There are obvious reasons to maintain proper dental hygiene such as keeping your breath its freshest and your teeth their brightest. However, fresh breath and white teeth are far from the most important reasons to maintain optimal oral health. In fact, many of the reasons dental hygiene is so important have nothing to do with your teeth at all.
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Invisalign® is one of the most attractive adult orthodontic options available today. In Dumont, New Jersey and throughout Bergen County, men and women are looking to Invisalign as a more comfortable, faster, and aesthetically pleasing alternative to wire and bracket braces. If you are in need of orthodontic care but dread the idea of braces, you may be an ideal candidate for Invisalign. If you live in or around Dumont, New Jersey and would like to learn if Invisalign is right for you, please contact Dumont Cosmetic Dental or... Read More
There is no question that sedation dentistry is the most effective way to reduce anxiety and treat dental phobia. Sedation dentistry is the ideal way for people who avoid the dentist out of fear or discomfort to enjoy the services they need for optimal oral health and beauty. However, due to the large number of dentists who offer sedation, choosing a sedation dentist is Bergenfield requires knowing what a truly qualified dentist looks like.
If you are looking for a sedation dentist in or around Bergenfield, New Jersey, please... Read More
Periodontics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on the gums, particularly on the prevention, detection, and treatment of gum disease. In addition to gum disease, Bergenfield dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter uses his training in periodontics to assist with other periodontal issues such as gum recession or an uneven gum line.
If you live in or around Bergenfield, New Jersey and would like to learn more about maintain optimal oral health, please contact Dumont Cosmetic Dental or call (201) 384-9292 to schedule an... Read More
Gum disease is a direct result of tartar and plaque being allowed to build up below the gum line. Your mouth is filled with bacteria that secrete acids as they break down consumables such as sugars and carbohydrates. Plaque holds these acids fast to your teeth. When not removed quickly, plaque hardens into tartar, which can be nearly impossible to remove on your own.
If you take good care of your teeth at home, including brushing after every meal and snack, as well as flossing at least once a day, you may wonder why you need to see your Dumont general dentist for regularly scheduled cleanings. The answer to that is that failure to see a dentist every six month can allow simple dental hygiene issues to become serious problems, and these problems can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth loss.... Read More
A root canal is a procedure in which Bergenfield dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter will remove debris and bacteria from an infected tooth. After the infection has been fully removed, Dr. Perlmutter will also seal the tooth with a dental crown to help guard against further damage.
Dental phobia is a serious condition that can prevent you from getting the general dentistry services you need to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Equally troubling, fear of the dentist can keep you from choosing various cosmetic dentistry services that can be incredibly beneficial in helping you look and feel your absolute best.
If fear of the dentist has kept you from seeking the services you need and deserve, Dumont sedation dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter is here to help. Utilizing the latest and safest forms of sedation, Dr. Perlmutter can... Read More
Invisalign® is often thought of as an adult orthodontic treatment, but that does not mean you have to be over the age of 18 to get it. In fact, Invisalign treatment may be suitable for people as young as 14 or 15 years of age depending on factors such as the level of malocclusion and a patient’s preparedness to follow the Invisalign schedule. The best way to determine if this treatment is right for you is through a one-on-one consultation with Dumont Invisalign dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter.
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Dental implants are the strongest and most reliable form of tooth replacement. Because they are secured directly into your jawbone, the dental implants placed by Dumont, New Jersey dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter offer advantages over other forms of tooth replacement such as eliminating the risk of slipping or falling out. In addition, dental implants do not rely on adjacent teeth for support and produce a full restoration of strength, function, and appearance to your smile.