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Does Poor Oral Hygiene Effect Whole Body Health?

July 23, 2017

woman with braces brushing teethMost 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.
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How Is Your Oral Health Related to Your Overall Health?

May 30, 2016

dentist in edisonYour oral health is closely linked to your overall health, and that’s why your dentist in Edison recommends six month checkups and cleanings for patients of all ages. These preventive visits help us keep issues like cavities and gum disease at bay, and to identify existing problems while they’re small. Because we know when your teeth and gums are healthy, your overall health improves. Let’s take a closer look at the link between how your smile affects your general wellbeing.

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You (yes, YOU) can benefit from cosmetic dentistry!

January 27, 2016

dentist edisonCosmetic dentistry — we know it sounds like something reserved for the fabulous… or the fabulously wealthy. But the thing is, it’s not. In fact, at Resnick & Rosenfeld, we believe just about anyone could benefit from some aspect of cosmetic dentistry. Whether it’s a subtle smile change or something a little more dramatic, we’re sure there’s an aesthetic treatment that can help your teeth go from meh to wow — keep reading to find out more from your dentist in Edison!

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What is laser dentistry? How can it help me?

January 15, 2016

laser dentistry edisonLasers — they’re not just for light sabers and NASA. Today’s most advanced dental offices, like us here at Resnick & Rosenfeld, know that laser dentistry is a highly effective way to help patients achieve stronger, healthier teeth and gums. If you or a loved one are suffering from the effects of gum disease, it’s time for you to find out how we treat the condition faster and better with laser dentistry in Edison.

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Dentist in Edison: Consider Your Oral Health This New Year

December 30, 2015

dentist edisonIt’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!

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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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Stop Teeth Grinding: Learn Its Causes & Treatment Today

October 29, 2015

teeth grindingDo 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.

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Teeth Whitening Options Fit For You

September 3, 2015

beautiful smiles with teeth whiteningSome 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.
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There’s a Better Way To Straighten Teeth – Invisalign

May 29, 2015

Invisalign can straighten your teeth fast.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.

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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.

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