Let's address this head on: root canals have a bad reputation. In popular culture and in most conversations, we tend to talk about root canals as painful, unpleasant experiences to be avoided at all costs. Fortunately, the reality is much different.
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The Oral Cancer Foundation anticipates 48,250 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year. More than 8,700 people lose their lives to this disease on a yearly basis. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.
Pediatric dental visits are essential for the long-term health of your child’s teeth and gums. Oradell family dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter welcomes children as young as one-year old at our friendly and inviting office. Even if your child has only a few teeth, routine visits are highly recommended at this age to check for potential issues with tooth eruption and, perhaps more importantly, to begin to instill a sense of calm and comfort in regards to dental care.
Most of us intent to take proper care of our teeth and gums but, as with anything, getting into the habit can be difficult.
Is sugar-free soda better for teeth than sugar-filled alternatives? Not according to a new study that closely examined the impact 23 different types of drinks had on enamel erosion.
All flexible spending accounts are unique, but most will cover dental expense not fully covered by insurance. If you have been waiting for a treatment that your insurance policy won’t cover, the time for action is now.
With Halloween comes candy – and with candy comes an increased risk for oral health problems. To help protect your teeth this Halloween, Oradell dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter recommends:
Oradell dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter suggests patients of all ages visit our office every six months for professional cleanings and examinations.
What symptoms indicate an infected tooth?
- A dental abscess
- Red or swollen gum tissue around a specific tooth
- A bad taste in the mouth that will not respond to brushing
- Chronic bad breath
- Toothache, both sustained and acute
- Changes in tooth color
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, call Bergen County family dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter at (201) 384-9292 to schedule a root canal evaluation today.