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Is Your Sleep Apnea Keeping Your Partner Up at Night? Discover Your Treatment Options Aug 31st, 2020

If you snore, you know how annoying it can be to you and your sleep partner. Snoring is loud — loud enough to wake you (and your partner) from a good night’s sleep. Over time, a lack of quality sleep can take a major toll on your lifestyle and your...

What are Veneers? Aug 3rd, 2020

There’s an old saying that cautions against throwing the baby out with the bathwater, which means we should do what’s necessary to accomplish our goals without discarding something valuable in the process.  And veneers, especially no-prep veneers, are a perfect example of this. If you’d like to give your smile...

COVID-19 and Dental Care: What You Should Know Jul 20th, 2020

Now that we’ve been living with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for a few months, we’re learning how to take precautions and minimize the risk of contracting the virus. You may be wondering if it’s safe to pursue elective medical procedures or resume routine dental care. Our team at Smile Design...

The Many Benefits of Mouth Guards Jun 16th, 2020

Is what happens while you sleep causing damage to your teeth? A custom-designed mouth guard could be the treatment solution you need to keep your smile happy and healthy!  At Smile Design Manhattan located in Midtown West, New York City, our team of experienced dental providers custom design mouth guards...

Three Reasons Regular Dental Cleanings Are So Important May 13th, 2020

Few people list going to the dentist as one of their favorite activities. But there are three good reasons you should get regular dental cleanings: your overall health, your oral health, and preventive care. It’s about more than your teeth Although you probably think of a dental exam as an...

Dental Implants: The Next Best Thing to Natural Teeth Apr 20th, 2020

If you have one or more problematic or missing teeth, dental implants may be just what the doctor ordered. One of the most effective, healthy, and comfortable tooth-replacement options available today, they look and function like natural, healthy teeth. In fact, no one will likely know you have a dental...

Help! I Have A Knocked Out Tooth: When You Need Emergency Dental Care Mar 19th, 2020

Getting a tooth knocked out is a painful experience, but it’s often followed by something even worse: the realization that you’ve lost a tooth forever! Fortunately, modern dentistry makes it possible to save your tooth as long as you act fast. To increase your chances of saving your tooth, you...

Don't Ignore the Pain – A Root Canal Could Save Your Tooth Feb 1st, 2020

When you get a sliver in your finger, you quickly try to remove it to alleviate pain and prevent infection in your finger. So, when you have an infected tooth, doesn’t it make sense that to stop the pain and discomfort, you should remove the source of that irritation, as...

New Year, New Teeth: How All-on-4 Implants Can Change Your Life Jan 9th, 2020

Although dentures are the most popular choice for missing teeth because of their affordability, they aren’t without faults. If you’re tired of shifting and slipping dentures, but want to prevent bone loss in your jaw, you can now opt for a better way to replace your missing teeth. Our team...

Waking Up with Headaches? You Might Need a Mouthguard Dec 1st, 2019

When your jaw or teeth aren’t aligned, you can experience tense muscles in your jaw, mouth, and neck. The condition can affect your bite and cause clenching and/or grinding, called bruxism, at night. The stress of tensing your muscles or grinding your teeth for an extended period of time can...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Nov 1st, 2019

All teeth darken over time, even teeth that have been whitened. Lifestyle, hygiene, and even food habits play an important role in this process. Teeth whitening has many advantages, like giving your smile a youthful and healthy appearance. That’s why it can be disappointing to see the bright results fade...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Oct 1st, 2019

Are you dissatisfied with your smile? Have you ever considered a cosmetic fix to help improve your confidence?  In New York, New York, our staff at Smile Design Manhattan specialize in veneers. Veneers are a popular cosmetic dental treatment for both men and women to improve their smiles. While many people...

Why Zoom Professional Teeth Whitening is Superior to Over-the-Counter Products Sep 1st, 2019

Are discolored, stained, or dull teeth taking the confidence out of your smile? Have you thought about using a teeth-whitening system to tackle your less-than-pearly teeth?   There are many choices when it comes to teeth whitening, from over-the-counter (OTC) products, like whitening toothpaste, charcoal treatments, and whitening strips to in-office...

Sedation Dentistry: Because Anxiety Shouldn't Prevent You From Getting the Oral Care You Need Aug 2nd, 2019

Does the dentist make you nervous? Don't worry, you’re not the only one. In fact, that's why sedation dentistry exists. This option eases patients' nerves so they feel calmer during their appointment. Our team of doctors at Smile Design Manhattan understand the fear some patients have for the dentist, which...

Don't Want a CPAP? Learn How Our Comfortable, Custom Dental Guards Help Sleep Apnea Patients Jul 3rd, 2019

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that affects more than 20 million adults in the United States. This chronic condition refers to sleep interrupted by periods of non-breathing, either due to an obstruction in your airway or to central signals sent by your brain. These instances of slow or non-breathing...

Mobile Dentistry: It's True, We Come to You Jun 11th, 2019

In times past, convenience and quality tended to be mutually exclusive, but the burgeoning world of online shopping and home-delivery services is changing the way we do business. Now consumers can purchase quality goods without the hassle of in-person shopping. Joining this revolution are at-home services, which provide everything from...