Is Your Smile Ready for Love? 5 Reasons You Need a Smile Makeover

smile-makeover-ready-for-loveWhen the holidays roll around, one of the things single people often focus on is their relationship status, or lack thereof. This is a time of year when people take stock of their lives, where they’re going, where they’ve been, where they want to be – and who they want to be doing all of these things with. However, if you’re alone in Manhattan, the biggest contemplation might be, “What’s wrong with me?” Have you ever taken the time to consider if your smile is holding you back from finding love?Read more

Are People Talking About Your Bad Teeth?

whispering about bad teethWhen you have bad teeth, you know it. You very likely go to great lengths to hide your teeth when you smile or talk, or perhaps you don’t say much at all or smile very often because you’re embarrassed about how your teeth look. It would be untrue to say that people aren’t judging you because of your teeth, especially in the concrete jungle. While anything goes in Manhattan, damaged or missing teeth are still not on the list of acceptable accessories. But you can change all of that with one decision – getting a smile makeover.Read more

A New Smile: Your Best Holiday Accessory

holiday-smile-makeoverAs the holiday season gets into full swing, invitations to gatherings, parties, getaways, and special events will begin arriving. You may be focused on finding the perfect dress, shoes, suit, or outerwear for each occasion, but your smile is the best accessory you can have. That is, of course, if your smile is in good condition.Read more

How to Get a Smile Like People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive

dwayne-the-rock-johnson-sexiest-man-alive-smilePeople magazine’s eagerly anticipated annual reveal has arrived – the naming of the 2016 Sexiest Man Alive. This year, the honor goes to Dwayne Johnson, perhaps more commonly known as The Rock. A former pro wrestling star turned actor, Johnson is certainly recognized for his sheer size and presence. But it’s that megawatt white grin of his that really turns heads.Read more

Repair the Side Effects of Teeth Grinding with Cosmetic Dentistry

teeth grinding cosmetic dentistryWhether it’s politics, parenting, or work that has you unconsciously grinding your teeth day and night, stopping this involuntary movement is the first battle. TMJ treatment is easily accomplished with a customized oral appliance or bite guard. But then you may discover that, even though your grinding has ceased, your teeth have been left in poor shape because of the habit. Cosmetic dentistry can help.Read more

5 Creepy Ways Halloween Candy Can Ruin Your Cosmetic Dentistry

halloween-cosmetic-dentistryThe National Retail Federation reports that 94.3 percent of Americans will spend $2.5 billion on Halloween candy this year. You may claim that all those sweets are for the trick-or-treaters alone, but we know it’s nearly impossible to avoid indulging yourself. Even if you do manage to hand out every last piece of candy to Darth Vader and Princess Aurora, zombies and witches, there are still your kids’ treat bags to tempt you. Of course, you should be able to enjoy Halloween just like everyone else, but if you have cosmetic dentistry of any kind, choose your candy wisely.Read more

Keeping Up with Cosmetic Dentistry: Dr. Wei Completes Smile Design Course

wei-coursecompletioncertificateThe best cosmetic dentistry practices are home to dental professionals who take their continuing education seriously. In order to advance his Manhattan cosmetic dentistry office, Dr. Michael J. Wei pursues and completes continuing education courses on a regular basis. Keeping up with the latest innovations in modern dentistry allows Dr. Wei to continually improve his dental skills and offer the very best treatments and solutions to each of his patients.Read more

Is Your Starbucks Addiction Ruining Your Smile?

Coffee stained teethThere are over 200 Starbucks in the borough of Manhattan. If you have a coffee addiction, you’re never more than half a dozen blocks, give or take, from a Starbucks counter. Even if you don’t love Starbucks and you just need a cup of java to keep you going throughout the day, every sip you take is another ding to your tooth enamel. Your love of coffee, while it may be essential for daily survival, can actually be the downfall of your smile.Read more

Does Clinton or Trump Have a Presidential Smile?

clinton-trump-presidential-smileLast night’s first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may have left Americans with more questions than answers, but one thing is for sure: Their mouths were center stage. From grimaces to smiles, arguments to compliments, the nation was watching the sources of all the words, jargon, insults, and statistics. When you’re in the spotlight in your personal or professional life, the same holds true – your teeth and smile, whether you like it or not, speak volumes about you. Is your oral health ready for the hot seat? Or are you in desperate need of a smile makeover?Read more