Archive for the ‘Oral Health’ Category

Dangers of the Pacifier

Dangers of the Pacifier (not just crooked teeth!) We recently trained our daughter to sleep without the pacifier. Although a difficult first few nights, she can now live without it. Before I share our secret, let’s discuss the ramifications of pacifier use. Pacifier use does not just affect teeth. It can affect your child’s oral-facial […]

The Greatest Recession

1 in 8 people have sensitive teeth. That sounds like a high number, right? Sensitivity can be multi-factorial and does not necessarily mean you have a cavity. Grinding and clenching can cause gums to recede thereby exposing the nerves of your roots which cause sensitivity. It’s important to make an appointment if you you are […]

White Fillings

Sometimes it is the small things that make a difference. At Tenafly Dental Associates, we take a minimally invasive, conservative approach to dentistry. We restored this tooth with a composite (“white”) filling. Composite Fillings Composite fillings are a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth. Every year manufactures and engineers develop new […]

The Future of Diagnostics

The future of dentistry is here. At Tenafly Dental Associates, we are keen on technological advancements. CariVu from DEXIS Dental Imaging is a award winning cavity detection device, that we are proud to have welcomed into our office for diagnostics of our patients. It uses trans-illumination technology to identify cavities and cracks. CariVu encompasses the […]

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