How To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

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Getting your kids to slow down and effectively brush their teeth can be tricky. Getting your child to build the habit of brushing their teeth twice a day is a great accomplishment. The habit will stick with them for life and help fight off unwanted cavities. Check out these tricks to get your children brushing! Involve an Activity  Make brushing …

3 Surprising Facts About Dental Implants

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If you’re missing teeth, you’re probably considering several tooth replacement options. Full or partial dentures are common choices for people with multiple missing teeth, whereas patients missing only one tooth might consider a bridge. However, there is one option that works whether you’re missing one tooth or a number of teeth: dental implants. While dental implants have been around for …

Wisdom Teeth: Not So Wise After All

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Wisdom Teeth: Not So Wise After All If you’re like most people, you’ll have your “wisdom” teeth removed at some point in your life. Perhaps you’ve already undergone this procedure and now your son or daughter is experiencing mouth discomfort due to these large third molars. Is the pain affecting their sleep? Are they having trouble eating? What’s in a …

The Truth About The Cost Of Dental Implants

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The Truth About The Cost Of Dental Implants Missing teeth aren’t just a cosmetic issue; you can actually experience new dental problems because of missing teeth if you don’t have them replaced. When it comes to replacement teeth, dental implants are hands-down the superior choice. However, many people don’t even consider the option of dental implants because they believe that …

Why Do I Need a Tooth Extraction?

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A tooth extraction is a procedure where your dentist permanently removes a tooth from its socket. Tooth extractions are often performed by general dentists and oral surgeons. During the procedure, the patient is numbed as not to feel any pain. There may be several reasons why your dentist recommends a tooth extraction. These reasons include but are not limited to:  …

Dental Implants 101

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One of the most significant dental innovations in the past century are dental implants. Here’s what makes them so appealing: Lifelike Appearance – Dental implants are virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth in both aesthetics and function. Best Long-Term Solution – With the highest success rate of any tooth replacement option and a track record spanning decades, dental implants are …

Top 5 Things Considered Unattractive In A Smile:

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1. Discolored, Yellow, or Stained Teeth 2. Missing Teeth 3. Crooked Teeth 4. Decaying Teeth & Cavities 5. Gaps & Spaces Between Teeth After a Smile Makeover our patients tell us that people perceive them as more: Attractive, Intelligent, Happy, Successful, Popular Email us with any dental questions at: info@prestigeoralsurgery.com or 732-297-7000

Why Should I Consider Dental Implants Over Other Options

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Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth. While there are several options to restore your smile, dental implants have many benefits. First, dental implants mimic a real tooth with a titanium post that screws into the jaw bone and is used to support a crown. Dental implants behave like natural teeth. Dental implants function and look like …

Important Information about Oral Cancer

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 Data from the World Health Organization indicates that more than 450,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year. The Oral Cancer Foundation notes that oral cancers are part of a group of cancers referred to as head and neck cancers. All cancers in that group are potentially dangerous. In addition to scheduling routine checkups, individuals can learn to …

What do dentists mean by a "Full Arch Restoration?"

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First, your mouth is made up of 2 arches : your upper and lower arch. These arches come together to form your bite which allows you to properly eat, drink, and speak!  Individuals that are missing many or all their teeth on an arch, may be candidates for a full arch restoration. This procedure utilizes dental implants and screw retained …