What Is More Valuable Than A Diamond?

White Plains cosmetic dentistry

“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. Today there is: the the dental implant, available from The Dental Design Center in White Plains. Dental implants have…

How Dental Implants Are Changing Dentures

How Dental Implants are Changing Dentures in White Plains

If you are one of the many people wearing dentures, you know that they are not the ideal solution for missing teeth. Dental implants from The Dental Design Center in White Plains has another option. The problems with dentures include slipping and gum irritation, and some wearers report trouble eating and talking, bone loss, and…

The Health And Beauty Consequences Of Missing Teeth

Categories: Dental Implants
Scarsdale tooth implants

Hello. I am cosmetic dentist Ira Handschuh. Thanks for visiting my blog. Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many important functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone…

Tooth Restoration: Dental Implants And Dental Bridges

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White Plains Dental Implants and Dental Bridges

When my patients ask me about White Plains tooth restoration, I usually tell them about fixed (or ‘traditional’) dental bridges or tooth implants. A dental bridge is an artificial tooth which replaces a missing tooth. The false tooth (called a ‘pontic’) is fused to porcelain crowns on either side of the missing tooth. Tooth replacement…

You Have Nothing To Lose Except Loose Dentures

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implant dentures White Plains

Today’s dental technology has solved the issue of annoying loose-fitting dentures with a fantastic tooth replacement option. Instead of relying on your tongue, a weak suction, and some dental adhesive to keep false teeth in place, dental implant posts can anchor full or partial dentures. The dentures are secure enough to allow the wearer to…

Live Better With Dental Implants In White Plains

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White Plains Implant Dentistry

Ill-fitting dentures can cause more problems for NYC denture wearers than they solve. If you live with loose dentures, you probably regard them as a necessary evil. Though they certainly look better than a toothless mouth, in practical terms they leave much to be desired because they affect two essential activities: eating and talking.