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Replacing a missing Tooth With a Dental Implant

Replacing a Missing Tooth With a Dental Implant Prevents Many Problems Dental problems are prevented at the Bright Smile Design Dental in Manhattan and Brooklyn by replacing one missing tooth with a dental implant. Our teeth are constantly moving. If someone is missing just one tooth in the back of their mouth, where it is […]


Dental Implants Help Create Strong Jawbones

Dental Implants Help Create Strong Jawbones It has been said that patients who have a conventional lower denture, not secured by dental implants, have never been 100% happy with it. The reason for this dissatisfaction is that the lower denture usually has very few points of support. When we can put in two dental implants, […]


Single Front Tooth Dental Implant and Gum Grafting

Single Front Tooth Dental Implant and Gum Grafting Dr. Alexander Lezhansky talks about using dental implants instead of a conventional bridge to create a beautiful smile. One of the great things about dental implants is that we have created a gold standard, using a dental implant to replace just one tooth. In the past we […]


Dental Implants Can Last a Lifetime

Dental Implants Can Last a Lifetime Dr. Lezhansky, a Manhattan and Brooklyn dentist, talks about implants lasting for decades. With proper care, dental implants can even last a lifetime. We also do not harm any teeth next to the dental implant, and the patient is able to keep those natural teeth which might be healthy […]


Dr. Lezhansky Discusses Patient Comfort with LANAP

Does LANAP Improve Patient Comfort? Dr. Lezhansky Discusses Patient Comfort with LANAP Dentist in Manhattan and Brooklyn provides Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) for patients—no scalpel and no stiches. From a patient comfort point of view, the experience of having the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is better than traditional periodontal surgery because […]


Healthy Gums are Not Affected by Laser Dentistry

Does LANAP Affect Healthy Gums? Dr. Alexander Lezhansky uses laser dentistry for removal of bacteria and infected tissue while comfortably preserving healthy gum tissue. Modern periodontal treatment includes the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP, to treat gum disease very effectively. This procedure replaces the previous osseous surgery where the surgeon would cut into […]


Dr. Alexander Lezhansky DDS Explains the LAPIP

Dr. Alexander Lezhansky DDS Explains the LAPIP Peri-implantitis is caused by bacteria and can be treated with Laser-Assisted Peri-Implantitis Procedure (LAPIP) without the need to remove the dental implant. Just as bacteria can cause periodontal disease, it can cause an infection and bone loss around a dental implant, which is one reason why good oral […]


Zirconia E-MAX Crowns Offer Patients Great Benefits

Zirconia E-MAX Crowns Offer Patients Great Benefits Dr. Lezhansky talks about the translucency of E-MAX crowns for the front teeth, and zirconia crowns that contain no metal. After dental implants are placed, the crown that looks like the tooth is permanently secured on top of it. For many years traditional crowns were made of porcelain […]


Veneers Can Quickly Produce a Hollywood Smile

Veneers Can Quickly Produce a Hollywood Smile For the patient who feels their front teeth are not aligned as well as they would like, having veneers applied can have an orthodontic affect. We might call this process “instant orthodontics,” compared to most orthodontic cases that would require braces or Invisalign over a period of 12 […]


Periodontal Disease

Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Joint Problems Linked to Periodontal Disease Dr. Lezhansky explains how systemic diseases are affected by poor oral hygiene when bacteria in the mouth travel in the bloodstream throughout the body. Periodontal (gum) disease is linked to other systemic diseases, which is why oral health is an essential part of overall health […]


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