Porcelain Bridge or Dental Implant? Ask Your NYC Restorative Dentist

dental implant porcelain bridge nyc restorative dentistA few missing teeth have a major impact on your appearance. If you’re embarrassed to smile wide or feel like people are always distracted by the holes in your smile, it’s time to figure out how to make this problem go away. Restorative dentistry from your NYC dentist is customized to your unique oral health needs, whether the right solution is a porcelain bridge, dental implant, or otherwise.Read more

Top 3 Restorative Dentistry Options for Missing Teeth

missing tooth restorative dentistryMissing teeth are problematic in many ways. They not only leave gaping holes in your smile, which is distracting and unappealing, these spaces can actually make you look unhealthy and older than you actually are. Plus, missing teeth aren’t doing your mouth any favors when it comes to biting and chewing food. Whether you’re missing a molar or otherwise, all missing teeth are important and should be replaced. The question is, what’s the best restorative dentistry option for filling in the spaces?Read more

3 Restorative Dentistry Solutions for Your Broken Crown

Restorative dentistry porcelain crownPorcelain tooth crowns are incredibly strong. They’re also versatile and can serve as a repair for a fractured tooth, prevent a weak tooth from fracturing, anchor a bridge, fill gaps or spaces between teeth, hide tooth discoloration, or restore uniformity to oddly shaped teeth. Crowns are not infallible, however, and after a few decades of use or the unwise decision to attempt to open a bag with your teeth, one wrong bite down can dislodge the crown.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