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    What to Eat to Maintain Your Newly Whitened Smile

    Last updated 4 days ago

    After you undergo a tooth whitening treatment at your cosmetic dentist, there are certain foods that you can eat—and others that you should avoid—to help maintain your results. Use the following tips to learn how you can change your diet to keep your teeth looking great.

    You should only drink water for the first few hours after your treatment to keep your teeth clean. Avoid drinks like tea, coffee, and soda that might stain your teeth. Try not to eat a lot of foods with high sugar or acid contents. Crunchy fruits and vegetables can help you keep your teeth clean. You should also be sure to include plenty of calcium, healthy fats, and lean proteins in your diet.

    With the impressive cosmetic dentistry services of Dr. Michael J. Wei, DDS, PC, you can get whiter, straighter teeth. From cosmetic tooth bonding to Invisalign treatment, we have the dental services you need to get your best smile. To learn more about our services or to schedule your next appointment, call (917) 720-2769 today.

    Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei Completes Core 2 LVI Aesthetic Reconstructive Dentistry Course

    Last updated 5 days ago

    • Dr. Wei Award
    • Dr. Wei Award

    Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei has completed his Core 2 training in “Aesthetic Reconstructive Dentistry” from the Las Vegas Institute of Dentistry (LVI Global). Dr. Wei has completed 24 hours of continuing education training and fulfilled the requirements prescribed by LVI Global for their “Core II: Orthotic Maintenance, Adjustment and Essential Aesthetic Reconstructive Techniques” course.

    The LVI Global Advanced Functional Dentistry course included hands-on training on how to evaluate which cosmetic and restorative dentistry cases to treat and how to gain treatment acceptance from patients.

    Objectives of this course included:

     * Discuss case treatment plans and options with their patient.

     * Determine appropriate occlusal care for the patient.

     * Develop a critical eye for aesthetic restorations.

     * Discuss the need for a patient centered practice.

     * Discuss soft tissue recontouring planning principles.

     * Utilize instant orthodontics.

     * Develop a good plan for the aesthetic based practice.

    Completion of this course has allowed Dr. Wei to become a more confident restorative dentist and deliver beautiful smiles. Completing this cosmetic dentistry program and receiving the award and certificate has raised Dr. Wei to a higher-level as one of New York City’s top cosmetic dentists.

    “I have enjoyed this course tremendously. It has given me more knowledge and insight about how to help my patients achieve a healthy beautiful smile,” stated Dr. Michael J. Wei.  “My mission is to provide top quality cosmetic and restorative dentistry in a friendly and comfortable environment. I want everyone to have healthy teeth and gums and an attractive smile for a lifetime. I am committed to providing excellence and to improving the health of my patients without any compromise. I want the best because my patients deserve the best. “

    For more information about the cosmetic and restorative dentistry services offered by Dr. Michael J. Wei or to schedule your complimentary consultation, call (212) 982-4080.

    About Dr. Michael J. Wei - Manhattan New York City Cosmetic Dentist
    Manhattan New York City dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei is one of  NYC’s best dentists specializing in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry including smile makeovers, invisalign braces, dental implants, porcelain dental crowns, porcelain veneers and more. Call 212-982-4080 for your free consultation or appointment.

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    Dr. Michael J. Wei - Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist

    Manhattan, New York City, New York, Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Restorative Dentist

    Porcelain Tooth Veneers Video Testimonial for Dr. Michael J. Wei

    Last updated 7 days ago

    Check out this fantastic video testimonial from one of Dr. Wei's patients who received porcelain tooth veneers!

    The Advantages of Dental Implants

    Last updated 11 days ago

    Dental implants help patients with missing teeth restore the look and function of their smiles. If you are missing one or more teeth, ask your dentist if dental implants might be right for you. This tooth replacement procedure can offer you the following benefits:

    Natural Function
    Since dental implants are embedded into the jawbone to serve as a new tooth root, they offer the same level of function as natural teeth. Once replacement teeth are affixed to the dental implants, you can enjoy restored function to your mouth that helps you bite, chew, and talk just as you did with your natural teeth.

    Aesthetic Appeal
    Even one missing tooth negatively affects the aesthetic appeal of your entire smile. When your dentist places dental implants, though, you can restore the original look of your smile. The replacement teeth can be made to match the color of your natural teeth so you get a bright, beautiful smile you can be proud of.

    Decreased Risk of Bone Loss
    When you lose teeth, the bone that surrounded those teeth may begin to be resorbed by your body. In addition, the surrounding teeth may shift out of their correct locations. Without proper treatment, this could lead to further bone loss that might negatively affect some of your other teeth in the future. If you get dental implants, you can prevent further bone loss and help preserve your future oral health.

    Permanent Solution
    If you take good care of your dental implants, you can expect them to last a lifetime. You should brush and floss your teeth as you normally would to keep food and bacteria from building up and causing infections that could lead to other oral health issues in the future. Be sure to continue to schedule regular appointments with your dentist to get deeper cleanings and checkups.

    Dr. Michael J. Wei, DDS, PC is one of the leading cosmetic dentists in Manhattan. With his expertise, you can get dental implants that perfectly replace your missing teeth. We also offer smile makeovers, Invisalign, and other treatments to help you get your ideal smile. To learn more, visit us online or call (917) 720-2769.

    How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health

    Last updated 16 days ago

    Studies have shown that people with missing teeth eat fewer fruits and more processed foods. Fruits and vegetables have a lot of vitamins and minerals that help to prevent cancer and heart disease, while processed foods can contribute to a person’s risk of developing these diseases. People with dentures might find it more difficult to chew healthy foods, which is why they often prefer softer, processed foods. Check out this video to learn more about how your teeth can affect your overall health.

    Whether you need dental implants or a simple teeth whitening treatment, Dr. Michael J. Wei, DDS, PC is here for you. As one of Manhattan’s leading cosmetic dentists, Dr. Wei makes it easy to get a smile you love. To learn more, call us at (917) 720-2769.

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