Do you have gaps in your smile or a failing tooth that you know has to go sooner or later? It can seem like all hope is lost for a tooth that has gone missing, but it does not have to be that way. Dental implants can offer a wonderful solution for many patients. This comprehensive replacement option rebuilds the tooth structure from the root up for the ultimate in stability. Keep reading to learn more about Schenectady dental implants!
Capital Smiles Blog
September 30, 2018
August 24, 2018
If you are interested in improving the alignment of your teeth but hesitating at the thought of wearing visible metal braces for a year or more, you are not alone. Many adults avoid the orthodontic treatment that could help them enjoy better oral and overall health for fear of wearing braces. Fortunately, there are two excellent alternatives to conventional orthodontics: Six Month Smiles and Invisalign. Both are clear, subtle, and available to help you get the smile of your dreams. Keep reading to learn more about these popular orthodontic options — and which one may be best for you.
July 17, 2018
For decades, two of the most popular cosmetic treatments in Hollywood have been porcelain veneers and Lumineers. With either of these procedures, a skilled dentist can fix/disguise an entire range of dental flaws at the same time, including noticeable stains, chips, cracks, and gaps. At Capital Smiles, we’re happy to offer both Lumineers and porcelain veneers in Schenectady so that our patients have the chance to smile just like the stars. If you’re looking to improve the appearance of your smile, the question is: which one would be best for you? Today, we’re going to directly compare them so you can make a well-informed decision about your smile. (more…)
June 18, 2018
If you’re one of the many people who are currently dealing with missing teeth, then now is the best time to be alive. That might sound a bit odd, but it’s because there are so many long-lasting and natural-looking replacement options available to you. One of the most commonly used is a dental bridge, a prosthetic that dentists around the country have used to literally complete millions of smiles. There are actually two distinct types of bridges: traditional and those with dental implants. Which one would be right for you? It really depends! Read on to learn which dental bridge in Schenectady could be exactly what your smile needs. (more…)
May 21, 2018
While in the middle of lunch, a thought suddenly jumps into your head: one of your teeth really needs some attention. Whether you have a cavity or it’s simply broken, you don’t quite know what’s wrong with it, but you’re certain that something doesn’t feel right! What should you do next? For many people in your situation, dental crowns in Schenectady offer the best solution, but what are they? And, how can you find the right dentist to repair your tooth? We reveal the answers in today’s blog. (more…)
April 30, 2018
You feel a little soreness in one of your back teeth, and it just causes you to sigh. It’s likely a cavity because you haven’t been to the dentist for a very long time…in fact, you’ve lost track of how long. Why is this the case? Because you, like millions of other Americans, have dental phobia, or a distinct fear and anxiety associated with the dentist. This phenomenon prevents countless people from getting the basic care that they need every year, but thankfully, dentistry has developed a solution to this all too common problem. At Capital Smiles, Dr. Erin Page and Dr. Shiloh Lieberman are able to offer IV sedation in 12309. With it, they can calm even the most frazzled dental nerves so a patient can always enjoy a calm, cool, and relaxing visit. (more…)
March 31, 2018
Are you unhappy with the appearance of your front teeth? Porcelain veneers are a popular option in cosmetic dentistry. This simple treatment can transform the appearance of chipped, cracked, stained, slightly gapped, or otherwise imperfect teeth — all in just two visits to your Capital District dentist’s office. Keep reading to learn more about traditional veneers, including what the procedure entails, how long they last, and how veneers can sometimes be used in place of braces for an instant orthodontic effect.
February 28, 2018
After tooth loss occurs, the most important thing is finding the best replacement for your smile. Patients who are eligible for dental implants should strongly consider this option — it may cost more upfront, but implant dentistry ends up being by far the best investment in the long run. The same is true for substantial tooth loss. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between traditional dentures and implant dentures in Schenectady, and why we usually prefer the latter for substantial tooth replacement.
January 1, 2018
After eating yet another meal of bland, easy to chew foods, you decide that you’re finally ready to do something about your missing teeth. All of your missing teeth are right next to each other, so after a bit of online research, a dental bridge sounds like it would be the best way to replace them. However, there are two distinct kinds: implant-retained bridges and traditional bridges. You just want to be able to enjoy your favorite foods again, so which of these options would help you do that better? Today, your dentist in Schenectady, Dr. Erin Page, is going to compare these restorations so you can decide which one you think is best for you. (more…)
December 8, 2017
Searching for a dentist these days is now easier yet more complicated than ever. If you’re like most people, you turn to the internet to explore your options, and you’re soon awash with literally thousands of search results to sift through. If you type in “12309 dentist” in a search engine right now, you’ll get nearly 30,000 results! If you’re simply looking for a dental office that will be able to meet all of your dental needs and has a friendly, highly-skilled doctor, then we’re going to end your search right now. At Capital Smiles, we’re committed to providing high-quality, precise, and comfortable care to all of our patients so no matter what they need, they always walk out of our office with a clean, healthy, and beautiful smile. What makes us stick out from the pack? We’re glad you asked! (more…)