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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost on Long Island?

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Whether you’ve recently moved to a different town or your previous dentist retired, you’re probably searching for a new dentist. If you’re in Massapequa, we hope you’ll choose our practice for your dental needs, but regardless, if you’re looking for advice on finding a good dentist, here are our best tips.

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What You Should Know About Dental Implants

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When a patient is missing several, but not all, teeth, partial dentures are a potential solution. Partial dentures are replacement teeth connected to a plastic base that blends in with your gums. Any missing teeth, whether they’re in the front of the mouth or the back, on the upper arch or lower, can be replaced with a partial denture.

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Different Types of Partial Dentures to Consider

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There is no better option for replacing missing teeth than dental implants. Unlike bridges and dentures, dental implants replace not only the visible portion of the tooth, but the root as well. With the root replaced, bone loss in the jaw can be prevented and even reversed, which results in a stronger bite and protects against facial collapse.

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Are Adult Braces Right For You?

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You’ve finally decided it’s time to straighten your teeth. After years of being unhappy with your smile, you make an appointment with an orthodontist to find out about clear plastic aligners. Your excitement quickly turns to disappointment when you find out that you’re not a candidate for aligners—but you can get adult braces.

Braces might not be what you wanted or expected, but adult braces deserve a second look. They’re less obvious and more effective than ever before. Here’s what you need to know.

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5 Tips for a More Photogenic Smile

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While the health of our teeth is of paramount importance, most of us want to have beautiful smiles too. As part of our comprehensive dental services, we offer a variety of cosmetic dental treatments to help you feel confident in your appearance. Here are five tips for a more photogenic smile.

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4 Common Dental Emergencies and Their Solutions

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Most people know what to do in case of a medical emergency. We learn the Heimlich maneuver and CPR in high school; we have children and become pros at cleaning cuts and scraped knees. Dental emergencies are another story, though. Other than putting it in milk, do you know what to do when a tooth has been knocked out? What about when a crown falls off? This quick guide from a Long Island emergency dentist will give you the basics on how to handle 4 common dental emergencies.

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How to Prepare for Your Sedation Dentistry Appointment

How to Prepare for Your Sedation Dentistry Appointment

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When you think of going to the dentist, what do you think of? While most people consider dentist appointments to be in regards to cleanings, fillings, or routine checkups, sometimes more extensive procedures are necessary.

From root canals to dental implants, these types of procedures may require some type of sedation. If the patient isn’t sedated for these appointments, these procedures may cause a great deal of anxiety and stress. However, it’s important to note that sedation dentistry poses some risks, and you also must prepare for these appointments differently compared to your regular dental visits.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

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Cosmetic dentistry is the branch of dentistry that focuses on the aesthetics, rather than the health and functionality, of your smile. Though it is not strictly required for oral or overall physical heath (but it can boost both!), cosmetic dentistry can have a major impact on your emotional and psychological health. Here are just some of the ways that cosmetic dentistry can boost your self confidence.

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