NYC Smile Design Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

NYC Cosmetic Dentists Serving Manhattan and New York, NY

October 04, 2017

Several studies have found that smiling increases happiness, reduces stress, and improves self-confidence. Sadly, many people hide their smiles out of embarrassment.

Unhappy with the size, shape, presentation, or color of their teeth, many people hide their smiles behind tightly closed lips for fear of exposing traits they find unbecoming. If you are among them, there is hope – and it begins with a phone call to NYC Smile Design where Dr. Elisa Mello and Dr. Ramin Tabib are ready to examine your teeth and gums, cover your entire range of cosmetic and restorative options, and help you achieve the strong, healthy, and attractive...

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September 27, 2017

The stars that shine in our nighttime sky – outside of the city at least – are primarily hydrogen and helium. Your smile, no matter how hard you try, will never be as bright. But our earthly stars – those who shine on screen and stage – have teeth just like yours and, just like just like you, must put effort into keeping those teeth bright, straight, and attractive.

Manhattan cosmetic dentists Dr. Elisa Mello and Dr. Ramin Tabib can help you achieve a smile to rival the stars or, at the least, shine just as bright. Give us a call at 212-452-3344 to schedule a consultation and learn...

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September 13, 2017

Surface stains are the main cause of tooth discoloration. By removing these stains, teeth naturally begin to look whiter, brighter, and more appealing. Depending on the type of staining you are dealing with, it may be possible to accomplish this without topical bleaches and other more involved teeth whitening options.

Whitening teeth isn’t something that’s particularly complex, but it can be difficult to achieve the most appealing results without a little assistance. If your at-home teeth whitening attempts are not as successful as you’d hoped, call NYC cosmetic dentists...

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September 07, 2017

Every moment of every day is filled with choices. What you choose plays the most direct role in what you experience. What you experience informs what you choose next. It can be a tough pill to swallow, but nearly all of this is entirely within your control. Of course, external factors have to be taken into account as well – but at the core, at the very root of your life experience, your choices have the biggest impact. This is both a tremendous responsibility and an opportunity for liberation. You get to choose how to work with it.

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August 22, 2017

Invisalign in New York CityInvisalign® is often considered the most attractive solution for addressing malocclusion in adult smiles. Indeed, this alternative to braces offers many unique benefits, not the least of which is greater ease of care. Because Invisalign® and Invisalign® Teen aligners are removable, keeping your teeth and gums healthy requires no additional steps. What’s more, restrictions on food are...

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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. 

If you're interested in...

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