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Emergency Dentist in Manhattan, Appointments Available Today – NYC, NY 10016

A dental emergency is always inconvenient. At Smile Arts of NY we have qualified dentists ready to help with your dental emergency 7 days a week. Whether you lost filling, broke a tooth, having gum discomfort, or if you’re experiencing unexplainable tooth pain; finding a dentist to see you right … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
February 23, 2021 | Dental EmergencynamePain Free Dentistry

Tooth Enamel erosion may be caused by common beverages

Sugar is not the only dietary factor causing erosion of our valuable tooth enamel.  Acidic foods and beverages are also responsible for reducing valuable tooth enamel from your teeth.   Tooth erosion is permanent; it can even cause increased sensitivity to hot or cold beverages.  The chart below represents levels of … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
February 22, 2021 | Oral Hygiene

Get your best looking smile before the wedding day with Professional in-office LED teeth whitening

It’s been said before that a “smile is your most important accessory.”  When people see you, they recognize your smile before anything else.   We recommend a Professional LED teeth whitening procedure that uses 35% Hydorgen Peroxide approximately two weeks before the big day.   Teeth whitening is a quick in-office procedure … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
September 10, 2018 | Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic make-over of the week: replacing dental crowns

Dental crowns are a beautiful esthetic option to repair a tooth after it has suffered a fracture, deep cavity, or any other trauma.  A crown replaces a significant amount of tooth structure in a damaged tooth.  Crowns in the past were not nearly as cosmetic as what we can achieve today.  Cosmetic … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
September 12, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentistry

An A.P. Article suggests weak evidence for flossing. Should you be flossing?

Last month the Associated Press (A.P.) released a report stating there’s “weak evidence” in regards to the importance of flossing.  This report has reached every major news outlet and exploded on the social media outlets.  Patients have been asking their dentists if they should continue flossing. An Associated Press Reporter … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
September 5, 2016 | Oral Hygiene

Are old crowns worth replacing?

Technology has improved greatly over the last decade.  Dental crowns are currently much more cosmetic that the crowns of the past.  For one, our crowns no longer contain any metals.  The zirconium material is comparable to the strength of metals and much more cosmetic. The gentleman above had 20 year old crowns … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
September 5, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentistry

Routine Preventative dental visit are the most effective ways to avoid future dental treatments

While a myriad of dental procedures exist to solve any number of issues. Most problems can have been remedied by preventative measures. The most effective strategy to fight cavities and gum disease is to see your dentist or dental hygienist for a routine check-up and a dental cleaning. This easy step that takes … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
September 1, 2016 | Oral Hygiene

Cosmetic dental options: porcelain crown vs veneers

As a cosmetic dentist, I have many conversations with my patients on how to best improve their smile.  I noticed there’s a lot of confusion in regards to the differences between dental crowns versus veneers.  People often wonder which one looks better and which option is better.   When performing smile … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
July 7, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentistry

Oral Health and Pregnancy

Pregnancy affects almost every aspect of a woman’s health, including oral health. It is very important to maintain your regular 6-month dental visits during pregnancy. More than 50% of women are affected by pregnancy gingivitis. Some women will notice that their gums are more red, swollen and prone to bleeding. Due to … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
October 6, 2015 | Oral Hygiene

The Fluoride affect on tooth enamel.

Dr. Frederick McKay explaining the benefits of fluoride in drinking water to a young patient (1952.) Credit Bettmann/Corbis In 1901 Frederick McKay, a recent dental school graduate, left New York to start a new life in Colorado Springs. Upon his arrival, he soon discovered that many local inhabitants displayed brown … Read More

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by Dr. Peter Mann
October 1, 2015 | Oral Hygiene

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