Do you hide your smile because of a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth? Is it difficult to eat the foods you want or speak clearly due to missing teeth or dentures? Dental implants are a popular treatment for missing teeth because they give you back the freedom you had with your natural teeth, as they are the closest alternative to them.
Would you like to do something about small imperfections in your smile such as a chipped tooth, a gap, or misshapen teeth? Many times, patients think they need to live with these conditions, but there is a simple and easy way to improve the appearance of teeth and give you the smile you deserve. Read on to find out more.
Periodontitis, or gum disease, is a common condition that affects up to 47% of American adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Receding gums are one of the signs of this prevalent disease and can increase the risk of tooth decay, as well as tooth loss. Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue around the teeth is worn away, exposing the root of the tooth. Pockets are created between the gum line and the teeth, allowing bacteria to build up and cause gum infection.
As a holistic dental practice, one of the aspects of our care is using safe and minimally invasive equipment and technology. Dentistry has come a long way, and we now have tools that are not only better for you, but also produce faster and more effective results, making your dental experience more comfortable. Would you like to learn more? Keep reading.
With so many dental practices in the area, how do you choose the right one for you? Whether you are new to the community or haven’t kept up with your regular dental appointments and have lost contact with your dentist, there are a few things you should consider when choosing your next dental provider.
Do you find yourself grinding your teeth when you’re stressed or anxious? Have you noticed pain in your jaw or unnatural clicking sounds when you move it? Some of our patients don’t even realize this is an issue until we notice that their teeth have unnaturally been worn down. Coupled with symptoms such as jaw pain and headaches, it might mean you have a common problem that affects an estimated 10 million Americans. Read more to find out about this jaw disorder.
When you hear the word ozone, you might think of the ozone layer in the atmosphere. It is made up of a naturally-occurring gas that protects us from harmful sun rays that can cause cancer. Due to its sterilization properties, here on land, cities across the world have used ozone to sterilize their public water systems and the European medical community has been using it for decades to heal wounds faster. We use it as part of our holistic dentistry practice to sterilize and heal, as well.
Patient safety has always been our top priority, but it is more important now than ever. We are taking every precaution to ensure that our team and office is updated on the latest safety protocols and implementing new cleanliness procedures. To verify our procedures, I recently took and passed a COVID-19 cleanliness certification test.The test confirms that our dental practice meets established standards for cleanliness and sanitation during the COVID-19 crisis, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, American Dental Association, and the Occupational Health & Safety Administration.
Peaceful, painless, professional. Those words may not typically come to mind when describing a dental practice, but at Dr. Joel Singer’s practice in Fort Lee, NJ, that is the kind of feedback we hear from our patients. Known for our cosmetic dental services, holistic dentistry, and dental sedation options, we love to learn what our patients experience about our practice from their perspective. Would you like to hear exactly what patients think of us? Watch this video to find out:
Our office is blessed to be part of such a wonderful community, and it has been heartwarming to see the community come together like it has. We are all thankful for our health and the health of our families and friends during this time, and are endlessly thinking about those directly and indirectly affected by this unfortunate pandemic.