What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Upper East Side Cosmetic Dentist | Manhattan Dental Office – Have you ever seen advertisements for cosmetic dentistry and felt curious to learn more about it? Well, cosmetic dentistry is dentistry that helps create a more positive appearance for your teeth and for your smile. The most common types of cosmetic dentistry are tooth whitening and porcelain veneers, but there’s …

Dental Care and Your Children

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Upper East Side Smile Makeover | Manhattan Dental Office – Healthy smiles are something that everyone wants and we could all easily have them from childhood through adulthood if we just develop healthy habits from an early age! That’s why it’s vital to teach your kids how to care for their pearly whites as soon as you can. It’s easy …

Smoking and Your Teeth

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Upper East Side Cosmetic Dentistry | Manhattan Dental Office – Smoking can have many effects on your body, but what about your teeth? If you are one of the 36 million smokers in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, you may want to better understand smoking’s effects. For more information on how your teeth are affected …

Is Chocolate Bad for Your Teeth?

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Upper East Side Smile Makeover | Manhattan Dental Office – Few people, if any, dislike chocolate. Considered one of life’s guilty pleasures, chocolate holds a special place in our collective hearts and is present at a wide range of social activities from romantic endeavors to the rampant candy-filled feasts of Easter and Halloween.

Attack that Plaque!

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Upper East Side Dentist | Manhattan Dentistry – Are you battling with tooth plaque? Feel that layer of gunk that coats your teeth and makes them a little fuzzy and not quite clean? Your pearly whites are our first priority, and plaque can cause long lasting dental damage. We’re here to help you attack that plaque to ensure you have …

Put a Stop to Cavities and Tooth Decay

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Manhattan Dentistry | Upper East Side Dental Health – Tooth decay can take a significant toll on your dental health and cause not just serious problems such as loss of teeth. It can also make daily tasks such as eating and drinking difficult. Additionally, it might cause you to feel self-conscious about how you look when you smile or talk. …

Key Elements of Flossing

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Manhattan Dental Office | Upper East Side Smile Makeover – Flossing on a daily basis is a key part to any oral healthcare routine. Flossing can help remove plaque in hard to reach areas that a toothbrush cannot come into contact with, while also preventing gum disease. Flossing is helpful to your oral health, as long as you’re flossing correctly. …

Consider Invisalign!

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Manhattan Invisalign | Upper East Side Cosmetic Dentist – Your smile is one of your most important features! It’s what people see first, and here at the office of Joseph C. Lattinelli, DMD we want you to feel confident and show off your pearly whites with pride. If you’ve been considering correcting any imperfections but don’t want to take on …

Three Ways to Fix a Chipped Tooth

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Upper East Side Smile Makeover | Manhattan Dentistry – Most people will experience a chipped tooth in their lifetime. Chipping a tooth can happen several different ways, but whether your enamel wears in a specific spot or you bite too hard on a piece of crunchy food, there are available solutions to fixing a chipped tooth. The following options, with …

Why That OJ Tastes Odd After Brushing Your Teeth

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Upper East Side Teeth Brushing | Manhattan Dental Office – Ewww! I just brushed my teeth and this orange juice tastes disgusting! Is it Colgate’s fault? Should I blame the hardscrabble mint farmers of central Indiana? Did my orange juice go bad? Darn you, Tropicana! Okay, now that I’ve calmed down, maybe together we can solve this mystery. Why do …