December is a month of holidays, with Hanukkah happening now and Christmas a few days away. However, during these holidays, we also tend to indulge in our favorite treats, many of which contain high amounts of sugar and starch. Rather then leave your smile at the mercy of harmful bacteria and cavities, your Astoria, NY, dentist has a few oral hygiene tips.
You’re probably busy planning what your holiday season is going to look like, but amidst the hustle and bustle of the season, we want to remind you to give us a visit. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is highlighting the value of a routine exam, and why scheduling one now is a great idea!
When a tooth is damaged, then the risk of cavities and infections becomes more likely. Which means once you develop one, you should see your Astoria, NY, dentist for dental emergency treatment. In today’s blog, we’re going to explain what you should do when you sustain a chipped or cracked tooth, and how we restore your tooth.
What if we had braces that were not only clear and practically invisible, but could also be removed before you eat? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is explaining how we correct minor and more advanced cases of misalignment with a series of clear and cozy ClearCorrect® aligners, and how this impacts overall oral health.
What if you have cosmetic issues that cannot be treated with teeth whitening or even custom-made porcelain veneers? We’re talking of course about issues related to your gum line, such as a gummy smile. To correct these issues and improve smile beauty, your Astoria, NY, dentist may suggest a single-visit treatment known as gum contouring.
When we see patients experiencing multiple cosmetic issues with the appearance of their smiles, we may suggest treatment with porcelain veneers. But what makes these thin restorations so durable and lifelike? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is going to walk you through cosmetic repair with our porcelain veneers.
Our team has another cosmetic treatment that repairs smiles in one visit, and we may even offer it in the same sitting as your dental bonding treatment! In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is explaining how we contour the teeth in one visit, and also looking a unique treatment to cosmetically contour the gum line as well.
It is now officially eight months into the Coronavirus Pandemic and the holidays are just around the corner. Between rising cases and family gatherings, many individuals still do not feel quite safe enough to resume regular activities such as attending dental examinations and cleanings. While this may be the case, your Astoria, NY dentist at Jeffrey Leibowitz, DDS wants to remind you of the importance in not skipping preventive visits, and how doing so could be detrimental to your smile’s strength and health.
When you chip a tooth, then you have a cosmetic issue that could also impact the health and even the stability of your tooth. To address the damage and offer esthetically-pleasing results, your Astoria, NY, dentist may suggest a cosmetic treatment known as dental bonding. How does bonding repair a tooth, and what other advantages does this treatment offer?
Obviously, Thanksgiving will be very different for people this year with the continuing pandemic. Despite smaller gatherings, we will likely continue to enjoy our usual holiday feast favorites. However, many of our favorite meal selections could increase the risk of cavities. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will look at what you can do to protect your smile!