whiteningwoman-largeIt’s much easier today to have a beautiful smile than it was, let’s say, twenty years ago. Cosmetic dentistry has made huge progress, so practically everybody who has the wish and the money can have a Hollywood-like smile with very little effort.

Cosmetic dentists make use of various procedures to give people a beautiful smile. We are going to see a few of them in this article.

Teeth whitening or bleaching is probably the most common treatment. It is done through a chemical process: a special substance is applied on the teeth, then you either need to let that substance act for a certain amount of time, or your teeth get exposed to UV light that accelerates the whitening. Teeth whitening can be done either in the dentist’s office or at home.

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Dr. Eric WeinsteinHi, this is Dr. Eric Weinstein from Island Dental Associates located at 639 Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square.  A common question we get from patients is…“how can I replace my missing teeth?”

The answer is that there are many options. Choosing the option that is appropriate for you will depend on what your needs are. At Island Dental we can offer many different options for replacing missing teeth, such as…

(1) dental implants
(2) bridge work
(3) removable prosthesis such as partials

For dental implants, temporary bridges, or partials we can provide you with immediate placement.

Give us a call today at Island Dental Associates in Franklin Square, Long Island to see how we can help you replace your missing teeth as soon as possible.