3 Restorative Dentistry Solutions for Your Broken Crown

Restorative dentistry porcelain crownPorcelain tooth crowns are incredibly strong. They’re also versatile and can serve as a repair for a fractured tooth, prevent a weak tooth from fracturing, anchor a bridge, fill gaps or spaces between teeth, hide tooth discoloration, or restore uniformity to oddly shaped teeth. Crowns are not infallible, however, and after a few decades of use or the unwise decision to attempt to open a bag with your teeth, one wrong bite down can dislodge the crown. Read the rest of this entry »

Does Your Presidential Candidate Need a Smile Makeover?

Presidential smile makeoverPolitics are all about looks, and at the same time they’re hardly about looks. The state of our nation is what’s really at stake, but what would newspaper caricaturists have to do all day if there weren’t politicians to mock? After all, most of the candidates running for president fit into a certain demographic, which includes questionable hair, well-earned wrinkles, and worldliness. But if we were voting to put someone in the highest office in the nation based on their teeth, how would the current Democratic and Republican presidential candidates fare?
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Getting a Tax Refund? Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry or Restorative Dentistry

tax refund smile makeoverIf you’re expecting a small windfall from the federal government this spring, put your tax refund to good use and make an investment in one item that will last for a long time and make you look younger, smarter, and better too: cosmetic dentistry. Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Wei Named America’s Top Dentist for 2016

american top dentist 2016 bigManhattan cosmetic dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei has been named America’s Top Dentist for 2016, an award given to dental professionals who provide outstanding dentistry services to their patients. Bestowed by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, this honor marks the 11th time Dr. Wei has been named Top Dentist. Since 2005, he has been lauded for his exemplary service and expertise as a general dentist, restorative dentist, and cosmetic dentist in New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

Should You Choose Porcelain Veneers or Invisalign?

Invisalign or veneersYou’ve always wanted a straight smile and now you’re finally ready to get one. So what’s the right choice for achieving alignment? No one is limited to traditional metal braces anymore when they want straight teeth. Options like Invisalign and porcelain veneers have changed the playing field. It’s only a matter of determining what smile makeover choice is right for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Emergency Dental Visits Increase After St. Patrick’s Day

Emergency dental visits St Patricks DayWith St. Patrick’s Day comes celebrations, green beer, drunkenness, revelry, and, yes, fighting. While these activities may seem more like clichés than tradition, the reality is this: Teeth get knocked out on St. Patty’s Day. According to data provided to CNBC, emergency dental visits go up after this holiday – in fact, ER dental visits go off the charts at 64 percent nationwide, and the data is based on the average number of dental visits that occur on March 18 versus a full one-month average of dental visits. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Facts You Need to Know About Invisalign

Invisalign treatmentInvisalign is the virtually invisible orthodontic solution. However, just because this cosmetic dentistry treatment is difficult to notice on someone’s teeth doesn’t mean it shouldn’t get plenty of attention – from the wearer. Invisalign requires dedication, flexibility, and a willingness to slightly alter your habits to make sure your orthodontic treatment is working properly. It’s important to know exactly what you’re getting into before investing in Invisalign. Read the rest of this entry »

Getting Married? A Smile Makeover Is the Icing on Your Wedding Cake

wedding smile makeoverWedding season is almost here, but no matter when you’re planning to tie the knot, you want to look young and attractive and healthy and happy. While you may have a serious diet and exercise regimen that you’re sticking to in order to become the bride or groom you’ve always envisioned yourself to be, there is one task that might be missing from your to-do list: a smile makeover. If you really want to look good in pictures, your smile is the place to start. Read the rest of this entry »

4 of the Most Versatile Cosmetic Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry Solutions

restorative dentistry cosmetic dentistryWhen you have an aesthetic complaint about your teeth that would benefit from cosmetic dentistry, or you have an oral health problem that requires restorative dentistry, the options about what’s available for your care can be confusing. What’s the best choice? What will last the longest? What will give you the most bang for your buck? A consultation with your cosmetic and restorative dentist is the best place to begin so you can have a professional really tell you what’s going on with your teeth. In some cases, several types of treatments are viable options. Here are some of the most versatile solutions you’ll find. Read the rest of this entry »

Have an Unhappy Valentine’s Day? 5 Reasons Your Teeth May Be to Blame

valentine's day smile makeoverIf you were home alone on Valentine’s Day – and you weren’t happy about it – then it’s time to figure out if your teeth are preventing you from finding love. When you’re honest with yourself, you know the hang-ups that are holding you back from accepting a date with someone new, or putting yourself out there on dating sites. Quite often, it’s a person’s appearance that prevents them from saying yes to opportunities for finding love. If you’re seeking a way to “better” yourself, put time and energy where it will really make a difference – aesthetically and emotionally – invest in a smile makeover. Read the rest of this entry »