Treat Yourself to the Gift of a Perfect Holiday Smile

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Holiday parties and dinners are coming up. It’s natural to shift yourself to the bottom of the list when there is so much shopping, cooking, baking, and wrapping to do. Give yourself a gift this holiday season; treat yourself to the cosmetic dental work you’ve been considering all year. It’s easier than you may think. […]

Restore Your Smile with CEREC Crowns in One Office Visit

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Like many medical specialties, the field of dentistry has become increasingly advanced, offering cutting-edge treatments and procedures. CEREC crowns are just one example of such groundbreaking dental technology that gives patients durable metal free restorations in just one office visit. Suffolk County cosmetic dentists Dr. Elliot and Dr. Nick are proud to offer in-house CEREC technology, […]

One Visit Dentistry with CEREC Crowns

CEREC (Chairside Economical Restorations of Esthetic Ceramic) is the latest computerized 3D technology that allows Dr. Elliot and Dr. Nick to make custom dental crowns right here in our Suffolk County office. By employing this breakthrough technology, our Rocky Point dentists can give you natural looking and perfectly fitted dental crowns in just one office appointment! Unlike older […]

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last? (And Other FAQs About Crowns)

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap placed over an existing tooth to improve its appearance and protect it from further degradation. Usually crowns are cemented into place after a tooth has cracked, broken or worn down, but it can also be used to cover misshapen or discolored teeth. Failed fillings or dental implants can […]

Fixing a Chipped Tooth

Chipping a tooth – especially a front tooth – instills a sense of panic in most people. How can you ever restore your smile to its original glory? Rest assured that cosmetic dentistry offers a number of solutions to permanently fix a chipped or fractured tooth, even in cases that look beyond repair. Whether caused […]

Is It Painful To Have A Crown Put On Your Tooth?

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Dental crowns, sometimes referred to as caps, are restorative treatments that can have major benefits for a patient’s dental health. Despite their many benefits, a lot of patients put off getting crowns because they are worried the procedure will hurt. However, these worries are unfounded, as the procedure for getting a crown at Long Island […]

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

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One of the most common questions patients have before receiving a dental crown, or a dental cap, is, “how long will my dental crown last?” There are a lot of factors that play into the overall durability and longevity of your crown. Materials used, your oral hygiene, and wear and tear can all decide whether […]

Do Dental Crowns Need to Be Replaced?

Dental crowns serve a wide range of purposes, from protecting weak or cracked teeth to improving the appearance of a tooth that is discolored or misshapen. Whether you already have a dental crown or you are considering having the procedure done, you may be wondering whether or not they will eventually need to be replaced. […]

Do Dental Crowns Have Metal in Them?

Put simply, crowns are artificial tooth-shaped caps that are placed over a damaged tooth. These caps are affixed to the tooth with a strong cement. They can hold together a partially broken tooth, cover a misshapen tooth or dental implant, cover a root canal, hold a dental bridge in place, or restore a broken tooth. […]

CEREC Crowns vs. Traditional Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a necessary treatment for many patients. A crown caps a natural tooth to strengthen and protect it. Patients receive a dental crown after undergoing root canal surgery, suffering a severe tooth fracture, or having a cavity treated that is too large for a simple filling. Dental crowns are also a necessary component […]