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Are Dental Implants Safe?

If you do a lot of research before your medical or dental procedures, you may have come across some alarming stories regarding the hazards of dental implants. Dr. Massiah is a big proponent of patient education, which means he’s upfront and honest with patients about the fact that getting dental implants is a surgical treatment with risks and complications, just …

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How Long Does Invisalign Take to Straighten Teeth?

If you’re thinking about getting Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you’re probably wondering how long it will take. Because there are a few different factors at play in determining the length of treatment, the answer is a little more complicated than you might expect. Here’s all you need to know about how long Invisalign takes to straighten teeth and correct …

How Does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment option for many of our patients. While most people have heard of Invisalign, not everyone is familiar with how it works or what treatment entails. If you’re thinking about choosing Invisalign to straighten your teeth, here’s what you should know. Orthodontic braces, which use brackets and wires to push and pull teeth into alignment, …

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How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last? | Upper Westside (UWS)

Throughout life, teeth can become stained and take on shades of yellow. This is not usually the result of poor hygiene, but rather a compilation of staining beverages, age, medications, and lifestyle. The good news is that when you are ready to regain those pearly whites, you can do so with a professional teeth whitening appointment.  A visit to your …

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How Much Does Cosmetic Dentistry Cost in NYC?

New York City is home to some of the country’s best cosmetic dentists, so there’s truly no place better to makeover your smile. If you’re wondering how much you can expect to pay for your cosmetic dental treatment, read on to find out. Cost: $300–400 per tooth With cosmetic bonding, we can improve the appearance of your smile by covering …

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Dental Implants?

If you are missing teeth, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the benefits of dental implants. Because they prevent and even reverse bone loss in the jaw, they’ve become the preferred option for restoring missing teeth. Still, it’s important to take a step back and consider the potential downsides of dental implants too. Here are some pros and cons of dental implants …

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How Much Do Veneers Cost in NYC?

Dental veneers are a fantastic way to rejuvenate and restore your smile. Ideal for patients who have healthy teeth with cosmetic imperfections, porcelain veneers are a long-lasting solution that allows us to create the perfect smile you’ve always dreamed of. Even a single veneer on a tooth that is chipped or deeply stained can make a dramatic difference in your …

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are an investment in both time and money. Just like a car, furniture, or any other item that has a significant price tag, it’s understandable that you’d want to know how long dental implants last before making the investment, but the answer to this question is a bit more complicated than you might expect. When most people outside …

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What Are the Different Types of Dental Implants?

If you’re considering dental implants, it’s important to know the different options that are available. Technically speaking, the term “dental implant” only refers to the implant post that is surgically placed in the jaw. These posts can be used to support a wide range of restorations, with a piece called an abutment to connect the implant and the restoration. Dr. …

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How Much Does a Smile Makeover Cost in NYC?

Interest in smile makeovers has grown leaps and bounds in the past decade, likely because options for cosmetic dentistry have also advanced during this time. Now, it’s possible to completely transform your smile while still achieving results that look completely natural. If you’re considering a smile makeover, here are the answers to some common questions you might have. Sometimes these …