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Social Media Influencers Who Have Veneers

February 9, 2022

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person smiling while being recorded by camera

When watching your favorite internet celebrity in their latest video or scrolling through their Instagram feed, have you ever wondered how they got their smile to look so good? For many social media stars, veneers are the answer! These sturdy lifelike porcelain shells cover up the entire front surface of one’s teeth and can mask a range of imperfections, including chips, cracks, gaps, discoloration, minor alignment issues, and misshapen pearly whites. Though they started as a way to temporarily perfect the smiles of movie stars, veneers are now accessible to almost anyone. Read on to learn about social media influencers with veneers and how they can help you achieve a more beautiful beam.

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Getting 3 Things Straight About Dating with Invisalign 

January 13, 2022

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couple smiling in city

It’s a gorgeous day in Long Island, and you’re sipping coffee and looking out the window of a Mineola shop. Couples are walking by, holding hands and smiling. You’d like to start dating again, but you just got Invisalign and are concerned about going on a date with a new person while needing to remove your clear braces before eating. Whether you’re brand new to Invisalign or a regular Invisalign veteran, here are three factors to consider when dating with Invisalign. 

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

November 17, 2021

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smiling man with dental implants in Mineola

What are you thankful for this holiday season? Dental implants probably weren’t the first thing to come to mind, but they offer a range of benefits that allow those who have them to enjoy the holiday season to the fullest. Read on to learn about five reasons why dental implants are something to be thankful for during the holidays and beyond.

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3 Types of Tooth Stains and How to Remove Them

October 14, 2021

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woman learning about types of tooth stains in Mineola

Like many others, you may eventually find yourself feeling unsatisfied with the appearance of your smile. If you decide to revitalize your pearly whites with at-home or professional in-office tooth whitening, it can be helpful to understand what stained your teeth in the first place. To help you avoid things that can stain your smile and keep it looking bright, read on to learn more about the three main types of tooth stains and how your cosmetic dentist in Mineola can help you remove them. 

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Talk Like a Pirate – But Don’t Treat Your Teeth Like One!

September 14, 2021

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child in pirate costume

September 19th is approaching quickly, and you know what that means – International Talk Like a Pirate Day will be here before we know it! If you’ve ever wondered why pirates have such a bad reputation for horrible teeth, we’ve got an answer for you. In honor of this unique day, we’ll share why pirates had terrible oral health and what steps you can take to ensure your smile shines brighter than buried treasure!

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Facial Swelling: Is It a Dental Emergency?

August 14, 2021

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Woman with facial swelling rubbing her chin

What do you picture when you hear the words “dental emergency?” You probably think of a tooth that has been decayed, broken, or knocked out of the mouth entirely, but what about facial swelling? It may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but this symptom is often a warning sign that you have a dental crisis that needs immediate attention. This post explores why seeing an emergency dentist for facial swelling could end up saving your smile.

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Can People with Diabetes Get Dental Implants?

July 7, 2021

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dentist talking to a diabetic patient about dental implants

Living with diabetes is already difficult even before you throw tooth loss into the mix. You don’t want to deal with wearing dentures that shift around and feel uncomfortable, but you’re not sure whether dental implants are even a feasible option for you. After all, dental implants require oral surgery, and your diabetes can complicate the healing process. However, having diabetes might not necessarily prevent you from this treatment. Keep reading as we answer the question: are dental implants safe for diabetics?

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Why Dental Implant Treatment is Worth Starting in Summer

June 2, 2021

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Older couple with dental implants smiling outside

When you’re missing teeth, there’s never a bad time to start thinking about ways to replace them. Research indicates that having fewer teeth can negatively affect your quality of life and even shorten your lifespan. However, the summer season may actually be one of the best times to start looking for a dentist to make your smile complete with dental implants. Not only could you make your tooth replacement more comfortable, but you could have a complete smile before the end of the year!

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Porcelain Veneers –The Secret for a Beach Ready Smile

May 2, 2021

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Woman smiling on beach

Are you looking to enhance your smile in time for summer? You have all sorts of cosmetic dental options to choose from, including porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are wafer-thin shells of porcelain that are placed over the front surface of the teeth in order to cover up cosmetic imperfections. They may be the perfect way for you to get your smile beach ready! Continue reading to learn more about the aesthetic issues they can fix among other things you should know.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

April 30, 2021

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Couple smiling while looking at tablet

In the last year, a lot has changed. From family-friendly scheduling and teledentistry to extensive sanitation protocols and additional personal protective equipment, our commitment to quality dentistry in a safe environment is as evident as ever. To make your experience with us even better, we’re excited to debut our new and improved website! Keep reading to learn more about the new aspects on our website from our dentist in Mineola.

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