Monthly Archives: October 2018

Busting Myths About Root Canal Treatment

2018-10-24T19:03:21+00:00October 24th, 2018|General Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Root Canal|

It’s true: root canals can have quite a reputation. But any dentist in Clinton, NJ, and beyond will tell you this commonly performed procedure is just another step in maintaining a healthy mouth. Separating fact from fiction can be difficult, especially if you are anticipating your first root canal treatment. Debunking common myths surrounding this

The True Cause of Tooth Decay

2018-10-12T22:02:44+00:00October 12th, 2018|Children's Dentistry, Dental cleaning, Family Dentistry|

Pop quiz! What causes cavities (tooth decay)? Is it refined  sugar? Candy and soda? Not brushing your teeth properly? Missing dental appointments? Halloween candy? While all those possible answers can play a role in tooth decay, they are not the precise cause of it. A more accurate label for the cause of tooth decay is

Who Might Need a Tooth Crown?

2018-10-10T22:03:33+00:00October 10th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry|

Dental crowns are one of the most versatile treatments in modern dentistry. They can treat a wide range of problems, both cosmetic and health-based. If your dentist has mentioned a dental crown as a possible treatment for a damaged tooth, this post may help you understand what crowns are, how they work, and what you