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Your Edison Dentist Is Accepting New Patients

March 14, 2016

edison dentistFor top oral health, you need the best dental team in Edison. At Resnick & Rosenfeld DDS, our dentists and dental hygienists have the passion and comprehensive services you and your family need to maintain healthy smiles now, and for years to come. Read on to learn more about what you can find from our practice. We’re the Edison dentist who always has your best interest in mind!

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Symptoms of Gum Disease in Edison

February 24, 2016

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gum disease in edisonGum disease is a common occurrence in people of all ages, however, it’s typically seen in adults over the age of 30. Gum disease is a serious condition that requires treatment or the progression of the disease can eventually lead to tooth, gum, and bone loss. However, the early stages of gum disease may not produce noticeable symptoms, allowing the condition to progress. Luckily, if caught early, the beginning stages of gum disease can be stopped and even reversed. As a professional dentist, we offer treatment for gum disease in Edison to help you stop the damage before it progresses.
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Resnick & Rosenfeld: Your Trusted Dentists in Edison

November 20, 2015

dentist edisonFinding a dentist to visit is easy. But finding a dentist you want to visit for years and years? That’s a little more difficult — and something many adults don’t ever achieve. Having a dentist you can call on is crucial for oral health, though. People who have a regular dentist are more likely to schedule regular appointments, and enjoy healthier teeth as a result. If you’re still looking for a dentist you can rely on, you should know the doctors at Resnick & Rosenfeld DDS are your trusted dentists in Edison, NJ. Keep reading to find out why, and learn about all the excellent dental services we offer.

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Innovative Edison Periodontal Therapy treats Gum Disease Without Surgery

June 29, 2015

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Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum tissue afflicting millions of adults throughout the US. Untreated, periodontitis leads to gum and bone recession and tooth loss, impacting systemic health, too. Edison, NJ periodontal therapy through Resnick and Rosenfeld DDS LLC treats gums without surgery, microscopically monitoring the bacteria which lead to this serious oral health problem.

Microscopic analysis of patient plaque monitors risk for periodontal disease.

The prestigious Mayo Clinic says that there are 3 million cases of periodontal or gum disease diagnosed each year in the US. This oral infection leads to recession of gum tissue and even underlying jaw bone, and when left to its own devices, periodontal disease causes tooth loss.

It can, however, be successfully treated, many times without surgery, through simple tooth and root scaling and other non-invasive techniques such as those used by Steven J. Resnick DDS FAES and David S. Rosenfeld DDS. (more…)

Dental Implants Make Edison, NJ, Smiles Whole Again

April 27, 2015

ThinkstockPhotos-519555723When you are considering the alternatives available for tooth replacement, you have more than one option. You could choose a partial or full denture or crown and bridgework. Dentists agree, however, the most lifelike alternative is a dental implant. With a dental implant, Dr. Steven J. Resnick and Dr. David S. Rosenfeld of Resnick & Rosenfeld in Edison, NJ, replace both the root and crown of a missing tooth. By doing so, you have a replacement that looks like a natural tooth and offers the same stability.

People have missing teeth for any number of different reasons, which may include severe tooth decay, gum disease, injury, a failed root canal, abnormal wear and tear or congenital defects. The importance of replacing missing teeth cannot be overstated, not only from the standpoint of maintaining good oral health, but overall health, too. Just one missing tooth can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, shifting teeth and the loss of other teeth. Moreover, missing teeth can hinder people’s ability to consume healthy diets, and they may even be reluctant to smile and laugh knowing that others will see that they have teeth that are missing.

Dental Implants: The Lifelike Solution

Once Dr. Resnick or Dr. Rosenfeld determines that you’re a qualified candidate for dental implants, then you’re on your way to having a full smile again. Having a dental implant is actually a two-step process. First, one of our dentists will surgically implant a small titanium post in your jaw where you previously had a tooth root. This biocompatible post and the surrounding bone tissue fuse together as you heal, thereby creating a foundation that mimics the one that existed with your natural tooth root and jawbone. Moreover, the post stimulates new bone tissue growth, making bone deterioration far less likely.

Once you’ve completely healed and the post and bone have had time to fuse sufficiently, you’ll return to Resnick & Rosenfeld where one of the dentists will attach a porcelain crown to the post. With this in place, you have a tooth replacement that looks and functions like a real tooth.

Call our Office Today

If you’d like to learn more about how a dental implant can replace one of your missing teeth, then call Resnick & Rosenfeld to schedule a consultation. We serve patients in Edison, NJ, as well as the surrounding communities of Clark, Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Westfield and Colonia.

Enjoy the Beauty of a Natural-looking Smile with Dental Implants in Edison, NJ

January 21, 2015

184898853 (1)If you have one or more missing teeth, then you know what difficulties that can generate. You might not be eating a healthy and balanced diet, because you are unable to chew certain foods, such as raw fruits and vegetables. You may be reluctant to smile and speaking might be more difficult with even one missing tooth. If this is you, then consider dental implants. Dr. Steven J. Resnick and Dr. David S. Rosenfeld of Resnick & Rosenfeld in Edison, NJ, are eminently qualified to restore your smile, your health and your confidence with dental implants.

People lose teeth for a number of different reasons, including:

  • Traumatic injury
  • Extensive tooth decay
  • Advanced gum disease, or periodontitis
  • The failure of a root canal
  • Excessive wear and tear, possibly because of teeth grinding
  • Congenital defects

Regardless of the cause, replacing missing teeth is imperative in order to restore oral health and prevent possible consequences to a patient’s overall health.

Dental Implants Step-by-Step

When you come to Resnick & Rosenfeld for dental implants, one of our dentists will first examine your teeth and gums, as well as evaluate the density of your jawbone. If we determine that dental implants are a good option for you, then the procedure begins with Dr. Resnick or Dr. Rosenfeld performing a minor surgery to implant a small titanium post in the bone beneath the open socket of your missing tooth. Over the next few months as you heal, the post and surrounding bone tissue will fuse together in a process called osseointegration. In this way, the post becomes anchored into the bone much like an actual tooth root.

Once healed, you’ll return to the office to have an abutment and dental crown cemented to the post. The result is a prosthetic tooth that looks, feels and functions like a natural tooth.

Call Our Office Today

If you would like to learn more about dental implants, call the office of Resnick & Rosenfeld today to schedule a consultation. We serve patients in Edison, NJ, as well as the surrounding communities of Clark, Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Westfield and Colonia.

Metal-Free Crowns for a Flawlessly Natural-Looking Smile in Edison, NJ

June 25, 2014

shutterstock lumineers smileHave you ever seen someone whose tooth has a dark gray or black band running along the gum line? This is a tell-tale symbol of a porcelain-fused-to-metal crown, a common restorative option that offers structural stability and protection for a tooth that has been damaged due to injury, decay, or infection. Fortunately, this is no longer the only option patients have when it comes to dental crowns; at Resnick & Rosenfeld, DDS in Edison, NJ, Dr. Steven J. Resnick and Dr. David S. Rosenfeld offer a superior alternative in the form of metal-free crowns.

Advantages of Metal-Free Crowns

Thanks to modern dental technology and the exceptional skill of our experienced doctors, we are capable of providing patients with a restorative option that is constructed of pure dental porcelain without the need for dark metals. The crown you will receive will be just as durable and long-lasting, but will look more like a natural tooth than ever before. Because dental porcelain reflects light in the same manner as tooth enamel, no one will be able to tell that you’ve had any restorative work performed at all. You can feel confident in the knowledge that your smile looks fantastic all the time.

Our doctors will provide you with all necessary aftercare instructions following the placement of your all-porcelain crown. There is no need to alter your regular oral health regimen at all; in fact, you brush and floss your teeth just as you always have, and visit our office at least twice per year for routine checkups and cleanings.

Restoring Form and Function with Metal-Free Crowns

Do you currently have a porcelain-fused-to-metal crown that mars your smile with an unsightly dark line? Perhaps you are in need of a new crown for a tooth that has been treated for a root canal infection. The team at Resnick & Rosenfeld, DDS can help. Contact our office in Edison, NJ today to schedule your appointment, or to learn more about our extensive selection of restorative dentistry procedures. We look forward to seeing and serving your beautiful smile. Our practice happily welcomes patients from throughout the nearby areas as well, including Colonia, Westfield, Scotch Plains, Plainfield, Clark, and more.

Implant-Supported Dentures for a Natural, Confident, & Comfortable Smile

June 13, 2014

shutterstock_119151670Over the past decade, dental implants have essentially transformed the way dentists offer their patients restorative care. We can now replace missing teeth in a way that looks and feels completely natural, allowing patients to fully enjoy the benefits of a complete set of teeth and a brilliant smile. For patients who wear dentures, dental implants offer a unique solution to uncomfortable prosthetics and the embarrassment of slipping: implant-supported dentures. At Resnick & Rosenfeld, DDS in Edison, NJ, Dr. Steven J. Resnick and Dr. David S. Rosenfeld offer a comprehensive menu of restorative solutions, including implant-supported dentures.

Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures

While conventional dentures are a suitable fit for some patients, they aren’t the ideal solution for everyone. Relying upon a denture adhesive can become tedious, particularly when dentures slip and slide in the mouth at unexpected times. When you are speaking in public or having a bite to eat with friends, you don’t want to have to worry about your teeth moving or making clicking sounds in your mouth. That’s where implant-supported dentures come in.

First, dental implants are placed within the bone and gum tissue to serve as sturdy anchors for your custom dentures. These titanium posts secure your dentures in your mouth firmly but comfortably, effectively replacing an entire arch of missing teeth. You can feel free to eat what you like, speak confidently, and smile openly, knowing that your teeth look great and won’t budge a bit. They look and feel just like your natural teeth!

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Are you one of the many Americans who currently wear dentures but wishes for a more secure, stable smile? Our team at Resnick & Rosenfeld, DDS is here to help with our extensive range of restorative dentistry solutions. Contact our office today to learn more about implant-supported dentures and to schedule your consultation with our caring staff and experienced doctors. We look forward to helping you achieve optimal oral health and a strong smile you can be proud to show off to the world. Our practice in Edison, NJ warmly welcomes patients from throughout the surrounding areas as well, including Westfield, Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Colonia, Clark, and beyond.

Preserve the Health of Your Teeth with Root Canal Therapy in Edison, NJ

May 8, 2014

Shutterstock Mouth PainRoot canal therapy has garnered a rather negative reputation over the years, eliciting thoughts of immense pain and numerous costly procedures. Fortunately, modern technology makes it possible for Drs. Resnick and Rosenfeld to perform this treatment in a way that minimizes discomfort, preserves more of your natural tooth, and takes less time than ever before. Root canal treatment at Resnick & Rosenfeld, DDS in Edison, NJ eliminates pain and stops infection before it can cause further damage.

How Do I Know If I Need Root Canal Therapy?

When decay in a tooth spreads down to the sensitive pulp within the root, root canal therapy is typically recommended. This procedure involves the elimination of bacteria and diseased tissue, the filling of the resultant cavity, and the capping of the tooth with a durable, protective crown. Root canal therapy, when performed in a timely manner, can help to avoid the need for extraction later.

While the necessity for root canal therapy can only be determined by a qualified oral healthcare professional, there are some symptoms that you should be aware of at home. Persistent toothaches, for example, should never be ignored, as pain in the tooth, gums, or jaw may indicate a number of problems, including abscesses. If you notice that a tooth has become noticeably discolored or begins to take on a dull gray appearance, call Drs. Resnick and Rosenfeld to schedule an appointment for immediate assessment.

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Life

Did you know that the health of your teeth and gums directly impacts your physical wellness overall? Seeking out root canal therapy before further damage occurs can not only help you preserve your natural teeth, but lower your risk for other potentially debilitating diseases in the future. Contact our office in Edison, NJ to schedule your appointment today. Drs. Resnick and Rosenfeld look forward to becoming your trusted partners in lifelong oral health, and proudly serve patients from throughout Edison, Colonia, Scotch Plains, Plainfield, Clark, Westfield, and more.

Replace Missing Teeth for a Great Smile with Dental Implants in Edison, NJ

February 20, 2014

Having one or more missing teeth isn’t only physically uncomfortable and potentially embarrassing in social settings; allowing lost teeth to remain as such can lead to a number of detrimental conditions like periodontitis and the abnormal drifting of surrounding teeth. At Drs. Resnick and Rosenfeld in Edison, NJ, we care about your happiness as much as we do with your overall oral health. We want to show you how dental implants can change your life by replacing missing teeth permanently.

Why Should I Choose Dental Implants?

The main reason that dental implants are generally a superior choice over other options is that they’re incredibly durable, versatile, long-lasting and don’t require any specialized care. Unlike many other restorative dental procedures – including crowns, dentures and bridges – dental implants are more like natural teeth in that they are actually attached to your jaw bone. A titanium post is inserted into the bone tissue, bone that will eventually come to fuse around the implant as it would a tooth’s root. The carefully crafted crown that is then placed on top of the post looks and feels like a natural tooth; it is even matched to to suit the color of the existing teeth surrounding it. No one will ever be able to tell that it’s not your own tooth!

Reclaim Your Beautiful Smile

If you’ve ever felt that having missing teeth is just something you have to learn to live with, we encourage you to contact our Edison, NJ to explore your options for tooth replacement with dental implants. Drs. Resnick and Rosenfeld proudly serve patients from the areas of Scotch Plains, Colonia, Plainfield, Clark, Westfield and beyond.

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