Dr. Lawrence Bartos, DDS

4405 Milestrip Rd. | Buffalo, NY 14219

Medicaid and State Insurance Accepted!

How Smoking Negatively Affects Your Oral Health

Read our blog post to learn about 4 ways smoking harms your oral health. Our dental team wants your smile to be as healthy as possible. If smoking has negatively affected your gums or the appearance of your teeth, contact our Buffalo office to discuss our restorative and cosmetic dentistry services!

What Is Xylitol?

Are you looking for a simple way to decrease your sugar intake? Read our blog post to learn about this alternative sweetener that will actually help your teeth stay healthy. We explain what xylitol is and where to find it. Contact our Buffalo dental office for more tips on caring for your smile!

History of Dental Science

From the ancient Egyptians to the Middle Ages’ Father of Modern Dentistry to today’s advanced technologies, the field of dentistry has come a long way, and we’re glad about that! Read our blog post to brush up on your dental history. Dr. Bartos provides high-quality, state-of-the-art care to patients at McKinley Crossing Dental. Call to schedule your appointment.

5 Easy New Year’s Dental Resolutions

Are you hoping to improve your smile in the new year or even keep it looking beautiful? Read our blog post for 5 New Year’s resolutions that will not only be easy to keep but will also give you a smile you’ll want to show off. Don’t forget to call McKinley Crossing Dental today to schedule your one-on-one exam and cleaning.

How Cold Weather Affects Your Teeth

It’s the season for sweaters and hot cocoa for much of the country, but the cold weather could affect more than just your wardrobe or beverage choices. Have you ever taken a deep breath in the winter air and felt a little ache in your teeth? This is tooth sensitivity caused by the cold weather, … Continued

Do You Have Sinus Pressure or a Toothache?

If you are suffering from a sinus infection, you might also be experiencing a toothache. According to the American Rhinologic Society (ARS), sinusitis is the inflammation of your nasal passage lining. When a cold lasts longer than two weeks, it often develops into an acute sinus infection which begins in your maxillary sinuses. These sinuses … Continued

Why You Should Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Protecting your family’s dental health means protecting your pet’s teeth, too! Pets are susceptible to cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease just like humans. And just like with humans, bad oral health is dangerous to your pet’s overall health! It can cause heart disease, diabetes, and much more. Now that you know why it’s important … Continued

Professional Teeth Whitening Options

Looking for a Hollywood smile? At McKinley Crossing Dental, we offer great teeth whitening treatment options to get you the mega-watt smile of your dreams! In-Office Teeth Whitening In one hour, you can get a smile that’s up to eight shades whiter with our in-office teeth whitening treatment. We use a powerful whitening gel that … Continued

Traditional vs. Electric Toothbrush

Walking down the toothbrush aisle at the store can be a bit overwhelming. All the brands, bristle types, and colors. Throw in deciding between manual and electric on top of that and now you have even more choices to make! You’ve probably wondered if investing in an electric toothbrush is worth it. We’ve broken down … Continued

Healthy Chewing Gum FAQs

Many of us like to freshen our breath after a meal with a piece of chewing gum. The minty flavor knocks out the smell of garlic and other strong food scents that can make people we talk to wrinkle their noses in disgust. But is a sticky piece of gum really the best thing for … Continued