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Need a Dental Crown? Get It Before the Year Ends!

October 25, 2021

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Dental crown in Hoboken on dentist's fingertip

Do you need a dental crown? You probably weren’t thrilled to hear your dentist say that you need this common restoration, especially if the tooth in question looks and feels fine to you. While you don’t need to be excited about getting a dental crown, you shouldn’t dread it. In fact, postponing that needed dental crown could potentially cost you a lot of time, money, and trouble next year! If you need to have a dental crown in Hoboken placed, you should plan on getting it before January. Read on to find out why!

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Does It Hurt to Get a Dental Crown?

September 8, 2021

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closeup of tooth with crown in Hoboken

A dental crown is a protective dental restoration that completely encircles a damaged tooth and can be used to protect it from further harm. If you need a crown but you’ve never had one before, you might be concerned about whether the procedure will hurt. Here’s what you can expect to feel when getting a dental crown and the many ways it can benefit your oral health.

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Celebrate National Coffee Day the Healthy Way

August 27, 2021

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closeup of young woman drinking coffee

Do you know what September 29th is? It’s National Coffee Day! Coffee lovers all across the United States are probably jumping with joy, excited for all the free beverages and special deals to come. For most adults, there’s nothing better than a delicious warm cup of joe to start your morning. Some might even reach for a second cup for a boost during that afternoon slump! Unfortunately, frequent consumption can negatively affect your oral health if you’re not careful. Here’s how to celebrate National Coffee Day while keeping your smile healthy.

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Here’s How to Keep Your Smile “Bootiful” This Halloween

August 4, 2021

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woman grabbing Halloween candy from bucket

Fall is arriving soon, which means Halloween is right around the corner! It’s one of the scariest and most candy-filled holidays of the year. Most children and adults look forward to this special time as it’s a chance to dress up in their favorite costume for parties or trick-or-treating. Although indulging in delicious treats is one highlight of Halloween, it can leave a lasting mark on your oral health if you’re not careful. Your cosmetic dentist in Hoboken shares a few tips to keep you and your child’s smile healthy this season.

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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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