Dental implants not only improve the appearance of your smile, but they may also be vital for your long-term oral and bone health. Not everyone, though, is a perfect candidate for same-day dental implants in Suffolk County. The only way to determine if All-on-4 dental implants are right for you is to schedule an exam with the expert implantologists at LI Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry. What Is a Same-Day Dental Implant? A same-day dental implant is exactly what its name implies. With today’s technology, it’s possible to get a dental… Read More
Don’t let gaps in your smile hold you back. With dental implants or bridges, a cosmetic dentist can restore your missing teeth with synthetic versions that look completely natural. Both implants and bridges are excellent choices for many patients with edentulism, but for certain people, one choice is better than the other. Talk to a cosmetic dentist to find out which is best for you. Dental bridges and implants: what do they do? Dental implants and bridges both replace missing teeth, but the similarity ends there. Dental implants are surgically… Read More
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
Are you considering dental implants to restore your smile and confidence? In our opinion, a well-informed patient is an empowered patient. So we’d like to dispel some common myths about dental implants and separate the fact from fiction. Fact: Implants preserve healthy bone Among all tooth restoration options, dental implants are the only ones that conserve natural bone. Moreover, implants prevent future bone loss and promote jawbone growth. This not only prevents your existing teeth from shifting out of place, it can also help preserve the integrity of your facial… Read More
Dental implants are widely regarded as the next best thing to having your own natural teeth. Built to last upwards of 15-20 years, dental implants offer numerous aesthetic and functional benefits, and even help prevent future loss of heathy jaw bone. Given the incredible advances in implant technology and computer 3D imaging, increasing numbers of Americans suffering from tooth loss can get the beautiful smile they’ve always wanted. Here at Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry, where we offer single implants, multiple teeth implants and same day dental implants, one… 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
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
Aesthetically speaking, there are few things that can diminish confidence like a missing tooth. Whether caused by trauma, a sports injury, gum disease or other factors, missing teeth impact not only your smile, but your dental health. If you are missing or recently lost a single tooth, the best solution is replacement with a dental restoration. The most effective and durable option is a single-tooth implant, which looks, feels and functions just like your natural teeth. A dental implant is advantageous because it not only replaces the visible part of… 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
In a clinical case letter published in the Journal of Oral Implantology, Dr. Nick Augenbaum and Dr. Elliot Koschitzki explain their evaluation and treatment of a failed dental implant from another dentist and the importance of malposition and resulting esthetics to the overall outcome and success. Achieving a natural-looking and functional implant-supported restoration in the front teeth is challenging for most cosmetic dentists, who are tasked with ensuring the implant’s titanium post is correctly positioned to fuse with the bone. If the positioning is off by the slightest degree, as was… Read More
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