexter and Dr. Chanel Trice of Ryerson Smiles in Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Ayanna Poindexter, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year Read more
  • What's the connection between gum disease and diabetes?
    People who have diabetes are usually familiar with many of the other health risks they face, including damage to the nerves, eyes, heart, and kidneys. But did you know that Read more
  • Should You Get Dental Veneers?
    Dental veneers are a popular treatment to improve the appearance of your smile. the doctor and our team want to help you understand whether this dental option is right for Read more

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