SureSmile® vs. Invisalign® Aligners
Nov. 15 2023
If you have gaps or spaces between your teeth that you want to correct, braces and Invisalign® aren’t the only options. As 3D technology advances, patients are able to access more teeth straightening options, including SureSmile® aligners. These aligners work similarly to Invisalign, but they have a key difference in how they are made. Both rely... read more
How Cone Technology Levels Up Dentistry
Oct. 15 2023
The field of dentistry has experienced incredible advancements in recent years, creating game-changing approaches for how dental professionals diagnose and treat various oral health issues. Among these innovations, dental cone beam technology has emerged as a powerful new tool. This modern approach empowers dentists with more accurate and comprehensive views of patients' dental structures. At Implant and... read more
3 Reasons Many Patients Opt for Sedation Dentistry
Sep. 15 2023
For some people, the thought of a visit to the dentist can induce immediate anxiety. But while the fear of certain procedures deters some patients from seeking the care they need — it doesn’t have to be that way. Sedation dentistry with Dr. Dean Glasser offers a way for patients to feel more comfortable during dental treatments. Here... read more
Everything You Need to Know About TMJ
Aug. 15 2023
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, also known as TMD or TMJ, affects millions of people in the United States every year. While it is very common, many people are unaware of the side effects, symptoms, and treatment options. Here is everything you need to know about TMJ, including TMJ treatment options, signs, and causes. What Is TMJ? Temporomandibular Joint... read more
Can My Dentist Treat Sleep Apnea?
Jul. 15 2023
With roughly 18 million people in the United States alone having sleep apnea, and the millions of sheep sufferers of sleep apnea count per night, chances are you are not alone, even if you may feel like it. If you’ve been having trouble sleeping and have been losing sleep trying to get an appointment with... read more
How to Prepare for a Professional Teeth Whitening Session
Jun. 15 2023
If you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look because they are stained or discolored, a professional teeth whitening session might be the answer you’ve been looking for! At Dr. Glaser’s, we offer a teeth whitening service that will give you immediate results and a sparkling, whiter-than-ever smile. Dental Checkup and Consultation Before your teeth whitening session,... read more
What Can Be Treated With Porcelain Veneers?
May. 15 2023
In cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers have become an incredibly popular choice for many patients in the Melville, NY, area. This is for a good reason--these restorations play a vital role in completely transforming a person's smile. They are versatile and a natural-looking solution that can disguise a variety of imperfections within the smile. In fact,... read more
Grafting the Bone Before the Placement of a Dental Implant
Apr. 15 2023
Dental implants continue to be a popular solution for patients in the Melville, NY, area with tooth loss. These restorations are made of titanium metal and act as tooth root replacements. They are versatile, being used by patients to replace one, several, or all of the teeth in the smile. However, to be a proper... read more
How Can I Have a Positive Experience at the Dental Office?
Mar. 15 2023
Patients with dental anxiety will often ask Dr. Dean Glasser and his team at Implant and General Dentistry of Long Island about ways to make their appointment a positive experience. In many situations, he may recommend the integration of sedation dentistry into your next visit to ensure you are relaxed and at ease during your... read more
Why Might I Need To Undergo Bone Grafting?
Feb. 14 2023
Drs. Dean and Renee Glasser of Implant and General Dentistry of Long Island in Melville, NY, work with individuals in the community who are in need of restorations such as dental implants. While dental implants are a great way to replace one or more teeth, they do require patients to have sufficient bone in the... read more