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Allan Mohr's Smile Creations Blog

“Why Do I Need Temporary Veneers?”

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Hundreds of patients come to Smile Creations every year hoping to makeover their smiles, and for many, the results they want can be easily achieved with veneers. However, what often surprises people is that you don’t just get veneers—patients are fitted with a temporary set for about a week or so before their permanent ones are put into place. Why is this step necessary? Wouldn’t it be easier to just place the regular veneers? In truth, temporary veneers on Long Island serve a lot of purposes and are essential to helping a patient get exactly what they want. How? That’s what we’re covering in today’s blog.

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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Your Career Success?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people around the country are currently looking for work, and if this includes you, then you probably want every advantage available for the job hunt. Thankfully, a cosmetic dentist in Massapequa knows exactly how to help you stand out from the pack. While updating your resume and learning new skills are always good ideas, a literal mountain of research shows that your smile can have a big impact on your professional success. Here are just a few ways an attractive, healthy set of teeth can help you nail your next job interview.

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The Cost of Dentures: Which Factors are Considered?

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When it comes to choosing a tooth replacement solution that is affordable, functional, and customizable, many individuals opt for dentures. Vastly different from the restorations created centuries and even decades ago, today’s creations are more natural in appearance and offer patients an improved day-to-day experience. But when it comes to determining the cost of dentures in Long Island, how much can you expect to pay? A local dentist shares which factors play a role in the estimate you’ll receive and what you can do to stay within your budget for a new smile.

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What You Can Do About Your Gummy Smile

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Living with a gummy smile in Long Island can leave you feeling embarrassed. Social gatherings are often unwelcomed events, and you may find yourself dodging the camera during holidays and special occasions. If you find yourself asking, “Why are my gums so prominent” or “Why do my teeth look so short,” it’s time to hear from a local expert who explains the reasons behind gummy smiles and what can be done to improve your aesthetics and oral health.

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Ways Your Dentist is Keeping You Safe Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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For almost an entire year, COVID-19 has become the most talked-about topic of 2020. Changing the way people conduct their day-to-day lives, businesses and employers are looking for ways to safeguard their employees, clients, and customers from the potential spread of this highly contagious virus. Dentists are no different, and although they’re accustomed to abiding by strict sanitation guidelines, you may be surprised to learn what additional measures they are taking to ensure you remain safe while improving the health of your smile. Read on to discover what your open Long Island dentist is doing to reduce your risk during an appointment.

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Which is Better: A Traditional or Implant-Retained Bridge?

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It’s amazing how just a few missing teeth can greatly affect every aspect of your life. Even if the rest of your teeth are in great shape, an unwanted gap can make it harder to eat, more difficult to speak, and turn smiling into an anxiety-inducing experience. Thankfully, if you are missing one or a few teeth in a row, there is a very reliable way to replace them that has already helped millions of people in the same situation: dental bridges. But, because everything has options these days, there are two versions of bridges in Massapequa: traditional and implant-retained. Which one would be best for your smile? We put these two options head-to-head in today’s blog.

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Nail Your Job Interview with a Confident Smile

COVID-19 has changed the employment landscape. Many industries are suffering, while others are desperate to get more people onboard. Regardless of where you are looking for a job, however, you should arrive at your virtual interview well-prepared. That may involve doing homework on your prospective employer, thinking about how you are going to answer questions, and making sure you have a distraction-free space in your home to set up the interview. And there is one more thing you should consider — your smile. Let’s discuss how a winning smile can help you land your ideal job.

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Enjoy a Youthful, Healthy Smile at Any Age

Senior man with healthy teeth thanks to best dentist in Massapequa Park

As a senior citizen, you have some distinct advantages in life. You’ve gained the wisdom that can come only with experience, and perhaps you have reached the point where you are retired and are ready to enjoy the “good life” that you have been spent years looking forward to. However, you might also find that as you age, your dental health is changing. Not to worry — as the best dentist in Massapequa Park, Dr. Allan S. Mohr is ready to help you enjoy a healthy, radiant smile that reflects your youthful spirit. Let’s discuss some of the dental needs that are common among seniors and how expert dental care can help you overcome challenges to your oral health.

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What Exactly Are All-on-4 Dental Implants?

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Dentists and patients alike tout dental implants as the best way to replace missing teeth. Still, the treatment can be a little confusing because there are so many different terms that refer to various aspects of dental implant tooth replacement. One of those terms is “All-on-4 dental implants” in Massapequa Park. In this post, you’ll learn exactly what All-on-4 implants are and how they might be able to help you regain a healthy, strong, and beautiful smile.

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Long Island Cosmetic Dentist Explains the Pros & Cons of Veneers

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For decades, veneers have been one of the most popular cosmetic treatments, whether you’re talking about dentistry or not. That’s because they offer a reliable and easy way to enhance the appearance of stained, chipped, cracked, and gapped teeth. While the list of benefits is very long (and we’ll touch on some of them below), as with any type of dental procedure, there are potential downsides that a patient should be aware of before beginning treatment. Are veneers on Long Island exactly what your smile needs to look and feel its best? Read on to learn more.

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