Staten Island Dental Care Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

NYC Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

Hi. I’m Dr. Frederick Hecht. Welcome to my Staten Island dental blog! I find that many of my patients in the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Bayonne areas get a couple of dental terms mixed up. Today, I would like to clarify the differences between plaque, calculus, and cavities. Plaque is a film that covers teeth –…

Help! My Crown Came Off!

repair broken dental crown Staten Island

Staten Island Dental Care asks you to imagine the following scenario: you are chewing an apple and hear a strange sound, then something in your mouth feels wrong. One of your crowns has come off. Now what? Chances are, the crown (which cost you hundreds of dollars) can be re-cemented. But it’s vital that you…

Cosmetic Dentistry Options

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Most Staten Island people who are considering cosmetic dentistry are aware of the cosmetic dental procedures that are frequently advertised in the NYC media. There are porcelain veneers: a custom made wafer-thin covering permanently attached to the front of a tooth to make it stain-free and perfectly shaped. Veneers can repair small chips and crack…

How Long Will A Dental Crown Last?

Categories: Dental Crowns
cost of dental crowns NYC

NYC endodontists, oral surgeons, and general dentists use dental crowns (sometimes called caps) in many restorative treatments. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured, a crown can correct bite misalignments, and a crown is usually necessary after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, attaching…

What is ‘Crown Lengthening’?

Categories: Dental Crowns
Staten Island, You May Need Crown Lengthening For That Dental Crown

Perfect smiles created at Staten Island Dental Care often require crown lengthening. Crown lengthening surgery is a safe and effective procedure that exposes more of the visible part of the tooth. Some clients undergo crown lengthening surgery at Staten Island Dental Care to alter their gummy smile. A gummy smile refers to upper teeth that…

Wear A Crown In Staten Island

Dental Crown Staten Island

Some Staten Island residents who have a weak or broken tooth may want to research dental crowns as a solution to improve their smile and overall oral health. A crown is really a cap or covering that is tooth-shaped and when it is in place, it will cover the portion of the covered tooth that…