Posts Categorized: Cosmetic Dentistry

Benefits of Composite Dental Fillings

Tooth decay can be a major source of discomfort. In order to repair a tooth afflicted with dental caries, your may require a dental filling. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers an esthetically pleasing alternative to traditional metal fillings with our composite dental fillings.

Astoria Dentist Answers FAQs About Clear Braces

Over the years, traditional braces have earned a less-than-stellar reputation. Many people report gum and cheek irritation and difficulty finding foods that won’t become stuck in their braces. Plus, you must endure a mouth full of unsightly metal. Fortunately, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers a clear and comfortable alternative to metal braces with… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Offers Smile Restoration with Dental Crowns

The enamel coating our teeth is the hardest substance in the human body, allowing your teeth to withstand powerful bite forces and harmful bacteria. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean our teeth aren’t weakened by poor oral hygiene or injury. When this happens, you may require a dental crown to repair your tooth. In today’s blog, your… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Discusses the Benefits of Composite Fillings

What happens when you develop a cavity? Without treatment, the decay may spread and eventually lead to an abscessed or infected tooth. At this point, the tooth may even require extraction to prevent the spread of infection. Fortunately, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, can address tooth decay in the early stages with a tooth-colored… Read more »

Astoria Dentist: Try Our Dental Bridge Quiz

Recently, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons conducted a study that shows 69% of adults over 35 are missing at least one permanent tooth. By age 74, the number of adults missing all of their teeth reaches 26%. Tooth loss can be an embarrassing issue that hinders the health and beauty of your… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Answers FAQs About Invisible Braces

How do you feel about braces? Even though crooked or crowded teeth can be embarrassing, most people still feel hesitant to correct their smiles with braces. Fortunately, a clear and comfortable alternative exists. Clear Correct provides patients with an inconspicuous method of addressing misalignment. In today’s blog, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, explains how… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Answers Questions About Professional Teeth Whitening

Do you hesitate to show your smile? Do you cover your mouth when you laugh? For many people, unsightly teeth stains can be an embarrassment. While over-the-counter teeth whiteners are popular, they rarely offer the same level of results as professional systems. In fact, many people who use store bought whiteners report tooth sensitivity and… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Presents: The Bright Smile Quiz!

Though general and cosmetic dentistry place different focuses on your smile (health and aesthetics, respectively), a bright smile usually means a healthy smile. In our quest to help make your smile both healthy and beautiful, Dr. Leibowitz has spoken extensively about the measures you can take in your daily life to preserve your smile’s youthful… Read more »

Want Whiter Teeth? Try These Tips from Your Astoria Dentist

Most people would admit to wanting a brighter smile. You’ll be happy to know that whiter teeth may be easier to achieve than you think. While it’s true that your teeth can stain and lose their luster naturally over time, there are also natural ways in which you can help ensure your smile’s shine lasts… Read more »

Astoria Dentist Explains Different Kinds of Tooth Stains

One of the most common tooth complaints that dental patients express is a discontent with the color of their teeth. This unhappiness is the reason why teeth-whitening is among the most popular cosmetic procedures today. However, stains on your teeth are not all the same, and in some cases, even professional-strength whitening procedures may not… Read more »