Invisalign vs braces

Digitizing Your New Invisalign Smile

For years, dentists relied on polyvinylsiloxane (PVS) to make dental impressions. Polyvinylsiloxane is quite a mouthful, literally and verbally. PVS is a liquid that rapidly dries to form a sort of rubbery putty. As it cures or hardens on the teeth, PVS retains the shape of the teeth. Dentists...

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Get Straight Teeth Faster with Invisalign Express

Some of the main complaints people have about traditional braces is that they look unflattering and take too long. Now, Invisalign clear aligners can solve both of these problems. With Invisalign Express, you’ll get the same see-through plastic aligners that have made the Invisalign name famous, but the treatment...

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Do You Have Dental “Potholes”?

The term “potholed road” is familiar to everyone, but have you heard about potholed teeth? “Dental pothole” is an informal term given to a small depression or worn-off tip in your tooth enamel. These tiny perforations can become sensitive to the touch and temperature, and are more prone to...

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Dental Implant

Mini Dental Implants: Your Questions Answered!

If you’re wondering what the difference is between “mini” dental implants and conventional implants, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most commonly fielded questions by our Suffolk County cosmetic dentists, who offer the latest advancements in tooth restoration and implantology. As their name implies, mini dental implants are...

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Receding Gums: Causes & Treatments

Gum recession, also known as gingival recession, is a progressive condition in which the gums pull back, exposing sensitive tooth roots. This unsightly and sometimes painful problem can lead to tooth loss if not addressed early on. If started promptly, treatment can stop gum recession and simple lifestyle changes...

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