How Tooth Scaling and Root Planing Can Help Prevent Gum Disease

Gum Disease Treatment in West Orange

Regular dental appointments play an essential role in maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. They are also necessary for preventing serious dental complications, such as gum disease. Scaling and root planing are deep cleaning techniques used by dentists and hygienists during cleanings to prevent gum disease. Below, the experts at Northfield Dental Group …Read the full article

Why You Need To Start Flossing Every Day

Flossing for Oral Health

The American Dental Association recommends using an interdental cleaner like floss every single day. There are a variety of reasons that this is important for your long-term dental health. Proper dental hygiene is critical for preventing gum disease and cavities. It also ensures the removal of bacteria-filled plaque, which can lead to more severe periodontal …Read the full article

Common Dental Concerns Among Millennials

According to a survey conducted by the American Dental Association’s Health Policy Institute, millennials (adults between the ages of 18 to 34), are most likely to report having problems due to the condition of their mouth and teeth. These dental issues are so widespread that 38 percent of millennials say that life in general is …Read the full article

Myths about Gum Disease

Gum disease myths

At Northfield Dental Group, our dentists and entire staff are committed to educating our patients with the most up-to-date information on oral health. Having treated hundreds of patients in West Orange and the surrounding area, we’re aware that there are a lot of misconceptions regarding gum disease. Unfortunately, these myths often stand in the way …Read the full article