Practice

Conveniently located in midtown Manhattan at Rockefeller Center, the practice is committed to providing the highest quality of personalized dental care in a gentle, efficient and personal manner.

Dr. Fils-Aime is a sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and the Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and offers his patients the best and latest techniques available in restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry.

The practice offers a variety of cosmetic options. We replace dark, silver fillings or unappealing porcelain crowns with matching color shades of composite fillings and all porcelain crowns with invisible margins at the gum line.

Porcelain veneers and Invisalign™ treatment are now the gold standards in esthetic dentistry and can painlessly deliver a brighter and perfect smile.

Under the leadership of Dr. Rodney Fils-Aime, DMD, FAGD P.C, our practice offers more than 50 cumulative years’ experience in general and cosmetic dentistry. Using a gentle and conservative approach, we offer cutting-edge comprehensive care as well as cosmetic dentistry including veneers, whitening and Invisalign® straightening.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of new dental technology — from practice management to patient education and care. Our fully-computerized operation boasts the latest in dental office systems, with efficient virtual charting and safer, faster, digital x-rays. In addition, we use micro air abrasion, intraoral cameras, diagnodent caries detector, diode lasers and

Ever focused on preventative health, we also offer ViziLite® oral cancer screenings and oral brush biopsies Oral CDX . In our cosmetic dentistry practice, we use computerized shade matching and digital photography to achieve a natural looking, vibrant smile.

Our three-dimensional chair-side education system familiarizes patients with treatment options so that they can make better decisions, know what to expect and feel more comfortable about upcoming procedures. Throughout their visits patients can relax with our in-chair video entertainment. Since we realize that our patients’ time is precious, we make scheduling efficiency a priority, with no waiting and no double booking of appointments.

In addition to general and cosmetic dentistry, the practice performs preventative, restorative and specialty care such as endodontics (root canal treatment) and periodontics f or the treatment of gums. With access to a talented cosmetic dentist within their primary dentist’s practice, our patients have the ability to transform their mouth into a natural, beautiful, long-lasting and healthy smile.

Preventative Care

Regular teeth cleanings form the basis of a healthy mouth. Our team of experienced periodontal therapists guides you through the latest innovations in the prevention and treatment of gum diseases. Our preventative care also includes screening for oral cancer, Halitosis and TMJ evaluation (facial pain), Bruxism or teeth grinding.


Invisalign

Discover the benefits of Invisalign™ – the revolutionary way to straighten teeth quickly and painlessly without braces. This gentle method effectively corrects crowding of the teeth, gaps or spaces between the teeth and overbites. Most cases are treated within 6 to 9 months with minimal impact on your busy lifestyle and some with even less time. Finally, predictable results to achieve a great smile. For more information Click Here.


Botox Therapeutic 

TMJ treatment with Botox Therapeutic Botox Therapeutic injection provide many patients with relief form the patin of TMJ disorder without the use of dental splints or night guards. Botox injection can relax the jaw muscles and relieve the involuntary clenching that can damage the teeth and cause severe pain . Botox Therapeutic is a modified protein substance that blocks the nerve signals that contract muscles. It has been used safely since 1999 to relax TMJ related muscle spasms that can even cause temporary blindness Botox Cosmetic is well known for its ability to relax facial muscles and eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, such as crow’s feet and forehead creases. When administered by a cosmetic dentist at our Manhattan-area practice BOTOX Cosmetic or Therapeutic injection are safe and effective. Our New York city office is relaxing clean and a perfect setting in which to reap the benefits of Botox treatments. For more information, Click Here.


Oral Cancer Screening

Routine cancer screenings are performed at every examination and suspected lesions can now be further examined with a simple and painless brush biopsy. A dentist can now help prevent the occurrence of oral cancer, a disease which studies have shown to be linked to HPV.


Tooth Bleaching

For some patients we recommend Zoom-Advanced Power, a fast and proven method to brighten teeth by eight to 10 shades in less than one hour. After your dental examination, we will decide if you are a good candidate for Zoom bleaching. Patients love the immediate results.

We also offer ‘take home’ whitening systems. Our kits use comfortable custom-made trays for your teeth which will gradually lighten them with long lasting effects. We can also suggest less expensive options for simple touch-ups. Proper care during and after bleaching is paramount: We insist that our patients heed our recommendations for post-treatment follow-up.


Cosmetic Dentristy

The power of a smile is undeniable. What does your smile say about you? There are several methods now available to help you obtain a dazzling smile . We want to provide you during our consultation with all the necessary information to explore your options.


Veneers

Porcelain laminates can drastically improve the appearance of stained, chipped or crooked teeth. These thin, custom-made porcelain facings recreate the original enamel of your teeth with the shape, size and color that best suit your face determined by a meticulous pre-treatment work-up. After an initial detailed consultation, we will create waxed models of your teeth and computer imaging to aid in our discussion.

Veneers offer a safe and smart way to correct a worn and unattractive smile and eliminate the need to grind the teeth down to fit them with crowns. Consulting with an AACD dentist to plan your cosmetic dentistry constitutes the single most important step in the process. See our FAQ section.


Restorative Dental Care / Tooth-Colored Fillings

Our practice advocates using tooth-colored composite or porcelain fillings for the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. This procedure takes either one or two visits, depending on the size of the cavity. Over time, as large amalgam or silver fillings crack, stain or leak, we recommend replacing them with newer, safer, more attractive composite or porcelain options.

Composites are tooth colored resin restorations which are now made very strong and can be used anywhere in the mouth in place of silver fillings. The tooth-colored materials provide the patient and dentist an option when appearance is a primary concern.

Inlays and onlays are dental restorations that are primarily used to repair teeth that are badly damaged by decay or wear. Unlike a silver-colored amalgam filling or a small tooth-colored filling that are placed in one office visit, inlays and onlays are custom-made and typically require two dental visits. The inlay or onlay is fabricated from a mold of your tooth in a laboratory or with a computer-assisted manufacturing procedure. With a dental laboratory on premises, we can often send your back to your regular activities in no time at all.

We always choose the safest and gentlest approach in dental care. When appropriate, we use micro-air abrasion to prepare a tooth for small fillings, avoiding the pain and noise associated with typical drills. Air abrasion can also clean the deep grooves in your back teeth which can later be sealed with a resin thus preventing the possible formation of cavities.

In some cases, Crowns can protect and strengthen teeth while improving their appearance. Today, we mostly use all porcelain or reinforced porcelain crowns such as: Procera, Captek or Zirconia, thus preventing ugly staining at the gum line and yielding a more natural smile.


Dental Implants

Just like healthy and permanent teeth, implants allow for more thorough chewing and stronger biting power. Functioning like healthy roots anchored in your mouth like original teeth, they prevent and slow down the bone loss associated with teeth extraction. Replacing missing teeth with implants also prevent the unnecessary shaving down of otherwise healthy teeth for the fabrication of bridges. Our dentists possess considerable expertise in implant treatment and employ the latest technology to insure the success of your implants.

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