NYC Smile Design Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

NYC Cosmetic Dentists Serving Manhattan and New York, NY

August 11, 2017

Tooth discoloration is one of the most common reasons to seek cosmetic dentistry. We offer both in office at take home teeth whitening at our NYC office – and these options are fine for people with surface stains. But what happens if your staining is deeper or your discoloration is more pronounced? In these cases, our cosmetic dentists will likely recommend a more advanced option such as porcelain veneers.

Types of Stains

There are two types of tooth stains:

  • Extrinsic – these stains are caused by foods, beverages, and lifestyle choices like tobacco use. Whitening teeth stained by these external...
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August 01, 2017

Are you missing one or more teeth? Our NYC cosmetic dentists are pleased to offer a range of services that can be used to restore strength and beauty to your smile. However, knowing which option is best for your particular needs is not always the easiest thing to determine – even when you’ve done your research – which is why calling our office at 212-452-3344 to schedule a consultation is really your best bet. In the meantime, the short quiz below can provide some guidance and may assist you in determining which option seems most appealing. This can help guide your conversation with Dr....

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July 24, 2017

How much your smile makeover costs at our Manhattan cosmetic dentistry office depends entirely on what procedures will need to be combined to achieve your goals. A smile makeover is not one procedure but rather a combination of procedures that have been customized to address every functional and cosmetic problem impacting your teeth and gums. During your initial consultation, one of our NYC cosmetic dentists will evaluate your smile, listen to your concerns, and develop a plan that focuses on all of your needs.

What does a Smile Makeover Consist of?

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July 17, 2017

Stained and discolored teeth can be a significant source of dissatisfaction with your smile. But what’s the best way to remove tooth stains and restore a brilliant and flawless shine? That depends entirely on the type of tooth stains you are dealing with and is something the experienced Manhattan cosmetic dentists at NYC Smile Design would be happy to help you determine during your one-on-one tooth whitening consultation.


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July 12, 2017

Cosmetic dentistry treatments and procedures can improve many aspects of your teeth, gums and overall smile. A smile makeover combines two or more of these options to transform your smile into one you're proud to show off. Learn more about what's in a smile makeover in the SlideShare below. 

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July 03, 2017

Dental implants are placed into the jawbone where they act as a new tooth root – helping prevent structural changes to your jaw while providing an ideal base for your dental restoration. Because the placement of dental implants is surgical, infection is a possibility during the healing phase. However, once the process of healing is complete, these risks are all but eliminated.


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June 15, 2017

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. This is both cliché and absolutely true – and the quality of your smile may be impacting your job prospects.

Several studies have shown that people with attractive smiles are more likely to be hired and promoted than equally qualified candidates with crooked, discolored, or missing teeth. If you suspect the appearance of your smile is holding you back at work, call our New York City cosmetic dentists at 212-452-3344 to schedule a consultation and learn how we can help...

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May 24, 2017

NYC Cosmetic DentistIf your smile does not instill confidence, it’s time to consider cosmetic dentistry. Not just the first thing many people notice about you, various studies have indicated that the quality of a person’s smile impacts their employability, how trustworthy others find them, and even their ability to find a partner. If you suspect your smile is interfering with your happiness, success, or self-esteem, call our NYC...

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May 10, 2017

Sedation dentistry, sometimes called sleep dentistry or twilight dentistry, is one of the most effective ways for people struggling with dental phobia to achieve optimal relaxation prior to and during any oral health or beauty treatment. Manhattan sedation dentists Dr. Elisa Mello and Dr. Ramin Tabib offer both nitrous oxide sedation and oral sedation, enabling them to meet the exact needs of each individual patient. If you believe you could benefit from gentle sedation prior to your treatment, we would be happy to discuss these options with you in greater detail during your...

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May 03, 2017

From Machu Picchu to NYC Smile Design: this husband-wife duo are redefining what’s possible in dental practices AND relationship.

Suspended in the air, in the middle of Machu Picchu, with nothing but a hook on a zipline and the embrace of your life partner to keep you from falling.
Sure, in that very moment the fear of falling could be the most terrifying thing in the world, but after?
When you finally move out of the limbo and land on your feet, with the hysterical laughter of your...

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