Periodontal (gum) disease is one of the most common oral health problems; according to one estimate, it afflicts roughly half of adults in the U.S. In some cases, it can be reversed via conservative means, but in other instances, surgery is necessary. If you believe you have gum disease, get in touch with the Sunrise Dental Service team. We offer multiple treatments that may be able to get your oral health back on track, including laser gum surgery. What is laser gum surgery, and what advantages does it offer? This blog post explains.
If you are missing one or more teeth, you may face a number of daily inconveniences due to your condition. For example, it might be challenging for you to enjoy a balanced, nutritious diet. Happily, modern dentistry offers several tooth replacement options — including dental implants. How many dental implants might you need to regain a complete and confident smile? Dr. Makadia can let you know during your consultation. In the meantime, you can read this blog post to discover important information about how dental implants work and how many you might need.
Laser dentistry is highly effective in making your mouth infection-free. Visit laser dentistry to learn more.
Most dentists rely on the same instruments that have been used in their profession for many years. Granted, those instruments are able to get the job done — but in many cases, a better option is available. That is why Dr. Makadia at Sunrise Dental Service on Long Island has invested in state-of-the-art laser technology. What exactly is laser dentistry, and why should you choose it? Read this blog post to find out.
A beautiful smile can light up your features, make you feel more confident, and give the impression that you are youthful and successful. Sadly, many people are not naturally endowed with a smile that they are eager to show off. The good news is that Dr. Makadia is a cosmetic dentistry expert. He and our team would love to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. But is cosmetic dentistry right for you? Here are a few signs that it might be:
Do you notice a little red in the sink when you spit after brushing and flossing your teeth? Do you see blood when you floss? Bleeding gums are a common problem that afflicts countless people. It can be the result of a number of different issues, all of which deserve remedial action. This blog post delves into five possible reasons for bleeding gums and the steps you can take to improve your oral health.
Are you eager to get your first set of dentures? They can give you relief from many of the problems associated with tooth loss, such as embarrassment over an incomplete smile and the inability to eat a wide variety of foods. As excited as you are, though, you might still have a bit of nervousness about the road ahead. What should you expect during your first month with dentures? Are they difficult to adapt to? Dr. Makadia takes very precise measurements and impressions of your mouth while preparing the dentures, and his patients do not encounter most of the issues that are listed below. However, the following guide provides some practical information.
Most dental offices still use the traditional method for designing and placing dental crowns; the process requires at least two dental appointments and can take a couple of weeks or longer. Some practices, though, have upgraded to same-day dental crown technology. Are you curious to learn more about this state-of-the-art restorative treatment? Continue reading below to discover five fascinating facts about same-day dental crowns.
For many people, quality of life and health are greatly impacted due to snoring. It can be you, your sleep partner, or a family member. Interrupted sleep is particularly impactful on children. Issues of cognitive impairment and behavioral problems have been found to occur more often in children with primary snoring than in those who never or rarely snore. Regular snoring may affect the nervous system and have negative effects on cardiovascular health.
Fortunately, our office offers an elegant solution to snoring that is available to patients of virtually all ages: NightLase. Continue reading to learn how NightLase helped one child in particular.
When watching TV or a movie, have you ever admired a famous person’s smile and thought, “I wish I had teeth like that”? The truth is that most stars do not naturally have picture-perfect teeth; they enlist the help of a skilled cosmetic dentist. You can do the same! Dr. Makadia and the team at Sunrise Dental Service are ready to talk to you about your treatment options and show you that cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for celebrities! Let’s talk about a few ways in which we may be able to enhance your smile.
Many adults are insecure about the appearance of their teeth. Whether from discoloration, chips, or gaps, a picture-perfect smile is within reach using cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Makadia provides a personalized approach using advanced elective procedures. Two of the most popular treatments are porcelain veneers and Lumineers. Although they are similar, there are differences between them. Dr. Makadia recently helped two of our patients achieve their dream smiles using a solution tailored to their specific needs.