Do you suffer from fear or anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist? If you do, you are not alone. In fact, studies show that approximately 30 to 40 million Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety or fear. Something interesting, however, was discovered when the general public was asked the question,
A popular method for straightening teeth is with the “invisible” alternative to traditional braces known as Invisalign™. Although it is very uncommon to experience, there are minor side effects that can occur with Invisalign™. There have been very few cases where patient’s experience an allergic reaction to their Invisalign™ aligners.
Teeth whitening has become a very popular trend these days and you have probably done all of your research to find the most effective at-home method. Well, with so many to choose from how do you know which is best for you? Two of the more popular at-home whitening methods are gel whitening kits and the most buzz-worthy discovery,
If you are unhappy with your unsightly smile, you are not alone. Several people are unhappy with their smile, whether it be because of damage, the color or even the shape of their teeth. The last thing we want here at Rockefeller Cosmetic Dentistry, is for you to be hiding your smile.
When patients are told they have to get an x-ray done, the immediate question that comes to mind is “is it harmful to my body?” Any type of x-ray does give off radiation which, with increased exposure, can be harmful to the body, but the question is, how much is too much?
With technology continuously changing and advancing, dental offices are converting their practices to 3D printing techniques and straying away from traditional dentistry. Digital dentistry is any kind of dental equipment or technology that utilizes any form of computer-based components rather than older electronic or mechanical approaches.
Here at Rockefeller Cosmetic Dentistry,
Everyone wants a whiter and brighter smile, and the growing demand has created so many options to whiten your teeth. Between toothpastes, gels, at home kits and in-office whitening, your options are limitless. But the real question is which option is most effective?
When it comes to take home whitening kits there are several factors to take into account when choosing the proper one.
If you’re unhappy about your crooked or misaligned teeth, you have probably done a lot of research for possible solutions and have realized that there are several options to choose from. Now with advancements in dental and orthodontic technology you don’t have to worry about the hassle and discomfort of metal braces. Clear aligners offer a convenient choice for patients.
Many people want a straighter smile but don’t want the unsightly metal braces and the hassle and discomfort that comes with it. Now, with clear aligner therapy you don’t have to worry about that! Clear aligners are custom made trays that fit your teeth perfectly and are nearly invisible.
There are several options to choose from when it comes to clear aligners.
How can you say no to an ice cold, sugary and bubbly drink on a hot summer’s day? It is quite impossible. However, drinking too many sugary or acidic drinks can be damaging to your tooth enamel. One way to help protect your teeth while enjoying a refreshing beverage is by using drinking straws. Drinking straws actually help protect your teeth in more ways than you might have thought.