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Spotting cavities with the CAMX Spectra device

May. 15 2022

Many conditions in the mouth that can cause problems can be spotted, diagnosed, and treated before they become bigger issues. This includes tooth decay, also known as cavities. Dr. Dean Glasser and his team at Implant and General Dentistry of Long Island in Melville, NY is a dedicated dental professional who uses today’s amazing technology...  read more

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Apr. 15 2022

One of the fastest and easiest ways to enhance your smile when imperfections exist is with porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are thin shells that are fabricated with porcelain material to match the patient’s existing teeth. They are bonded over a tooth with an imperfection to disguise the issue and improve the appearance of the smile....  read more

What is cone beam technology?

Mar. 15 2022

At Implant and General Dentistry of Long Island in Melville, NY, we are always reviewing and investing in the latest technologies to provide patients with the most beneficial services on the market today. We are excited to use some of the most advanced solutions to provide definitive diagnostic care for new and returning patients. With...  read more

Will I need a bone graft for a dental implant?

Feb. 14 2022

If you are already considering dental implants, you may be well aware of the many benefits they provide for patients who are missing one or more teeth. You may also want to know what needs to be done to obtain them. During an initial consultation visit with Drs. Dean and Renee Glasser of Implant and...  read more

Biofluorescent technology is used to screen for oral cancer

Jan. 15 2022

Getting a diagnosis of cancer can be a scary moment. But when patients are proactive about screening for cancers, they have a better chance of catching it early enough for successful intervention. The same is true with oral cancer. Oral cancer is a condition that can be deadly if it is not diagnosed and treated...  read more

When might I consider bone grafting?

Dec. 15 2021

Periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of bone loss in the mouth. When this condition occurs, it causes irreversible damage to the teeth, bone, and gums, Patients who are looking at replacing missing teeth will sometimes need to speak to a provider not only about their options, but about preparing for these treatments....  read more

When you might benefit from endodontic treatment

Jan. 15 2021

The idea of having a root canal performed is a scary thought for most patients, but the procedure itself is painless and helps maintain your natural smile. Also known as endodontic therapy, the root canal treatment is performed by Drs. Dean and Renee Glasser of Implant and General Dentistry of Long Island. The purpose is...  read more

Sedation dentistry for your next appointment with Dr. Dean Glasser

Dec. 15 2020

Dental anxiety can impact anyone at any age. For some patients, dentistry can provoke a fear and trepidation that, in spite of knowing there is a problem, the individual will forgo care until the emergency reaches unbearable discomfort. For others, past negative experiences in the dental chair can cause patients to avoid visiting their dentist....  read more

Ways to replace missing teeth in the mouth

Nov. 15 2020

Statistically over the course of ones lifetime we are likely to lose one or more teeth for various reasons. Perhaps you’ve had issues with severe tooth decay,  late-stage periodontal disease, or trauma. With missing teeth, patients often experience problems such as the shifting of existing teeth, bone resorption, or ineffective chewing and speaking. Often patients...  read more

What to expect with endodontic therapy

Oct. 15 2020

Inside of the roots of a tooth is a complex collection of nerve fibers and blood vessels that not only keep the tooth alive but provide the sensation of pain. When this area of the tooth becomes damaged through infection or decay, it can cause patients to experience a toothache. In situations such as this,...  read more

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