November 15, 2016
Gum disease must be taken seriously. This bacterial infection has the potential to ravage gum, connective and bone tissue; make an otherwise beautiful smile look unsightly; and may even lead to systemic illnesses and diseases. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, begins with plaque, a clear film that contains saliva, food particles and bacteria. Daily brushing and flossing help to remove plaque. However, if oral hygiene is ignored and plaque remains then it calcifies to become tartar. This substance can only be removed by the dental hygienists at your Edison dentist, Resnick & Rosenfeld.
November 13, 2016
You notice it more and more as time goes on: you walk outside a bar or restaurant and you’re immediately hit by a large cloud of smoke. Vaping is becoming more ubiquitous each day, but people still have questions about how it can affect their health. Traditional cigarettes are very bad for your oral health, but is vaping any better? Your dentist in Edison at Resnick and Rosenfeld lets you know more about this current trend, and how it relates to your oral health. (more…)