Female Dentist Shows X-Rays of New Crown

The Benefits of CEREC

CEREC is the new way to get a dental crown. CEREC stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, and is otherwise referred to as Same Day Crowns. CEREC technology makes it possible to measure, design, create, and place a crown in just one visit to the dentist. There are many benefits to CEREC crowns over other types of dental …

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What Exactly is Invisalign, and How Does It Work?

You may have heard of Invisalign and seen its slogan stating that it is the “clear alternative to braces.” But what is Invisalign? How does it work? What makes it different from traditional braces?  Invisalign is a truly unique treatment option for orthodontic issues such as misaligned teeth or improper bite patterns. For ideal candidates it can correct orthodontic issues …

Dentist Scanning the Teeth of Patient with CEREC Scanner

How Much Do CEREC Same-Day Crowns Cost in NYC?

CEREC Same-Day Crowns are the new and improved way to get a crown. If you have a tooth that is cracked or compromised beyond repair, a crown is one way to repair it while still keeping the natural root in place. The traditional crown procedure usually takes at least a few weeks from the initial consultation to the permanently placed …

Dental Implants: Myths vs. Facts

Are you avoiding getting dental implants? If so, what are the reasons? Perhaps you have heard some myths about dental implants and as a result, are misinformed. Dental implants have a lot of benefits and are considered to be the best option for replacing missing or unsalvageable teeth. Let’s dispel the myths and replace them with facts. You may have …

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When to Decide You Need a Root Canal

A root canal is a procedure that has an unfortunate reputation. Its name has become synonymous with pain and unpleasantness. In reality, a root canal is no more painful than most other dental procedures, such as a regular cavity filling.  A root canal is needed when the soft pulp inside the root of a tooth gets infected. This can happen …

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

Cosmetic dentistry can help to transform your smile into one that you can be proud to show off. Even for those with only mild to moderate dental issues, cosmetic dentistry can make a big difference in how you feel about yourself and your appearance. Here are just some of the ways that cosmetic dentistry can boost your self confidence. Cosmetic …

Benefits of Invisalign Over Traditional Braces

4 Benefits of Invisalign Over Traditional Braces

Many dental patients specifically request Invisalign by name to correct their teeth alignment. It is a popular orthodontic treatment with demonstrated success in straightening teeth. If you aren’t familiar with Invisalign, it is an innovative treatment that involves the use of a series of clear aligner trays that help to move your teeth into proper placement. Here are four benefits …

3 Options for Whitening Your Teeth

3 Options for Whitening Your Teeth

White teeth are considered a sign of youth, health, and vitality. At one time, the whiteness of a smile was simply the luck of the draw, as medications, dietary choices, genetics, and aging all play a role. Today, though, anyone can have a stunning, bright white smile. Here are 3 options for whitening your teeth. You can find whitening gels, rinses, …

4 Signs of Gum Disease

4 Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, occurs in an estimated 80% of all adults. It starts with plaque, a sticky mix of bacteria and food debris that coats the teeth and gums. If not promptly removed, plaque hardens into tartar, causing gum irritation and raising the risk for infection. As bacteria spreads through the gum tissue, it causes gum disease. The …

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in NYC?

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in NYC?

They say everything is more expensive in New York City. While this is true for restaurant meals, transportation services, and rent, it is only partially true when it comes to dental implants. Dental implants are expensive no matter where you get them done. Here are some things to consider when evaluating how much a dental implant will cost. In the …