When discussing cosmetic dentistry, we often focus on the teeth. After all, veneers, dental bonding, and teeth whitening all improve the color and shape of the teeth. Even our ClearCorrect™ aligners reposition the teeth. But what about the gum tissue? For those with excessive gum tissue, we may recommend a safe and comfortable contouring procedure.
Have you ever heard of invisible braces? Also known as ClearCorrect™ aligners, these provide a clear alternative to metal braces, offering a more lifelike and convenient solution to minor and severe cases of misalignment. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist is going to talk about the benefits of wearing these aligners and correcting your misalignment.
Did you know that when we place a porcelain veneer, your Astoria, NY, dentist has the chance to completely change your tooth’s shape and color at once? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how veneers can transform a smile’s appearance, and how we can combine them with other treatments to offer a smile makeover.
When should you see your dentist about your tooth? Is a minor chip or a slight crack enough to warrant a visit? In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will look what the importance of seeking treatment for even minor damage, as well as a cosmetic treatment we may use to repair a tooth in just one visit. Let’s look at how we fix teeth with cosmetic dental bonding!
There are plenty of options available in stores that can brighten your smile from home. However, they don’t offer the same level of whitening as professional systems, and the results rarely last very long. However, your Astoria, NY, dentist provides a home-based whitening treatment that can often brighten smiles by several shades, with results designed to last for months.
A dental emergency means you have suffered an injury to your teeth or gums that is not life threatening, but still requires attention to avoid serious complications. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist discusses what you can do to address these situations, and why seeing us as soon as possible is crucial for staying cavity and infection-free.
A dental implant is an excellent solution for tooth loss, whether minor or severe. But the implant is actually the root portion. How does your Astoria, NY, dentist ensure your new tooth looks natural and absorbs every day bite forces? In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we create and place natural-looking implant restorations.
Our last blog focused on partial dentures and the benefits they offer patients in Astoria, NY, with missing teeth. But what if you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, or a vast majority of them? You will need more than a partial, and fortunately, we can deliver with a complete denture. Find out how we create them and the difference between our removable and implant-secured options.
If you lose all of your teeth, then you Astoria, NY, dentist will prescribe a full denture. But what if you lose a number of your natural teeth, but not enough to receive a full dental prosthetic? To return your smile to full function and health, we may recommend a lifelike partial denture. Find out how we create them in today’s blog!
When we place a dental bridge, we offer residents of Astoria, NY, strong and lifelike prosthetics created using lifelike materials. We can replace between one and three missing teeth in just two visits! But, once you receive your new prosthetic, what steps should you take to protect your new smile? How do you care for a dental bridge?