Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned
into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist
to mount replacement teeth onto them. Because implants fuse to your
jawbone, they provide stable support for artificial teeth. Dentures and
bridges mounted to implants won't slip or shift in your mouth — an
especially important benefit when eating and speaking.
This secure fit helps the dentures and bridges — as well as individual crowns placed over implants — feel more natural than conventional bridges or dentures.
Bridges and Veneers
Bridge is a fixed replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. A bridge can be made of porcelain bonded to metal alloys, which may contain gold, silver, nickel, chromium, titanium and molybdenum metal alloys containing cobalt chromium, titanium, aluminium and vanadium. Bridges may also be made of other non-metallic materials.
Veneer is a new surface to fit over the front of a tooth. Veneers can be made of porcelain composite materials (the materials that make white fillings). Porcelain veneers are more realistic looking and long-lasting but also much more expensive than composite veneers.
Zoom is a bleaching process widely used throughout the country and around the world to lighten discoloration of enamel and dentin. Tooth discoloration may result from drinking coffee, tea, cola and red wine; or from smoking. The aging process also can stain and darken your teeth. The Zoom in-office tooth whitening procedure uses the Zoom Advanced Power Chairside Lamp – said to accelerate the bleaching process – to activate the 25 percent hydrogen peroxide whitening. As the hydrogen peroxide is broken down, oxygen enters the enamel and dentin to bleach the stained substances, leaving the structure of the tooth unchanged.
A root canal is a dental procedure done in an effort to save a tooth. Also called endodontic therapy, root canals involve removing damaged or decayed tissue from inside the tooth, disinfecting the tooth, and finally filling the "canals" inside the tooth with cement and a soft material called gutta-percha. This gutta-percha is a softer isomer of rubber, and it provides an airtight seal inside the tooth. Finally, depending on the amount of tooth structure lost to trauma or decay, either a filling or crown is used to restore function back to the tooth.
Cosmetic dentistry is a method of professional oral care that focuses on improving the appearance of your mouth, teeth and smile. And although cosmetic dentistry procedures are usually elective, rather than essential, some cases of treatment also provide restorative benefits. The most common procedures used in cosmetic dentistry are fairly simple, whereas others are more complex and require specialized care.
Invisalign is a custom-made aligner that is interchanged roughly every two weeks for a period of six to eighteen months, or longer depending on the severity of misalignment. Similar to a mouth or dental retainer (which is designed to keep teeth from shifting out of place), an Invisalign aligner is used for orthodontic treatment as a technique to move and properly align teeth for a beautiful smile. This clear aligner is usually computer generated from a mold (or impression) of the patient’s teeth taken by either a dentist or an orthodontist and the fitting is unique to each patient only.
If you suspect you may have sleep apnea, the first thing to do is see your doctor. Bring with you a record of your sleep, fatigue levels throughout the day, and any other symptoms you might be having. Ask your bed partner if he or she notices that you snore heavily, choke, gasp, or stop breathing during sleep. Be sure to take an updated list of medications, including over the counter medications, with you any time you visit a doctor for the first time. You may want to call your medical insurance provider to find out if a referral is needed for a visit to a sleep center.
We understand that many of our patients suffer from anxiety when it comes to dental visits. Please don't hesitate to ask us about inhalation sedation and oral sedation options. We are happy to extend them to you when appropriate. Your comfort is important to us.
- Oral Sedation
- Inhalation sedation
- Most of the sedation are performed under the one-roof
Emergency Dental Care
We support in cases of severe dental pain and bleeding. Do you have loose teeth? Adults should never lose teeth. A loose tooth, even without pain, is a serious problem. Fast treatment can potentially save a loose tooth.Do you have an infection? An abscess or serious infection in your mouth can be potentially life-threatening, and treatment should not wait. You may notice swelling or knots on your gums or swelling around the face. Are you bleeding from the mouth? This is a potential sign of an emergency.
| About the Doctor
Dr. Syed Masihuddin DDS
Dr. Syed Masihuddin dentist in highland ny, graduated from NYU College of Dentistry in 2002. His practices encompass all aspects of dentistry with an emphasis on cosmetic and dental implant care. While at NYU, he spent 2 years training in dental implants and received further training at St. Joseph Hospital in NJ, associated with Seton Hall University. He also received training in Botox and dermal fillers from AAFE (American Academy of Facial Aesthetics).Read More..
Dr. Puri DDS
Dr. Puri dentist howell nj grew up in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania and did his dental training at NYU Dental School. After Dental School, he did a general practice residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Puri opened a private practice in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.Read More..
Dr. Pak graduated from the University of Southern California and received his specialist training in pediatric dentistry from New York University. Dr. Pak was named Teaching Fellow at the New York University Pediatric Dental Clinic He's a recipient of the AYUDA Humanitarian Award and the USC Outstanding Pediatric Dentist Award.Read More..
Dr. Steven Chavez DDS
Dr. Steven Chavez, born and raised in Miami, earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Florida International University. Dr. Chavez then attended New York University College Of Dentistry, where he earned his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.Read More..
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Are you a candidate?
We are equipped with all the necessary technology and experience to evaluate your situation and customize your All-on-4 treatment accordingly. Dr. Masihuddin has received direct training from Dr. Paulo Malo, inventor of the All-on-4 method.
We follow a 4-step process that will allow us to examine your individual situation to see if this approach is a match for your current oral health. Using 3D imaging technology, we are able to make in-depth diagnoses and clear plans for your individual course of treatment. Call us to schedule an evaluation!
An affordable choice
All-on-4 is reasonably priced for those who want a full arch solution using implants. This system uses tilted implants to eliminate the need for extensive bone grafting, and there are four implant points for the structure. This means you don't have to have each tooth treated separately.
A quick solution : teeth in a day
All-on-4 offers a fairly quick solution for those who need to replace multiple teeth and wish to do so in a short period of time. Since there is no bone grafting, this procedure can be placed on the day of surgery. Find out more about how this is done by contacting us today.
| Media and News
A day’s work: Dentist
It's all about excellence in what you do and having compassion for the patients, says Dr. Syed Masihuddin, Dentist in Highland NY who opened Dental Solutions of Highland, on Grove Street in Highland a year ago this spring. He also maintains dental practices in Warwick, New York and Matamoras, Pennsylvania. "Always go for excellence and be a pioneer in what you do," he says. "And always think about the patients lives and how you can make them better."Read More..