Can Teeth Fall Out After Getting a Deep Cleaning?

If your dentist has recommended that you get a deep teeth cleaning, you may wonder how the treatment will differ from a regular tooth cleaning. Here’s what to expect if your dentist recommends this procedure. What is a deep cleaning? Deep cleaning is a procedure that helps remove the buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth and gums. Plaque …

How Long Does Invisalign Take to Straighten Teeth?

Invisalign is a comfortable, easy to care for alternative to standard metal braces, one that works well to align your teeth correctly.  The Invisalign process works through a series of clear aligners that position your teeth. Your aligners are shaped based on the computer-generated images and impressions that your dentist takes.  How Invisalign Works Less uncomfortable and more convenient than …

The Most Common Invisalign Accessories

Invisalign accessories aren’t necessary for your aligner therapy treatment, but they can make it easier, faster, more comfortable, and even a little more fun. Below, we cover some of the most common official Invisalign accessories. If you’re interested in any of them, they’re available from the Invisalign website or through our office! Invisalign Cases You’ll get a complimentary Invisalign case …

How Does Invisalign Work?

Bulky metal braces were once the only orthodontic treatment option for straightening teeth. Metal brackets and wires caused patients years of discomfort, as well as the inconvenience of not being able to eat certain foods and the hassle of having to brush and floss between wires. Fortunately for us, metal braces are no longer the only way to achieve your …

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Invisalign vs Braces

If you’re trying to decide between Invisalign and braces, you might wonder about the pros and cons of each option. While we can tell you the advantages and disadvantages, ultimately the answer comes down to what’s best for you—your preferences, orthodontic needs, and lifestyle. Here’s what you need to know. Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces: Appearance One of the key reasons …

Which Type of Dental Implant is Right for You?

Dental implants are small posts or screws that are placed into the jaw to replace the roots of missing teeth. They can be used to support a wide range of dental restorations, from those that replace a single tooth to complete dentures that restore all of the teeth on an upper or lower arch. If you’re wondering which type of …

What to Expect During Dental Implant Recovery

Once you’ve scheduled your dental implant surgery, you’ll likely begin to wonder about what to expect during your recovery. If you’ve had teeth extracted in the past, you might imagine dental implant surgery to be comparable, but you’ll be happy to learn that most people find that implants have an easier recovery! While it takes months for your jawbone and …

A Primer on the Dental Implant Procedure

Dental implants have become the preferred solution for missing teeth because they’re the only option that prevents bone loss in the jaw. Many of our patients are anxious about the process of getting dental implants, but our team is happy to help you understand the procedure. While the thought of getting dental implants may make you nervous, we will ensure …

Are Dental Implants Painful?

If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace a missing tooth or teeth, it’s natural to worry about pain. The good news though, is that the dental implant procedure itself isn’t painful. A local anesthetic will be administered, completely numbing the area where you’ll have your implant(s) placed. You may experience a bit of pressure as your jaw is drilled. …

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in NYC?

If you have missing teeth but have been dreaming of the day when you can have a mouth of fully functional teeth, dental implants may be exactly what you are looking for. These incredibly natural-looking artificial tooth replacements become a permanent part of your mouth — with the functionality and strength of real teeth. Dental implants are a big decision, but a very rewarding one. However, it is no secret that they come with quite a hefty cost.