Dental Tips

  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring

    Sleep apnea is a common and serious sleeping disorder that happens when your regular breathing is interrupted during sleep. Snoring is common among patients with sleep apnea but not all snorers have sleep apnea. There are two main types of sleep apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea. The more common form, it is the result of blocked airflow […]

  • Is Chocolate Bad For Your Teeth?

    Around holidays (Easter will be here soon), most of us end up consuming more chocolate than we would on a normal basis and asking ourself, “is chocolate bad for teeth?“ Whether you love dark, milk or white chocolate, or any variety of this feel good treat, you may be surprised at the amount of positive […]

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  • Bad Breath

    Do You Have It? You May Not Know You Do Most people are unaware of the fact that they have bad breath, or “halitosis” as dental professionals refer to it. Actually, one in four people have bad breath and some studies have reported that approximately 50 percent of the adult population does have it. In fact, […]

  • Veneers and Cosmetic Dentistry

    Sometimes choosing the best cosmetic dental treatment may seem a little overwhelming.  In many cases, a combination of different treatments is an effective way to transform the appearance of your entire smile. Dental Veneers in Westfield, New Jersey Porcelain veneers provide one of the most dramatic effects when it comes to making over your smile. […]

  • What You Don’t Know About Invisalign Braces

    Invisalign and Invisalign Teen Braces Invisalign braces have entirely transformed the way orthodontic therapy is performed and perceived by others. Many adults and teens alike are choosing Invisalign braces due to the almost invisible appearance of the alignment trays that are worn (“aligners”). Each set of aligners gently moves your teeth into a more appropriate […]

  • Foods That Are Good For Dental Health

    We often talk about the foods that increase a person’s rate for developing tooth decay. Candy, soda, juice or sports drinks may come to mind. But what about foods that decrease a person’s risk for tooth decay? Those exist as well, even if they don’t get as much attention. Many foods naturally help promote healthier […]

  • The Truth About Tooth Whitening

    Your smile is one of the first things that other people notice. Having a smile that is beautiful and bright can make a great first impression, as well as boost your self-confidence. Many patients come into our Westfield, New Jersey dental office asking about how to whiten teeth. With so many products available on the […]

  • Tooth Fairy Tooth Price Index

    Every year a large dental insurance company takes a poll of parents to track the amount the Tooth Fairy leaves for a baby’s tooth.  More than 1,200 primary caregivers are polled with a sample designed to yield a cross-section of the United States.  As you can see, the poll illustrates that the Tooth Fairy is […]

  • Scientists Finally Discover How Fluoride Works

    On May 1, 2013, dental scientists finally figured out exactly how fluoride works.  Fluoride reduces the need for dental work by reducing the ability of decay-causing bacteria to stick to teeth, so it is more easily washed away by swallowing or brushing.   See