Does the appearance of your smile really matter? A recent study shows that it may be more important than you think. It revealed that one-third of the people you encounter will notice your teeth before anything else. That means that on a first meeting, if you have flaws in your smile, you could make a poor impression. As you read on, though, your cosmetic dentist in Montville will explain how you can smile with confidence with cosmetic bonding!
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May 31, 2018
May 25, 2018
During the spring season, it’s natural to want to clean as much as you can, which makes you feel renewed and rejuvenated. That same energy can easily carry over to your oral health, leaving you more concerned about whether your hygiene is up to par, you’re protected from diseases and how well your oral cavity is functioning overall. To help you in your quest for excellent oral health, your dentist in Montville is weighing in with some symptoms of developing issues that you should be aware of.
April 14, 2018
Since your dentist in Montville is a member of the American Dental Association, he uses their regulations to determine what the best toothpaste is for protection against tooth decay and gum disease. Additionally, he wanted to answer questions patients may have about toothpaste and other dental products.
The next time you’re picking out toothpaste at the grocery store or going through your bathroom closet and discover toothpaste, keep these tips in mind. You’ll save money and pick the best toothpaste for your oral health by doing so.
April 5, 2018
It was estimated that there would be over 600,000 cancer deaths in the United States in 2017, only about 10,000 of which were projected to be from oral cancer. Because oral cancer kills relatively few people, some people might reason that they don’t have to worry about this disease. That is a big mistake! Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, we thought this would be the perfect time for your dentist near Montville to offer some gentle reminders about why everyone should be on guard against this disease.
March 13, 2018
Many people prefer a whiter smile because it’s become so associated with good oral hygiene. The minute we see a person with a radiant white smile, we think “That person takes great care of their teeth!” Unfortunately, having a whiter smile does not always mean the person has any better oral care habits than you do. In fact, problems can still exist underneath, according to your dentist in Lincoln Park. Learn what they are and what you need to do confirm your oral health status today!
March 3, 2018
Once you start getting close to the ages of 17 and 21, a new set of teeth will start to appear known as wisdom teeth. “Why do I have these teeth?” You may ask. You’ve probably asked your dentist “Why do I need to have them removed?”
We now know what wisdom teeth were originally for, but unfortunately, they don’t have the same use they did thousands of years ago. In fact, wisdom teeth are now a burden and need to be removed because of how we’ve developed as people and as a society. Keep reading to learn why a wisdom tooth extraction in Lincoln Park may be needed at your next appointment!
February 18, 2018
It’s true that dental implants in Lincoln Park use crowns that are inorganic, making them unsusceptible to tooth decay. However, to make sure your dental implants last for many decades, you’ll still need to know how to properly care for them. Without regular hygiene, the failure rate of dental implants goes up significantly, so your dentist is here to teach you the best way to care for your investment.
Since you care for dental implants the same way as you would for natural teeth, you don’t need to perform any special maintenance like for other tooth replacement methods. Here’s what you’ll need to do.
February 7, 2018
According to the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 91 percent of Americans aged 20-64 had dental caries (cavities) from 2011 to 2012. By the time they hit 65, 96 percent of Americans had tooth decay, according to the study. One reason tooth decay is so common is because some people may have limited access to dental care. However, it’s also because people don’t think there’s a problem in their mouth until they feel pain. This means they may not even see a dentist until problems get severe.
To help you better understand, your dentist in Lincoln Park explains why cavities often don’t hurt, even when you have them.
January 25, 2018
Have you been suffering from lost confidence and lacking self-esteem due to your imperfect smile? If so, don’t feel alone. Studies show that one-third of American adults are unhappy with their smile. But there are a multitude of remedies to either mask or correct aesthetic problems. Learn the methods that your cosmetic dentist in Lincoln Park has available for you.
January 3, 2018
You’ve made your mind up that when you embark on your journey to better oral health in the new year, that your family is going along with you. And this is the type of thinking that your dentist in Pequannock applauds, because when everybody in the household gets on track with better oral care, it creates a positive and healthy atmosphere. Learn more about how your local expert can guide you all along the way with preventive dentistry.