Do I need a dental crown?
Breakage, damage, injury, and large areas of decay may require a patient to consider the benefits of a popular dental restoration known as a dental crown. When we think of crowns, we may think of royalty, but a dental crown is anything but! Learn more about dental crowns and when you might need one! What ... read more
Whitening options for the smile
When Bronx, NY area patients think of a beautiful smile, they often picture Hollywood style, brilliantly white teeth. Unfortunately, not everyone has naturally white tooth enamel, and some patients may partake in habits that can cause discoloration, such as drinking dark beverages or smoking cigarettes. If you have been considering ways to brighten the smile, ... read more
How do I choose a cosmetic dentist?
Finding a cosmetic dentist is slightly different than seeking the services of a general dentist. Cosmetic dentists have special skill sets which allow them to enhance the smile with services that are dedicated to improving aesthetics. A cosmetic dentist can work with patients to help them choose the procedures that will help them achieve the ... read more
Repair imperfections with porcelain veneers
Broken, stained, or gapped teeth negatively impact the appearance of the smile. When patients visit our dentists at Montefiore Medical Center with complaints of imperfections, our team may encourage them to consider the advantages of placing porcelain veneers. What is a veneer? A veneer used in dentistry is a thin shell of ceramic custom-made to ... read more
How Does Dental Bonding Differ from Porcelain Veneers?
At Montefoire Medical Center, patients can obtain a wide range of dental restorations with our team of professionals. Cosmetic repairs can also be achieved by using solutions such as dental bonding and porcelain veneers. What makes dental bonding and porcelain veneers similar, and how are they different? Today, we will discuss and compare these two ... read more
By utilizing the benefits of cosmetic dentistry, you can get the smile you’ve always wanted. Before you go see your dentist, you may want to learn a little more about what’s available. There are a lot of options, and understanding a little more can help you ask the right questions. Keep reading to learn more ... read more
What Is Missing From Your Smile?
Your smile says a lot about your personality, whether you have a crooked grin or a brilliant show-stopper. When you feel too embarrassed to smile, people cannot get to know you as easily. Missing teeth is one of the most common reasons why people avoid smiling. How Missing Teeth Affect Your Smile When you have ... read more