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Everything You Need to Know About Periodontal Disease and Gum Surgery Sep 30th, 2020

Periodontal disease sounds serious. And it can be — but only if you let it get out of hand. The ominous-sounding name is really the medical term for gum infection, and it’s pretty common. In fact, half of American adults over the age of 30 have some form of it. ...

It's Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea Aug 31st, 2020

For most people, snoring is a completely normal occurrence affecting approximately 40% of adult men and 24% of adult women.  But for some, snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, a dangerous disorder in which your airways temporarily become blocked and you repeatedly stop breathing. While you may not initially...

Set Off That Summer Tan With Teeth Whitening Aug 16th, 2020

A bright white smile and a summer tan is a classic look. If you’ve spent time outdoors this summer, you might have slowly and safely developed a healthy sun-kissed look. While the sun, or a bottle, can give you the tan, it won’t do anything about stained or yellow teeth. ...

How a Root Canal Can Actually Save Your Tooth Jul 15th, 2020

No one ever wants to learn that they need a root canal, but this common dental procedure can save your natural teeth and prevent many dental health complications. According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 25 million root canals are performed every year.  At Dental Spa of Broad...

Is Invisalign Right For Your Child? Jun 17th, 2020

Many people think traditional metal braces are an unavoidable part of growing up. However, metal braces can be unsightly, painful, and embarrassing for many children and teens.  Your child shouldn’t have to choose between a crooked smile or a mouthful of uncomfortable metal wires. Luckily, there’s a better way to...

Take These Important Steps May 26th, 2020

Don’t panic. A filling falling out of your tooth isn’t the end of the world, but acting fast can make all the difference in the outcome for the affected tooth. Whether you lost your filling because you bit into something too hard, you got injured during a sport, you grind...

Dental Implants: Your Step by Step Guide on What to Expect Apr 21st, 2020

If you have missing teeth, it could be time to consider dental implant surgery. While dentures may have been the standard treatment option in the past, they only replace the missing portion of your tooth that sits about your gumline. With dental implants, you can restore the entire tooth ―...

Getting the Smile You Always Wanted May be as Simple as Veneers Mar 23rd, 2020

If you’ve been searching for ways to enhance your smile, it’s time to consider veneers. This innovative approach uses custom-fit porcelain shells bonded to the fronts of your teeth to completely transform your smile. At Dental Spa of Broad Street in Clifton, New Jersey, our team specializes in cosmetic dental...

The Many Benefits of All-on-4® Implants Feb 17th, 2020

Dentures and custom bridges used to be the primary method of tooth replacement, but dental implants completely revolutionized the way we replace teeth. Implants are rooted in the jaw, preventing bone loss and acting as normal teeth. However, when full-mouth restoration is needed, receiving an implant for every missing tooth...

Forget the CPAP: Manage Sleep Apnea With a Simple Oral Appliance Jan 8th, 2020

Did you know that nearly 22 million Americans struggle with a disorder known as sleep apnea? It’s a troubling chronic condition that causes you to repeatedly stop breathing in your sleep for several seconds each time when soft tissues in your throat collapse and obstruct your airway. Common treatments for...

When a Permanent Tooth is Knocked Out, Quick Action Makes All the Difference Nov 30th, 2019

According to the American Association of Endodontists, each year more than 5 million women, men, and kids in the United States get a tooth knocked out during sports, assaults, and accidents. When a permanent tooth is knocked out (aka, avulsed), you have about 30 minutes to get to the nearest...

MInvisalign: Straight Teeth with Less Hassle Nov 12th, 2019

Though they get the job done, you may be hesitant to straighten your teeth with traditional metal braces for some of the obvious downsides, such as: Noticeable metal appearance Food gets stuck Difficult with brushing and flossing Need monthly maintenance Can make your mouth sore At Dental Spa of Broad...

How Laser Technology Is Taking the Pain out of Gum Surgery Oct 22nd, 2019

If bacteria build up on your teeth, your immune system responds by triggering inflammation in your gums. This condition, called periodontitis, can cause a variety of symptoms, including: Swollen, puffy, or tender gums Red or purplish gums that bleed easily Receding gums Bad breath New gaps, spaces, or loose teeth...