Facts you need to know about Botox

By | Brighter Smile, Dental Questions, Dr. Alan Steiner, Family Dentistry, Your Dentist | No Comments

Most of the popular media coverage around Botox is one-dimensional. It concentrates on celebrity, frozen faces and extremes in treatments that do not reflect the reality very much at all. In fact, in the right hands, Botox is a very effective anti-ageing treatment that can have far-reaching physical and psychological effects. With that in mind, we have put together these…

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Laser treatment for apthous ulcers

By | Dr. Derek Fine, tooth ache, tooth decay, tooth erosion, tooth pain symptons, Your Dentist | No Comments

Here at Aesthetic Family Dentistry, we use a specialist medical laser for a range of procedures. It is a very safe and targeted tool in improving oral health and tackling specific conditions. One such condition is the apthous ulcer, or canker sore. Apthous ulcers are a common condition that affects up to a quarter of all Americans. The sores can…

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In-office tooth whitening for sensitive teeth

By | Brighter Smile, Dental Care, Dr. Alan Steiner, Dr. Derek Fine, Family Dentistry, tooth whitening | No Comments

If you suffer from sensitive teeth, you might have thought whitening procedures were out of the question. Fortunately, new technology makes them as accessible to everyone. Aesthetic Family Dentistry of Denville, New Jersey offer one such treatment, Zoom! In-Office Teeth Whitening. One of the downsides of tooth whitening is the sensitivity that often accompanies the treatment. Even if you don’t…

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Ozone treatment for herpetic lesions

By | Dr. Derek Fine, Oral Health, perfect smile, primary teeth, Your Dentist | No Comments

Ozone treatment is now an accepted dental procedure that can address a wide range of oral health issues. One such issue is herpes. Formerly regarded as incurable by even the latest medical treatments, the virus is now widely accepted as curable by medical ozone. Here at Aesthetic Family Dentistry, we use medical ozone to treat a range of conditions and…

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Five health benefits of probiotics

By | Dental Care, Dental Health, Dr. Derek Fine, Your Dentist | No Comments

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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