Tag: lumineers

23 Nov 2016 by  admin in Crowns

Treat Yourself to the Gift of a Perfect Holiday Smile

Lady smiling with dental veneers

Holiday parties and dinners are coming up. It’s natural to shift yourself to the bottom of the list when there is so much shopping, cooking, baking, and wrapping to do. Give yourself a gift this holiday season; treat yourself to the cosmetic dental work you've been considering all year. It’s easier than you may think. Thanks to new technology, cosmetic dental procedures that used to require multiple steps can now be done in less than an hour. Dr. Nick and Dr. Elliot are highly credentialed cosmetic dentists, renowned in the… Read More

16 Dec 2015 by  admin in Veneers

Lumineers vs. Veneers

dental veneers

Advances in cosmetic dentistry give patients several options when it comes to fixing crooked, chipped, gapped or misshapen teeth. Two of the most popular and lasting treatments are porcelain veneers and Lumineers. While both can address minor tooth imperfections and are similarly priced, there are some differences that potential candidates should know. An in-depth consultation with your dental professional will help determine which treatment is best suited for your particular case when choosing between Lumineers vs. veneers. Similarities of Lumineers and veneers Dental veneers and Lumineers are both crafted from a… Read More

28 Mar 2015 by  admin in Veneers

Are You a Good Candidate for Lumineers?

Long Islanders that have a less than perfect smile may feel self-conscious about their appearance. An innovative type of veneer, known as Lumineers, may be the solution. These ultra-thin veneers eliminate small cosmetic nuisances like teeth staining, gaps between teeth and chipped teeth to create a beautifully flawless smile. To help decide if this popular dental veneer might be the right choice for you, check out this list of FAQs. How are Lumineers different from traditional veneers? Because they are thicker, traditional veneers require your teeth to be filed down before they can be… Read More

28 Feb 2015 by  admin in Invisalign

Solutions for Crowded and Overlapping Teeth

close up of receding gums

The most effective correction for crowded and/or overlapping teeth is best achieved with a comprehensive smile analysis by skilled cosmetic dentists, such as Dr. Elliott and Dr. Nick at Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry. There are several approaches to fixing a less-than-perfect smile, but the best method will depend on the extent of tooth crowding, the health of the teeth and the age of the patient. Crowding and misalignment can be addressed cosmetically with porcelain veneers, or through orthodontics using braces or Invisalign clear aligners. Both approaches have their pros… Read More

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