Blog Archive

Dental Implants and Dental Restoration Jun 12th, 2014

These days I have been leaving the surgery to the surgeons and focusing on the post and crowns, the biting and esthetic part.  I will tell you why in a minute. I did surgically place implants since the late 70s until the late 90s, but with all the new research...

Family Dentistry Services for Children Jan 30th, 2014

In order to ensure that your dental health is it's very best for years and years to come, it's important to get good dental care started at an early age. Dentists who understand how to meet the needs of their young patients are essential to promoting overall health and wellness...

All on 4 Dental Implants vs. Traditional Dental Implants Dec 27th, 2013

The teeth in our mouth all work together like pieces of a puzzle, with each playing a vital role in maintaining a strong and healthy foundation. If even one piece of that puzzle goes missing, a patient’s overall health will be compromised. That is why adult tooth loss is seen...

Family Dentist Services for Seniors Nov 30th, 2013

When you reach advanced age, there are many health concerns that you will face. This is all part of the natural aging process, and thankfully a skilled cosmetic dentist will be able to take care of all of these matters without much worry. This is part of what family dentistry is...

Mini Dental Implants Oct 29th, 2013

Ill-fitting dentures, including both partial and complete dentures, can cause the wearer discomfort and pain. Dentures that do not fit properly can cause sores to develop on the gums. Loose fitting dentures can also make it difficult for a person to chew and talk. Denture adhesives can help secure the...

Benefits of Porcelain Veneers Oct 15th, 2013

ADVANTAGE OVER:BLEACHING/WHITENING If you’ve ever had your teeth whitened, you’ve noticed that after only a few days the initial glow or brightness fades a bit.   This is because of some re-hydration of the tooth enamel.   “Laser” bleaching is even worse as the dehydration is much greater than other light bleaching; which...

About Root Canal Therapy (aka Endodontic Surgery) Apr 15th, 2013

Many people have heard of root canal treatments and think that they're incredibly painful and unpleasant. That's actually a misconception. Yes, some discomfort is common during endodontic treatment, but the procedure is often necessary and helps save teeth from extraction.When you visit with a skilled cosmetic dentist you'll be able to...

Gum Disease Treatment Mar 15th, 2013

You've no doubt heard about gum disease before, but you may have major misconceptions about what it is and what causes it to occur. That's understandable, and it's why we want to help provide answers that set the fact straight. When you stop by our Manhattan cosmetic dentistry center we'll be able...

Root Canal Therapy Feb 15th, 2013

You've no doubt heard the term root canal before, but you may not have a good idea of what is involved in the treatment or why it is performed. Still, you probably have some preconceived notions about root canals, especially given its reputation for pain and discomfort. This is actually...

Implant-supported Dentures Jan 15th, 2013

Missing teeth are a common dental problem that people face following serious injuries to the mouth or as a result of tooth decay and advanced age. Thankfully there is a way to replace missing teeth with a hold that is as stable and secure as natural teeth. The solution involves...

Dental Bridges Candidates Dec 15th, 2012

When you are missing a tooth or a few teeth, it can have a major impact on the overall appearance of your smile. People missing teeth may feel self-conscious, even around people they've known for years. In addition to the cosmetic issues, there are a number of dental health problems...

Dental Fillings Options Nov 14th, 2012

Tooth decay is a common problem that we address at our dental care practice. There are different degrees of tooth decay that people may experience, and it's important to us that we address the unique needs of each patient, maintaining as much healthy tooth structure as possible. This is an...

Full Mouth Reconstruction Risks Oct 15th, 2012

Many of us have dental problems that need to be addressed. While minor dental problems may seem easy enough to treat, when oral health problems build up, it can seem overwhelming. If fear of dentistry has kept you from addressing dental problems, it is possible that you will need a...

Gum Reshaping Treatment Sep 5th, 2012

Our smile is one of our most prominent features so we would all like to be confident knowing that we are showing off an attractive and healthy smile. Practicing good oral hygiene habits are helpful in avoiding major oral health problems, but there are cosmetic issues that affect the appearance...

Dental Bonding Uses Aug 14th, 2012

Through the practice of good oral hygiene habits and the maintenance of regular dental cleanings, many patients are able to avoid the need for major dental work. However, even with our best efforts, it is likely that we will experience minor dental problems. Even minor dental problems can have a...