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 place, which is particularly embarrassing if it happens at a social event or business lunch. It can also be difficult to articulate words clearly with dentures in place. Plus, unlike real teeth, dentures do not stimulate the underlying jawbone mass during… Read More
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 of our patients come to us after months or years of delaying getting dental care. They’re surprised to learn just how affordable and customizable dental implants truly are,” says Dr. Nick. “And with our IV sedation services, it’s easy for even… Read More
Teeth in a day is an exciting new procedure in dental implants. With same-day implants, all of a patient’s teeth or dentures are replaced by implants in a single day. What "teeth in a day" entails Also referred to as “all on 4®,” teeth in a day are the result of almost 15 years of clinical research. This dental implant process is based on placing four implants in a patient’s jaw using a specific arrangement and angulation in order to make the best use of the remaining bone. As each implant is placed,… Read More
Dental implants are widely considered the next best thing to having your own natural teeth. Why? Because they provide better results compared to other restorative treatments used to replace or repair missing teeth. Compared to bridges or removable dentures, dental implants are associated with higher patient satisfaction rates when it comes to appearance and functionality. Here at Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry, we love seeing our patients leave our office with the self-confidence that comes with having a beautiful, healthy smile. Imagine talking, smiling, chewing, laughing and enjoying all… Read More
If you have missing teeth, then you already know that an incomplete smile can adversely affect your life in so many ways. Missing teeth makes it all but impossible to make a good first impression at a job interview, on a first date, or during holiday parties. Missing teeth can interfere with proper articulation during conversations and it can become difficult to chew healthy foods. Gaps in your smile can even lead to negative consequences for your oral health, since a full set of teeth is necessary to preserve the… Read More
According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 70% of U.S. adults aged 35 to 44 are missing at least one tooth due to decay, gum disease, or dental fractures. Missing teeth is no way to go through life. Not only can your self-esteem take a hit, but missing teeth can cause you to look years older. If you have lost one or more teeth, you are a viable candidate for either dentures or dental implants. Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry offers both teeth restoring options here in… Read More
From hair restoration and cosmetic dentistry to plastic surgery, Americans are seeking new ways to improve their appearance and address nagging flaws. While the majority of people seek cosmetic treatments to enhance their looks, they may also reap physical and emotional benefits from these procedures as well, reports a recent article in Boston Magazine. It’s no secret that feeling good about your appearance can have a positive effect on your confidence and self-esteem. And thanks to today’s medical technology – including 3D digital imaging, stem cells and growth factors –… Read More
Same day implants have taken implant dentistry to a whole new level, achieving in a single day what it has taken cosmetic dentists months to achieve in the past. In addition, same day implants offer hope to those that think they can't get dental implants due to significant bone loss or without a long and uncomfortable bone grafting procedure. Many who have struggled with dentures or other restorations may think that same day implants sound too good to be true. What is the catch? Long-lasting tooth replacement With same day implants, you can save… Read More
Modern-day dental implants allow cosmetic dentists to replace single, multiple or an entire set of teeth in just one office visit, giving patients a new smile that is both functional and attractive. First introduced for those who couldn’t tolerate dentures after major tooth loss, dental implants have come a long way in the past 60 years. The design and long-term success rate of dental implants changed dramatically in 1952 when a Swedish orthopedic surgeon discovered he could not easily remove titanium cylinders he had placed in the bones of animal… Read More
In the skilled hands of Dr. Nick and Dr. Elliot at Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry in Suffolk County, the All on 4® same day dental implants procedure provides edentulous (without teeth) and soon-to-be edentulous patients with a fixed full-arch prosthesis on the day of surgery. The patient leaves the office the same day with a permanently affixed set of four implants and a full arch of 12-14 teeth. The teeth are temporary and will be replaced by a permanent set of teeth in six to eight months once… Read More
“As a resident of both New York City and Long Island I am so pleased to have discovered this practice. Up on all the latest dental procedures and techniques makes necessary treatment easy and well done!”
- Corrinne K.
"I needed work and had anxiety. The entire office made me feel welcome and as calm as I could get. I am almost finished and so happy with the people and the work done."
"As a resident of both New York City and Long Island I am so pleased to have discovered this practice. Up on all the latest dental procedures and techniques makes necessary treatment easy and well done!"
"I would recommend using Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry. They helped me change the way I look dramatically. Thanks so much!"