Smile Makeover Blog Posts

Best Toothpaste for Porcelain Veneers

Dr. Degel Aug 22, 2019

Certain kinds of toothpaste are better for porcelain veneers than others. Dr. Clifford Degel and Dr. Carmen Every-Degel discuss good oral hygiene tips.

Smile Makeover vs. Full Mouth Reconstruction: What Is the Difference?

Dr. Degel Dec 12, 2018

At Astoria Dental Group, our doctors discuss smile makeover vs. full mouth reconstruction so patients understand these treatment options.

Porcelain Veneers and Smoking: What Patients Should Know

Dr. Degel Sep 22, 2018

Porcelain veneers can help treat the effects of smoking and tobacco products. You shouldn’t have cigarettes after undergoing this cosmetic dentistry treatment, however.

Porcelain Veneers Repair and Replacement

Dr. Degel Oct 14, 2013

Porcelain veneers are a very versatile option for achieving the smile of your dreams. If you should need a porcelain veneer repaired or replaced, there…

At-home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening

Dr. Degel Aug 28, 2013

There are many different options out there when it comes to whitening and brightening your teeth. We'd like to compare professional options to at-home/over-the-counter options…

Porcelain Veneers Information: Prices and Payment Options

Dr. Degel Aug 23, 2013

Porcelain veneers are versatile and popular options for advanced dental care, though they can be expensive for many households. Thankfully there are monthly payment/financing plans…

What is Computer Smile Imaging?

Dr. Degel Jun 28, 2013

Computer smile imaging is an important step forward in creating beautiful smiles for patients. We'd like to look at how computer smile design works so…

How to Prevent Sensitivity after Teeth Whitening

Dr. Degel Jun 14, 2013

Tooth sensitivity is a common issue after people undergo teeth whitening treatment. There are ways that it can be addressed after the dental bleaching is…

Porcelain Veneers After Care

Dr. Degel Dec 31, 2011

Porcelain veneers are a great option for getting a smile that you have always wanted. These thin shells are relatively simple to place and similarly…

Full Mouth Reconstruction Procedures

Dr. Degel Aug 9, 2011

Full mouth reconstructions combine various dental treatments to restore a person’s dental health and improve the appearance of the smile as well. Let’s look at…

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