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 »

Why You Can Trust an ADA Dentist

Dr. Sapan Parikh belongs to of the American Dental Association, or the ADA. This is the most prevalent organization of dentists in the entire United States. Joining this organization means that Dr. Sapan Parikh has signed the ADA Code of Ethics, covering five pledges detailing the kind of treatment we... Read more »

The Significance of Brushing

Brushing is a significant step in keeping your smile healthy. That is why Dr. Sapan Parikh with Platinum Dental Group in Somerset, New Jersey, is happy to talk to you about why brushing your teeth is essential to your oral health care. If you go without brushing for a period... Read more »

Your Child Should Have a Dental Exam Performed in Their First Year

Most children are born devoid of teeth in their mouth. Over the course of their first two years, up to 20 primary teeth will start to emerge from their periodontal tissues. The first teeth tend to appear around four to six months old. The American Dental Association recommends that you... Read more »

The Details About Your Upcoming Fluoride Treatment

When your dentist recommends a fluoride treatment during your appointment, do you ever wonder what it is? If so, our dental team is happy to help you! We can give you the details of the treatment so you know what to expect in the dental chair. The fluoride treatment is... Read more »