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Lumineers vs. Porcelain Veneers in Schenectady: Which is Better?

July 17, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 1:17 pm

Pristine white teethFor 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…)

Traditional vs. Implant Dental Bridges in Schenectady

June 18, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 7:34 pm

smiling older womanIf 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…)

How to Get the Best Dental Crowns in Schenectady

May 21, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 12:12 pm

smiling young womanWhile 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…)

Enjoy Stress-Free Dental Care with IV Sedation in 12309

April 30, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 12:07 pm

relaxed dental patientYou 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…)

Schenectady’s Dentists Discuss Porcelain Veneers

March 31, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 3:08 pm

 portrait of a smiling womanAre 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.

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Traditional Dentures vs. Implant Dentures in Schenectady

February 28, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 12:12 pm

smiling older coupleAfter 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.

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Dentist Compares Implant-Retained Bridges to Traditional Bridges

January 1, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 1:07 pm

smiling mature manAfter 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…)

The Only 12309 Dentist You’ll Ever Need

December 8, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 6:36 pm

smiling coupleSearching 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…)

Smile Brighter This Winter with Teeth Whitening

November 4, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 4:46 pm

pristine white smile The holidays will be here before you know it, and if you’re like the team at Capital Smiles, your schedule is already starting to fill up with parties, dinners, and trips galore. No matter what your holiday traditions may be, the one thing we hope you’ll definitely be doing is smiling. Of course, this is easier said than done if your teeth are looking a bit stained or discolored due to your love of coffee or wine. Fortunately, our team can help your smile get its shine back just in time for the holiday festivities with a choice of teeth whitening treatments that can be made to fit your exact needs, desires, and budget. (more…)

Why You Might Need a TMJ Dentist in Schenectady

October 3, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 6:22 pm

happy womanAre things like a stiff, tender jaw or chronic pain in your head, neck, ears, face, or shoulders a common experience for you?  For many people, all of these symptoms actually have the same source: TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder. TMD is a condition where the small joints in your lower jaw located in front of your ears (called the TMJ, or temporomandibular joints) have become strained or misaligned, and it can cause a multitude of both dental and overall health issues. Fortunately, you can get the treatment you need from a specially trained TMJ dentist in Schenectady. They’ll be able to identify the root cause of your pain and offer a number of treatments that will provide relief. (more…)

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