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18 May 2018 by  admin in Invisalign

Dental Tips for Teens: 4 Steps To a Healthy Mouth and a Bright Smile

teen girl smiling high school

Your smile is your most noticeable accessory. It’s the first thing new friends will notice and it’s the last thing you should neglect. Most people find that with each passing year, their lives just get busier and busier. It’s not always easy to find the time to floss or visit the dentist for a cleaning. But the better you take care of your mouth now, the less time you’ll have to spend in the dentist’s chair later. Cigarettes are equally as addictive as heroin: Just don’t start. During the 1920s,… Read More

11 May 2018 by  admin in Sleep Apnea Treatment

Can Sleep Apnea Put Your Life at Risk?

sleeping man with sleep apnea

Few things are as frustrating as trying to fall asleep while your partner is snoring loudly enough to score on the Richter scale. If this happens regularly, or if your partner wakes up gasping throughout the night, it’s time to schedule a doctor’s appointment for him or her. These are classic signs of obstructive sleep apnea, and without treatment, this sleep disorder could lead to life-threatening complications. The good news is that sleep apnea is also treatable with just a quick trip to your dentist’s office. Cardiovascular complications of sleep… Read More

5 May 2018 by  admin in Sedation Dentistry

3 Signs Sedation Dentistry May Be Right for You

sedation dentistry

Sedation dentistry is pretty common these days. There are different levels of sedation. Ranging from lightest to deepest, they are: Nitrous oxide (laughing gas), conscious oral sedation, and intravenous (IV) sedation. None of these options will make you fall asleep, although you will feel very relaxed. If you’ve been delaying seeing a dentist because of any of the following reasons, then sedation dentistry could be a great choice for you. #1: The sound of a dentist’s drill makes you nervous It’s no secret that the dental chair and the whining… Read More

3 May 2018 by  admin in Invisalign

Porcelain Veneers vs. Invisalign: Which Is Right for You?

It’s no secret that straighter teeth can improve your smile and boost self-confidence. But did you know that they can also help maintain oral health? If you’re looking for an effective and lasting way to fix crooked or crowded teeth, you may be considering either porcelain veneers or Invisalign. Both are terrific options for many patients, helping them achieve the beautiful, healthy smile they’ve always wanted. But how do you know which cosmetic dentistry solution is really right for you? Let’s look at the advantages of veneers vs. Invisalign. What… Read More

2 May 2018 by  admin in General Dentistry Resources

General Dentists vs. Cosmetic Dentists: What’s the Difference?

Dentist examining a patient teeth

Just like medical doctors can specialize in different fields, so too can dentists. The specialty of the dentist you go to matters more than you might think. A dentist’s areas of specialization speak to his or her training and credentials, as well as the availability of dental services in the office. So take the time to do your research before you choose a dentist, and keep reading to learn about the differences between general dentists and cosmetic dentists. What do general dentists do? A general dentistry practitioner is the dental… Read More

1 May 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

8 Reasons Our Patients Love Their Dental Implants

Here at Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, we get great satisfaction helping our patients get beautiful smiles they can be proud of. Dental implants are one of our most popular tooth replacement solutions that truly improve quality of life. Patients who were once embarrassed to smile or laugh with confidence now flash a mouthful of gorgeous pearly whites. Our patients are amazed at how dental implants have transformed their lives—here are just a few of the reasons they love this lasting tooth replacement solution! #1: Dental implants give you… Read More

4 Apr 2018 by  admin in Dentistry

Top 5 Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Smiling woman with new dental implants sitting in the dental office and looking at the mirror

First impressions really do matter, especially when you’re on a first date, interviewing for your dream job, or schmoozing with important clients. And when it comes to making first impressions, few things are as impactful as a brilliant, welcoming smile. If your smile is less than welcoming, it’s time to make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help you make a fantastic first impression. Teeth whitening Stained teeth can send the wrong signal. If your… Read More

28 Mar 2018 by  admin in Invisalign

A Cost Breakdown of Invisalign on Long Island

Invisalign

Orthodontic treatment has a reputation for being pricey, and it’s not always fully covered by insurance. But don’t let that stop you from consulting a cosmetic dentist about your crooked or crowded teeth. You might be surprised at just how affordable it can be to get Invisalign teeth straightening in Long Island. Know that costs do vary from patient to patient, and depend on many different factors. To find out how much your Invisalign treatment will cost at our practice, you can schedule a consult with Dr. Nick or Dr.… Read More

26 Mar 2018 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

Tips on Caring for Dental Implants

Smiling couple

Congratulations on regaining confidence and quality of life with dental implants. An elegant solution to one or more missing teeth, implants dramatically improve both appearance and function. And they can last a lifetime if properly taken care of. One of the reasons why dental implants can last for decades is their biocompatible titanium posts that fuse with the jaw bone. But the real key to long-term success comes down to great oral hygiene and committing to regular dental check-ups. As you may know, dental implants are immune to tooth decay.… Read More

17 Mar 2018 by  admin in Invisalign

How to Clean Your Invisalign Trays: Dos and Don’ts

invisalign clear aligners

Invisalign is among the most popular teeth straightening systems. Patients tend to prefer it as an alternative to metal braces because the aligners are discreet. In fact, they are virtually invisible, and they can be easily removed for restriction-free eating and thorough cleaning. Your cosmetic dentist will give you instructions for cleaning your Invisalign aligners, but here’s a quick primer to help you become familiar with the dos and don’ts. Do brush your teeth too Each time you enjoy a meal, you should brush your teeth for at least two… Read More

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