A gummy smile means that you display too much gingival tissue when you smile. This complication could alter the appearance of your smile’s alignment, and cause embarrassment. To correct issues with the beauty of your gums, your Astoria, NY, dentist could use gum contouring to improve smile symmetry in a single visit.
When people come to us with multiple esthetic complaints, including issues with the shape and color of the teeth, then we may suggest porcelain veneers. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how we craft custom veneers to improve the smile in as little as two visits, and how to know if they might be right for you.
What if you have several minor issues with your smile, such as misshapen or damaged tooth, or serious discoloration? To correct these issues, and to do so in only one visit, your Astoria, NY, dentist may suggest perfecting your smile with dental bonding and contouring, or combining it with other cosmetic treatments options.
With cosmetic dentistry, our team offers a custom set of trays and a powerful bleaching gel to remove stains and improve your smile beauty. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist discusses how we implement these trays and gel to help achieve a brighter smile without causing tooth sensitivity, and offer tips for keeping your results noticeable.
When we place a dental implant, we have the ability to address tooth loss with a long-lasting post that acts as a new root. But what about the visible part, the portion people see whenever you laugh or smile? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will discuss how we design and create a lifelike dental crown to restore your new tooth.
Our last blog discussed a solution to minor tooth loss with a bridge. But what if you lose several teeth, possibly even a majority of them? In these situations, you may benefit from addressing tooth loss with a full or partial denture. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how we design and craft a custom fitted set of replacement teeth.
Following tooth loss, the health and function of your smile could experience a sharp decline, with complications developing with time. To prevent this, we suggest replacing missing teeth quickly. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist looks at two different options to address more minor cases of tooth loss using dental bridges.
If you have an infected tooth and a dentist tells you that a root canal procedure is necessary, do you feel a little nervous? People often have a very wrong idea about this endodontic procedure. Fortunately, in today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is going to dispel some misinformation about root canal therapy!
A filling or dental bonding procedure isn’t always enough to fully address your cosmetic or restorative concerns. Your Astoria, NY, dentist may instead recommend a dental crown, which covers the entire visible portion of your tooth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we create restorations that repair teeth, and also blend with your smile!
If you have a tooth that hurts, and the ache doesn’t pass after a few hours, then you may have decay that needs treatment! To bring relief and prevent complications, we could place a dental filling in one visit. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist explains how we treat cavities with our composite resin dental fillings.