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Making a New Smile with Porcelain Veneers

Everybody wants whiter, straighter, and youthful looking teeth. Unfortunately, as we get older, our teeth wear. Extenuating circumstances due to bruxing (night time grinding), clenching, or acid reflux, and make this happen much faster, and more drastic, leading to short, dark, worn teeth. There are several different ways to correct these problems, but most important […]


Will my Insurance Pay for all this Treatment?

This is a question that is often asked. Unfortunately no two insurances are the same. Each has different deductibles, co payments, maximums, inclusion and exclusions. Some of the terms you should be made of aware of in your policy is: Pre-existing condition prior to coverage date. What this means is that some policies will NOT […]


A Great Day at Our Office

Many dental patients seek treatment for a variety of reasons. Whether it is an emergency, a check up and cleaning, broken tooth….we are always available and will do our very best to accommodate your needs and desires. I would like to just take a moment to tell you all a short story. A new patient […]


Smile Rejuvenation of the Month

Clinically there is mobility on 24, 25, and 26, with a fistula on #25. These teeth were considered hopeless and would need to be extracted. Otherwise, all the other remaining teeth were healthy with normal probing depths. Her lip line is low, so on the upper arch , although the gingival architecture is not ideal, […]


Planning a Complex Prosthetic Case

Where do we begin?   With the end in mind… Esthetics: Tooth position, gingival levels, arrangement, contour, color. Function: Condylar position, vertical dimension (VDO), tooth contours, overbite, overjet Structure: Type of restoration, type of replacement, method to obtain tooth structure Biology: Endo, perio, oral surgery Mounted study models on semi-adjustable articulator Try to start and […]


Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Replacing Missing Teeth with Implants

Over the last several years, advances in implant surgery have made the replacement of missing teeth easier and more cost effective than ever before. Areas in the mouth that did not have enough bone or tissue can now be augmented with various grafts, allowing not only the placement of an implant, but a very predictable […]


Osteoporosis Medication | Oral Health | Dental Hygiene | Brooklyn | New York City

Osteoporosis Medications and Oral Health

Osteoporosis Medications and Oral Health   Those with osteoporosis- about 10 million people in our nation alone- may have used certain medications to help treat their condition and alleviate the symptoms of this painful condition. Some individuals who were prescribed bisphophantes may have developed complications from this type of medication, one such complication being osteonecrosis […]


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