Dentist Serving Bergenfield, Dumont, Paramus and Oradell, New Jersey
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.
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.
March 4th – 10th is National Dental Assistants Recognition Week, a week devoted to acknowledging and celebrating the important role dental assistants play in patient safety, comfort, and satisfaction. The staff at Oradell Family Dental are an integral part of what makes our patient-experience so rewarding and we are proud to honor the amazing work our hygienists, administrative, office, and support staff does every day.
Gum disease is one of the more devastating dental conditions affecting many of our Bergenfield-area patients. Preventing gum disease is an important part of your practice, as is giving you the tools you need to keep your gums healthy.
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.
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.