Do It Yourself Retainer Cleaner

Carbonated tablets are often used by patients to clean their retainers. One of the ingredients in these products is a recognized allergen called persulfate. This chemical causes allergic reactions in certain people that can be very serious and may even necessitate immediate medical attention. 

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Extra Benefits of Teeth Straightening With Clear Aligners

Having a perfect smile is not only a confidence booster, it’s also beneficial to your oral health. A smile without overlapping or crooked teeth can actually prevent gum disease, tooth decay, and tooth loss. Dental aligners such as Invisalign can help you achieve the perfect healthy smile. Here are some reasons to consider straightening your teeth with clear aligners. 

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Metal Braces vs Invisaligns

The world of dentistry is an exciting one because it’s always making improvements upon techniques that have been around for a lifetime whether that’s teeth brushing, flossing, new mouthwashes, and of course braces. Today, braces aren’t just a one-size-fits-all deal. There are many new options and alternatives. One of those is Invisaligns. With that in mind, how does one decide which one is best for them? That’s where we come in!

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Are Invisaligns Right for Me?

Invisaligns are a modern solution to traditional medal braces. They maybe ideal for some, but not all and is dependent on factors such as lifestyle and your unique circumstance. If you're thinking about whether Invisaligns are right for you, keep reading to find out more.

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Why You Should Invest in a Smile Makeover

Today, the world feels like it is moving faster than it ever has, from emails, to Zoom meetings, to trying to binge-watch every single piece of content on Netflix. The mind never gets a moment to relax and that’s just one of the many reasons why some may forget to pay extra attention to their teeth. It’s not always easy to smile when you’re adjusting a laptop camera for that Zoom meeting. But there are actually plenty of reasons why you shouldn’t wait and get around to working on the teeth behind that smile.

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Fix Your Oral Health

It may sound like a pretty conceited thing to do to put an emphasis on things like teeth whitening and straightening to make your smile look nicer, but the truth is, underneath the cosmetic benefits of investing in your smile, you’re actually killing two birds with one stone in taking care of your oral health as well. Whenever you go to the dentist for work, you’re getting a cleaning and an overall assessment of your teeth. This can help to prevent current and long-term problems, in turn fixing and taking care of your oral health. Making your smile look nicer is just the cherry on top.

Wow Everyone You Meet

When it comes to having great teeth behind your smile, you tend to make great first impressions. When you have a smile with pearly whites, it reflects well on how you take care of yourself which also leads to building a certain level of trust in the process. It’s always good to make a great first impression, and your smile is the gateway for that.

Climb The ladder at Work

And last but not least, a nice smile can actually help you achieve more at work. That sounds pretty crazy but there’s actually some science to it. A study at Loyola Marymount University proved that those with teeth whitening were 50% more likely to get the job that they were interviewing for. There you have it, if you were ever wondering just why that one job never called you back, maybe it’s time to book an appointment with the dentist.

How to get it done

Here are some services you can get to help make your smile the best it can be:

Dr. Joseph Lattinelli and his team has been helping patients find their smile for many years. We’ve become a staple in our community in saving one tooth at a time. If you’re looking into dental implants or need a dental-work appointment, then give us a call at 212-752-7188. We’re located at 121 East 60th Street, NY 10022.

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Recreate Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

When you look in the mirror, do you have a picture-perfect smile? Are you thrilled to smile big for photos? If you are not a fan of your smile, you may have thought you would be stuck with it forever. However, cosmetic dentistry has an incredible number of tools we can use to make your smile flawless. Here is some more information about the recreation of your smile.

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Boost Your Self Esteem with Cosmetic Dentistry

A bright and white smile can improve your confidence. You don't have to be unhappy or insecure about your teeth. Boost your self-esteem with cosmetic dentistry!

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Utilizing Cosmetic Dentistry to Achieve a More Beautiful Smile

Until the advent of cosmetic dentistry, people were forced to work around any flaws in their teeth and had few options to repair broken smiles. Thankfully, it is the 21st century and there are more options than ever to tackle troublesome teeth. The following are just a few of the procedures available to help you with a healthy smile:

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No Metal, No Problem!

Due to a wide range of reasons such as medical conditions, accidents or genetics, our teeth might turn crooked thereby affecting our smile, the way we chew on food and even impact our self-esteem which is quite priceless. However, most people think that braces are the only solution to such teeth. The good news is that you no longer have to get metal on your teeth to keep them in line and regain your incredible smile. (more…)

Dr. Lattinelli Can Give You the Smile Makeover You're Looking for in Manhattan!

A smile makeover is not just about cosmetics, it’s also about oral health. Certainly, cosmetic aspects like tooth whitening and straightening are important for improving your smile, and your appearance. It’s also important that you stop and correct tooth decay, gum disease, and even bone loss. All of these things and more are problems Dr. Lattinelli can correct. He has had excellent training in dentistry and is very involved in advances in dental ceramics techniques, and full mouth rehabilitation. (more…)