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4 Things to Ask Before Getting Dental Implants in Massapequa

January 1, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Stutman's Office @ 8:37 pm

dental implant diagramIf you are missing or on the brink of losing one or more teeth, dental implants in Massapequa could be one of the best investments you’ll ever make in yourself. When you are shopping around for a dentist that can help you complete your restorative dental care, you want to feel confident that you’re visiting a true expert. It’s not always easy to choose with so many options available, right?

To help, you can ask yourself these 4 simple questions when shopping for your ideal dental implants.  Follow this sound advice to feel confident in your decision to replace teeth with dental implants.


Your Cosmetic Dentist in Massapequa Debunks Teeth Whitening Fads

December 15, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Stutman's Office @ 5:27 pm

The before and after of legitimate teeth whitening.Over the years, you may have heard of at-home teeth whitening fads that claim they can whiten teeth just as well or even better than professionally done treatments. Everything from charcoal to fruit and baking soda has been touted as a full-proof alternative even with no evidence to back it up.

Your cosmetic dentist in Massapequa wants to help you avoid unnecessary damage to your teeth. To do that, here’s a few fads to avoid at all costs.


New Technology Used for Dental Implants in Massapequa

December 10, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Stutman's Office @ 9:33 am

portrait of an older womanIf you have lost one, two, or any number of teeth, you need to find an excellent replacement — and fast. Dental implants are the best solution for many patients. More and more dentists are adding them to their list of services, but visiting a true specialist is the best way to make sure that you are receiving the ultimate in care. If you need dental implants in Massapequa, turn to Dr. Dory Stutman. Keep reading to find out about how he blends state-of-the-art technology with an expert approach for the very best in implant dentistry.


Tooth Loss & Diminished Jawbone Density

November 26, 2017

woman with beautiful smileWhen you lose a tooth, the last thing you’re thinking about is whether or not you’re going to look great. You’re likely in pain and stressed. Don’t handle the situation on your own. Find a restorative dentist you can trust to help you. It’s important that you reach out for help replacing your missing tooth or teeth right away. The sooner the better. Keep reading to find out more about the potential hazards of not replacing even one missing tooth and how dental implants offer the best treatment option.

Learn More About the Effects of Invisalign in Massapequa!

November 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Stutman's Office @ 3:16 pm

Invisalign clear aligners Did you know that wearing your Invisalign aligners can do more for you than just straighten your teeth? In fact, there have been many patients that report losing weight while undergoing their straightening treatment.

You don’t have to worry, there’s no strict diet that comes with the Invisalign straightening treatment. Just over time, if you wear Invisalign in Massapequa, you may start to notice your weight drop from wearing your custom trays for the recommended 20-22 hours a day.

Learn more about the Invisalign diet here today!


How Much Do Dental Implants in Massapequa Park Cost?

October 12, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Stutman's Office @ 1:30 pm

dental implant illustrationDental implants in Massapequa Park provide a wonderful solution for replacing any number of missing teeth. Nothing else gives you back your tooth as well as its supportive root like dental implants. They do come at a higher cost than other options in tooth replacement — but most people agree that it’s well worth the investment in a sturdy, confident smile.


Can You Whiten Porcelain Veneers?

October 6, 2017

Woman receiving dental examWell – no, but you shouldn’t need to whiten your veneers. If you have porcelain veneers and you notice they no longer blend in with the color of your full smile or surrounding teeth have darkened, you cannot whiten your veneers, but a skilled cosmetic dentist can help you achieve the desired aesthetic results with a variety of other procedures. Keep reading to find out more about caring for your porcelain veneers, maintaining optimal oral health, and how your dentist can help you extend the life your porcelain veneers

Can I Get Teeth Whitening with Dental Implants in Massapequa?

September 13, 2017

Filed under: Dental Implants,Teeth Whitening — Tags: — Dr. Stutman's Office @ 3:07 pm

Woman at dentistYou have taken the initiative to invest in your confidence by replacing your missing front tooth with a dental implant. While you no longer feel insecure about the empty space, a new issue has developed. Your adjacent teeth have started to become discolored over the years, causing the crown of the replacement tooth to stick out like a sore thumb. Since porcelain is stain-resistant, it will not lose its bright, white glow like that of your natural teeth. While you want to revitalize your smile, is it even possible when you have dental implants in Massapequa?

Oral Conscious VS IV Sedation Dentistry

September 10, 2017

relaxed patient receive dental careMost dental offices provide some level of sedation dentistry for patients who are anxious, have sensitive teeth, or who need to complete numerous procedures in fewer appointments. The majority of dentists are certified to offer nitrous oxide, laughing gas, and most patients are familiar with this form of sedative. However, many patients are less knowledgeable about oral conscious and intravenous (IV) sedation. Keep reading to learn more about these two advanced forms of sedation dentistry and how they can improve your dental treatment experience.

4 Reasons to Invest in Your Smile with Our Massapequa Dentist

August 16, 2017

man crunching the numbers before visiting Massapequa dentist When it comes to making decisions about where to invest our hard earned dollars, many of us choose to set aside extra income for necessities like home maintenance or things that benefit their families. It’s difficult for many patients to spend money on something they perceive as only benefiting them. If you’re struggling with oral health issues, hiding your smile when you talk, or avoiding smiling altogether, it’s time to consider investing in a new you. Restorative and cosmetic dentistry services can require a large initial investment, but with proper care, high quality dentistry solutions will last for years. The team at South Shore Dental Care offers comprehensive dental services at a comparable and affordable price for our patients. In addition to working to keep our quality dental treatments at a reasonable cost, our Massapequa dentist team also works with CareCredit and Springstone to provide patients with low and no interest payment plans for any service.

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