Archive for August, 2016

Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

Overcoming Dental Fears & Anxiety By Elizabeth Mahadeo RDH As a Registered Dental Hygienist and empathetic person, I urge you to communicate to your dental healthcare provider what it is that makes you anxious and fearful about your dental visit. I want you to know, even though I loved my dental appointments growing up, I […]

Back to School Dental Exams & Cleanings

Why See The Dentist for Back to School? Back to school season is on top of us already, can you believe it? It seems like just five or six weeks ago we were talking about how summer is the smile season, and how we seem to smile more in summer make us smile. OK, maybe […]

Do You Really Need To Floss?

Is It Necessary To Floss Your Teeth? YES! Enough said…now go watch a cat video. Despite recent breaking news, using dental floss is still recommended by probably every dentist on the planet. Daily flossing has long been one of the most recommended tasks to maintain a healthy smile. According to the American Dental Association, flossing […]

Dental Implants, Dentures, or Bridges…Which Is Best for Missing Teeth?

Is Your Smile Missing Any Teeth? Having to force a smile with missing teeth can not only be embarrassing, but it’s widely known that people who feel self-conscious about their smile can actually have a lower self-esteem. Beyond the aesthetics and the emotional impact, missing teeth has a major impact on the structure of your […]

What Is A Root Canal & Why Would You Need One?

Wayne NJ Dentist Shares Common Root Canal Myths & Truths In case you missed our last installment of enthralling root canal news in this post, let’s answer that question immediately. A root canal is a dental procedure to remove the infected tooth pulp when it gets infected due to a cavity or trauma. A root […]