A whiter, brighter smile is the best gift you can give yourself this winter. Teeth whitening is, in fact, one of the quickest and least expensive ways to enhance your appearance in a way that is subtle and natural, but stunning. Dr. Elliot and Dr. Nick at Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry offer several different products to help you achieve your goal of obtaining teeth as white as fresh-laid snow this winter. In-office teeth whitening Most patients opt to have their teeth whitening done at a cosmetic dentist’s office.… Read More
Teeth lose their brilliance over time due to the wearing of enamel and discoloration from tobacco, coffee, tea, wine, colas, berries, sauces and candies. To reduce the likelihood of staining, you can drink through a straw, swish with water or chew sugarless gum after eating and drinking, and brush 30 minutes after consumption. If your teeth are already more yellow than you’d like, there are plenty of options for teeth whitening on Long Island. Sure, there are over-the-counter kits you can buy, but dentists warn that these products have not… Read More
Isn’t there something extra special about a summer wedding? Sunny days, warm evenings, cool outfits, everyone looking relaxed, tanned, and beautiful. And is there a day in your life when you’re photographed more than your wedding day? You and your beloved will be the focus of hundreds of point and shoots, cell phones, video cameras, even a professional photographer (and videographer) stalking your every move. You’re happy as a clam and that means your smile will be at full wattage all day and night. And it’s not only the two… Read More
Increasing numbers of Suffolk County residents are paying for a whiter, brighter smile. From at-home kits to professional teeth whitening at the dentist’s office, these treatments are all the rage. But do at-home kits really work and are DIY methods safe? How long does tooth sensitivity last and what is the most effective teeth whitening procedure? Experienced Long Island cosmetic dentists, Dr. Elliot and Dr. Nick, answer frequently asked questions about various teeth whitening treatments, including Opalescence Boost – a favorite here in our Rocky Point practice. Teeth whitening treatments –… Read More
Dental health is about more than simply daily brushing and flossing. What you put into your mouth affects the health of your teeth, as well as the heath of your body. While some beverages provide significant benefits, others can strip your enamel and leave your teeth looking less than pristine. Dr. Nick and Dr. Elliot at Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry are excited to announce a new online collection of healthy cocktail options put together by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). They also have their own recommendations on… Read More
This will come as a shock or disappointment to some, but it’s not your Jimmy Choo’s or your Brooks Brothers suit or your $200 haircut that will impress at your next job interview, big meeting with the boss, or dinner date. A recent study by a noted social psychologist says it may be your teeth that make the difference in what someone thinks of you. Dr. Anne Beall, a social psychologist and market research professional, conducted a study of 528 people on behalf of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry… Read More
A recent study reported in the medical journal PLOS One suggests that teeth are considered a human ornament that conveys a rich body of genetic, behavioral, developmental, and disease information to everyone we encounter. The findings also confirm that individuals who display “high quality characteristics” by the condition of their teeth condition gain a considerable advantage over those who don’t. That could be a potential sexual partner, a new colleague, or a business competitor. For instance, a smile is a behavior which, when given sincerely, can mean cooperation and friendship.… Read More
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