Reinforcing Your Smile with a Tooth-Colored Filling

two chewing side teeth of the upper jaw after treatment of caries. Restoration of the chewing surface with a photopolymer filling material using the Rubber Dam systemTooth decay is one of the more common dental concerns that many hear about, and is certainly one that is kept in mind as a reason to stay on top of your preventive care at home coupled with attending routine examinations and cleanings. Another factor to take into consideration is your diet, as a variety of foods contain harmful acids or sugars that can cause oral bacteria to soften your tooth’s structure at a faster rate. Indeed, decay can range from minor instances such as a cavity to major ones that may result in tooth loss, which is why your Astoria, NY dentist at Jeffrey Leibowitz, DDS encourages you to be proactive about these concerns and reinforce your smile with a filling.

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Ways that Your Smile Can be Mended with Bonding and Contouring

Young beautiful woman with healthy teeth smiling on light backgroundWhile a broken or chipped tooth is typically indicative of a dental emergency, sometimes cracks can occur without your knowledge until it becomes infected or causes discomfort, aching, or sensitivity. In many cases, the structure can be saved with restorative treatment if the concern is acted upon in an efficient manner. With the help of bonding and contouring, your Astoria, NY dentist at Jeffrey Leibowitz, DDS can help you save your natural tooth and restore its overall structure.

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What Makes Veneers So Durable?

veneers astoriaWhen 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.

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