5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Modern Porcelain Veneers

porcelain veneers nyc midtown dentist dr michael j weiIt should come as no surprise that porcelain veneers were invented in Hollywood. A dentist by the name of Charles Pincus developed them in 1928 for a film shoot to temporarily change the appearance of the actors’ teeth. Dentistry has come a long way since then, thank goodness. Modern cosmetic dentistry makes it possible for you to have a celeb-worthy smile that looks natural, feels good, and lasts for decades.Read more

Can CBD Toothpicks Help Prevent Gum Disease?

CBD toothpicks oral health gum disease midtown dentist dr michael j weiToothpicks are good and evil in the field of dentistry. These little tools are intended to clean out food that has gotten stuck in your teeth and gums – that’s a good thing. In the wrong hands, however, wooden toothpicks can wreak havoc, break apart, stick in the gums, and cause damage. Now, the market offers CBD toothpicks. Where does this product stand when it comes to your oral health – and could they really help prevent gum disease?Read more

Forget the Halloween Makeup – Fix Your Teeth with a Smile Makeover Instead

halloween makeup smile makeover new york city cosmetic dentistYoung or old, Halloween is an excellent opportunity to dress up and become someone else for a little while. If you’re trying to distract from your teeth by applying an entire face of Halloween makeup or a strategically designed mask, however, it may be time to consider how you look every other day of the year and think about making a permanent change with a customized smile makeover.Read more

3 Ways Halloween Candy Can Destroy Your Smile Makeover

halloween candy smile makeover new york city cosmetic dentist weiHalloween candy – it’s one night a year, right? How much damage can a few indulgences do? Let’s all be honest and admit that Halloween candy lasts from September well into November. It’s hard to resist those colorful bags of your favorite childhood treats. Resist you must, however, if you don’t want to ruin the cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry that your NYC dentist used to give you an amazing smile makeover.Read more

Top Doctor Names Dr. Michael J. Wei Top General and Cosmetic Dentist

Top-Doctor-award-2019correcDr. Michael J. Wei has been awarded the title of Top General and Cosmetic Dentist from the Top Doctor organization, which honors professionals at the top of their field. “I am extremely happy and privileged to receive this distinction,” Dr. Wei said. “I am committed to providing my patients with life-changing smile makeovers and am pleased to be recognized in my field. I share this award with my entire team.”Read more

Why So Serious? 5 Female Celebs Who Never Smile

victoria beckham teeth cosmetic dentistry dr michael j weiFamous people get their picture taken for a living, whether they like it or not. Actors, politicians, journalists, athletes – these are celebs in the spotlight and, as a result, every aspect of them is under scrutiny, including their teeth. Plenty of them undergo cosmetic dentistry to get a flawless look, others choose to stay natural, but celebs in both categories have been known to keep a straight face regardless of the condition of their teeth.Read more