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4 Questions to Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist Before Getting a Smile Makeover

July 27, 2021

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woman talking to her cosmetic dentist about a smile makeover

You’re tired of feeling insecure about the way your teeth look, so you decided to finally do something about it. After debating your options, you concluded that the best thing to do is schedule a consultation with your cosmetic dentist. After all, they have plenty of experience with improving people’s smiles. However, getting a smile makeover is a decision that shouldn’t be made lightly. Make sure you’re prepared by asking your dentist these four questions before moving forward with any treatment.

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4 At-Home Dental Care Practices You Should Never Skip (But Probably Do)

July 9, 2021

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woman flossing for optimal at-home dental care

Growing up, you undoubtedly heard that you should brush your teeth every single day if you want to prevent cavities. Your parents, teachers, and – of course – dentists told you this because they wanted to make sure your smile stayed as healthy as possible. While you may do a decent job of daily brushing as an adult, there are most likely some other things you could be doing to bolster your at-home dental care. Here are four oral hygiene best practices that you should make sure to do every day!

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Why Has Cosmetic Dentistry Become So Popular?

June 29, 2021

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closeup of woman smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Have you noticed more and more people around you are getting cosmetic dental work? It used to be something only the rich and famous could afford, but now everyday folks are popping into their local dentists for cosmetic treatment. Today, cosmetic dentistry is more common than ever before! Read along to learn why people worldwide are investing in their smiles and how cosmetic services can benefit you!

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Is Cosmetic Dental Work Painful?

June 16, 2021

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young woman looking off to the side thinking

Are you tired of hiding your smile? If you have flaws and imperfections in your teeth, you may feel self-conscious about them. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry can help restore your grin and confidence! From teeth whitening to porcelain veneers to Invisalign, there are many options available to meet your oral health goals and needs. But if you suffer from dental anxiety, you may be hesitant to seek treatment. Read on to learn how cosmetic dental work is much more comfortable and painless than you think!

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How Does Fluoride Benefit Adults?

May 2, 2021

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Man smiling

You have probably heard the fluoride is important for kids when their teeth are still in the process of developing, but it’s also important when it comes to keeping adult teeth healthy. Fluoride is an important ingredient in dental products that benefits both children and adults. Kids often receive fluoride treatments when they go to the dental office for regular checkups, but how can they help you? Read on to learn more.

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6 Health Factors to Bring Up to Your Dentist During Your Checkup

March 4, 2021

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Woman talking to dentist during dental checkup

The primary concern of your dentist is the health of your smile, but the truth is that your oral health and overall health have a lot more in common than you may think. If there is something going on in another part of your body, your mouth may be paying the price. This is why it’s so important to be open with your dentist about any health conditions you may have. Here are some health factors that you should share during your next dental checkup.

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Why You Should Get Any Fillings You Need Before the End of the Year

October 22, 2020

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Dentist in Hoboken providing patient with filling

Did you know that tooth decay is one of the most prevalent concerns facing Americans today? So, if you found out at your last dental checkup that you need a filling, you’re not alone. While you may be tempted to postpone your treatment until after the holiday season (especially if you’re not in any pain), it is important to remember that there are long-term consequences to neglecting a cavity. A dentist in Hoboken shares what they are and why you should schedule your treatment before the end of the year!

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Invisalign VS Traditional Braces: Which is Best for Me?

September 21, 2020

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Woman holding model of Invisalign and metal braces.Few people are born with naturally straight teeth. Many people are embarrassed by their bite and alignment concerns. If you’re among those who are insecure about your crooked smile, you don’t need to live with the results. You have more options than ever to move your teeth into their ideal positions, but which is the right solution for you? Here’s the information you need to determine if metal braces or Invisalign is the best treatment for you.

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4 Reasons to Get Your Teeth Whitened Before School Starts

August 21, 2020

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College student smiling with white teeth

By now, you probably already know about the decades of research showing that brighter smiles can start a ripple effect of positivity, make you look significantly younger, and boost your first impression. However, did you know that whitening your teeth can also set you up for a successful school year? While back to school season looks different in light of the current pandemic, it is still crucial to thoroughly prepare to have a successful semester ahead. If you have notice stubborn stains and pesky discoloration on your teeth, then read on for four reasons why teeth whitening in Hoboken should be on your back to school checklist!

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