Dr. Michael J. Wei Awarded by Continental Who’s Who for Being “Dedicated to the Recognition of Excellence”

Dr. Michael J. Wei dental excellenceDr. Michael J. Wei is focused on excellence in his field, and he has been recognized for this dedication to modern dentistry by Continental Who’s Who through the “Dedicated to the Recognition of Excellence” Award. The Continental Who’s Who memberships are limited to professionals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in an occupation, industry or profession. Dr. Wei has shown exceptional commitment to his field of dentistry through not only his professional affiliations but in his pursuit of continuing education.Read more

Dr. Michael J. Wei Completes Course on Minimally Invasive Smile Makeovers

Minimally Invasive Smile MakeoverDr. Michael J. Wei makes continuing education a priority for himself and his Midtown Manhattan cosmetic dental office. He recently completed “Mastering Minimally Invasive Smile Design,” a two-day, hands-on course in Chicago. The course focused on new approaches to the final finishing and seating of minimally invasive veneers. Learning these new techniques allows Dr. Wei to offer his patients more smile makeover options that fit within your budget and time constraints, while reducing anxiety about dental procedures that you may have.Read more

Time to Stop Vaping: E-Cigarettes Are Bad for Your Oral Health

vaping oral health e-cigarettes“I don’t smoke. I vape.” This phrase might sound fine to a former Manhattan smoker. However, just because e-cigarettes are marketed as “better” for users than cigarettes because they do not contain tobacco, these electronic or battery-powered handheld devices, up to this point, haven’t been tested enough to be categorized as a “safe” alternative to cigarettes. Now, a recent study suggests that e-cigarettes are just as damaging to oral health as conventional tobacco cigarettes.Read more

Beyond Oral Health: Interpreting Dreams About Your Teeth

oral health dream interpretationMaybe your child has started to lose her baby teeth. Perhaps you saw the dental torture scene in Marathon Man. You may be feeling conflicted about a major life change. Any of these reasons could be responsible for dreams you’ve had about your teeth. Then again, they may have zero to do with your oral health nightmares. Your teeth play a major role in your life either way, and it certainly doesn’t hurt to explore every angle to find out how to improve your entire world – conscious and unconscious – with a smile makeover.Read more

Impatient? Speedy Cosmetic Dentistry with Maximum Impact

fast cosmetic dentistryTechnology has made us better and faster, but it hasn’t made us very patient. It should come as no surprise that many busy New Yorkers want a new smile, but they don’t necessarily want to wait for it. They also don’t care to endure any discomfort for a revamp either. Don’t let your assumption that smile makeovers are a lengthy process stop you from seeing your Midtown Manhattan cosmetic dentist. You may be pleasantly surprised to discover how much your smile can be improved in a short amount of time.Read more

Want More Kisses? Get a Customized Smile Makeover

kissable smile makeoverWomen who are interested in health kiss their husbands 11 percent more than women who are not interested in health, according to a recent kissing survey conducted by the online dating site eHarmony. Presumably, these women are also focused on their oral health because, it’s safe to say, both men and women with exceptional smiles and clean teeth are far more kissable than those who don’t pay much attention to the health of their teeth and gums. These women are probably sporting fine smiles that make them far more kissable. Do you have the same kind of kissing luck in your romantic life?Read more

The Real Story Behind Demi Moore’s Missing Front Teeth

Demi Moore smile makeoverDemi Moore admitted to Jimmy Fallon on a recent appearance on The Tonight Show that she is, in fact, missing her two front teeth. Viewers didn’t have to take her word for it – Fallon had a photo showing the major hole in the celeb’s smile. While plenty of celebrities are sporting porcelain veneers, Lumineers, and other types of smile makeovers, Moore’s reveal is refreshingly honest in a culture that is all about perfection. The reasons behind Moore’s imperfect smile, however, are one of the more fascinating – and baffling – elements of her situation.Read more

Does Marijuana Hurt Your Oral Health?

marijuana and oral healthA New Zealand study found that long-term cannabis use is associated with periodontal disease. However, this same study compared cannabis users and tobacco users, finding that cigarette smokers and nicotine users had far worse periodontal health (not to mention other negative health effects) than users of marijuana. So, just how bad is marijuana for your teeth, and are there any oral health pros to cannabis use?Read more