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As healthcare professionals, we are in full compliance with all ADA and CDC recommendations and are carefully following all government executive orders. We have resumed routine services with heightened safety protocols to help ensure the continued health and safety of our patients and our staff. When you contact us to schedule your next visit, we can provide you with information on arriving for your appointment, steps taken during your visit to protect your safety, and what may be required of you to help ensure the safety of our staff. We are excited to resume providing the exceptional dental care your family deserves and look forward to seeing you soon!

August 13th, 2020
Man with sensitive teeth trying to eat a popcicle

Tooth sensitivity is a common oral health issue that is often indicative of a larger problem. However, tooth sensitivity can also be its own issue, treatable through proper care.

One of the best defenses against tooth sensitivity is a desensitizing toothpaste. Make sure to use a soft-bristled toothbrush and a toothpaste formulated for sensitive teeth to brush for at least two... Read More

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July 16th, 2020

Invisalign for Kids

Invisalign® is a removable orthodontic option. Initially created for adults, benefits offered by Invisalign include:

  • No dietary restrictions
  • No difficulties caring for teeth
  • No wires or brackets (no risk of cuts)

Invisalign are made of a clear plastic that is both comfortable and sturdy, allowing each aligner to gently move... Read More

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May 5th, 2020
Family Brushing Teeth Together During the COVID-19 Crisis

With Governor Murphy extending stay at home orders indefinitely, only emergency dental services are currently available. This includes services for pain, tooth loss, and other types of trauma, but does not include routine cleanings and examinations.

Routine cleanings and... Read More

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Tags: COVID-19, Stay at Home New Jersey, Oral Health and Hygiene
October 8th, 2019
Woman Shrugging Shoulders and Wondering

Dental implants are made of titanium, a low-density, high-strength metal that is resistant to corrosion. They are designed to produce consistent results for a lifetime. On the surface of dental implants are several microscopic holes. When implants are placed, osteoblasts and connective tissue in the jaw insert... Read More

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September 5th, 2019
Invisalign Aligners

You probably know that Invisalign® offers a visually unobtrusive way to straighten teeth, but that doesn’t answer the one glaring question: Will Invisalign treatment hurt? And the truth is, it can, but not nearly as much as traditional wire and bracket braces.

Invisalign uses a series of aligners, each designed to gently push your teeth closer to... Read More

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Tags: Invisalign and Discomfort
August 8th, 2019
Smiling Family

There’s only one month left before the start of school in Oradell, giving families just enough time to make all the preparations needed for a successful start to the new school year. In the midst of collecting school supplies and updating the wardrobe, don’t forget about the health of your child’s teeth. Call our office to schedule a cleaning and... Read More

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Tags: Back to School
March 11th, 2019

Dental bonding is a treatment with both cosmetic and general focuses. Placed over teeth, dental bonding is an ideal solution for:

  • Small chips and cracks in tooth enamel
  • Uneven tooth shapes and sizes
  • Minor gaps and spaces
  • Crooked tooth presentation
  • Severe tooth discoloration

With dental bonding, Oradell family dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter can produce a look that is consistent with adjacent teeth, creating ideal contours and shading to ensure a natural-looking... Read More

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February 8th, 2019
Couple Clinking Wine Glasses Over Dinner

What does wine do to teeth? That's a surprisingly complex question and not one with a clear answer. But as we approach Valentine’s Day, a day where Americans spend around... Read More

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December 6th, 2018
Woman Grinding Teeth Due to Holiday Stress

Bruxism (tooth grinding) is a serious condition. When left unattended, this habit can cause uneven tooth wear, gum recession, and trauma such as chipped or broken teeth. Worse still, chronic tooth grinders may give themselves TMD, a painful and limiting condition that can require surgery to correct.

Many people only find out they are teeth grinders during... Read More

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Tags: Bruxism, Tooth Grinding
November 19th, 2018

The Holiday Season is fast approaching, bringing with it feasts, family, and friends. During this time, how you care for your teeth can have a lasting impact on year-round oral health and beauty, making it important that you consider both at-home and professional care even during these busier times of celebration.

The Thing About Sweets

A Family Celebrating ThanksgivingSugar doesn’t actually... Read More

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