Dentures offer reliable tooth replacement, and many patients enjoy using them on a daily basis. However, it must be acknowledged that they come with some significant downsides. For example, they may slip in the mouth during eating and speaking. They are also not sturdy enough to stand up to foods like corn on the cob or tough meats. Therefore, many denture owners eventually decide to switch to implant-supported tooth replacement, which is superior in many ways to traditional dentures. If you wish to transition from dentures, this guide will let you know what to expect before, during, and after you receive dental implants.(more…)
Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield
September 30, 2020
August 25, 2020
Braces for Families on a Budget
At Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield, we understand that many in our community have tighter budgets than ever. We are here to help you out by making it more affordable to get the dental treatment you need. Have you thought about getting braces in the past but did not commit to the treatment because of financial concerns? Now, if you get started with traditional braces by November 13th, we will make the first payment* for you. We will also waive the entire down payment!(more…)
July 22, 2020
Before COVID-19 became a widespread problem, your dental team had a somewhat simple procedure for preparing to see you. They would thoroughly wash their hands, put on fresh gloves and a mask, and ensure they were using sterilized instruments. Now, things have changed. Additional steps are necessary to protect your health and that of your dental team. In this blog post, we will discuss a portion of the dental safety protocol in Bloomfield that is helping to create a safe environment.(more…)
December 14, 2019
Dentures provide reliable, attractive, and functional tooth replacement. However, if you want your prosthetic to stand the test of time, you must take proper care of it. For example, you should be careful not to drop it, and you have to use the right technique when you are eating hard or crunchy foods. It is also vital that you pay attention to denture hygiene. In this blog post, we discuss an important question that relates to that topic: Should dentures be soaked overnight?(more…)
November 5, 2019
Have you lost a few of your teeth? Rather than put up with the embarrassment and daily inconveniences of tooth loss, you may be thinking about visiting your dentist to discuss your tooth replacement options. Either a dental bridge or a partial denture may be a suitable solution for you, but is one better than the other? In this blog post, we will discuss both types of restorations so you can gain a fair idea of which one might be a fit for your circumstances.(more…)
June 19, 2018
Did you know that breastfeeding your child can decrease the chances that they’ll suffer from orthodontic problems later on? It can also help them to avoid “baby bottle decay,” which is caused when young children spend too much time sipping sugary drinks from a bottle. Yes, there is a definite link between your baby’s oral health and how they’re fed early in life. But breastfeeding can also impact your oral health as a mother. How so? Your dentist in Bloomfield explains the connection and provides you with guidance on how to keep your smile in good shape while you’re taking care of your precious new arrival.
April 9, 2018
Dental implants in Bloomfield are a remarkable way to replace missing teeth. They can look extremely natural, have the potential to last for a lifetime, and offer numerous oral health benefits. However, in order for implants to thrive, patients often need a bone graft before their implant placement surgery. What exactly is a bone graft, and why is it so important?
November 4, 2017
If you’re new to Bloomfield or one of the surrounding communities, you may be looking for a dental office to call home. While online reviews, referrals, and dentistry websites can give you a general idea of what to expect from a dental office, the only way to know for sure the practice is right for you is to visit.
September 30, 2017
You’ve probably heard about Invisalign by now (unless you’ve been living under a rock, in which case, welcome to 2017!). If so, you know it’s a way to straighten your teeth without the metal brackets and wires required with conventional braces. Invisalign is a wonderful alternative — and to sweeten the deal, they recently updated their protocols to make treatment even more convenient.
August 30, 2017
Once back to school season hits, it can be hard to enjoy the rest of the summer. There are so many things to do before the school year begins! One thing you should think about is if your kid’s mouths are healthy and in good shape to head back to school. Your son or daughter’s smile should be strong, shining, and they should feel confident walking into their class during their first day of school. If it’s been a while since your child has had a dental cleaning in Bloomfield, we strongly recommend visiting the Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield. Our office not only works to get your little one’s smile gleaming and bright for the first day but also offer great dental tips to help your family survive the school year with healthy teeth.