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How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

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Want an affordable way to upgrade your smile? Professional teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental treatment in the U.S. The reason? The results are immediate and long-lasting. In fact, the results from professional teeth whitening may last up to one year or longer. Here’s what to know about keeping the bright, white results from professional teeth whitening. In-Office …

What Do I Do If My Tooth Is Cracked Underneath My Crown?

What Do I Do If My Tooth Is Cracked Underneath My Crown?

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Dental crowns are restorative dental treatments designed to protect vulnerable teeth. Although they perform this function well, it is possible for the vulnerable tooth beneath a crown to crack. Teeth grinding is a leading cause of cracks in teeth that are covered with a crown. Biting into excessively hard food can also cause a crack in a tooth underneath a …

Dr. Jamrozek Now Offering AquaFirme Hydrafacials

Dr. Jamrozek Now Offering AquaFirme Hydrafacials

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At Cosmetic Family Dentistry of West Milford, Dr. Anieszka Jamrozek helps patients improve and maintain not only healthy smiles and mouths but beautiful facial appearances. In addition to wrinkle-reducing facial fillers and injections such as Juvederm Vollure XC and Juvederm Vobella XC,  Botox, and collagen-boosting PDO threads, she proudly offers rejuvenating facial treatments including Scarlet Microneedling. She’s now added AquaFirme …

Scarlet Microneedling: What to Know About Collagen Stimulating Skincare Treatment

Scarlet Microneedling: What to Know About Collagen Stimulating Skincare Treatment

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We all want to look our best as we age, but going “under the knife” via traditional cosmetic surgery isn’t ideal for many people. Fortunately, plenty of non-surgical skincare treatments can boost collagen and elastin, which are responsible for keeping your skin tight and full as you age. Scarlet Microneedling is a great example. By using short pulse radiofrequency, Scarlet …

What Are Dental Crowns Made Of?

What Are Dental Crowns Made Of?

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Dental crowns come in a wide variety of materials, including ceramic, base metal alloys, gold alloys, and porcelain fused to metal. Ceramic is most commonly used as it has a natural finish. Crowns are useful dental restorations that can re-establish the function and visual appearance of a decayed or damaged tooth. About Dental Crowns Dental crowns become necessary when a …

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

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Today’s dental crowns are attractive, functional, and long-lasting. You can expect a new dental crown to last up to 15 years, although in some cases, a crown can last as long as 30 years. About Dental Crowns Dental crowns are caps that protect prepared natural teeth. We can use these dental appliances for restorative as well as cosmetic purposes. Dental …

How Long Does BOTOX Last?

How Long Does BOTOX Last?

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Botox treatment is a safe, simple way to reduce facial wrinkles and treat disorders like bruxism, TMJ, and jaw clenching. Botox treatment lasts about 3-4 months on average, though some patients may see shorter or longer-lasting results. How Does BOTOX Work? Botox contains a lab-manufactured medicine based on the natural protein botulinum toxin. This medication relaxes local facial, forehead, and …

How Long Do Dental Implants Typically Last?

How Long Do Dental Implants Typically Last?

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Dental implants are a modern miracle of dentistry, providing a permanent solution to tooth loss. However, as with any dental treatment, you want to ensure that you do everything you can to maximize the longevity of your dental implants. This article will discuss some tips for making sure your dental implants last for many years to come. By following these …

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

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Professional teeth whitening uses a form of peroxide to break up stains on the teeth to reveal a brighter, whiter smile. The process for teeth whitening depends on the type of treatment you select. Both in-office teeth whitening, performed by your dentist, or take-home teeth whitening kits will lighten your teeth. Read on to learn more about how teeth whitening …

What Should I Eat After Teeth Whitening?

What Should I Eat After Teeth Whitening?

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Following an in-office teeth whitening treatment at your dentist, or while using a take-home whitening kit from your dentist, you’ll want to ensure that your treatment is as effective as possible. In order to achieve this, there are certain foods that should be avoided to prevent staining; there are also foods that are recommended for those who experience tooth sensitivity …

How Much Do Veneers Cost in West Milford, NJ?

How Much Do Veneers Cost in West Milford, NJ?

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Veneers are a cosmetic dentistry option that can conceal imperfections in your teeth for a better looking smile. They work best on teeth that are healthy but don’t look their best. Veneers can close gaps between the teeth and make the teeth appear straighter, whiter, and evenly sized.  What Are Veneers? Veneers are thin, shell-like covers that attach to the …

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Can a Dental Bridge Be Removed & Recemented?

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Many people who are missing one or more teeth in a row have found a dental bridge to be a solid, functional choice for tooth replacement. Not only do they look natural and beautiful, but they often last a long time, too. Unfortunately, the day may come when the bridge needs to be removed. This could be due to damage, …

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What Are Dental Crowns?

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Dental crowns are prosthetics that replace damaged teeth to restore the patient’s smile and functionality.  Crowns, which are also called caps, are shaped like natural teeth and are placed after removal of damaged tooth structure. Dental crowns are an excellent middle ground between fillings and dental implants. A filling can restore a tooth with mild decay in just one visit. …

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Can Dental Cleanings Damage Teeth?

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Professional dental cleanings are one of the best things you can do for a bright, healthy smile. Some people avoid getting their teeth cleaned at the dentist because they worry that dental cleanings can damage their teeth. You may be glad to know that, when performed by your dentist, dental cleanings do not harm your teeth. Dental Cleanings are an …

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How Long Can You Put Off A Root Canal?

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Has your dentist recommended a root canal for one of your teeth? If you have a cavity that is deep enough that it extends into the inner portion of the tooth where the pulp is, a root canal may be the best option for saving the tooth.  But maybe you’re thinking: I don’t have time for a root canal right …

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How Long Does A Teeth Cleaning Take?

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There are few things that feel better than a mouthful of teeth that have just been professionally cleaned. Do you know the feeling? Just walking out of the dentist’s office afterward, you are sure to find yourself showing off your pearly whites with a smile to anyone who will look.  If you have never had a teeth cleaning or if …

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Choose the Best Dentist for Your Family

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We all have the same basic dental care needs: regular cleanings, examinations, and maybe the occasional filling. But some patients have individual needs that are a bit more specific. When it comes to choosing the best dentist for your family, there are many things to consider. How do you know if a dentist is right for you? Here are some …

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Dental Implants

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Dental implants are the only solution for missing teeth that addresses tooth loss both above and below the gum line, which is why they’re considered the gold standard for replacing missing teeth. While the process of getting dental implants requires time and patience, the results are worth it: a lifelong solution that looks, feels, and functions like your natural teeth. …

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How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost in West Milford, NJ?

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Teeth whitening is one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures. Many of us desire a whiter smile, but the products and procedures can be pricey. If you spend the money on something, you want to be sure it gives you the results you’re looking for. Professional whitening treatments performed by your dentist are usually the most effective and offer …

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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

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How often do you go to the dentist? Are you on a regular schedule or do you only go when you have a dental issue? Some people wait until they have a toothache or cracked tooth before they make a dental appointment. Others go for routine appointments according to their dentist’s recommendations. How often should you go to the dentist? …

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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in West Milford, NJ?

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The decision to get dental implants is an important one, with many different factors to consider. Some of the most common questions we hear from our patients are regarding the cost of dental implants in West Milford, but people also want to know what they can expect from the process and whether the results they get will be worth the …

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The Link Between Oral Health and COVID-19

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One of the reasons routine dental care is so important is because oral health and overall health are closely linked. Taking care of your teeth and gums benefits your entire body, not just your mouth—it can decrease systemic inflammation, prevent infection, and even lower blood sugar levels for patients with diabetes. As more research is published on COVID-19, we’re also …

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How Diet Affects Your Dental Health

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When it comes to your dental health, you probably know that certain foods, like sugar, are bad for your teeth. But there are many other foods, drinks, and eating habits that could have a negative impact on the health of your teeth and mouth.  Learn the ways your diet might be damaging your teeth and how to make healthy changes …

Auto Immune Diseases: Effects on Dental Health

Autoimmune Disease: Effects on Your Dental Health

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Autoimmune diseases can affect your entire body, including your mouth. Your dental health can suffer if you have an autoimmune disease and you don’t take special care of your dental health. There are several diseases that directly affect your teeth and gums. Here is a look at autoimmune diseases that affect your dental health. What is an Autoimmune Disease An …

Why Go to Your Dentist for BOTOX Treatments?

Why Go To Your Dentist for BOTOX Treatments?

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If you’re in the market for BOTOX, you are not alone. These incredibly popular injections are prized around the world for their ability to smooth skin and reduce wrinkles and fine lines. Your dentist may not be the first person you think of when considering BOTOX or similar treatments, yet in many ways, your dentist is actually the best person for the job. Here’s why you should go to your dentist for BOTOX treatments…Read more …

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

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Although you probably know that regular dental visits are important, you may not know exactly why. Professional cleanings can help you look and feel your best, but did you know that twice-annual dental visits can improve not only your oral health, but your overall physical condition as well? Here are some long term benefits of…Read more …

3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

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If you hate how your smile looks, working with a good cosmetic dentist on a plan to fix it is a good place to start. With current dental best practices and technology, an experienced cosmetic dentist can straighten and whiten teeth, replace missing teeth, and repair damaged teeth to give you back a smile that you can be proud of…Read more …

Chronic Bad Breath? You May Need to Visit the Dentist

Chronic Bad Breath? You May Need to Visit the Dentist

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Also known as halitosis, bad breath is common but embarrassing. Some cases, such as “morning breath,” are short lived and easily relieved. Other cases, though, can become chronic. If you have bad breath that does not respond to brushing, flossing, or mouthwash, see your dentist right away. Chronic bad breath can be due to many factors, but only an expert …Read more …

4 Tips for How to Prevent Bad Breath

4 Tips for How to Prevent Bad Breath

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Halitosis is the clinical name for bad breath. This incredibly common problem supports the multi-billion dollar breath freshener industry, and over the counter products work extremely well against short-term bad breath caused by garlic and onions or other odiferous foods. Chronic bad breath is tougher to fight, but these 4 tips can help you prevent even stubborn bad breath. Step …Read more …

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Top 4 Benefits of BOTOX Treatments

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When many people think of BOTOX, they think about how dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons use BOTOX to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for patients who want to look younger. TV shows playfully joke about what happens when BOTOX is improperly injected, yet they rarely showcase the effectiveness of BOTOX as a treatment method.
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The Link Between Dental Health and Heart Disease

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More than 80 percent of Americans are living with some form of gum disease, which often goes unnoticed and untreated. Yet an increasing body of research shows that oral health has a tremendous impact on overall physical health. In fact, there is now evidence of a strong link between dental health and heart disease. Here is what you must know.
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