DIY Teeth Straightening: Is It Safe?

Teeth straightening in West Orange

Do-it-yourself (DIY) techniques for house projects and everyday activities can transform a space or make specific tasks easier, but these hacks don’t work for dentistry. DIY teeth straightening is a shocking and dangerous trend showing up on social media — and dental chairs when it inevitably goes awry. Children and adults have tried rubber bands, …Read the full article

Why It Is Essential to See Your Dentist Every Six Months

General dentistry in West Orange, NJ

Most people’s idea of a perfect day does not involve visiting the dentist for a check-up and cleaning. In fact, some people even experience anxiety about the sights, sounds and sensations associated with routine dental care (although Northfield Dental Group is always striving to improve the patient experience!). It can be tempting to skip your …Read the full article

Answering Your Questions About Preventative Dental Care

It can be tempting to put off preventative dental care with so many things vying for your time and attention. However, in the long run, being diligent about preventative care will save you valuable time, energy and money. To help you understand exactly how you can lower your risk of oral health problems, the team …Read the full article

Strategies To Calm Fears About Dental Treatment

Does the thought of visiting the dentist make your heart beat faster and your palms feel clammy? You are not alone. Fear or anxiety about dental treatment is extremely common. With the right support and resources, it is something you can overcome. In this post, the team at Northfield Dental Group shares strategies to help …Read the full article