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Dentist Serving Buffalo, Lancaster, Orchard Park, New York

October 24, 2012

Any dentist can refer to himself or herself as a cosmetic dentist, but only a small handful of dentists have the specialized cosmetic dentistry training, experience, knowledge and skills to provide you with the smile of your dreams.

Amherst, New York, cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola understands that each patient’s smile is unique and requires a personalized approach. Dr. Evola’s general dentistry knowledge is backed up by extensive cosmetic dentistry training at the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI).

LVI is the premiere...

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October 19, 2012

Choosing a general dentist is a highly personal decision, because different factors are important to different people.

Experienced Buffalo, New York, dentist Dr. Larry Evola and the friendly team at Forestream Dental hope to make your choice a bit easier by offering a comprehensive range of dental care for every family member. We focus on preventive dentistry and emphasize your comfort and safety during treatments.

Our general dentistry services include comprehensive oral examinations using advanced technology as well as:

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August 13, 2012

You may have heard the terms “sedation dentistry” and “sleep dentistry” used interchangeably, but these two phrases refer to entirely different procedures. Sedation dentistry involves the use of a safe sedative that is taken about an hour before your appointment. During your dental appointment, you will be deeply relaxed but still awake and responsive to questions and requests. The sedative generally lasts a total of six hours, leaving you with little memory of your treatment.

In contrast, sleep dentistry involves the use of anesthesia, which comes with inherent risks. You are entirely...

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July 24, 2012
Has dental anxiety caused you to put off important dental work? You’re not alone. Many people go several years without paying a visit to the dentist because of dental phobia. Sadly, avoiding the dentist for too long can result in several health issues down the road, making it even more important for you to seek treatment.

Sedation dentistry is a safe, effective way you can conquer your fear in the dental chair. Sedation dentistry allows you to feel completely relaxed while still remaining awake and responsive. With the help of local anesthetic, you won’t feel any pain during your procedure, and...

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June 18, 2012
For many people, a trip to the dentist’s office is a daunting event. Dental anxiety can be triggered by several different factors, such as a traumatic past experience with another dentist, or a sensitive gag reflex that makes dental work difficult. No matter what lies behind your dental fears, we offer a solution that can help you fully relax in the dental chair: sedation dentistry.

At Forestream Dental Group, Buffalo dentist Dr. Larry Evola and his experienced staff offer safe sedation dentistry to help patients enjoy a pain-free and anxiety-free visit. Sedation dentistry puts you “under” just...

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May 10, 2012

From dark-colored foods and beverages to smoking to the aging process to certain medications like tetracycline, there are many things that can cause your teeth to become discolored over time.

Likewise, at the office of East Amherst, New York, cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola, we offer a number of teeth whitening options to restore your vibrant, healthy looking smile. Popular and effective means for treating stained teeth include:

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April 03, 2012

Opalescence BOOST is one of the most effective teeth whitening systems available today.

At the comfortable Amherst, New York, office of cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola, we are proud to offer Opalescence professional whitening products including:

Opalescence BOOST provides a noticeably brighter smile in a single 60-minute session without the use of heat lamps or ultraviolet light necessary to activate other teeth whitening treatments. BOOST is...

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March 13, 2012

Age, lifestyle choices, medications and genetics can all combine to cause teeth discoloration.

If you have stained or discolored teeth, Buffalo, New York, cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola and the team at Forestream Dental offer teeth whitening options to help restore your vibrant, healthy looking smile.

Through professional, in-office teeth whitening treatment, we can reduce discoloration caused by factors including:

  • Smoking
  • Consumption of beverages such as fruit juice, cola, coffee, tea and wine
  • Consumption of dark-colored foods
  • Plaque and tartar...
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February 21, 2012

Choosing the right cosmetic dentist in the Amherst, New York, area for your specific needs and goals can be a difficult task.

Many dentists may advertise cosmetic dentistry procedures, but lack the extensive training and experience necessary to achieve the results you desire for your cosmetic dentistry treatment. Cosmetic dentistry is not typically taught as part of a traditional dental education.

In addition to his dental degree, Amherst cosmetic dentist Dr. Larry Evola received cosmetic dentistry training at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for...

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December 12, 2010

Dr. Oz’s recent suggestion to apply a mixture of baking soda and lemon juice to your to teeth in an effort to whiten them is pretty darn scary. Lemon juice is a strong acid, with a pH of approximately 2. Almost the same as Coke and Pepsi. Would you brush your teeth with Coca-cola?

Baking soda is an abrasive material. Think sandpaper. So, the acid softens the tooth enamel and then according to Dr. Oz you’re suppose to take sandpaper and rub the enamel away. Repeated use of this this technique will do one thing, guaranteed 100%, as that it will remove the enamel from your teeth!

The idea that a celebrity heart surgeon like Dr...

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