Charles M. Marks D.D.S and Dental Associates.

Conveniently located at 34th Street and 5th Avenue. Drs. Charles M. Marks and his associates offer Invisalign, cosmetic dental treatments and dental care for children, teens and adults.

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Learn Which Foods to Avoid For Whiter Teeth

As a general rule of thumb, remember that any foods and beverages that will stain your shirt will discolor your teeth as well. Red wine is a common culprit; instead, choose white wine. Darkly colored ...
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Factors That Increase Your Risk of Developing Periodontal Disease

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a serious dental problem that could lead to the loss of your natural teeth. There are a number of factors that can increase your risk of periodontal disease. ...
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Signs That a Smile Makeover Is Right For You

Your smile can project your personality and help you connect with others. But if you find yourself covering up your smile or trying not to laugh to avoid showing your teeth, it could be time for a ...
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A Look at The Causes of Snoring

Snoring is a common problem that is usually caused by obstructed breathing while asleep. Since the airways are smaller, the air that passes through creates a vibrating sound. Snoring can interfere ...
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Occasions That Call for Teeth Whitening

If you drink coffee, tea, or wine, or eat pigmented foods such as berries, your teeth can quickly become discolored. Tooth discoloration can also occur due to certain underlying medical conditions. ...
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What Is Dental Bonding?

Cosmetic dentists often recommend dental bonding to improve the appearance of a patient’s smile. It is often done as part of a smile makeover, or when a patient prefers to have a conservative ...
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When Should Athletes Wear Mouthguards?

Playing sports is a great way to stay healthy. However, accidents can happen; it’s best to wear a sports mouthguard to protect yourself from oral injuries. In fact, for those who play football ...
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Benefits of Using Mouthguards

Mouthguards are commonly used by professional athletes to protect their mouths while they play. They’re also used by those who wear braces. However, dentists note that even amateur athletes can ...
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Reasons to Choose Invisalign Instead of Traditional Braces

If you want a more even smile, you can have it without subjecting yourself to noticeable metal braces for months at a time. Invisalign treatment offers the same teeth-straightening benefits of braces ...
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What to Expect During Wisdom Tooth Extraction

If dental X-rays detect wisdom teeth lying below the gum surface, your dentist may recommend extraction. When it is done prior to the eruption of the wisdom teeth, this procedure can prevent the ...
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Dental Tips for Children

Did you know that you can begin your child’s oral care routine before his or her first tooth comes in? This video details the steps that parents can take to establish healthy dental hygiene ...
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How to Help Your Children Maintain Good Oral Hygiene During Halloween

Your children might deem a bag full of candy as a successful Halloween outing, but a load of treats can translate into a slew of tricks in the future. Bacteria that linger in the mouth need the sugars ...
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Understanding the Causes of Tooth Decay

When you consume starches and sugars, the bacteria in your mouth feeds on the food particles and produces acids. These acids attack your tooth enamel, making it susceptible to erosion and tooth decay. ...
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A Look at the Different Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a common dental condition that can lead to serious complications if it goes untreated. Your Manhattan dentist will customize your treatment plan according to which stage of gum disease ...
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The Importance of Periodontal Screenings

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can lead to significant health issues if it is not treated by a professional. As gum disease progresses, the underlying bone in your jaw begins to ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are exactly what they sound like; they literally “fill in” an area of your tooth. A dental filling is a type of dental restorative your dentist uses after removing decayed ...
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How to Handle an Avulsed Tooth

An avulsed tooth, or a knocked-out tooth, can be a painful experience and is considered a serious dental emergency. Though it can be difficult to save an adult avulsed tooth, it is more likely that ...
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Your Guide to Dental Veneers

There are a wide variety of reasons why teeth can become broken, discolored, or misaligned. Fortunately, the expert placement of dental veneers can easily repair these imperfections and reveal a ...
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Reducing Your Risk for Dental Injuries

Dental injuries are very common and can lead to chipped, broken, or lost teeth. To reduce your risk of dental injury and the painful fallout, watch this video from the experts at the American Dental ...
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Tips for Achieving a Whiter Smile

It is widely known that practicing good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing your teeth regularly is vital for maintaining a bright and healthy smile. In addition to these great habits, however, ...
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How to Care for Your Invisalign Retainers

Individuals who undergo Invisalign treatment have the convenience of being able to take out their retainers when they want to eat or brush their teeth. This typically allows patients to enjoy a more ...
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Tips for Successful Treatment Using the Invisalign System

Invisalign is a popular dentistry option for a number of reasons. The transparent retainers allow patients to undergo treatment without anyone noticing their presence. They are also removable, ...
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Parts of a Dental Implant

A dental implant is comprised of three components that together mimic the appearance and function of a single natural tooth. This video describes what these components are and how they work together. ...
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Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Which Is Right for You?

Missing teeth doesn’t mean you can’t have a winning smile. Individuals who have lost one or more teeth now have several options to restore their smiles and return their ability to eat and ...
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Get Helpful Dental Care Facts With These Resources

A confident smile improves your self-image and allows you to enjoy every day of your life without worrying about your teeth. You can find more information about smile improvement and restoration by ...
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347 5th Avenue Suite 1310
New York, NY 10016

Hours of Operation

  • Closed Sunday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday
  • Closed Saturday