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Teeth Whitening in the Capital District

September 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 11:27 am

attractive woman smiling outdoorsIs your smile really ready to shine? The sun can help your teeth look a little whiter by darkening your skin and thus making your grin seem more vibrant, but for a really sparkling smile, now is a great time to consider teeth whitening in the Capital District.

There are a couple of ways to get the results you really want — keep reading to find out what they are and which one may be best for you!

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A Gummy Smile: More than Just a Cosmetic Issue

July 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 7:25 pm

You might have heard the term “gummy smile” used with reference to someone whose gum tissue is prominently visible when they smile. This issue is commonly talked about for its rather undesirable aesthetics, but did you know that it can also lead to an increased risk of some serious problems? Let’s talk about the negative consequences of a gummy smile and what you can do to protect your oral health.

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Take a Video Tour of Capital Smiles, Our Capital District Dental Office Located in Schenectady!

June 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — Dr. Erin Page @ 9:33 pm

Dr. Shiloh Lieberman and Dr. Erin Page welcome you to our Schenectady / Capital District dental office, Capital Smiles!

Our dental office tour begins with a look at our reception area, which highlights the serene, calm, and relaxing environment we aim to offer every patient who walks through our door. Comforts such as Fios TV, WiFi, magazines, and refreshments such as hot chocolate, coffee, tea, and cookies are available while waiting for your procedure!

Our consultation and clinical areas are designed to accommodate the highest level of dental technology while being intimate, private, and relaxing.

  • We offer our dental patients intraoral scanners to avoid goopy, uncomfortable impressions while providing greater accuracy for Invisalign® and crown restoration procedures.
  • Our 3D CBCT scanner allows us to capture a full view of bone levels and bone density, which allows our dentists to treatment plan the best possible solutions for dental implant care.
  • Our two diode lasers are used for periodontal (gum) surgical procedures and can remove both soft and hard tissues comfortably while providing quicker, more seamless recovery.
  • Our EKG monitor is also used during IV sedation to maintain the highest level of safety and predictability during procedures.

We hope our dental office tour video allowed you to become more familiar with our practice! If you are searching for a new dentist in the Capital District, we’d love to welcome you in soon. Please give us a call or request a consultation online.

Summertime Smiles: Right Now Is a Great Time to Get Dental Implants

June 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 3:55 pm

Woman enjoying summer with help of dental implants in the Capital DistrictThere is never a bad time to invest in dental implants in the Capital District, but summer may be an especially opportune time to replace your missing teeth. After all, with mask restrictions being lifted and a return to normalcy just around the corner, this season may be full of photo ops, backyard barbecues, and other enjoyable activities. Let’s talk more about the benefits you can enjoy this summer and well into the future when you choose to fill in the gaps in your smile.

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5 Habits To Avoid With Dental Implants

May 9, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 5:46 pm

cigarette sitting on an ash tray Dental implants are designed to last a lifetime, but while they are extremely strong, there are a few everyday habits that can damage them.

Whether you already have dental implants in the Capital District or are still considering them, here are 5 habits you’ll need to break to ensure that your new smile will stick around for as long as possible. (more…)

Want Dental Implants? Choose a Dentist Who Uses a CBCT Scanner

April 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 6:12 pm

Dentist positioning female patient inside cone beam scannerSuccessful dental implant treatment depends on numerous factors, including a dentist’s skill and the technology at their disposal. If you are thinking about getting dental implants, it is important that you partner with a practice that checks all the right boxes. In particular, you should seek out someone who uses a cone beam scanner, otherwise known as a CBCT scanner. Let’s talk more about this remarkable technology and the role it may play in your treatment.

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5 Signs You Might Need to Replace Your Dentures

April 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 7:28 pm

Dentures sitting in glass of water on countertopDentures offer a lot of advantages. They can restore your ability to eat many foods, and they can look quite natural. Unfortunately, though, they do have their downsides, including the fact that they need to be replaced every 5 – 7 years or so. How can you tell if it is time to replace your denture with a new one? Keep on the lookout for these five signs:

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How to Speed Up Your Invisalign Results

March 13, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 6:02 pm

Calendar to illustrate speeding up Invisalign with AcceleDentOne of the great things about Invisalign is that it features a shorter average treatment time than regular braces. However, it may still take several months — or a year or longer — before you work your way through all of your aligners and get to begin enjoying your perfectly aligned smile. Is there any way to speed up the process? For most patients, the answer is yes. Let’s talk about how using AcceleDent and complying with your dentist’s treatment instructions can make your treatment proceed as quickly as possible.

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Your Guide for Transitioning from Dentures to Dental Implants

February 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 7:26 pm

Senior woman happy with her decision to transition from denturesMany people love their dentures. Indeed, dentures provide reliable tooth replacement that can look beautiful. However, as wonderful as dentures are, it must be acknowledged that they come with some drawbacks. For instance, they may become destabilized and slip around in the mouth. They also do not support the health of the jawbone. Implant-supported tooth replacement, on the other hand, is incredibly sturdy and helps to keep the jawbone healthy and whole. Are you ready to transition from dentures to dental implants? Here is a general overview of what you can expect as you make the switch.

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Will My Dental Restorations Affect My Candidacy for Invisalign?

January 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Erin Page @ 8:31 pm

Smiling woman with restorations using Invisalign in Capital DistrictCountless individuals have crowns, bridges, or porcelain veneers. Depending on their specified purpose, such restorations can improve the appearance of your smile, enhance dental function, protect your teeth, and bolster your oral health. However, if your teeth are not properly aligned, and you already have some restorations on some of them, an important question arises — will you be able to get Invisalign in the Capital District? For many people, the answer to that question is yes.

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