Category Archives: Uncategorized

What to Expect from Root Canal Therapy

Many dental patients have heard the term “root canal,” even if they’ve never had one themselves. Because of the toothache patients tend to experience prior to root canal treatment, there is often a negative connotation attached to the procedure. However, the treatment itself can help patients preserve their previously decayed teeth and enjoy a strong, […]

Cosmetic Dental Bonding Uses: Are You a Candidate?

If your smile is in need of some minor improvements, cosmetic dental bonding may be the solution for you. Cosmetic dental bonding involves the application of a tooth-colored composite resin material that is carefully applied to the teeth. The dental bonding material can mask dental imperfections, including stains, chips, and gaps, in just one short […]

Keep Your Porcelain Veneers at Their Best: Lifespan and Replacement

Proper oral care and maintenance can greatly prolong the lifespan of porcelain veneers, but even the best cared for veneers may need replacement at some point. Read the following overview from Brooklyn dentist Maurice Benjamin to learn about the lifespan of porcelain veneers and when replacement is needed. What Affects the Lifespan of Porcelain Veneers? […]

Remove Years of Dental Discoloration: Candidates for Teeth Whitening

Though it’s completely normal for teeth to yellow over time, dental discoloration can be a major source of embarrassment. Fortunately, teeth whitening can help. Professional teeth whitening is highly effective at erasing years of dental stains in as little as one dental visit. Teeth Whitening Candidates Many people make great candidates for teeth whitening treatment. Professional […]

The Benefits of Composite Dental Fillings Over Metal Fillings

There have been many advances in dental care technology that have resulted in improved patient experience. These days dentists are continually finding pain-free and anxiety-free means of providing treatment, and they are also combining restorative and cosmetic dentistry to enhance the overall beauty of your smile as well as your total health and wellness. This is particularly […]

Am I a Good Instant Candidate for Orthodontics?

Are you unsure and insecure about the state of your smile? If so, your cosmetic dentist can improve the appearance of your smile and may recommend instant orthodontics as the answer. At All American Smile Dental Studios in Manhattan, Maurice Benjamin, DDS, offers instant orthodontics as one of many cosmetic dentistry treatments available. Is instant orthodontics right […]

Recovery from Dental Implant Surgery

If you are wondering how long it will take to recover from dental implant surgery, it’s important to understand that recovery depends on the extent of your surgery. How many implants are you having placed? Where are those implants located? Will you need bone grafting? How good is your overall health? Fortunately, advances in diagnostics […]

Dental Implants for Single or Multiple Tooth Replacement

The effects of tooth loss can often become immediately apparent: impaired speech, dietary restrictions, and reduced self-image, to name a few. Over time, more serious effects in the form of health risks and changing facial structure can also arise from missing teeth. To avoid or resolve these negative consequences, consider the various tooth replacement options […]

Straightening Crooked Teeth with Invisalign® or Porcelain Veneers

You may not be born with a perfect smile, but you can do something about it. That’s one thing that you should keep in mind no matter what dental problem you may have. When you visit Manhattan cosmetic dentist Dr. Maurice Benjamin, you will have your dental health assessed and will then get to discuss your many […]