March 16, 2018
Before you get started with any big dental treatment plan, you need to take some time to consider the cost. If treatment doesn’t fit your budget, it’s likely not the right solution for you. If you’re considering a smile makeover using porcelain veneers, there are a number of factors that can increase the cost of your treatment plan. A good dentist will take the time to talk to you about the cost of treatment and financing options, so you feel completely prepared. In this post, we’ll talk about some of the factors that change the cost of your porcelain veneers, so you can prepare to talk to your dentist about the cost of your plan.
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October 6, 2017
Well – 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
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September 10, 2017
Most 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.
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August 16, 2017
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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August 7, 2017
We’ve all seen the commercials. Trying to decide whether or not you passed the “tissue test?” Every whitening toothpaste guarantees results and claims backing from 1 in 3 dentists. These over the counter whiteners typically don’t leave people with much more than disappointment in the time and money they wasted. If you’ve tried all of the over the counter whitening products on the market and still want a brighter smile, it’s time to visit a cosmetic dentist who offers Zoom! professional teeth whitening.
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Looking and feeling your very best may be intrinsically linked to your smile. Studies show that people with full, attractive smiles are perceived as smarter, healthier, and more successful. They’re also twice as likely to be hired for a new job or receive a promotion. If you’re missing one or more teeth, don’t put off tooth replacement. Visit a trusted dentist to find out more about your tooth replacement solutions, including versatile dental implant supported prosthetics.
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January 14, 2017
If your smile is marred by several different cosmetic imperfections, then maybe you should consider porcelain veneers. Made of fine dental porcelain or composite resin material, veneers are strong and durable. But perhaps more importantly they conceal the smile you have and give you the attractive smile you want. Before you decide to get porcelain veneers, Drs. Stutman, your cosmetic dentists in Massapequa, would like to answer some of the most commonly asked questions regarding this cosmetic treatment.
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August 20, 2016
Some foods are so obviously bad for your teeth that they hardly need mentioning. Other foods may be good for your overall health, but not so good for your oral health. There are still other foods that you may have thought were not necessarily bad or good for your teeth. To set the record straight, Massapequa dentist Dr. Dory Stutman or Dr. Khalida Stutman want to take this opportunity to lists the foods you should try to avoid and why.
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April 7, 2016
As practitioners of holistic dentistry, Dr. Dory Stutman and Dr. Khalida Stutman are always searching for new ways to harness the body’s own power of health and healing. With this in mind, the Massapequa dentist now uses platelet-rich fibrin. Read on to find out how this substance that comes from your own body is used to speed healing after dental implant surgery and to reduce the risk of post-operative complications.
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March 14, 2016
Shhh. Can you keep a secret? At South Shore Dental Care, Dr. Khalida Stutman and her staff in Massapequa have been helping patients keep orthodontic treatment quiet for years. How? With Invisalign, hardly anyone but you and your dental team will know that you’re wearing braces. Dr. Khalida Stutman is a premiere Invisalign provider. So for straight smiles with Invisalign, Massapequa trusts the dentist and her team at South Shore Dental Care.
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