Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei Honored with New York Top Dentist Award for 2017

new york top dentist 2017 full sizeManhattan cosmetic dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei has received the honor of being named New York Top Dentist for 2017. This merit-based award, given by the Top Dentists Division of USA Top Docs, is bestowed upon a dental professional who has undergone a rigorous review process by the Top Docs staff, including a comprehensive qualification questionnaire, research, and an in-depth screening process.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

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

Changing Careers? Add a Smile Makeover to Your Resume First

smile makeover for your careerLet’s face it: Looks matter. We are a looks-obsessed society. And it doesn’t matter if you’re a socialite, a Kardashian, a stockbroker, a model, a salesperson, or a teacher, how your teeth look will impact your level of success in life, especially when you live or work in Manhattan. A smile makeover can catapult you into a new echelon of your career.Read more

7 Male Celebrities Who Owe Their Smiles to Cosmetic Dentistry

Tom Cruise smile makeoverDid he or didn’t he? There are plenty of celebrities who have had a nip or a tuck, and some of them are comfortable owning up to going under the knife or getting a few shots of Botox. But not every celeb is willing to admit to cosmetic dentistry. Why? Easy: They don’t have to. When your cosmetic dentistry work is good enough, it looks like a completely natural smile. For celebs who found fame before they found their cosmetic dentist, however, there is proof in photos and on film that a stunning new smile can make your star shine even brighter.Read more

Getting a Tax Refund? Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry or Restorative Dentistry

tax refund smile makeoverIf you’re expecting a small windfall from the federal government this spring, put your tax refund to good use and make an investment in one item that will last for a long time and make you look younger, smarter, and better too: cosmetic dentistry.Read more

Dr. Wei Named America’s Top Dentist for 2016

american top dentist 2016 bigManhattan cosmetic dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei has been named America’s Top Dentist for 2016, an award given to dental professionals who provide outstanding dentistry services to their patients. Bestowed by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, this honor marks the 11th time Dr. Wei has been named Top Dentist. Since 2005, he has been lauded for his exemplary service and expertise as a general dentist, restorative dentist, and cosmetic dentist in New York City.Read more

Emergency Dental Visits Increase After St. Patrick’s Day

Emergency dental visits St Patricks DayWith St. Patrick’s Day comes celebrations, green beer, drunkenness, revelry, and, yes, fighting. While these activities may seem more like clichés than tradition, the reality is this: Teeth get knocked out on St. Patty’s Day. According to data provided to CNBC, emergency dental visits go up after this holiday – in fact, ER dental visits go off the charts at 64 percent nationwide, and the data is based on the average number of dental visits that occur on March 18 versus a full one-month average of dental visits.Read more

4 of the Most Versatile Cosmetic Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry Solutions

restorative dentistry cosmetic dentistryWhen you have an aesthetic complaint about your teeth that would benefit from cosmetic dentistry, or you have an oral health problem that requires restorative dentistry, the options about what’s available for your care can be confusing. What’s the best choice? What will last the longest? What will give you the most bang for your buck? A consultation with your cosmetic and restorative dentist is the best place to begin so you can have a professional really tell you what’s going on with your teeth. In some cases, several types of treatments are viable options. Here are some of the most versatile solutions you’ll find.Read more

Mind the Gap with Porcelain Veneers and More Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

Gapped teethAnna Paquin. Madonna. Michael Strahan. Elijah Wood. Lauren Hutton. Georgia May Jagger. David Letterman. Celebrities with gapped teeth are memorable for this quirky feature. When your unforgettable smile is making you millions, who wouldn’t embrace it? (Though some celebs don’t). When your gapped smile is causing you severe self-consciousness or oral health issues, however, it’s time to make a change, and your cosmetic dentistry options for fixing gapped teeth are many.Read more