The Power of Prevention General Dentistry Ridgewood
Sleep apnea is a serious and common disorder that causes the body to block air passageways and interrupt breathing during sleep. Patients with sleep apnea typically snore loudly with pauses, followed by stopped breath and a snort. This can happen hundreds of times per night, leaving you unrested.Read More
Every time you go to a dentist you should receive a cancer exam. It only takes a few moments and is non-invasive. You can also examine yourself. Look in a mirror with a bright light and check your tongue and cheeks for any unusual patches or bumps. If any unusual areas exist, go see your dentist.Read More
Many of our patients who first sought services at other practices come to us wondering why their dental work failed, or why their oral health has declined. One of the things we often find with such patients is that an underlying issue such as periodontal disease has been covered up or neglected.Read More
Temporomandibular disorder occurs due to problems with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone. The cause TMJ disorder is unclear, although links have been discovered between jaw-muscle and jaw-joint problems. Injury or trauma can also cause symptoms.Read More
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy can save a tooth that is badly damaged by decay or infection. This procedure prevents the need for a tooth extraction and subsequent costly restorative procedures.
Though we will do everything we can to save a damaged tooth with restorative treatment, extraction may be necessary to protect the health of your smile. We perform every extraction with the utmost care, and we can replace extracted teeth with a dental implant and custom restoration.Read More