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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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Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal

What to Expect When Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed Surgeries to remove wisdom teeth usually take less than an hour. Anesthesia will be administered to eliminate pain. Depending on how impacted the tooth is, the oral surgeon may need to cut gums or bone and stitch wounds afterward. They may also need to place gauze […]

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Tips for Choosing Invisalign in Bayonne

Misaligned teeth can be difficult to clean and lead to the early stages of gum disease. Besides the health benefits, seeing an orthodontist at Beautiful Smiles of Bayonne can lead to a more pleasing smile and appearance which may be very important to your child.   Differences Between Invisalign and Braces There are several options […]

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How Do You Know You Need Dentures?

Not everyone is blessed with a perfect smile that lasts a lifetime. Lifestyles, injuries, diseases and poor dental hygiene can all lead to a loss of one or more teeth. When you have lost several, or all, of your teeth – it might be time to consider dentures. When Is It Time to Get Dentures? […]

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Reasons for a Root Canal

Endodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with the soft tissue that surrounds the roots of your teeth. Also known as the pulp, this tissue can become inflamed or infected – causing pain and other increasingly serious issues. A root canal is the most common endodontic procedure a dentist performs. Below, we discuss the […]

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Signs That Tell You That You Have a Dental Emergency

It happens to us all: we suddenly have a pain in one or more of our teeth and begin debating whether to call a dentist and whether the pain constitutes an emergency. Maybe you woke up in the morning with such intense tooth pain that pain medication won’t help. Or maybe you were playing catch […]

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