What Can I Eat After Getting Dental Implants?

Dental implants can be a great solution for missing teeth since they are designed to mimic natural teeth in almost every way. While patients should certainly take precautions after dental implant procedures and follow after-care guidelines to the letter, most individuals will not have to worry about adjusting their normal diet after the treated areas have fully healed. If you […]

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5 Things to Consider Before a Smile Makeover

Smile makeovers can be excellent for revitalizing and even transforming your smile. These procedures typically involve a combination of cosmetic and restorative dental care options that can resolve common concerns such as stained and discolored teeth, chips and gaps, missing teeth, misalignment, and many others. Treatments such as Invisalign®, dental implants, dental crowns, teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and All-on-4 can […]

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Dr. Rafael Yanez Named One of Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Dentists

Dr. Rafael Yanez has served the Philadelphia area for many years, prioritizing safe, effective, and compassionate care over everything else. With that in mind, we are excited to announce that Philadelphia Magazine has recently recognized our cosmetic dentist as one of the Top Dentists in 2022!  Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Dentist designations are excerpted from the 2022 topDentists™ list. Each year, […]

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Is Vaping Bad for My Teeth?

Whereas it’s common knowledge that smoking can cause a plethora of oral health problems (as well as countless other health concerns), vaping is often advertised as being much less harmful. This argument is usually backed by claims that inhaling the vapor present in e-cigarettes causes less damage than consuming burnt tobacco. Contrary to such reports, nicotine can pose serious harm […]

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Dr. Rafael Yanez provides helpful guidelines for choosing a top cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia.

Dr. Rafael Yanez Offers Advice on How to Find a Top Cosmetic Dentist in Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Rafael Yanez, a cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia, provides his top five tips on how to find the best cosmetic dentist in the Philadelphia area. Philadelphia, PA – Modern cosmetic dentistry has the goal of improving a variety of dental concerns, like teeth stains, discoloration, worn down teeth, chipped or broken teeth, misalignment, teeth gaps, and more. Choosing the right […]

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How to Straighten Teeth Without Braces

Traditional braces are known for correcting crowded or crooked teeth; however, there are alternative dental solutions that many people are not familiar with. Our highly-experienced cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia offers porcelain veneers and Invisalign® as alternatives to metal braces. Whether you need help with crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth, our team can help you find the optimal dental solution that […]

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What Are My Tooth Replacement Options?

Gaps in one’s smile caused by missing and/or damaged teeth can negatively impact confidence while also increasing the risk for serious oral health problems, such as bite misalignment and even jawbone deterioration. Luckily, Dr. Rafael Yanez—our experienced cosmetic dentist—offers several tooth replacement options that may be able to help restore your smile. These include: Dental Implants: Dental implants are one […]

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Philadelphia dentist Rafael Yanez, DMD provides a comprehensive range of dental services for optimal oral health and smile aesthetics.

Philadelphia Dentist Offers Full Gamut of Dental Care for Optimal Oral Wellness & Aesthetics

Dr. Rafael Yanez’s comprehensive approach to dentistry allows for exceptional smile function and aesthetics built on a foundation of excellent oral health. Philadelphia, PA — As a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a Diplomate of the International Dental Implant Association, Rafael Yanez, DMD is well-known for his expertise in implant dentistry. While dental implants are a […]

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How to Remove Yellow Stains from Teeth

One of the most common aesthetic concerns people have with the appearance of their smile is yellow teeth. While the exact cause of yellowing and/or any other tooth discoloration is unique to each person, some typical culprits include frequent consumption of tea, coffee, and soda; cigarette and/or tobacco use; and failure to maintain proper oral hygiene. In some cases, teeth […]

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Hidden Consequences of Tooth Loss

Did you know that a missing tooth—or multiple missing teeth—can be a bigger issue than simply a smile imperfection? In fact, if left untreated, tooth loss can have negative consequences for your overall oral wellness and function, as well as your entire facial appearance. More specifically, failing to address missing teeth can lead to one or more of the following […]

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