Invisalign

Invisalign

Invisalign is an orthodontic appliance system used to inconspicuously treat crooked and crowded teeth in adults and teens. This modern take on braces features a system of clear aligner trays that are worn at all times with the exception of during meals and when brushing or flossing. The trays are custom fitted to the teeth, […]

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Nitrous oxide

Nitrous Oxide

It is estimated that between 9 and 15% of American adults avoid going to the dentist because of fear. Studies show that fear of the dentist is more often due to society’s misplaced belief that dental treatments are all painful more so than an actual painful experience. Dentists use nitrous oxide to help patients have […]

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DIAGNOdent Laser by KaVo

DIAGNOdent is the future of dental decay detection, providing a highly accurate and reliable means of identifying dental caries. With DIAGNOdent, North Plainfield dentists can discover the beginnings of decay before it has a chance to progress. DIAGNOdent is capable of detecting even the tiniest of caries, pits and crevices that are potential sources of […]

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Dental X-Rays

For years, dental x-rays have been used to diagnose oral health complications and detect decaying or damaged teeth. X-rays provide a unique view of the mouth that isn’t possible with a visual exam alone. When x-rays are taken, the teeth and bones absorb the majority of the ray, making them highly visible on film or […]

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Intra-Oral Camera

Dental imaging is a foundation of oral health diagnostics. Intra-oral cameras play a key role in office imaging, with many dentists using intra-oral cameras to detect the tiniest grooves, pits, cracks, and caries. Using a chairside unit and hand-held photographic wand, dentists can acquire images of the teeth from angles not previously available. These images […]

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Periodontic Gum Therapy

It has been estimated that 3 out of 4 adult Americans suffer from some form of gum disease. Of those, only a few realize it before it’s too late. At Dental Designer, periodontic gum therapy in our dental office protects the health of your teeth and gums, and in turn your entire body. If left […]

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Dental Mouth Guard

Dental mouth guards have long been used to protect the teeth, gums and supporting tissues from damage, injury and trauma. There are two types of dental mouth guards – over the counter and custom. While OTC guards are helpful for occasional use, many North Plainfield dental patients require the benefit of a customized dental mouth […]

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TMJ Treatment

TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint, which is the bone structure, muscles and connective tissues that surround the jaw and control chewing. When patients experience disorders of this joint, they are said to have a temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. Symptoms of TMD include pain and tenderness near the jaw, as well as popping or […]

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Arestin

The number one cause of tooth loss is not decay or trauma – it’s periodontal disease. Peridontal disease, or gum disease, is an infection of the gum line that causes inflammation and bleeding. Left untreated, it can also cause the gums to recede and begin to pull away from the teeth. Arestin is a solution […]

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Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are routine dental procedures used to remove decayed, damaged or otherwise problematic teeth. Dentists usually make every effort to preserve natural teeth, although sometimes an extraction is necessary. Although the procedure is performed in a dentist’s or oral surgeon’s office, it is considered surgery. Depending on which teeth are removed, they may be […]

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Metal-free Fillings

Metal-free fillings are restorations that protect the beauty and longevity of your grin. Providing metal-free fillings as an alternative to traditional metal amalgam is just another way our team at Dental Designer achieves conservative, minimally-invasive dental care. Fillings made from composite resins and porcelain can restore unsightly old metal fillings. Many are surprised by the […]

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Composite Fillings

Composite fillings – also known as tooth-colored fillings – are dental restorations designed to be inconspicuous and natural in appearance. They blend well with the teeth and appear more natural than amalgam fillings, which are darker and more easily seen by other people. Composite fillings are made of ceramic and plastic compounds that chemically bond […]

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Common Oral Conditions

Its not just about keeping your teeth strong. Recent survey has made clear that nearly one in ten people have deal with poor dental health.

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5 Reasons to visit Dental Designer before the year ends

Everyone wants healthy teeth, but some do not always look forward to their routine dental check-ups. If your dental insurance runs on a calendar year basis, there are several reasons to take time out of your busy holiday schedule and make an appointment to see us.

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Keep teeth healthy over the holidays

No matter how much you love your dentist, he or she probably doesn’t top the list of people you want to spend quality time with over the holidays. Follow these five tips to steer clear of emergency trips to the dentist’s office this season.

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Halloween Candies

It’s no surprise that Halloween is one of the worst holidays for your teeth. Candy hits stores weeks before and it can be all too tempting to resist a little late night sugar craving with those cute bite-sized treats. If you are going to partake, just remember: all candy is not created equal.

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This Will Make You Want to Brush and Floss More

One of the very lucky things about being a dentist is knowing that most oral diseases are preventable. Dentistry has improved greatly over the last several decades, and we know that for most people, if you brush, floss and visit your dentist regularly, you’ll most likely be OK. That’s why it can also be frustrating to see statistics like these, from the Centers for Disease Control:

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