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How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Smile

Nowadays, it seems like everyone has perfect teeth. From the people you see on TV to the people you meet on the street, dental health has become a big part of society today. If you live with a flipper, a.k.a. a partial denture, or are just living life with a missing tooth, now’s the time […]

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The Importance of Dental Screenings for Overall Dental Health

While there are many reasons adults avoid the dentist, there are many more why it is important for you to maintain your routine dental screenings. Preventive care is one of the key factors in keeping your mouth healthy and problem free. With oral hygiene affecting more than just your mouth’s health, here is a look […]

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How Dental Veneers Can Benefit Your Oral Health

The way that your teeth look can affect not only your physical well-being but your mental health as well. That’s why plenty of patients decide to get dental veneers in Bayonne. If you are considering this procedure, look at how it can benefit several different aspects of your life. What Are Dental Veneers? Dental veneers […]

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Should I Buy an Electric Toothbrush?

You’ve seen commercials, or maybe you know someone with an electric toothbrush. They told you it’s the best thing that they’ve ever done for their oral health. The question you have now is whether it’s what you should use for your oral hygiene. Discover the pros and cons of using an electric toothbrush at home […]

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What You Need To Know About Teeth Bleaching

Alter Smiles offers teeth bleaching in Bayonne, NJ. For more information, refer to the bottom of this post! Your teeth are perfectly aligned, and you’ve gone to great lengths to preserve their splendor and maintain your oral hygiene over the years—shouldn’t your starling smile reflect that? Teeth bleaching, or otherwise referred to as teeth whitening, can […]

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How to Prevent Tooth Decay and Cavities in Adults?

Adults seem to have a greater risk when it comes to tooth decay and cavities. Much of that seems to be caused by not having a good oral hygiene routine. When you think of oral hygiene you think of going to the dentist and getting your teeth cleaned, but there are many other ways to […]

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What is the Best Toothbrush?

Have you seen your dentist lately? Forgoing those regular dental exams and cleanings by your dentist is essential to your oral health. Why is this? Visiting your dentist on a regular basis can prevent gum disease and those pesky cavities from ruining your bright smile!   Types of Toothbrushes What is the best toothbrush for […]

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Should I Be Worried if My Jaw is Clicking With No Pain?

Does your jaw pop or crack without hurting? Well, this could mean that you have a Temporomandibular disorder, TMD, which can cause pain in the face or tenderness and difficulty when you move your joint. You see, you have a joint that’s in front of your ears. This joint, also known as temporomandibular joint (TMJ), […]

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Braces Vs. Invisalign, Which One is Right For You?

Traditional Braces Traditional braces have metal brackets and wires attached to your teeth to help align your teeth gradually. However, the downfall to traditional braces is there are only certain foods you can eat while wearing these types of braces. You also have to go to the dentist every time you need to tighten or […]

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What Is Laser Dentistry?

How Does Laser Dentistry Work? When used for teeth whitening, the heat of the laser enhances the effect of bleaching agents. When used in surgical and other dental procedures, the laser is used to cut the tissue. The two main procedure types utilized in laser dentistry are hard tissue procedures (for the teeth) and soft […]

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