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Leyla’s Story

Leyla, a name that has been etched in the history of our practice, a patient who has stood by us through thick and thin, from the early days when we were finding our footing to the present day when we've established ourselves as a force to be reckoned with in the world of dentistry. Leyla is not just a patient; she's our biggest cheerleader, our constant source of motivation, and the reason we strive to be better every single day.


When Leyla walks through our doors, the entire office lights up with her infectious smile and warm presence. Her compliments and kind words have a way of making even the most challenging days feel like a breeze, and we find ourselves eagerly anticipating her appointments, knowing that she'll bring a burst of positivity and joy to our day.

However, over the past couple of years, we couldn't help but notice that Leyla's smile, once a beacon of radiance, had started to lose its luster. The changes were subtle at first, but as time went on, they became more pronounced, and we could see that Leyla was becoming increasingly aware of the transformation.

One day, Leyla approached us with a request that caught us off guard. With a determined look in her eye, she asked, "How come you never told me I could have a much better smile?" She went on to express her desire for a smile makeover, just like the ones she had been admiring on our website and social media.

We had to take a step back and reflect on Leyla's words. She was right; her smile definitely needed some enhancement, but as her longtime dental care providers, we had hesitated to bring it up, knowing that it was a matter of personal choice. Leyla's loyalty and trust in us had made us cautious about suggesting any major changes, but her direct approach made us realize that we had been remiss in not discussing the possibilities with her sooner.

The catalyst for Leyla's smile transformation journey came when she needed to have one of her back teeth replaced with an implant. This event sparked a conversation about the potential for a complete smile makeover, one that would not only address her functional needs but also elevate her already beautiful features to new heights.

We set to work, reimagining Leyla's smile in a way that would complement her vibrant personality and stunning facial features. Every detail was carefully considered, from the shade and shape of each tooth to the way they harmonized with her unique characteristics. Our goal was to create a smile that was not only aesthetically pleasing but also authentic to Leyla's essence.

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As the final touches were put in place and Leyla gazed into the mirror, her eyes lit up with a mixture of joy, amazement, and gratitude. The transformation was breathtaking, and we couldn't help but feel a surge of pride knowing that we had played a part in helping one of our most loyal patients achieve the smile of her dreams.

Leyla's smile makeover was a testament to the power of open communication, trust, and the unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional results. We had taken a leap of faith, and in doing so, we had not only exceeded Leyla's expectations but also reinforced the bond that had been forged over years of dedicated care.

If you find yourself in a similar situation, wondering if your smile could use a little TLC, know that you're not alone. Our team is here to listen to your concerns, understand your unique desires, and guide you through the process of achieving a smile that radiates confidence and authenticity. Whether you're a longtime patient or a new face in our practice, we're committed to helping you unlock your smile's full potential.

So, take a cue from Leyla and don't be afraid to start the conversation. Your smile is a reflection of your inner beauty, and you deserve to feel proud of it every single day. Trust us to be your partners in this transformative journey, and together, we'll create a smile that will leave you grinning from ear to ear, just like Leyla.


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At NYC Smile Design, experienced New York City cosmetic dentists Dr. Elisa Mello and Dr. Ramin Tabib collaborate to provide you with comprehensive dental care and outstanding cosmetic dentistry results. Together they founded NYC Smile Design in 1994 and have been dedicated to providing life-changing dentistry ever since.
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