July 23, 2017
Most of our patients know how their whole body health effects their teeth. Certain foods can be detrimental – more sugar means higher risk for cavities, dark foods and drinks may lead to staining, and acidic foods weaken the enamel. Certain health conditions lead to reduced saliva production and chronic dry mouth. However, many patients aren’t aware of how their oral health and hygiene effects their body. At Resnick & Rosenfeld, DDS, we believe it’s essential for patients to be educated about all of the ways oral health and whole body health intersect. Contact our friendly Edison dental team to schedule a checkup today. Our knowledgeable dentists and team members will be happy to walk you through the most effective oral hygiene practices to ensure your optimal oral and overall health.
March 14, 2016
For 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!
December 30, 2015
It’s time for New Year’s resolutions once again. What are you considering this year? Exercise and nutrition are always top choices — but what about your teeth? Choose something different in 2016. Your dentist in Edison wants to remind you that a healthy smile is also a beautiful one, so don’t forget your twice annual dental visits this year. In fact, January is an excellent time to schedule your first checkup and cleaning at Resnick and Rosenfeld, DDS. We’re here to help you enjoy healthy teeth this year, and for many more to come!
November 20, 2015
Finding 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.
October 29, 2015
Do you wake up in the morning with a sore jaw, but you don’t really know why? Does a faint headache haunt you throughout your day? If so, you should know these are two of the most common symptoms of bruxism, or nighttime teeth grinding. It’s a serious condition that can have real effects on your teeth — learn more about bruxism, its causes and its treatment from your doctors at Resnick & Rosenfeld DDS today.
September 3, 2015
Some things should be yellow. Rubber ducks, lemon pound cake, the morning sun… but your teeth? No. The same can be said for gray and brown — these are colors just don’t want to associate with your teeth. Unfortunately, cup after cup of coffee, long evenings sipping red wine and almost any other delicious thing life has to offer will leave your smile dingy and dirty looking — and that’s certainly not attractive.
August 12, 2015
Imagine this scenario:
You wake up after a full night’s sleep and head to the bathroom to brush your teeth. As you open your mouth, you notice a strange color on your tooth and some slight sensitivity. You rack your brain trying to figure out what it could possibly be, then it hits you…it’s a cavity. You start rummaging through countless thoughts in your mind of what procedures may or may not be available to treat a cavity. You start thinking about getting a root canal and other thoughts race in and out of your mind at lightning speed. “WHAT AM I GOING TO DO?!?!”
You’re in for a real treat.
Unbeknownst to most patients, there are some cavities that don’t need a drilling and filling. That’s right – a minimally invasive treatment for cavities. Who knew? There are dental offices scattered throughout the area that continue to cling to the age-old practice of the root canal. The key to treating any cavity is time. If the cavity is small, there are topical solutions that can help remineralize of the teeth. Our office in Edison, NJ offers this special treatment, and Dr. Resnick and Dr. Rosenfeld would be happy to perform this procedure on you. Want to learn more? You’re about to.
July 23, 2015
There have been so many advancements made in the dental industry over the last few years that we can’t wait to use them to beautify your smile. Our cosmetic dentistry solutions can give your smile the celebrity treatment and leave them feeling and looking gorgeous. A smile makeover is just like it sounds – multiple procedures that completely restore your smile. It can give you back the confidence you once had when your pearly whites looked great. Discoloration, cracks, fractures and other tooth damage can happen at any time. You can’t prepare for anything like that, but you can certainly do something about it. A smile makeover at our Edison, NJ office may be just what you need to bring your smile back to its youthful appearance. So, are you ready to give your smile the attention it deserves?
May 29, 2015
Straightening your teeth has never been easier than now with the revolutionary Invisalign system. It works just like traditional metal braces, only they’re A LOT more comfortable and results can be seen in more than half the time. It’s what we call some pretty awesome 21st-century treatment. There are lots of reasons why anyone would want to straighten their teeth. Have you ever thought about meeting new people in the past and what they may have been looking at the first time you met them? There’s a better than fifty percent chance they looked at your teeth. It makes sense – they’re on full display anytime you open your mouth to eat, speak, yawn, sneeze or whatever else. The point is that in order to really “wow” people, having a beautiful smile is a great way to accomplish that. A straight, beautiful smile gets looks in all the right ways, and we want you to experience what it’s like. At our office in Edison, NJ, we have the tools and the team to get your smile the straightest it’s ever been. After you’re done with treatment, you’ll be amazed at the results.
April 27, 2015
When 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.