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Does your jaw click or pop while you’re eating? If so, you may have become accustomed to it, but you should probably know that these sensations are not something that just happen. In fact, if your jaw is clicking or popping when you bite or chew, it’s likely symptomatic of a much larger problem.
Sleep apnea is prevalent. As many as 18 million Americans, one out of 15, have some form of the disorder.
The most common type of sleep apnea is obstructive (OSA), a condition caused by the collapse of the palate and soft tissue, and over-...Read More
Want your teeth to be as bright and brilliant as the fleece on Mary’s little lamb? We can help with that. At NYC Smile Design, we are pleased to offer a broad selection of cosmetic services that can treat external and deeper internal tooth stains. The best way to learn which of these will be optimal for your goals is through a private consultation at our comfortable Manhattan office. Call us to schedule a consultation when you’re ready to learn...Read More
Recently, Phillips has updated its recall for millions of CPAP devices...Read More
If you have ever been diagnosed with TMJ, you know that the pain can be debilitating. It can make it hard to eat, sleep, and even talk. So, it's no wonder that people suffering from TMJ want to know if there is any way to make the pain go away.
The short answer is that TMJ can go away on its own, but it often takes a while, and there is no guarantee that it will never come back. However, there are things that you can do to help...Read More
Invisalign® is an orthodontic option that utilizes clear plastic aligners to move teeth into their optimal position. Suitable for common malocclusions, Invisalign can address:
- Overbite: Upper teeth that extend well over the lower teeth
- Underbite: Lower teeth that extend well over the upper teeth
- Crossbite: Upper and lower teeth...
Porcelain is stain-resistant. Dental veneers can, therefore, retain their bright white brilliance for several years at a time. Resistant does not mean “proof,” however. Unless you take care to prevent staining, veneers will inevitably become dingy over time.
What Stains Dental Veneers?
Porcelain veneers can be stained through repeated exposure to:...Read More
Porcelain veneers are placed over the front of your teeth where they serve as the new visual surface of your smile. Sized and shaped to fit your smile perfectly, dental veneers are also shaded to the exact color of surrounding teeth, allowing for a seamless transition from restoration to natural enamel.
Porcelain veneers can be...Read More