Approximately half of all adults age 30 and older have some form of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is one of the biggest threats to oral health. If left untreated, it can lead to serious dental issues, including gum and bone deterioration, and eventually tooth loss. What’s more, research shows that gum disease is linked …Read the full article
Laser technology is one of the most exciting innovations in dentistry as it enhances safety, precision and comfort during an array of dental treatments. There are two type of lasers used in dentistry: hard tissue lasers and soft tissue lasers. Hard tissue lasers are used to reshape bone and teeth while soft tissue lasers are …Read the full article
Veneers are one of the most versatile cosmetic treatments offered at Northfield Dental Group. Made of high-quality porcelain, veneers are thin shells that are placed over the front surface of teeth, masking an array of cosmetic imperfections. In the right patients, veneers can correct minor misalignment issues. Here, our dentists explain whether veneers can replace …Read the full article
Straightening your teeth with an orthodontic treatment such as Invisalign offers more than just cosmetic benefits. It can also improve your oral health. In this post, the team at Northfield Dental Group discusses how a straighter smile can lead to a healthier mouth.
It’s important to visit your dentist twice a year, but what should you do if you need to find a new dentist? Whether you’ve recently moved or aren’t satisfied with your current dentist, you should take the time to research your options and find a dentist that fits your needs. In this post, the team …Read the full article
Tooth pain can be a sign of several types of dental problems. You may need to visit your dentist to determine the underlying cause and treat the issue. In this post, the team at Northfield Dental Group discusses some potential reasons why your tooth hurts.
No one likes being told they need oral surgery. But the West Orange dentists at Northfield Dental Group want patients to know that oral surgery is not as painful or scary as they may think. Modern techniques and practices have made for much safer and successful surgery, as well as a more comfortable patient experience. …Read the full article
If you have one or more missing teeth, a dental bridge is a great option to make your smile whole again. A dental bridge is a non-removable device that fills in the gap left by a missing tooth. Replacing missing teeth with a dental bridge offers many benefits, including preventing the surrounding teeth from shifting …Read the full article
No one likes chipped, yellowed, crooked or otherwise imperfect teeth. The good news is that there are several cosmetic dental treatments available to treat small yet noticeable cosmetic blemishes in one’s smile. At Northfield Dental Group, our dentists can conceal stains, cracks, small gaps between teeth, chips and other minor cosmetic problems with porcelain veneers …Read the full article
Dentures are a proven and effective way to restore the health, function and appearance of a complete smile. However, some denture wearers experience problems with their dental appliance, many of which are a result of improper care and maintenance. Whether you wear partial or full dentures, these tips from the trusted West Orange dentists at …Read the full article