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Hope you all are well.  I was reviewing past photographs and came upon a patient who was seen for cosmetic crown lengthening prior to veneers.  This patient had a high smile line and was frequently in the public eye.  Clearly these New York City patients require very careful treatment planning and predictable results.  Using traditional…

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Undergoing a tooth extraction — or “having a tooth pulled” — isn’t something that anyone in Manhattan hopes to deal with. However, some experts estimate that over 20 million teeth are extracted every single year in the United States — making a tooth extraction an extremely common procedure. Once all baby teeth are gone and…

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There’s this perception of gum disease that it just affects the older population of Manhattan and that it really only strikes people that have extremely poor dental hygiene. The truth? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that almost half of Americans aged 30 or older have some form of gum disease.  …

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It’s hard to truly understand the important role your teeth play in your daily life — until you actually lose one. With the loss of one small tooth, you may suddenly feel self-conscious and less attractive. Instead of smiling widely to greet a friend, you keep your lips pressed together in an uncomfortable grimace. After…

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For adults missing teeth, dental implants have proven to be life changing in many ways. In addition to the aesthetic benefits, dental implant patients in Manhattan are often thrilled to be able to eat normally again, speak with confidence, and improve their overall oral hygiene. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are surgically implanted…

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The idea of a tooth extraction doesn’t sit well with most people at first — after all, who wants to have their teeth pulled? However, huge advancements have been made when it comes to the extraction of teeth and many patients in Manhattan find that the entire process is quick, easy, and virtually painless. Recovery…

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When the idea of television was first conceived, many probably thought it was nothing more than a silly pipe dream with limited application. Fast forward to now and it’s become a staple piece of technology in every American home. Parallels to this can be seen in many areas, including modern periodontics. Instruments widely used today…

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Manhattan is a beautiful, busting center of commerce – fast-paced and filled with options, no matter what you’re looking for. But, discerning individuals know that not all options are equal, no matter how similar they may appear on the surface. Manhattan tooth implant patients have a wide selection of practitioners to turn to for their…

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In the past, dentures were pretty much the only option for people that suffered tooth loss. Although dentures present a solution of relative ease for the chewing and aesthetic aspects of the problem, there are a number of other concerns, such as the potential for bone loss in the jaw, which dentures simply can’t address….

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It’s an alarming fact – 3 out of every 4 adults will be affected by gum disease at some point in their lives and adults over 35 lose more teeth to gum disease than cavities. With statistics like that, the odds are definitely not in your favor, but it doesn’t mean your oral health is…

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