Looking for a quick way to get a luminous smile? Want to brighten and correct discolored or damaged teeth? Cosmetic dentistry offers many ways to enhance your smile (and boost self-esteem in the process!). If your teeth are stained, chipped or misshapen, there are two excellent options for achieving a movie star smile: tooth whitening and porcelain veneers. These two powerhouse treatments are the secret behind many of those perfect smiles you see A-listers flashing. Between teeth bleaching and veneers, which option will help you correct aesthetic issues and achieve… Read More
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
What do Julia Roberts, Zach Efron and Blake Lively all have in common? Perfectly aligned teeth and a beautiful, mega-watt smile! While some of Hollywood’s hottest stars were blessed with naturally flawless teeth, others have perfected their red carpet smiles with the assistance of a skilled cosmetic dentist. In the June issue of Bella – New York’s premier women’s luxury lifestyle magazine – Dr. Elliot Koschitzki offers expert advice on how porcelain veneers can help patients achieve a dazzling celebrity smile (think Charlize Theron or Kate Hudson!). When applied… 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
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
Dental veneers are a wafer-thin sheet of porcelain that your cosmetic dentist can firmly bond to the front sides of your teeth. The reason why dental veneers are so popular is that they are an effective way to instantly makeover a person’s smile. Your new porcelain veneers can camouflage stubborn tooth discoloration, gaps between your teeth, chipped teeth, and even misaligned teeth. The average veneer will last about five to 10 years before it will need to be replaced. By taking good care of your oral hygiene in general and… Read More
Online dating offers a convenient alternative to the traditional bar scene, but it also brings its own set of challenges. The veritable mountain of available listings scattered across dating sites, for instance, can make it easy for your profile to get lost in the crowd. But this doesn’t mean you should give up; instead, look for ways of improving your dating profile to make it stand out from the rest. Perhaps the single most effective way of boosting your responses is to improve your profile picture. Make sure you choose… Read More
As children, we all start out in life with a set of beautiful pearly whites. As we age, that brilliant white tooth enamel may turn a shade or few darker, especially if you indulge in coffee, tea or wine, or are a long-time smoker. Some of these stains are superficial in nature, and can be removed using a whitening toothpaste or good old baking soda when you brush. A professional tooth cleaning and polishing at your dentist’s office can also go a long way toward restoring your luminous smile. However,… Read More
As we ring in 2016, many of us are making important goals for the New Year. Resolutions often fixate on the notion of living a healthier and happier life, with an eye toward losing weight, eating better, quitting smoking and enjoying the company of loved ones and family. Resolving to improve your overall well-being is a great way to kick off the year. Some people even decide to take care of dental issues they’ve been neglecting for years – problems ranging from stained and missing teeth to advanced gum disease.… Read More
An insightful article by Kansas-born journalist Sarah Smarsh in online magazine Aeon entitled The Shame of Poor Teeth illustrates how “bad” teeth have come to be viewed in our selfie society as connoting poverty, lack of initiative, lack of privilege and education, and even lack of talent. Fans of Orange is the New Black know Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett‘s gnarled, chipped and grey teeth were the embodiment of her drug addict character’s hostility and malicious intent. As the author writes, “If the eyes are the soul’s windows, its door is the mouth – the fence… Read More
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