Invisalign® uses a series of soft-plastic aligners to gently move teeth into their optimal position over a period of six to 18 months. Most patients experience little to no discomfort with each progressive set of aligners, but over the counter... Read More
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Dentist Serving Bergenfield, Dumont, Paramus and Oradell, New Jersey
Oradell dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter suggests patients of all ages visit our office every six months for professional cleanings and examinations. These visits are essential for removing calculus and tartar from below... Read More
Tongue scraping was, not too long ago, considered a relatively unusual oral health technique. However, new studies show that this simple, quick, and painless addition to brushing and flossing can remove up 30% more of the bacteria that causes bad... Read More
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.
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Dumont Cosmetic Dental is moving – and along with the move we’re changing our name, enhancing our services and improving our technology. Dr. Howard Perlmutter will continue to focus on providing exceptional general, cosmetic, restorative, and neuromuscular services to people living throughout Bergen County – while our new office will feature enhanced technology and increased family dentistry services to better meet the growing needs of families throughout our region.
New Name and New Web Address
Along with our office move, we are... Read More
Porcelain is an ideal material for dental restorations for a number of reasons. Porcelain is incredibly strong. It reflects light like natural tooth enamel and can be shaded to match adjacent teeth in color. It is also stain resistant. Resistant, however, does not mean immune.
Porcelain can stain and, once stained, cannot be whitened. This makes taking care of your porcelain veneers essential for their longevity. During your porcelain veneer consultation with Bergen County cosmetic dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter we can discuss what will be... Read More
If you are ready to correct your malocclusion and improve the strength, health, and appearance of your smile, there are three rather considerable reasons to choose Invisalign®:
- Invisalign helps you stay physically healthy – by not restricting your intake of crunchy fruits, vegetables, nuts, and other raw and wholesome food, maintaining a healthy diet while on Invisalign is very simple
- Invisalign helps you maintain peak oral health – by not limiting your ability to bush and floss, Invisalign enables you to maintain your daily oral care... Read More
Missing teeth pose a number of serious oral health issues. When a tooth is missing, bite tension is altered – a factor that can result in uneven tooth wear, excessive damage to remaining teeth, and additional tooth loss. What’s more, teeth adjacent to those missing will eventually slide into the empty space, further altering bite tension and strength.
When a tooth is missing so too is its root, and this allows your body to reabsorb the minerals surrounding the hole for use elsewhere. When these minerals are gone, the physical structure of the jaw changes, giving it a sunken or... Read More
If you are unhappy with several aspects of your teeth and gums, it may be time to start thinking about a smile makeover. With this procedure, Bergen County cosmetic dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter can address myriad aesthetic and functional issues to produce a strong, healthy, and seamlessly beautiful smile you’ll be proud to show the world.
To schedule your smile makeover consultation with Dr. Perlmutter, please call (201) 384-9292 today.
Your smile is among your most noticeable attributes and, as we enter the warmer months... Read More
Gums that bleed when brushed should never be ignored. This common symptom of gum disease is often one of the first indications of bacterial infection and should be brought to the attention of Bergen County dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter as soon as possible. Through swift intervention, Dr. Perlmutter can typically treat gum disease in these early stages with little more than advanced cleaning techniques. Left to progress however and treating the problem becomes increasingly invasive and involved.
To schedule a gum disease treatment consultation at... Read More