Tooth loss is incredibly common. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth, and more than 36 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. If you have lost one or more teeth, the team at Northfield Dental Group assures you that you have …Read the full article
You probably make it a habit to inspect your teeth and gums for irregularities when you brush and floss. But how often do you look at your tongue? According to the team at Northfield Dental Group, the color and texture of your tongue can offer clues into your oral and general health. If you notice …Read the full article
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