An unforgettable smile is one that others will always remember—one that makes a positive impression and exudes confidence. Dr. Levenson of Levenson Smile in the Worcester, MA area believes that having a beautiful smile can transcend into many different aspects of one's life, which is why he has dedicated his life to providing patients with beautiful, healthy smiles.
Dr. Levenson also believes in providing treatments which can turn back the hands of time. This includes Botox and dermal fillers treatment. Botox is a neuromodulator that works by reducing muscle contractions, while dermal fillers provide instant volume directly to find lines and wrinkles to reduce their depth and overall appearance. When patients are dealing with wrinkles and folds on the upper third of their face, Botox may be the solution they are looking for.
Botox treatments are fast, easy, and safe. They are FDA-approved for both medical and cosmetic applications and continue to provide patients with a way of aging gracefully without invasive surgeries or procedures through a dermatological practice. They can target areas such as forehead folds, glabellar lines, and crow's feet in just one injection. Results can be maintained for many months by continually visiting a professional for injections. Most patients benefit from injections every six months to keep their new youthful appearance.
Botox reduces the contractions of the muscles underneath the skin which result in the formation of fine lines, wrinkles, and folds over time. This is also caused by reduced collagen production in the fact which occurs due to aging. When patients are dealing with these cosmetic imperfections, they often turn to a dermatologist for assistance. However, Dr. Levenson has the training and experience to provide these injections at the same time his patients arrive for their dental examinations. By combining the two treatments, patients can enjoy a more youthful look each and every day!
Patients in and around the Worcester, MA area interested in learning more about Botox treatment and other additional services provided by Levenson Smile are encouraged to contact our team and schedule a consultation visit. Dr. Levenson and his team can assist patients in enjoying a pleasant, beneficial appointment with a dental professional they know and trust.
At Levenson Smile, we believe that patients are entitled to having not only a healthy smile, but a beautiful, youthful one as well. Dr. Stanley Levenson offers a wide range of cosmetic dentistry procedures to make positive enhancements to the smile, but when individuals are dealing with the unwanted signs of aging, they may feel as though they have been unable to accomplish this goal. This is why the team of Levenson Smile in Worcester may suggest patients consider anti-aging treatment options such as Botox.
Botox injections are becoming incredibly popular as more and more professionals are offering them for patients who want to turn back the hands of time. Patients with fine lines, wrinkles, and folds on the face may feel they look older than they really are and want to find non-invasive means of addressing these concerns. Botox is often the best choice.
Botox is an injection of medication formulated from botulinum toxin type A which is a neuromodulators. Neuromodulators are used to reduce contractions of muscles in the face, which in turn can smooth out wrinkles and folds which may have developed due to the dynamic movement. Botox is FDA approved as completely safe for both medical and cosmetic purposes, and Dr. Stanley Levenson is excited to offer Botox injections in his practice for patients ready to address the unwanted signs of aging.
Botox is a wonderful anti-aging treatment for Worcester area patients because it can provide fast, effective results for many months before reinjection is necessary. In fact, many patients who visit Dr. Stanley Levenson for their six month recall appointments often ask about undergoing Botox injections at each visit to maintain their results. While it is impossible to stop or reverse the signs of aging, it is possible to slow it with treatments such as this.
If you have an appointment with Dr. Stanley Levenson and are interested in adding on Botox injections for anti-aging purposes, call his practice and speak to one of the wonderful staff members at our front desk about adding this treatment onto your next visit. We will gladly help our patients in achieving a more youthful look with both dental work and injections.
When it comes to achieving an unforgettable smile, there is often the concern of the rest of the face matching the appearance of the new look. This is why Dr. Stanley Levenson of Levenson Smile offers patients in the Worcester area solutions such as cosmetic injectables to address wrinkles on the forehead, around the eyes, and surrounding the mouth.
Injectables are commonly used by dermatologists, but now, many dentists offer this treatment as an additional step to enhancing the appearance. Dentists provide injections every day in their practice, so they have a steady hand and can administer them in the best way to achieve desirable results. Dr. Stanley Levenson and his team of professionals work hard to provide enhancements to his patients’ lives and address the unwanted signs of aging.
Injectables available at our practice include Botox and dermal fillers. Botox is a neuromodulator that is used to relax muscles. When injected into muscles of the face, it can reduce the appearance of dynamic wrinkles and folds such as those on the forehead or around the eyes (crow’s feet). Dr. Stanley Levenson may also utilize a range of dermal fillers. Fillers are gel injectables made from hyaluronic acid and attract water to the treatment area, adding necessary volume to reduce the depth of fine lines, wrinkles, and folds on the facial area. Both types of injectables are safe and FDA-approved, and they can be combined to provide optimum results for both men and women interested in turning back the hands of time. Many patients enjoy scheduling an appointment for their initial dental care and adding treatments such as this at the same time, making it a convenient solution for even the busiest of patients!
Dr. Stanley Levenson of Levenson Smile is available to provide cosmetic treatments such as injectables for patients who are interested in enhancing not just their smile, but also the appearance of the face. If you want to find out more about treatment for wrinkles around the eyes, on the forehead, and even the laugh lines surrounding the mouth, contact the team of Levenson Smile today to book an appointment and consult with a professional regarding ways of achieving a more youthful appearance.
Botox has been used for several years to reduce the appearance of the inevitable signs of aging. Lines, wrinkles, and folds can develop on the skin after the age of 30 due to a decrease in the skin’s tightness and collagen production. Instead of living with the signs of aging, patients have an alternative solution. Botox is a wonderful injectable that is often administered in dermatological practices, but is now offered through Levenson Smile of Worcester, MA to enhance the appearance patients hope to achieve.
Botox injections are safe, effective, and can address lines and wrinkles that are caused by muscle contractions. Unlike dermal fillers such as Juvéderm and Restylane, which are gels that can add volume to deep wrinkles and folds, Botox injections are used to reduce muscle tightening. This, in turn, reduces the appearance of wrinkles that were created by these contractions over the long term. It is commonly used in areas of the forehead and eyes to reduce crow’s feet, glabellar lines, and wrinkles on the upper portion of the face.
Dr. Levenson enjoys offering this service to his patients to help in their rejuvenation. Patients who have smile makeovers in his practice can now enjoy additional improvements to their face to complete the look they want to achieve. He has a steady hand and he is trained in providing injections for patients who want to complement their dental work with a complete transformation of the face.
Botox is made from botulism toxin A, but has been proven safe for injection into the muscles. It is also used medically for several conditions including hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and involuntary muscle spasms of the body. Dr. Levenson focuses on providing this treatment for patients who are interested in its anti-aging benefits. It is primarily used for cosmetic improvements to the face and can be used with dermal fillers for an overall reduction in fine lines and wrinkles of the face.
If you are interested in learning more about Botox injections at Dr. Levenson’s Worcester, MA practice, call today to schedule an appointment and find out if you are a candidate for Botox or other injectables to enhance your appearance.
When tooth loss occurs, patients must consider restorative treatments as soon as possible. This is because of the risk of shifting teeth, which can cause patients to deal with unwanted spaces. It can also result in the loss of bone, and can have an unattractive result.
Patients in Worcester, MA who visit the team at Levenson Smile have a wide variety of solutions available to them when it comes to restorative treatments. Dr. Levenson provides several treatments for tooth loss including dental bridges, partial dentures, and dental implants. Many patients who are considering a long-term solution to the loss of one or more teeth often benefit from the placement of dental implants.
Dental implants are titanium metal posts surgically placed into the jawbone. They are restored on top with a full dental crown, which is fabricated to match the existing teeth for seamless integration. Dental implants are the ultimate solution to tooth loss, as they are a permanent way to restore the smile without affecting the surrounding teeth or requiring a removable alternative such a bridges or dentures.
Patients who are appropriate candidates for dental implants are those who have sufficient bone underneath the gum tissue. This is required for dental implants to be placed successfully and to last a lifetime. Patients who do not have sufficient bone can consider the benefits of alternative solutions such as dental bridges or dentures, or can undergo a procedure called bone grafting. This may take several months before a patient can have the implant placed, so patients should discuss the benefits versus the disadvantages carefully with their dentist.
Patients in Worcester, MA who want to transform their smile with dental implants or any other cosmetic restoration are welcome to contact Levenson Smile to learn about the various ways of improving their teeth and smile. Using state-of-the-art equipment and high-quality materials, Dr. Levenson can provide his patients with unforgettable smiles! Contact his practice today to learn about cosmetic and general dentistry procedures that can assist in improving and maintaining the health and beauty of your teeth!
Often when dental patients think about improving the appearance or health of their mouth, they focus on their teeth. There’s no shortage of whitening products on the market and cosmetic treatments such as adult orthodontics and professional teeth whitening gain popularity all the time. However, teeth are not the only variable in the health of your mouth.
Your mouth is also made up of gums, bone, and tissue along with bacteria, tartar, and food particles. Keeping the gums, teeth, and tissue free from those miniscule particles of food and the plaque it can cause is key to keeping your mouth healthy. The first, and most effective, way to keep your mouth healthy is to be consistent about brushing and flossing. However, most patients have hard to reach spots – like between the molars all the way in the back of your mouth that are nearly impossible to reach at home. These spots are the perfect environment for gum disease to grow.
Periodontal disease is quite common. Also known as gum disease, it begins as gingivitis, causing gums to become swollen, red, or even bleed. While this stage of gum disease is reversible, if gingivitis is left untreated, pockets can begin to form between the gums and the teeth, which can lead to further complications. These complications include further damage to the gum, loss of bone, and decay of the tissue that support the teeth. If the gum disease is not treated, the teeth can become loose and need to be extracted.
It’s important to note that gum disease can not only be prevented with excellent at-home oral health care and regular dental visits, it can also be treated. If patients in the worcester area find themselves dealing with gum disease, they can turn to Dr. Stanley Levenson of Levenson Smile for treatment. Several treatment methods may be offered, including deep cleaning, prescription medication, and surgery.
Deep cleaning is often the first step to treating gum disease. This procedure takes place in Dr. Levenson’s office where the dentist and his team use special instruments to remove pockets of plaque from above and below the gum line. Sometimes prescription medication or mouth rinse is also used to control bacteria or treat further gum infection. Finally, sometimes, oral surgery is needed to treat gum disease. This surgery involves lifting the gums away from the teeth to remove all of the infection. The gums are then sutured tightly to ensure that the infection remains clear.
The exact treatment plan for you will depend on your individual progression of gum disease. If you’ve noticed the early signs of gum disease, call Dr. Levenson’s office today to schedule an appointment. As with most dental problems, the earlier you seek treatment the easier your path to oral health will be.
Levenson Smile offers options for orthodontic treatment to suit every lifestyle, budget, and need, from modest spacing issues to extensive bite problems. Invisible Aligners in Worcester MA are more than a cosmetic alternative to braces. Invisalign is comfortable, and easy to clean, because aligners can be removed for brushing, flossing, and eating.
Invisalign starts with a consultation. If Dr. Levenson determines this treatment is appropriate for you, an impression of your mouth will be taken. This is used to make the aligners or dental appliances that do the straightening. The impression is digitized, so you see how your teeth will look post-treatment. This digital model serves as a treatment map. You’ll view how the aligners straighten your teeth through every step of treatment.
For successful outcomes, it’s important to follow Dr. Levenson’s instructions.
Wear trays all day, every day, except when cleaning your teeth and gums or eating
Replace each aligner with the next tray in the series, about every two weeks
Return to the dentist as advised so your progress can be monitored, and any problems can be addressed quickly
The importance of compliance can’t be overstated. To shift your teeth into proper position, the trays must be allowed to place consistent, low pressure on your teeth. Each tray corresponds with a different step in treatment. Failure to wear the trays as advised interferes with the incremental repositioning of your teeth.
Levenson Smile is confident you won’t have problems wearing these smooth, transparent plastic aligners. The team is always available to address your concerns. Dr. Levenson may also suggest other alternatives for effective straightening, such as Six Month Smiles, a system designed similarly to conventional braces only with transparent brackets and tooth-colored wires, and with a focus on straightening teeth in your smile zone exclusively.
Invisalign is a cost-effective alternative to braces, but Levenson Smile goes a step further to remove financial barriers that stand in the way of a lasting, healthy, and beautiful smile. Dr. Levenson and his team offer Invisalign deals in Worcester, including discounts for members of the military and their families through A Soldier’s Smile.
Levenson Smile offers choices for financing for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by your insurance policy. If your plan has orthodontic coverage, Invisalign is covered similarly to conventional braces. The office works with your insurance provider to secure benefits due to you.
As a modern and versatile alternative to conventional fixed metal braces, Invisalign is customized to your needs, which may range from minor crowding to more severe problems with how your upper and lower teeth come together such as an overbite. Depending on your needs, treatment time may be less than half that of traditional orthodontic treatments. Generally, the longer the treatment time, the more costs add up.
Consider savings associated with appointments. Since you have control over straightening, via aligners that can be switched out at home, the number of appointments is minimized. With Invisalign, the dentist only sees you every six weeks or so to make sure treatment is progressing as planned. With conventional fixed braces, the doctor is the only one who can adjust the wires so treatment can progress.
With proper treatment, you avoid complications caused by poor bite and misalignment that result in the need for costly restorative treatments such as:
Temporomandibular joint disorders
Tooth decay due to difficulty cleaning between crowded teeth
What price do you put on an unforgettable smile? Call (855) 849-8255 to schedule a consultation.
Dr. Levenson and the team of Levenson Smile in Worcester are proud to offer a variety of periodontal treatments to suit the needs of patients. Periodontal disease is a condition that can develop due to poor oral health care, heredity, or hormonal fluctuations, and it needs to be addressed as soon as possible to avoid allowing it to progress further. Using our state-of-the-art equipment and a board certified periodontist, Dr. Shih, the team of Levenson Smile can provide comprehensive care for those who have developed periodontal disease.
There are several ways for patients to address their condition. However, the treatment chosen is determined based on the severity of the disease. The beginning stages, known as gingivitis, are characterized by red, bleeding gums, which may be inflamed and sore. At this point, many patients benefit from a professional deep cleaning. This allows us to remove the plaque, tartar, and bacteria from all surfaces of the teeth and gums to allow the mouth to heal. At this point, the condition can be reversed. However, if allowed to progress into later stages of periodontal disease, the problem can only be controlled with professional assistance.
When periodontal disease advances, patients may be at the risk of needing scaling and root planing. This is a deeper cleaning that cleans even the roots of the teeth to target bacteria deep within the mouth. Antibiotics may be used and pocket reduction procedures may even be discussed. Inflammation needs to be addressed to ensure the condition is maintained and not allowed to develop into the further, more severe stages.
Dr. Levenson is happy to help patients in and around the Worcester area with their dental health needs, and works hard to ensure patients have access to quality periodontal treatment. Contact us today to schedule a consultation visit and learn about the ways in which periodontal disease can be diagnosed, treated, controlled, or even avoided. By maintaining regular dental visits at Levenson Smile and protecting teeth with brushing and flossing between appointments, patients can reduce their risk of developing gum disease and keep their smile looking great for years to come!
When teeth are missing from the smile, they also affect the bone structure as many denture treatment suffer from gradual bone loss. This, in turn, can reduce the effectiveness of the jaw bone in maintaining a youthful appearance. Patients who visit Levenson Smile in Worcester with concerns about their aging facial structure due to bone loss are often introduced to the idea of having Fountain Of Youth Dentures made.
Dr. Stanley Levenson of Levenson Smile in Worcester provides treatment with Fountain Of Youth Dentures to avoid the structural changes to the smile commonly noticed with traditional full dentures. This particular line of dentures uses neuromuscular properties for balancing the bite, filling out the lips, and reducing the fine lines and creases that can develop around the mouth. Patients with Fountain Of Youth Dentures often enjoy better fit and function of their restorations than they do with traditional dentures.
Fountain Of Youth Dentures are a desirable solution for patients who are struggling with the signs of aging and do not want dentures to contribute to the sagging appearance of the face. However, many are unsure as to whether or not they want to have these dentures made due to the cost. The cost of Fountain Of Youth Dentures is more than traditional dentures but many patients who understand the benefits they provide often enjoy the investment in not only their smile but their overall appearance. Dr. Stanley Levenson has seen many of his patients transform their aging face while also improving their overall confidence and well-being.
Dr. Stanley Levenson and the team of Levenson Smile can determine if patients are appropriate candidates for these dentures. Most patients are and can enjoy their benefits after having a consultation appointment with their dentist. Patients may also be introduced to other tooth restoration options such as dental bridges and implants if they fit their needs and budget.
If you live in or around the Worcester community and believe Fountain Of Youth Dentures; are right for you, contact Dr. Stanley Levenson today to book a consultation appointment. Our team is here to help you decide what is right for your specific dental situation and ensure the cost is within your family budget.