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Straight Teeth Minus the Hassle with Invisalign of Wall Township

December 11, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — dooley @ 9:10 pm

woman inserting invisalign trayStudies show that 58% of Americans feel that people with nice smiles are more likely to be successful than those without one. This data point proves how important your smile is not only to you, but everyone else. It’s understandable, then, for you to feel uncomfortable about the flaws in your teeth. That’s why it’s important for you to know about the amazing benefits of Invisalign of Wall Township and how it can deliver the results you desire without the hassle of traditional braces. Learn more about this process and how you can take advantage of it.

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December 4, 2017

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eye glasses dental insurance paperworkThere are some things that are absolute necessities to maintaining a reasonable quality of life. One in particular, is dental insurance. It provides a means for you to maintain oral health and address any issues that may arise. These could range from cleanings to root canals. Learn more from your dentist in Spring Lake about how this very valuable means of security and how you can acquire it.

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Join Us to Support the Madonna House Christmas Giving Program

November 22, 2017

tray of christmas cookiesAt Dooley Dental, we are dedicated to helping our patients, friends, and family members lead happy, healthy lives. Our dentist and team members dedicate their time, talents, and funds to support local charitable organizations, community events, and our schools. At our family dental office, we are passionate about making kids smile, but not every family has the same benefits and opportunities that we do. Because we’re lucky enough to give our kids reasons to smile every holiday season, we take this opportunity to give back to families in our communities who need a little help making their holidays bright. One of the many charitable organizations our team members work with during the holidays is the Madonna House Christmas Giving Program, but we can’t meet our giving goals without you! Keep reading to find out how you can partner with us to support those in need this holiday season.
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Does Bone Density Impact the Success of Dental Implants?

October 10, 2017

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — dooley @ 6:13 pm

representation of dental implantsIf you are suffering from tooth loss, dental implants appear to be the ideal solution to replace your missing teeth. While researching them to ensure that they are right for you, you have found that they can be unsuccessful if you have decreased bone density. As a result, you may feel as though they are not suitable for you due to your compromised jawbone. However, do not be too disappointed just yet. Now, new research shows that low skeletal bone density does not affect the success of the procedure.
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Your Preventive Dentist Explains Three Types of Toothpaste

October 7, 2017

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woman smiling happy What are the main dental tools that you need to keep your smile strong for years to come? A sturdy toothbrush, yards of floss, and of course toothpaste! When it comes to picking your personal dental tools, you may need some extra help from your preventive dentist. Your dentist is here to explain everything you need to know about toothpastes, so you can get the most out of your dental routine.

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Instant Teeth Whitening!

September 24, 2017

Closeup of brilliant white smileAlmost every patient we see is interested in brightening their smile. A trip to your local pharmacy will reveal numerous shelves of whitening gels, strips, and pastes. If you want to get a dazzling bright smile, trust a dentist. Professional teeth whitening solutions offer safe, effective, and predictable results. In fact, most patients see smiles up to ten shades whiter! In-office teeth whitening delivers these results in just one visit. Imagine walking into your dentist’s office with yellow, dingy teeth and leaving about an hour later with the brilliant white smile of your dreams.
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How to Save a Knocked Out Tooth

September 4, 2017

Woman in dental chair holding cheekWhen a tooth is avulsed (knocked out), patients may think they have to have the tooth replaced. Actually, a dentist may be able to save the knocked out tooth in many cases. The first thing you should do when a tooth is avulsed, is take a deep breath. The situation may be painful, stressful, or scary, but it’s important to stay calm and assess the situation to ensure your safety during a dental emergency. It’s also important to carefully explain your emergency so a dentist or physician can provide the best directions to help you renew your smile.
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Pick a Composite Vs. Amalgam Tooth Filling in Wall Township

August 25, 2017

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dental exam young womanWhen a patient discovers they have a food allergy, the obvious thing to do is eliminate that food choice from their diet. Continuous exposure to substances that your body does not agree with could create symptoms like nausea, itching, and abnormal body pain.

The same principle can be applied to dentistry. Many patients have a metallic sensitivity, making it difficult for them to receive the dental restorations that they need to protect their smiles—like amalgam tooth fillings in Wall Township. Thankfully, most dentists offer tooth-colored fillings! And not to mention, look much more attractive than dark, attention-grabbing metal fillings.

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Introduction to Invisalign, Your Path to a Straight Smile

August 21, 2017

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hand holding Invisalign alignerThere is no better accessory than a gorgeous smile. Straight teeth look amazing on anyone. Plus, they have health benefits; they make it easier to maintain a clean mouth, preventing tooth decay and other oral health issues. But what should you do if your pearly whites are misaligned? You could opt for traditional metal braces, but many people have found that using Invisalign in Wall Township is the more convenient option. How does Invisalign work?

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Thank Your Gums with Gum Disease Therapy in Wall Township

August 8, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — dooley @ 7:40 pm

Gum disease therapy in Wall Township can help restore your gum health. Have you given your gums any credit lately? They work hard to keep your mouth and the rest of your body healthy. Here are 3 reasons why you should take a minute to thank healthy gums:

  1. They work to protect the sensitive tooth roots from the variety of substances that enter your mouth.
  2. Gums stay strong and anchor your teeth in place.
  3. They also protect the rest of your body by blocking dental debris and bacteria from entering your bloodstream.

If you don’t have healthy gums, it’s important to seek treatment right away. Our team at Dooley Dental like to educate patients on the consequences of neglected gum disease. It’s critical to receive gum disease therapy before you develop much more severe health concerns. Here are 4 facts about gum disease for you to consider before skipping your next dental appointment.

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