Everything you need to know about a “smile makeover” is in the name, right? It can certainly help your teeth look better, but that’s about it. While this might sound intuitively true, in reality, it’s not! When provided by a skilled cosmetic dentist, a smile makeover can offer several life-changing benefits beyond simply enhancing the color and shape of the teeth. Here are just a few of them.(more…)
Smile Makeovers: It Isn’t Just About Looks
Cosmetic Dentistry Isn’t Just for Celebrities!
No matter what kinds of movies and TV shows you like, it’s almost guaranteed that everyone on screen will have gorgeous, perfectly white teeth. This is largely thanks to cosmetic dentistry. If you wish your teeth were just as camera-ready as your favorite celebrities, know that you don’t have to be a famous movie star, singer, or model to get the exact same treatments that are popular in Hollywood today. Don’t believe it? Read on as we dispel some of the most common myths associated with cosmetic dentistry.(more…)
What’s the Difference Between a Cosmetic & General Dentist?
More and more people are choosing to enhance their smiles with cosmetic dentistry, which means a growing portion of the population is asking the question, “What exactly is a cosmetic dentist?” Unlike orthodontists, pediatric dentists, or prosthodontists, being a cosmetic dentist is not a recognized specialty in the dental world. Essentially, any dentist can call themselves a cosmetic dentist. However, there is a big difference between a trained and experienced cosmetic dentist versus a general dentist that offers cosmetic services. What are they, and why do they matter? Read on below before you find yourself in the treatment chair!(more…)
Can You Be Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry?
Absolutely everyone cares about who they see in the mirror each day, and this includes many “older” people, which depending on how you think about it, can apply to someone who’s 40, 50, 60, 70, and beyond… Just like teens and young adults, people in these age groups often want to improve their appearance, and one of the simplest ways to do this is through cosmetic dentistry. Thanks to modern technology and techniques, there is no age limit when it comes to having a beautiful, pristine smile. So, if you think you’ve simply “missed the boat” when it comes to enhancing your grin, you’re thankfully wrong, and you’ll find out more about your options in today’s blog.(more…)
How to Make 4 Of the Most Common Cosmetic Dental Flaws Disappear
In an ideal world, absolutely everyone would have a perfect, pristinely white smile, but the vast majority of people tend to end up with one of the four most common cosmetic dental flaws. If you have one or more of them, then you’re in good company, because so does the better part of the world’s population! Fortunately, getting them fixed and enjoying the smile of your dreams is relatively easy thanks to modern-day dentistry, and you can learn more about your available solutions in today’s blog.(more…)
Why You Need Good Oral Health Before Getting Cosmetic Work
Many people walk into a cosmetic dentist’s office excited to talk about the changes they want to make to their smile. But, they are surprised when the dentist says that their existing dental issues need to be taken care of first. Why can’t they just make someone’s smile look better and worry about cavities or gum disease later? Does the cosmetic work really have to wait? The short answer to this question is “Yes,” and you will learn why in today’s blog.(more…)
“Why Do I Need Temporary Veneers?”
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.(more…)
Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Your Career Success?
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
Enjoy a Youthful, Healthy Smile at Any Age
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.(more…)