First impressions really do matter, especially when you’re on a first date, interviewing for your dream job, or schmoozing with important clients. And when it comes to making first impressions, few things are as impactful as a brilliant, welcoming smile. If your smile is less than welcoming, it’s time to make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help you make a fantastic first impression. Teeth whitening Stained teeth can send the wrong signal. If your… Read More
Walk into the average big box store, and you’ll see an entire aisle dedicated to oral hygiene. If you’re a fan of clean teeth and healthy gums, you might enjoy comparison-shopping electric toothbrushes, dental water jets, specialized mouth rinses, and organic toothpaste. But do all these products really do what they say they will? Some experts say that certain products can have unexpected side effects. Others, such as water flossers, may do more harm than good because of the unintended, indirect way they can affect your oral care routine. Over-the-counter… Read More
Seasoned hiring managers have a sharp eye and a keen attention to detail. They’ll notice things about you that you might have overlooked yourself. If your shoelaces are mismatched, your under-eye bags betray your sleep habits, or you have a slight case of bed hair, you can bet your interviewer will see it. Granted, your skills, work history, and experience should take center stage in any hiring decision, but everyone knows that first impressions can make all the difference—especially in a competitive job market. Before you walk out your door… Read More
Let’s make something clear right off the bat: if you aren’t diligent about brushing and flossing, no miracle toothpaste in the world will preserve your pearly whites. However, if you do follow your dentist’s advice, the right dentifrice can go a long way in preventing gum pain, stained teeth, enamel erosion, cavities, and other more serious issues. In making our best brand list, we took into account the fact that many people have different concerns, and we identified what we deem to be the most-effective toothpaste for each of five… Read More
School might still be wrapping up for most students, but it isn’t too early to start thinking about the next school year. Specifically, how to update your look for the fall. Instead of settling for a different hair color or a new wardrobe, consider making a fashion statement with your smile. A warm, welcoming smile speaks volumes about your personality and can set you apart from the crowd. New York students of all ages can turn to Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry for a customized treatment plan that may… Read More
Invisalign, dental implants, and similar dentistry treatments are effective ways of improving your smile. But what if you don’t want to wait a long time to reap the benefits of cosmetic dentistry? If you’ve just received a last-minute wedding invitation, you’ve realized that you urgently need a beach vacation, or you’re ready to hit the dating scene, it’s time to make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist to discuss your quick smile makeover options. “Many of our patients come to us with the intention of getting a rapid smile makeover,”… Read More
Have your pearly whites lost their brilliant luster? There are many things that can cause tooth enamel to darken over time, and unfortunately the net effect can tarnish more than just your smile – it can also be a great source of anxiety and embarrassment. If tooth discoloration has diminished your confidence or willingness to smile, there’s no need to fret. With the help of an experienced cosmetic dentist, you can safely brighten your chompers with a specially formulated tooth whitening gel. There is a lot of misconception about the… Read More
Americans are increasingly aware of the profound impact dental health has on physical attractiveness and self-esteem. Cosmetic dentistry is a thriving industry as people seek tooth restoration to look and feel better, to turn back the clock, and to prepare for upcoming events such as weddings, reunions, and vacations. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has identified several key industry trends that have led to increased demand for smile enhancement over the past year in their annual “State of Cosmetic Dentistry” survey. Crowns Restoration using dental crowns is the… Read More
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
Toothpaste whiteners are a way to brighten your smile. They do not contain peroxide, a common element in professional teeth whitening products, but they do have unique abrasives that gently polish and help break down or dissolve stains. There are plenty of products and options in this arena. Before choosing one, it would be best to talk with a licensed dentist, like Dr. Nick and Dr. Elliot at LI Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, about how to best go about finding and using them. Getting ahead with a great smile Studies conducted… Read More
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