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15 Jan 2021 by  admin in General Dentistry Resources

Top 4 Reasons to Invest in Your Smile

Everyone deserves to have a beautiful, healthy smile. Yet, few people are born with perfect teeth. And even if they do-- often find that their smiles sustain damage as they age. Teeth can quickly become discolored by pigmented foods and beverages, like coffee and red wine. In addition, they can shift out of alignment, become chipped, and develop tooth decay. However, a cosmetic dentist can help with all of these common problems. There are many excellent reasons to invest in your smile. You’ll feel more self-confident When you aren’t confident… Read More

14 Jan 2021 by  admin in General Dentistry Resources

What can you do for a cracked tooth?

A cracked tooth can result from grinding your teeth, eating hard foods, or physical injury. While some cracks do not require treatment, more extensive ones can cause pain, sensitivity, and damage to the tooth. Cracked teeth can be repaired, but unlike a broken bone, it will never be fully healed. However, early diagnosis and treatment offer the best chance of saving it and preventing further damage. If you think you have a cracked tooth, our team of experienced dentists in Long Island, Suffolk County, can determine the best treatment plan… Read More

30 Dec 2020 by  admin in Sedation Dentistry

Which Dental Sedation Is Right for You?

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Sedation can be used for numerous dental procedures, ranging from tooth extraction to deep cleaning to periodontal surgery. If you think that you might benefit from sedation dentistry, then you should schedule a consultation with Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry to discuss your options. These are some of the sedation techniques that you can choose from: Nitrous Oxide If you have only mild dental anxiety, nitrous oxide may be the best sedation option for you. Commonly referred to as laughing gas, nitrous oxide is a sedative gas that, when… Read More

28 Dec 2020 by  admin in Gum Disease

How Can I Fix Receding Gums?

If you’ve noticed greater tooth sensitivity or that your teeth appear to be longer than they used to be, you might have receding gums. Gum recession is not a condition you should ignore, as receding gums can cause a whole host of oral problems from bad breath to loose teeth and even tooth loss. It's important to fix receding gums right away. Talk to your dentist about treatment options like scaling and root planing, as well as gum reconstruction. Causes of Gum Recession Gum recession happens when the gums that… Read More

23 Dec 2020 by  admin in Veneers

Tooth Bonding vs. Veneers: Which Is Right for Me?

Tooth bonding and dental veneers are designed to change tooth shape, close gaps, fix misalignment, whiten a stained smile, or cover up chips, cracks, and imperfections. How do you know if bonding or veneers are the right fix for your smile issues? With offices in Rocky Point and South Huntington, NY, Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry is committed to helping patients find the right solution for their needs and budget. Read on to see if you are a good candidate for dental bonding or porcelain veneers, and call us… Read More

14 Dec 2020 by  admin in News

Top 4 Concerns People Have About Their Smiles

Roughly one-quarter of people do not like to smile because of their teeth, according to Dentistry Today. A whopping 81 percent of those surveyed did not think their teeth looked good in photographs. That is a shame, because a beautiful smile boosts not only your appearance but your confidence. You want to join that 75 percent who like to show off their smile and that 19 percent who admire their teeth in pictures. If you have concerns about your smile, you are not alone. Fortunately, Long Island Implant & Cosmetic… Read More

8 Dec 2020 by  admin in General Dentistry Resources

5 Great Things About Dental Bonding

If you have ever wished you could fix a minor imperfection in one of your teeth, then dental bonding could be the perfect solution for you. It is a proven cosmetic procedure that your dentist can use to treat chipping, gapping, and other common aesthetic issues. If you want to be proud of your smile, it may be time to ask your dentist about bonding. These are a few of the advantages of this treatment. Dental bonding is a quick procedure While some dental procedures require weeks or even months… Read More

25 Nov 2020 by  admin in Dental Implants Resources

How Many Dental Implants Can You Get at One Time?

It's possible to get as many dental implants as you need at one time. However, as every patient's teeth and oral health issues are different, you should make an appointment with a dentist to develop a personalized plan for your dental implant needs. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that connect to crowns and replace missing teeth. They're essential because they help patients eat, chew, and speak properly, as well as maintain good oral health. Dental implants also help patients gain confidence in their smiles, which… Read More

20 Nov 2020 by  admin in Dentistry

What Should I Look for in a Cosmetic Dentist?

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A cosmetic dentist should have a reputation for excellence, and the patient results to prove it. They should also have fair prices and extremely high standards of cleanliness. Cosmetic dentistry is often defined as a set of procedures that improve the aesthetic appearance of teeth, gums, and bite. These areas are imperative to self-confidence, oral health, and life satisfaction. When trying to find a top-quality cosmetic dentist in your area, be sure to consider the following criteria before scheduling a consultation. Check Their Reputation Reach out to your network of… Read More

19 Nov 2020 by  admin in Invisalign

How Do You Clean Invisalign Trays?

The Invisalign procedure is world-renowned for providing a safe and proven method of straightening misaligned teeth. But how do you keep your Invisalign trays clean? In fact, cleaning your trays is simple. You will simply remove them to clean them gently with a toothbrush, then rinse them thoroughly before putting them back in. Here’s what else you need to know about caring for your Invisalign trays. You Should Clean Your Invisalign Trays Every Day Just as you should brush your teeth at least twice a day, so you should also… Read More

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