From our Family to Yours, we hope and pray that everyone in your life is healthy and feeling well. We are pleased to announce the Full Re-Opening of our practice! As we begin to return to our normal lives, our practice is now open for all dental procedures, not just emergent ones. Throughout this crisis, we have remained open to care for all emergency patients and we look forward to resuming all aspects of dental care. Lack of oral health has been directly linked to more serious health issues and cannot be overlooked. It is important to resume dental cleanings and to address any dental issues that have been put off during this crisis. Our staff is fully prepared to continue to protect our Patients from not only Covid-19 but from all viral exposure as the Infection Control and Anti-viral protocols that we have practiced for 30 years far exceed industry standards. To all our patients that had appointments cancelled due to this health crisis, we will be contacting you to reschedule those appointments. As always you can reach us at 718-876-9100 to schedule an appointment on your own or with any questions you may have. As always, our office and lab continue to welcome all new patients and emergencies if your current dental office is not available We look forward to seeing each of you again soon! All the best, Dr. Mormino, Lauren, Lisa, Anne Marie, Mary, Gladys, Annie & MaryEllen
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Porcelain Veneers

If stained, worn, or chipped teeth are detracting from your appearance and confidence, you may consider undergoing cosmetic treatment.

Dr. Joseph Mormino can provide porcelain veneers at our Staten Island, NY, practice to help you achieve a beautiful-looking smile.

Learn why so many New York patients choose veneer treatment at our practice...

​What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Veneers are thin shells of ceramic that are bonded to the front teeth to conceal a wide range of cosmetic imperfections. Dr. Mormino can place a single veneer to refine an individual tooth, or several to dramatically transform your entire smile.
Dr. Mormino uses an on-site laboratory at our Staten Island practice to ensure that your veneers are designed to look natural and complement your unique smile.

A Radiant Smile Is within Reach With Dr. Joseph Mormino...

If you are unhappy with the look of your smile, porcelain dental veneers are the ultimate cosmetic treatment option. Dr. Mormino can create and place beautiful, custom porcelain veneers at our state-of-the-art Staten Island office equipped with the latest technology and an on-site dental lab.

Whether you wish to correct a single tooth or undergo a full-scale smile makeover, our team will work to understand and execute your goals. Schedule an appointment with our New York dental practice today to learn more about how veneers can transform your smile. You can reach us online, or by calling:

(718) 876-9100

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Dr. Mormino is committed to exceeding your expectations.

"He is professional, knowledgeable, and understands the industry better than anyone..."

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Michael Lenner

2019

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Dr. Mormino is by far the best dentist I've ever gone to. He is professional, knowledgeable, and understands the industry better than anyone. Having dealt with prior negative experiences he made me feel at home and welcome. He listened to my concerns and is an all around great guy. Would HIGHLY recommend!

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Anthony Cammoroto

2018

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I have been a patient  for over 20 years The cleanliness of the office his professionalism, And outstanding work makes going to the dentist a great experience… I also appreciate his thorough explanation of any procedure he is performing

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Candidates for Porcelain Veneers

While most patients will qualify, there are a few basic requirements in order to be a good candidate for porcelain veneers... 

Good Oral Health

You should have good overall oral health before undergoing cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Mormino can first treat any decay or gum disease before moving on to veneer treatment. 

Sufficient Tooth Enamel

Dr. Mormino will need to remove a thin layer of surface enamel before placing dental veneers. For this reason, patients need a sufficient amount of tooth structure to support the restorations. 

No Bruxism

While porcelain is a very durable restorative material, patients with bruxism, also known as tooth grinding, can fracture their dental veneers. We may recommend an alternative form of treatment, or an oral appliance (such as a mouth guard) to protect the teeth.

The Porcelain Veneers Treatment Process

Veneer treatment involves two separate visits to our Staten Island, NY, office. Here is what you can generally expect during treatment.
We can hold veneers to the highest standards at our own on-site dental lab.
We can hold veneers to the highest standards at our own on-site dental lab.

Tooth Prep

During your first appointment, Dr. Mormino will discuss your goals and concerns to make the best recommendation. If you agree on veneers, he will remove a small amount of enamel from the front surface of each treated tooth to create room for the porcelain shells. 

Impressions

Next, we will take detailed impressions of the reshaped teeth, which will be used to fabricate your veneers. Dr. Mormino then makes a wax mock-up, which is an anatomical model that will show you the anticipated results of treatment.

Veneer Creation

At most other practices, your impressions are sent off to an outside facility for production. However, we are proud to feature an on-site dental lab where our team can craft high-quality restorations under our careful supervision.

Placement

Once your veneers have been created, you will return to our Staten Island office for your second and final appointment. During this visit, Dr. Mormino will use a special adhesive to bond your veneers securely to the surface of the teeth, instantly and dramatically enhancing the look of your smile. With proper care, your veneers can last for a decade or longer.

Our Office Is Convenient and Efficient...

"Loved the warm and friendly staff! The dentist was excellent. The on site lab made things move along so much more quickly with no extra back and forth. Convenient parking lot and coffee didn't hurt either :)" Lina Marie

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Veneers Look Just Like Natural Teeth,  Only Better!

While veneers in the past may have been considered bulky or unnatural-looking, modern treatment matches the look and feel of real tooth enamel. With our innovative design tools and high-quality craftsmanship, veneers are virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. 
Before veneers
Before Before treatment, intrinsic and extrinsic stains distracted from the patient's smile.
After veneers
After With veneers, their smile is now radiant and completely natural-looking. 

How Do I Care for My Veneers? 

Caring for your veneers is as simple as caring for your natural teeth. Dr. Mormino has just a few recommendations to help stretch the lifespan of your results:

Practice Good Dental Care

The best way to maintain your cosmetic treatments and the overall health of your smile is to practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day and floss daily with a non-abrasive toothpaste. Take extra care around your treated teeth and make sure to attend regular appointments at our Staten Island practice for check-ups and professional cleanings.

Prevent Stains

While your porcelain veneers are stain-resistant, your natural teeth are not. You can prevent discoloration by staying away from foods and drinks that are known to stain the enamel such as sodas, red wines, and coffee. Dr. Mormino can also provide occasional teeth whitening treatments to touch up your smile and remove any color inconsistencies. 

Avoid Excess Pressure

Be mindful of the amount of pressure exerted on the teeth to prevent fracturing or dislodging a veneer. While you shouldn't have to alter your diet while wearing veneers, patients should refrain from chewing ice, biting their nails, and opening packages with their teeth.

Dr. Joseph T. Mormino, DDS

Dr. Mormino is a member of several prestigious organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Second District Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist 
  • Academy of General Dentistry 

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call us at (718) 876-9100 today!

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