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What Exactly Does Dental Bone Grafting Fix?

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For patients who are missing one or more teeth and wish to create a more natural-looking smile, dental implants can be a wonderful cosmetic option. To achieve this look, implant posts are placed directly into the jawbone, where crowns are then attached to the top of the posts to create an artificial, functional replacement tooth.

Often, however, jawbone in areas with missing teeth shrinks and deteriorates over time. To give our patients the best chance of success with implant placement, the bone into which the implant is placed needs to be as thick and dense as possible. A common method for building up bone in the jaw in preparation for implant ...

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Three Tips for Finding a Kids’ Dentist in Monroe Township, New Jersey

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If you are like many of our patients at Monroe Dental Arts, you may have questions regarding your child’s dental care.

Teaching young children about the importance of dental hygiene may seem like a daunting task, particularly to first-time parents, but building a solid foundation early in life is an important step in establishing quality dental habits that will last a lifetime.

Dr. Virdee offers the following three tips to consider when selecting a kids’ dentist in Monroe Township, NJ:

1.  Determine Your Dentist’s Stance on Early Childhood Dental Visits

Our practice believes in seeing kids for their first visit by their first birthday, a stance that is backed by the American Academy of ...

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Our Orthodontic Options – And How to Know Which One Is Right for You

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We want you to know that if you are dissatisfied with the current alignment of your teeth, there are multiple orthodontic options available at Monroe Dental Arts.

Orthodontia is a separate branch of the dental field, and orthodontic treatment options allow dentists such as Dr. Virdee to address and solve dental complaints in creative ways not otherwise available through traditional cosmetic dentistry treatment.

Traditional Dental Braces

Dr. Virdee uses traditional wire braces for many of her patients here at Monroe Dental Arts. With traditional braces, metal brackets and wires placed on the front of the teeth work together to improve alignment and create a straighter smile.

Traditional metal braces are typically the best option ...

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Why Did We Recommend a Nightguard for You?

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We make all of our recommendations for treatment based on the individual needs of our patients. We offer nightguards in our Monroe township dental office to provide a preventive solution to some common problems.

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

When you have a comprehensive exam in our dental office, we examine the entire mouth. Some telltale signs might indicate that you could benefit from a nightguard.

  • Bite marks on the inside of the mouth
  • Worn teeth that look short
  • Bony growths beneath the tongue
  • Broken and cracked teeth

Prolonged bruxism can lead to a condition called TMJ disorder. TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint, and when it works overtime, the joints may begin to malfunction, deteriorate, or become painful. ...

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The Advantages of Wearing a Custom Mouthguard

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Teeth are at risk every day, but possibly more so for our adventurous and competitive patients! We love sports and activities that help kids and adults stay fit and happy, but we do recommend some common sense caution, such as wearing a custom mouthguard, which we offer in our Monroe Township dental office.

Advantages of Custom Mouthguards

You can certainly purchase a kit to make your own mouthguard at home, but these boil-and-bite styles are often difficult to fit and don’t stay in place. Custom mouthguards are fitted to your teeth for a slim, close design that makes sure they are providing the protection you need when you need it, like avoiding ...

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Keeping Your Teeth Pearly White after a Whitening Treatment

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A bright, beautiful smile is always in fashion and always looks more youthful. GLO Teeth Whitening takes the modern science of teeth whitening to a whole new level. If you recently opted for this innovative whitening method in our Monroe Township dental office, you probably enjoy your new look and want to keep it that way. 

Keeping your teeth white after treatment may take some adjustment to your lifestyle and habits, but they are well worth the extra effort.

  • Rinse your mouth after drinking coffee, tea, or red wine
  • Avoid smoking and tobacco use (let us know if you want help to quit)
  • Brush teeth after eating staining foods like blueberries, curry, or kale
  • Consider ...

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Is it Time for a Smile Makeover? Consider These 3 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Options

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Let’s face it, our teeth work hard for us every day, and they are exposed to constant force from chewing. If you grind your teeth, you might notice wear and damage happening much more rapidly.

Cosmetic dentistry in our Monroe Township, NJ dental office provides many options. Cosmetic dentistry is more affordable and easier than you might imagine.

Teeth Whitening

Easily our most popular cosmetic treatment, teeth whitening is a fast way to boost your appearance. Professional teeth whitening provides superior results to over-the-counter options, which can be unpredictable.

We Use GLO™ Science Teeth Whitening for our in-office whitening options. It uses a light-activated system that you get to take home to continue whitening. ...

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