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Dental Cleanings in Greenwich Village

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We offer the full scope of dental cleanings and routine dental care at Keith Bracy, DDS. We conveniently located in 10011, in the West Village, close to Chelsea. Your cleaning will either be performed by Dr. Keith Bracy or the hygienist, Shirley Tam, RDH.

What happens during your dental cleaning visit? First, you’ll meet with Dr. Bracy and discuss your medical and dental history. You can let us know your dental concerns and your past history of routine dental x-rays. Dr. Bracy will advise if any check-up x-rays are needed before your dental cleaning. You will also have a dental checkup. The dental check-up starts with an exam of your jaw. ...

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Porcelain Veneers at Keith Bracy, DDS

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Wondering about porcelain veneers to change your smile in the West Village? Are you googling terms like “best veneer dentist in 10011”? Look no further than Keith Bracy, DDS to begin your porcelain dental veneer journey!

So what are porcelain veneers? A dental veneer is a highly esthetic porcelain covering of your tooth. Generally, veneers are done on the front teeth and used to change your smile. Veneers are highly cosmetic, and can change the color, shade, texture, length and size of a tooth. They can also mask ugly existing dental restorations like old fillings and stains. In some cases, they are used to protect a fractured tooth or one that ...

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Dental Implants at Keith Bracy, DDS

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Chances are that you have heard a lot of buzz about dental implants. Turn on the radio or TV, and you’ll likely hear advertisements praising the benefits of dental implants. You’ve probably also heard that they can be expensive and involve surgery. Here at Keith Bracy, DDS we are happy to review the pros and cons, myths and facts about dental implants in our NYC dental office.

Benefits of Dental Implants

  1. They are fixed in your mouth. Unlike a removable partial denture, your dental implant is secure and stable in your mouth! There are no embarrassing moments when you need to take it out and they won’t move around or require denture ...

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Finding an Invisalign Provider in NYC

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Finding the Best Invisalign Provider in NYC

Are you starting your search for an Invisalign dentist in NYC? It can be a daunting task with so many different treatment options. We encourage you to do your research instead of googling "invisalign near me".  Keith Bracy, DDS is a top Invisalign provider in NYC with a convenient West Village, Chelsea location.

Here are some things to consider as you search for Invisalign in NYC

“Do It Yourself” Clear Aligners or “Doctor Directed” Clear Aligners

You might be tempted to choose a clear aligner method that skips the dental office. DIY clear aligners are heavily marketed by for-profit corporations and might seem like a trustworthy, ...

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Can I do Invisalign on just the top or bottom teeth?

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In Keith Bracy, DDS experience for very limited number of cases, it is advisable to do one arch of Invisalign. You might just be concerned about straightening just your upper or lower teeth with Invisalign. Yes, Invisalign can be done to just treat one arch of teeth, but it most cases both arches must be treated. The reason why is because you must have a stable bite or occlusion at the end of your Invisalign treatment. If you solely move or straighten your bottom or upper teeth, the opposing teeth will not align properly when you bite down. You might end up with a bite that is not stable or ...

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6 Things to Know About Invisalign Treatment

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6 Things to Know About Invisalign Treatment

Are you looking for an Invisalign dentist in the West Village? Curious to know some more about Invisalign treatment? Here are 6 things patients often don’t know about Invisalign before starting treatment. Keith Bracy, DDS is always here to answer your Invisalign questions in person! Just call us at 212-390-8399 or book an appointment online for a complimentary Invisalign consult.

 

1) The Invisalign Diet!

Invisalign clear aligners must be worn 20+hours a day. Ideally, 22-23 hours to achieve optimum results. They can easily be removed for eating and drinking, and your teeth should be brushed and flossed before reinserting the aligners. Thus, many of our patients ...

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Non-surgical Gum Treatment

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What is non-surgical treatment of gum disease? What is a deep cleaning? What can I do about my bleeding and puffy gums? These are common questions of new patients in our West Village, NYC dental office. The gums are the foundation of your teeth and everyday science is demonstrating a link between your overall oral health and systematic health.

There are two very common types of gum disease. The first is gingivitis – characterized by red, puffy, bleeding and inflamed gums. It is usually induced or started by too much bacteria or plaque in your mouth. If left untreated, it can progress to a more serious form of gum disease called ...

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