A term that is getting used more and more in the dental community these days is “patchwork dentistry.” In short, this refers to patients choosing short term treatments to solve their problems as opposed to long-term solutions (similar to how some cities handle ongoing roadwork). While this approach may help a patient save money now, it always costs them dearly later. Are you dealing with oral pain or are unhappy with how your smile looks because of old, worn out dental work? If so, Dr. Allan Mohr and his team can rehabilitate your smile and make sure you enjoy gorgeous results that can also be trusted to last a lifetime. (more…)
If you’re missing several or all of your teeth, deciding to replace them was probably relatively easy, but what’s more difficult is choosing how to actually do it. These days, the most popular options are partial dentures, full dentures, and implant-retained dentures. Each is used by countless dentists around the world to successfully rebuild their patients’ smiles, but which one would be best for you? If you’re considering getting dentures on Long Island, a little knowledge can help make your choice much simpler, which is exactly what you’ll find below. (more…)
If you’re interested in seriously improving the appearance and function of your teeth, you’ll probably find two distinct terms popping up a lot as you do research online: smile makeover and full-mouth reconstruction. Both involve using multiple procedures to fix a wide array of dental issues, so are they one in the same? While these terms are swapped all the time, they are in fact VERY different. When it comes to full-mouth reconstructions and smile makeovers on Long Island, knowing which one is right for you will make a BIG difference in your experience and outcome. (more…)
After seeing yet another picture of yourself with a close-lipped smile on social media, you’ve finally decided to do something about your missing teeth, namely, replace them. You spend a little time researching online and figure out that the treatment you’ll most likely need is called a dental bridge. Simple enough, but there’s one problem—there are two main kinds of bridges, traditional ones, and those that are held in place with dental implants. Both seem to do the job when it comes to restoring missing teeth, but which one is better? Today, we cover all bases when it comes to dental bridges in Massapequa so you can be well-informed about your options. (more…)
Literally for hundreds of years, dentures have provided a reliable and affordable solution for people missing several teeth. Today, these prosthetics can be custom-made to perfectly fit every patient, instantly restoring not only their oral health, but their confidence as well. Patients have more choice than ever, but their options basically boil down to two: traditional dentures and implant dentures on Long Island. If you were to ask your dentist which one is better, they would definitely point you towards implant dentures, and here are just a few reasons why… (more…)
Once again, you find yourself being the last one at the table who is still eating. You love meeting up with your family, but this part of the evening always makes you so feel self-conscious. The adults are discreetly checking their watches while the kids have already pulled out their phones. They are waiting on you. Unfortunately, you can’t eat any faster because of your unreliable dentures. You’re terrified that if you don’t chew slowly and gingerly, they could actually slip right out of your mouth! Have you ever found yourself in this kind of situation? If so, then dental implants on Long Island may be exactly what you need to finally get a set of teeth you can trust. (more…)
When you envision a “perfect” smile, you probably see big, straight teeth that are dazzling white. That’s one idea, but it’s certainly not always the preferred result of a cosmetic dentistry makeover. Few people actually want an overdone “Hollywood” smile. For a more subtle, beautiful result, your Long Island cosmetic dentist Dr. Allan S. Mohr takes a custom approach… and it’s one that may actually involve leaving behind a tiny imperfection or two. That’s right — keep reading to learn more about why flaws are actually built into customized smile makeovers!
If your smile has lost its luster, it doesn’t matter if it was lax oral hygiene habits, injury, or some other factor that caused it. For severely damaged teeth, Dr. Allan S. Mohr emphasizes that the most important thing is finding a solution. Sometimes, one or two individual treatments is not sufficient for transforming an imperfect smile. When a more comprehensive solution is required, the Long Island smile makeover comes to the rescue! Keep reading to learn more about how it works, and whether or not it’s right for you — we’ve got everything you need to know right here!
You and your family deserve excellence in dental care, and that means visiting the very best dentist. In Long Island, that’s Dr. Allan S. Mohr! Long Island Pulse magazine recently named him as a 2018 Top Dentist, and he and his team are so pleased to have received the honor in addition to being named a 2018 America’s Best Dentist AND a 2018 Top Dentist in New York. That’s a lot! Keep reading to learn more about Dr. Mohr and the superior level of care you can expect when you visit his state-of-the-art dental practice.
If you’ve suffered severe tooth loss or are on the brink of having a number of teeth removed, you may fear that you’re looking at a long life with loose or ill-fitting dentures. But we’ve got good news: today’s prosthetics aren’t much like those that your grandfather may have struggled with. A denture retained by dental implants mimics your natural teeth so well you may even forget they’re not the ones you’ve always had!