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.
Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield Blog
September 30, 2017
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.
July 28, 2017
When you look in the mirror or see yourself in pictures, do you see a smile that is riddled with imperfections? If so, you may have considered cosmetic dentistry in the past to transform the appearance of your teeth but feel that you are too old. However, it is never too late to get your dream smile. Your cosmetic dentist in Bloomfield will resolve the flaws to help you overcome your insecurities. At Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield, we offer the solutions you need to love your smile.
June 21, 2017
You’ve had a problem tooth for a while now – no matter what you do, it’s just not quite the same quality as the rest of your gleaming pearly whites. So, when it breaks while enjoying some tortilla chips at a backyard barbeque, you’re not that surprised, although you do wonder exactly what you can do to address the problem, as well as how long it will take. Much to your surprise, your dentist offers CEREC crowns in Bloomfield and you’re amazed to know that you’ll have your permanent restoration in just one visit. Learn more about this revolutionary approach from the team at Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield.
May 24, 2017
There are a number of issues that can present themselves as the tooth enamel develops. Primary (baby) teeth are softer than your own, and even that second set of permanent teeth won’t fully harden for a couple years after they show up. The occurrence of enamel hypoplasia or hypomineralization is not unusual during these stages — and each condition requires special care. If you are worried your child is experiencing abnormal enamel development, learn what that means and how we treat it at Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield. We’re the “dentist near me,” (well, you) working on the case!
April 20, 2017
No one is ever quite prepared for a dental emergency; however, one in six Americans will be in this very situation this year. When trauma or injury to the mouth occurs, you need immediate care from an emergency dentist in Bloomfield. These situations are obvious that you need care right away, but there are other instances where you may not be too sure. Although an unexpected dental problem can be very concerning, not all situations require immediate care. You need to access the situation to determine if the problem is an actual emergency or if care can wait until the next day. With the right response, you will help to promote the outcome of the situation.
March 4, 2017
Did you know that diabetes in the United States is more deadly than AIDS and breast cancer combined? The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. has increased 382% from 1988 to 2014! Just imagine where the statistics are now? Did you know that diabetes doesn’t just affect your general health and blood sugar levels, it causes oral health complications, too. What does it have to do with your smile and what can you do to fix it? Either of our four caring dentists offers comprehensive preventive care and periodontal treatment in Bloomfield to help combat the negative effects diabetes has on your teeth and gums. Let’s take a look at the signs and symptoms of diabetes, how it’s affecting your oral health, and what the Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield can do to help.
February 15, 2017
Your baby came along with lots of life-changing memories – from finding out you were expecting, to buying onesies and watching your husband paint the nursery, to actually ushering him into the world, your baby brought lots of good experiences with him. He also brought a lot of unexpected advice from your loved ones – right now, you’re weighing the risks of using a pacifier, and everybody has an opinion. But you want real facts from a professional you can trust. You may be thinking, ‘What dentist near me knows about how pacifiers can affect my child’s overall dental health?’ Luckily for you, the experts at Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield have heard your question and are here to give you the truth you need.
November 20, 2016
Your doctor at Family Dental Practice of Bloomfield performs comfortable endodontic treatment, also known as the root canal, from our state-of-the-art office. What is root canal therapy? Why is it necessary? And what can you expect from the procedure? Let’s take a closer look at these and other questions. (more…)
October 25, 2016
Are you doing the Daily 4? No, it’s not the latest recommendation for your diet or some new workout fad. It’s the simple steps you can take to improve your dental and oral health! Your dentist in Bloomfield is honoring October’s National Dental Hygiene Month by starting the conversation. So fess up — are you really brushing, flossing, rinsing, and chewing?