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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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3 Great Alternatives to Dentures

For some people, dentures are an appropriate option for restoring one or multiple missing teeth. But for others, they’re far from ideal. Since dentures are removable, they must be taken out at night and soaked. Chewing on hard, sticky, or chewy foods can make the dentures slide out of...

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Top 5 Dental Problems in Adults

We tend to think of our teeth as fixed structures attached to the skeletal system. Yet, our teeth are living organs with tissues and nerves that suffer when we consume too much sugar or carbonated beverages, fail to brush and floss regularly, and smoke or chew tobacco. Long Island...

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Crowns vs. Veneers: What’s the Difference?

Crowns and veneers are both popular dentistry choices, but they are quite different. Crowns are restorations that are fitted to cover the entire natural tooth, whereas veneers are cosmetic dentistry treatments that are bonded firmly to just the visible sides of the teeth. It can be tricky figuring out...

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How to Fix Gaps in Teeth

Excessive or irregular gaps between the teeth are a common result of malocclusion, or an improper bite. In more severe cases, they are indicative of tooth loss. At Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, we understand the serious psychological and social issues associated with a less-than-desirable smile, and we...

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3 Signs You Need a Dental Implant

Your smile speaks volumes about your personality and confidence level. But if you have missing teeth or badly damaged teeth, you probably haven’t done much smiling lately. At Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Nick and Dr. Elliot firmly believe that everyone deserves a beautiful, complete smile. “Many...

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