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. One of the key reasons people prefer Invisalign to traditional …

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 …

How Long Do You Need to Commit to Your Invisalign Retainer?

Finishing your last set of Invisalign aligners is a significant milestone! Your orthodontic treatment is finally over…or is it? The truth is that being done with Invisalign isn’t the end of your orthodontic journey, it’s just the beginning of the next phase of treatment: maintenance. You’ll need retainers to keep your new smile looking great for years to come. Here’s …

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.

Can Invisalign Fix an Overbite?

If you’ve been researching Invisalign online, you may have read that clear aligners can’t fix overbites. Or, maybe you visited a dentist for an Invisalign consultation in the past and you were told that it wasn’t a fit for you because of your overbite. While Invisalign can treat overbites, the belief that it can’t isn’t exactly a misconception—when Invisalign was …