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Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei is a top dentist specializing in general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry including smile makeovers, invisalign braces, dental implants and more.

How to Maintain Healthy Teeth: Keep Teeth Straight After Braces

Most dentists will give you a retainer to wear once your braces come off. As this video explains, the retainer will help keep your teeth in their newly straightened position. For the first month without braces, you should wear your retainer at all times. The ligaments around the teeth are memory ligaments, which means the teeth will try to go back to their natural, crooked state without the help of the retainer.

Only take the retainer out to eat during the first month, and be careful not to throw it away by accident. After the first month, you can wear your retainer during the night to keep your teeth straight.

Come see Dr. Michael J. Wei, DDS for more information on keeping your teeth straight and healthy.  He offers Invisalign, as well as many dental procedures that can help you.

Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei Providing Cosmetic Tooth Bonding

Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei is providing cosmetic tooth bonding to patients who have chipped, or gapped teeth who desire a cosmetic dentistry “smile makeover.” As a cosmetic dentist, Dr. Wei is providing beautiful smiles that make his patients look  and feel more confident.

Dr. Wei has created hundreds of success stories for patients hoping to create the smile of their dreams. “Our Manhattan dental office builds beautiful, strong smiles for people with chipped or gapped teeth with cosmetic tooth bonding and contouring,” stated Dr. Michael J. Wei. “We are transforming smiles into gorgeous works of art.”

The process of “cosmetic tooth bonding” involves 3 steps:

1) A tooth-colored resin is applied to the area that needs more tooth structure or a repair;

2) Dr. Wei then cures the resin with a special light and then artistically sculpts the material to blend with existing teeth.

3) Finally, Dr. Wei polishes the area to a nice shine that matches the surrounding teeth.

The finished product looks completely natural and fixes the smile.

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

Manhattan Cosmetic Tooth Bonding & Contouring http://www.mymanhattancosmeticdentist.com/services/cosmetic/tooth-bonding/

 

About Dr. Michael J. Wei - Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist

Manhattan New York City dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei is a Top-Ranked NYC dentist 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. www.MyManhattanCosmeticDentist.com

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What You Need to Know About Whitening Your Teeth

Yellow, stained teeth can make you embarrassed to show off your smile to the world. Teeth whitening could be just the type of smile makeover you need to reclaim your smile and renew your desire to show off your pearly whites.

The Need for White

Everyday consumption of food and beverages gradually breaks down enamel on the teeth, causing them to lose their shiny white color and instead appear a dull and dirty yellow. Even the simple act of chewing can be rough on the enamel. When you eat a lot of dark food or use tobacco, then you might have extrinsic stains, which can be helped by good dental hygiene. Intrinsic stains, however, caused by minerals and aging, need the help of whitening to go away.

Whiter than White

When a cosmetic dentist decides that your teeth need to be whitened, he or she will perform in-office whitening, send you home with some professional products, or suggest some over-the-counter whiteners that will get your teeth looking beautiful again. If you want really fast results, then he or she will most likely give you the in-office procedure, since these are the most effective and long-lasting.

Procedural Differences

During an in-offices whitening, a gel is applied to the teeth and is left there for 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the severity of the stains. Take-home whitening kits uses a weaker gel that is to be applied for longer periods of time. Over-the-counter whiteners will be even weaker than the take-home kind. Over-the-counter whiteners will still work, but the in-office visits will get you in and out with visibly whiter teeth quicker.

Come see Dr. Michael J. Wei for your own teeth whitening. He is also an expert with Invisalign braces and cosmetic tooth bonding. Call us at (212) 982-4080 or visit our website to become one step closer to whiter teeth.

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Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei Providing Smile Makeovers to New York City Clients

Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei is providing smile makeover cosmetic dentistry to New York City area patients who want an attractive smile that makes them more attractive and confident. As a cosmetic dentist, Dr. Wei is providing beautiful smiles that turn heads and open doors.

The first thing people notice about a person is their smile. A survey of adults in the U.S. found:

  1. Over 92% agree that an attractive smile is an important social asset.
  2. 88% say they always remember someone with an especially attractive smile.
  3. 74% agree that an unattractive smile can hurt a person’s chances for career success.
  4. Only 50% were satisfied with their smile.

Dr. Wei is described as an artist and has created hundreds of success stories for patients hoping to create the smile of their dreams. “Our Manhattan dentist office builds beautiful, strong smiles with porcelain veneers, no-prep Lumineers, Invisalign clear braces, teeth whitening, and cosmetic bonding,” stated Dr. Michael J. Wei. “We are transforming smiles into gorgeous works of art.”

Dr. Wei provides Cosmetic Dentistry to Manhattan and New York City area clients including:

  • Smile Makeovers
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
  • Invisalign Braces
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Cerinate Lumineers

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

Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist 

 

About Dr. Michael J. Wei - Manhattan Cosmetic Dentist

Manhattan New York City dentist Dr. Michael J. Wei is a Top-Ranked NYC dentist 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. www.MyManhattanCosmeticDentist.com

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TMJ Migraines: How to Treat and Prevent the Pain

Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder, or TMJ, is a disorder that affects more than 10 million Americans, many of whom don’t even know they have it. If you suffer from frequent migraines, then you might be one of the millions who have TMJ.

Symptoms

TMJ causes reoccurring jaw pain. Other symptoms include pain in the face, neck, or debilitating headaches. Try to open and close your jaw a few times throughout the day to test for stiffness, and pay attention if your jaw locks up. All of these are symptoms of TMJ, as are a clicking in the jaw that causes pain or a difference in how the jaw fits together.

Types of TMJ

Myofascial pain will make the muscles in your jaw uncomfortable and harder to control. Internal derangement of the joint is caused from a jaw injury or a disc that is out of place. Arthritis in TMJ happens when the joints are inflamed, causing a lot of pain and discomfort. The pain in the jaw can also cause very bad migraines.

Level of Treatment

You may want to try a conservative treatment, like eating soft foods or using ice when you feel pain, before seeing a doctor. Medicine and Botox can also be used to decrease TMJ symptoms. If your problems persist and you aren’t getting any relief from your jaw or head pain, then you can get surgery to fix the problem. Unlike simpler dental procedures, like cosmetic tooth bonding or cerinate lumineers, though, surgery is irreversible, so be sure to really discuss this with your doctor to make sure it is the right solution for you.

If you are suffering from TMJ-related migraines, then Dr. Michael J. Wei can help. Dr. Michael J. Wei can also assist with porcelain veneers, Invisalign braces, or a complete smile makeover. Call our offices at (212) 982-4080 or visit our website to learn more.

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