Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

Quiz: Do I Need Full or Partial Dentures?

Have you lost multiple permanent teeth? In order to restore your ability to eat and speak with ease, you should seek a replacement option. Do you need full or partial dentures? With dentures, we can  provide a natural looking dental prosthesis.

Who Qualifies for Dental Implants?

Tooth loss affects many people in the United States. In fact, studies conducted by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons shows that 69% of adults over the age of 30 are missing at least one tooth. To restore smiles to full function and health, you may benefit from a dental prosthesis. Dental implants… Read more »

Q&A: Can the Dentist Fix a Broken Tooth?

You’ve broken a tooth, now what? Can a dentist fix a broken tooth? Instead of living with a chipped tooth, which can potentially lead to decay or possibly infection, you should see a dental professional. With the right treatments, your tooth can be returned to full function and health. Enjoy a whole tooth again with… Read more »

Quiz: Who Qualifies for Dentures?

Who qualifies for dentures? Do you have multiple missing teeth? If you do, then you understand how this impacts your day-to-day life, making eating and speaking difficult. Out of embarrassment, you may even avoid social interaction with friends. With dental prostheses, we can restore your lost teeth with a natural looking and custom-made prosthesis.

Tooth Extraction: When, Why, and How to Avoid It

Nature intended that your teeth should serve you well for an entire lifetime. Unfortunately, the reality is often different. Modern dental techniques and technology make saving and restoring damaged teeth more effective than ever, yet there are still circumstances in which tooth extraction in Astoria, NY is in the patient’s best interest. General dentist Dr…. Read more »

Need a Root Canal Treatment? Act Fast.

Do you remember what it was like as a child to have a splinter in your finger? If so, you’re well aware of the drama and tears brought on by this very minor problem. You wanted the pain to go away, but the idea of having the splinter removed seemed infinitely more painful. As adults,… Read more »

Modern Materials for Dental Crowns in Astoria, NY

No two patients’ teeth are exactly alike, so it only makes sense that a one-size-fits-all approach to dental crowns isn’t in your best interest. Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, a general dentist who offers dental crowns in Astoria, NY, explains that several materials are available for patients whose teeth require the added support of a crown. Some… Read more »

Need a Root Canal? What You Should Know

Most people don’t enjoy hearing that they need root canal treatment. Whether they’ve experienced one before or not, the process of deeply cleaning and restoring a tooth’s root canals is more complex than simply placing a dental filling. Still, if the need for root canal treatment arises, then there’s a good chance that the procedure… Read more »

So, You Need an Extraction. Now What?

Everyone can appreciate the beauty of a full, healthy smile. It’s no wonder, then, that you may feel slight anxiety at the idea that you might require tooth extraction in Astoria, NY. Rest assured, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz will always take every step to preserve your tooth. Sometimes, however, it is in your best interest to… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: An Alternative to Plastic Surgery?

As the life expectancy in America continues to rise, it seems that we’ve become more fixated on youth than ever before. The amount spent on plastic surgery in the United States hit $11 billion in 2012, and the global market for anti-aging products topped $262 billion in 2013. Many of those procedures that target signs… Read more »