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May 15th, 2015

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

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April 28th, 2015

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

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April 7th, 2015

Porcelain veneers, alternately called dental veneers, are an incredibly effective way to address cosmetic issues including:

  • Gaps and spaces in between teeth
  • Crooked or misshaped teeth
  • Chipped or cracked enamel
  • Severe tooth discoloration

The best way to learn if dental veneers can help you reach your goals is by discussing your options with Bergen Country cosmetic dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter. Please call our Dumont office at (201) 384-9292 today to schedule your consultation and... Read More

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March 23rd, 2015

Dental implants are unique among tooth replacement options in that they address the missing root, not the tooth itself. Inserted directly into bone, dental implants undergo the process of osseointegration, whereby they become accepted as a new part of the body. Once this process is complete and barring trauma or future issues such as advanced periodontitis, your dental implants will be a permanent part of your smile.

If you have implant dentistry questions in Bergenfield or surrounding New Jersey communities, call Dumont Cosmetic Dental at... Read More

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March 11th, 2015

If you are missing one or more teeth, it is time to discuss implant dentistry with Bergen County dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter. This tooth replacement option can produce lifelong benefits, not the least of which is the full restoration of strength to your smile. To learn more or to schedule a dental implants evaluation with Dr. Perlmutter, please call (201) 384-9292 today.

Why Dental Implants?

Dental implants offer a number of unique advantages, some of the more significant include:

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February 26th, 2015

Excessive gum tissue can make teeth look small, misshapen, and crowded. Fortunately, addressing a gummy smile is very simple and, with advanced laser dentistry services offered by Bergenfield dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter, can be accomplished without the risks, complications, and recovery period that come with traditional gum recontouring.

To learn more about laser gum recontouring in Bergen County, call Dumont Cosmetic Dental at (201) 384-9292 and schedule a consultation with Dr. Perlmutter today.

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February 13th, 2015

The American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist every six months for professional cleanings and examinations. These visits are an essential part of maintaining optimal oral health and, when combined with proper at-home care, can help ensure your teeth remain healthy and attractive for a lifetime.

Bergenfield dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter suggests our patients schedule biannual visits in advance to ensure these routine checkups are easily maintained. We always provide plenty of opportunity to reschedule when needed, but can most... Read More

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January 29th, 2015

A newly published study suggests that chewing sugar-free gum after eating can help reduce risks for cavities. And while this news is not necessarily groundbreaking, what researchers found is interesting nonetheless.

Chewing sugar-free gum immediately after eating can remove up to 100 million bacteria from the mouth. These bacteria are linked to tooth decay, gum disease, and similar oral health issues. However, chewing gum longer than 10 minutes allows all of these bacteria to be re-deposited onto teeth and gums – eliminating any benefits achieved through chewing gum in the first... Read More

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January 12th, 2015

No matter if your restorations are cosmetic or general, you will want to care for them to ensure they last. Fortunately, caring for dental restorations such as veneers and crowns doesn’t require much special consideration.

Bergenfield dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter utilizes quality materials for all of his restorations. These materials are durable, natural-looking, and resistant to staining, but can still be damaged if not properly cared for.

Following the placement of your restorations, Dr. Perlmutter will discuss specific steps you can... Read More

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December 23rd, 2014

With 2015 approaching, maybe now is the best time to start planning the transformation of your smile. Dumont cosmetic dentist Dr. Howard Perlmutter would be happy to meet with you to discuss your concerns, assess your teeth and gums, and help you decide if this is the year to finally address all the functional and aesthetic issues detracting from them.

To schedule your smile makeover consultation with Dr. Perlmutter, call us at (201) 384-9292 today.

What is a Smile Makeover?

A smile makeover is a comprehensive... Read More

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