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 »
Posts Tagged: tooth decay
Did you know that by maintaining good dental habits, you can safeguard your smile against serious issues, such as tooth decay and gum disease? Preventive dentistry helps improve the health and appearance of your smile. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers an array of preventive dentistry treatments designed to boost oral health and protect… Read more »
The mere mention of the words “root canal” often sends a shiver up a person’s spine. Unfortunately, due to wild exaggerations and misinformation, many people don’t understand the importance of this common dental procedure. A root canal provides a safe and comfortable solution for addressing dental infections or abscesses. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz,… Read more »
Tooth decay can be a major source of discomfort. In order to repair a tooth afflicted with dental caries, your may require a dental filling. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers an esthetically pleasing alternative to traditional metal fillings with our composite dental fillings.
Over the years, traditional braces have earned a less-than-stellar reputation. Many people report gum and cheek irritation and difficulty finding foods that won’t become stuck in their braces. Plus, you must endure a mouth full of unsightly metal. Fortunately, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers a clear and comfortable alternative to metal braces with… Read more »
The enamel coating our teeth is the hardest substance in the human body, allowing your teeth to withstand powerful bite forces and harmful bacteria. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean our teeth aren’t weakened by poor oral hygiene or injury. When this happens, you may require a dental crown to repair your tooth. In today’s blog, your… Read more »
What happens when you develop a cavity? Without treatment, the decay may spread and eventually lead to an abscessed or infected tooth. At this point, the tooth may even require extraction to prevent the spread of infection. Fortunately, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, can address tooth decay in the early stages with a tooth-colored… Read more »
When was the last time you received a dental cleaning? Many people underestimate the importance of this routine procedure. In today’s blog, your Astoria dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, explains the importance of undergoing a regular dental cleaning with a fun and informative quiz.
Do you hesitate to show your smile? Do you cover your mouth when you laugh? For many people, unsightly teeth stains can be an embarrassment. While over-the-counter teeth whiteners are popular, they rarely offer the same level of results as professional systems. In fact, many people who use store bought whiteners report tooth sensitivity and… Read more »