Chronic Tooth Sensitivity Might Be Improved by Increased Fluoride

Your tooth enamel is created from a dense matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. Sometimes acidic beverages and poor oral hygiene habits can start to affect your tooth enamel. This can gradually cause the microscopic pores on the surfaces of your teeth to deepen and expand. As it progresses this demineralization... Read more »

Dental Veneers: Common Questions Answered

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dental treatment that can help you have the beautiful smile you want. If our dentists recommended treating your smile with dental veneers, then you most likely have questions about the treatment. Our dental team is more than happy to help you find the answers by... Read more »

Do You Worry About Your Child Having Cavities? Consider Dental Sealants

Your tooth enamel coats your teeth in a tough outer layer to protect against tooth decay, but it may need additional assistance to keep your smile safe from cavities. If you worry about your child developing cavities, our dentists may recommend dental sealants for the back teeth. It’s natural for... Read more »

Enjoy Your Smile Thanks to Gum Disease Treatments

Protecting your smile includes always looking for any symptoms of any diseases that can potentially affect your teeth and gums. One potentially serious infection that can occur to your gums is known as gum disease. Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, can arise at any time and lead... Read more »

Dental Restorations: Dental Erosion Prevention

Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, refers to an oral health condition in which your tooth enamel is slowly worn down. If you are suffering from dental erosion, it means that harmful acids have begun to chew through your tooth enamel. In order to properly treat dental erosion, it... Read more »

The Mystery of the Phantom Tooth Pain, or, Cracking the Cracked Tooth Code

If you break or loose a tooth, chances are good that you will realize it fairly quickly. The blood, pieces of tooth, the space in your mouth and the pain and swelling are fairly obvious indicators of dental distress, even if you did not go to dental school. But a... Read more »

New Dentures FAQ

Have you lost some or all of your adult teeth? This can make it difficult to do things that used to be simple, like eating and speaking. Drs. Parikh, Nijhawan, and Eugenie may recommend dentures in Somerset, New Jersey, to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. How do... Read more »

Why Flossing Gives You a Healthy Smile

By improving your flossing technique, you can improve your dental health. Like brushing your teeth, flossing is an essential part of caring for your smile and should be done on a daily basis. Flossing offers benefits that other dental treatments do not, which is why Dr. Sapan Parikh and our... Read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Dental Sealants

Have you ever heard of dental sealants? Dental sealants are highly effective treatments to protect your smile against future damage. As the holiday season comes in full effect, consider dental sealants to protect your smile from numerous risks that may find themselves on your dinner table. Dental sealants consist of... Read more »

Chronic Gum Disease Can Eventually Cause the Loss of Multiple Teeth

Chronic poor oral hygiene problems and a failure to attend your routine dental checkups with Dr. Sapan Parikh can allow a minor case of gingivitis to exacerbate into a more serious gum disease problem. The most severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis, can cause small pockets... Read more »