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Safety At The Dentist: Protecting You!

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, each and every one of our lives has been impacted. We have a new way we interact with the world. Many people who have stopped seeing the dentist have suffered with larger problems, and even pain. Access to imaging, managing your mouth in a preventive manner [...]

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How To Keep Your Teeth Pearly White

Ever wonder what is a great way to get rid of stains in the mouth? Here is a little secret! It’s your dental cleaning! That is right, there are a lot of products out there that can help reduce or remove stain, but your dentist has the best tools that [...]

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Braces And The Increased Risk Of Gum Disease

No matter your age, orthodontic treatment can improve the health, function, and aesthetics of your smile. Though braces offer many benefits, there are a few drawbacks during the treatment process. For example, patients who wear braces are more susceptible to gingivitis and periodontal disease. Here, our Englewood, NJ dental team [...]

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Hormonal Fluctuations And Poor Gum Health

Hormonal fluctuations are perfectly normal and are to be expected during certain life phases. Though these changes are typical, they can still increase your risk for periodontal disease and have a negative impact on overall gum health. Periodontal care can prevent and treat problems caused by gum disease and preserve [...]

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Gum Disease Statistics

Periodontal disease is characterized by an infection in the gums. As the condition progresses, pockets form around the roots of the teeth. Left untreated, gum disease can lead to a number of complex oral health problems, such as gum recession, tooth mobility, bad breath, and even tooth loss. Here, our [...]

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Laser Gum Contouring Candidates

There are several elements that make up an attractive smile. One factor that can affect the appearance of the smile is the tooth-to-gum ratio. Patients with a gummy smile or uneven gum line can benefit from gum contouring at our Englewood, NJ practice. Using laser dentistry technology, we can remove [...]

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Scaling And Root Planing Recovery

Gum disease can adversely affect your dental health, leading to bleeding, inflamed gums, and foul breath. At Periodontal Associates, Dr. Chetan S. Patil uses scaling and root planing to remove built-up plaque and diminish the early signs of gum disease. This treatment can effectively prevent periodontal disease from worsening, but [...]

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Tooth Extraction For Improved Oral Health

No one likes the idea of undergoing a tooth extraction. In fact, even dental professionals try to avoid it whenever possible, as saving the natural teeth is most beneficial for long-term oral health. However, sometimes saving a natural tooth simply is not in the best interest of the patient. Here, [...]

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Symptoms Of Gum Recession: Warning Signs To Consider

Gum recession refers to the loss of tissue from a person’s gumline. This may be the result of trauma to the gums, periodontal disease, the use of tobacco products, and other issues. The loss of gum tissue must be taken serious as this increases the risk of tooth decay below [...]

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Pinhole Surgery Advantages Over Traditional Treatment

When you have receding gums, they not only detract from a beautiful smile, but they can lead to oral health-related concerns as well. When the roots of the teeth are exposed, you are more prone to decay and bone loss. Regrettably, many patients who have receding gums have avoided treatment [...]

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