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Does Dental Insurance Ever Cover Cosmetic Dentistry?

October 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsapienza @ 9:56 pm
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Cosmetic dentistry covers a range of dental treatments that can be used to improve the look of your smile. A few common cosmetic treatments include composite fillings, dental crowns, porcelain veneers, and teeth whitening. For some people, the reason why they aren’t ready to move forward with cosmetic treatments is because they are worried that it will be too expensive. Dental insurance can be used to cover many preventive and restorative treatments, but does dental insurance ever cover cosmetic dentistry? Read on to learn if it’s possible to use it to lower treatment costs.

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Can You Still Get Cavities with Veneers?

August 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsapienza @ 2:24 am

Woman looking in mirror to brush teethIf you’re insecure about chips, cracks, or discoloration, you can have a flawless smile with porcelain veneers. Thin shells are bonded over the fronts of your teeth to hide a variety of imperfections simultaneously. Your picture-perfect smile can last for 10 years or longer if you commit to maintaining your veneers, like brushing and flossing. Although veneers can’t get cavities, your oral hygiene is more important than ever. Here’s what you need to know to keep tooth decay at bay to safeguard your investment.

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

July 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsapienza @ 6:57 pm

Woman with an attractive smileA beautiful smile is associated with youth, confidence, and success; however, many people are embarrassed by their teeth. If you have insecurities about chips, discoloration, or other aesthetic flaws, you can achieve a picture-perfect smile. People from all walks of life are investing in cosmetic dentistry, but is it right for you? Here’s what you need to know to turn the smile of your dreams into reality. 

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What Summer Foods Do Dental Implants Help You Enjoy?

June 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsapienza @ 4:29 am
eating grilled vegetables

Eating your favorite foods at the summer cookout is always a good time. Well, maybe not always. If you have missing teeth, you might not be able to comfortably eat what you used to enjoy, no matter how much you want to. Fortunately, there’s a solution to help you partake in mouth-watering summer foods once again – get dental implants in Park Slope! Read on to learn more from your implant dentist about this tooth replacement method and why you should consider it. 

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What Are Common Myths About Dentures?

April 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drsapienza @ 3:46 am
mature man smiling with dentures

Bulls get angry when they see the color red. You’ll get cramps if you go swimming right after you eat. The Great Wall of China is the only manmade structure visible from space. A penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building could kill someone. While you may have heard at least one of the aforementioned statements before and accepted it as fact, those are all myths. On a similar note, despite millions of Americans relying on them, there is no shortage of denture myths out there. Read on as your dentist in Park Slope debunks some of them.

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