Five health benefits of probiotics

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As holistic dentists, Aesthetic Family Dentistry is very much in favor of anything that promotes health and wellness. One such ‘thing’ is the field of probiotics. Now more evidence points towards the health benefits of these products, we feel comfortable promoting their use. Probiotics are often referred to as compounds that encourage ‘healthy bacteria’ and are increasingly linked to wellness….

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Laser therapy for periodontal disease

By | Dr. Derek Fine, Laser Dentistry, perfect smile, sensitive teeth, Your Dentist | No Comments

Around 40 million Americans suffer from some kind of tooth root sensitivity. It is characterized by a sharp flash of pain when teeth are exposed to heat, cold, acidic or sweet foods and even by cold air. Gone as quickly as it arrives, the pain is uncomfortable and unpleasant. So what causes tooth root sensitivity and what can we do…

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Chronic sleep deprivation suppresses immune system

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Many people report getting sick when they don’t get enough sleep. A new study helps explain why. Researchers took blood samples from 11 pairs of identical twins with different sleep patterns and discovered that the twin with shorter sleep duration had a depressed immune system, compared with his or her sibling. The findings were published Jan. 25 in the journal Sleep….

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Protect Your Gum Health With Perio Protect®

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RECENT STUDIES SHOW nearly half of all adults have some degree of gum disease. Although some periodontal treatments can be invasive or ineffective, The Perio Tray® by Perio Protect® is a simple treatment that reaches where your toothbrush, floss and mouthrinse can’t. Perio Protect Treats Gum Disease Between Visits Perio Protect is a comprehensive periodontal treatment approach that combines professional…

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Holistic dentistry is on the rise and with good reason

By | Dr. Derek Fine, holistic dentistry, Your Dentist | No Comments

Holistic dentistry is becoming more popular by the day. Our own office in Denville, NJ is seeing more inquiries and is taking on more patients than ever before. Other holistic dentists are reporting much the same. It seems people are becoming more aware of the benefits of holistic dentistry and are buying into the body as a single organism principle….

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What is buffering anesthetic and how does it benefit me?

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You may have heard the term, ‘buffering anesthetic’ in relation to dentistry or even medicine wondered about it or know a little and want to know more. Either way, we here at Aesthetic Family Dentistry are more than happy to help. Buffering anesthetic is a term used to describe a technique we use to make anesthetic injections less uncomfortable. Even…

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Everything you need to know about the Pinhole Surgical Technique™

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Aesthetic Family Dentistry in Denville, New Jersey is offering a revolutionary new treatment for gum recession. Called the Pinhole Surgical Technique™, it is a brand new way to treat receding gums without invasive surgery and extended recovery times. As holistic dentists, this is something we can really get behind. That’s why we are so excited to offer this new treatment….

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Biological dentistry and the benefits of mercury-free fillings

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Intellectually, the idea of putting a known toxic substance into your mouth and leaving it there seems crazy. Yet for many years, that’s exactly what we did with mercury amalgam. Now, in the more enlightened age of biological dentistry, we have awakened to the danger of this compound and shifted to a much safer materials. At the time, dentists never…

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The Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™ treatment process

By | Dental Questions, Dr. Alan Steiner, Dr. Derek Fine, Family Dentistry, Fear of Dentist, Gum disease, Your Dentist | No Comments

Last week Aesthetic Family Dentistry announced the arrival of the innovative Chao Pinhole™ Surgical Technique (PST). A new treatment for gum recession that is changing the way we manage the condition. As we are now offering the procedure to our Denville, NJ patients, we thought we would explain a little more about how it works. First let us cover how…

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