Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Morning Breath and Why it Happens

Let’s be honest, morning breath is a problem that affects almost everyone. The mystery is why it occurs in the first place, especially if you happened to brush your teeth right before bed. Morning breath is easy to recognize by its stale smell and taste it can leave in your... Read more »

Making Sure Your Toothbrush Can Work for You

Brushing our teeth twice every day can help you keep your teeth nice and pristine. As we take care to brush properly, we can reduce our risk of developing cavities and other problems. Even so, it can also help to keep an eye on your toothbrush so you can continue... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Success: Teething Treatments

Are you aware of the risk factors for teething and what treatments can be given to help alleviate symptoms of the condition? Teething is a condition in which discomfort or pain is felt when teeth erupt above the gumline within your child's mouth. Typically, teething begins around the age of... Read more »

Teeth: The Facts You Should Know

If you want strong and healthy teeth, then it’s very important to care for them regularly. In order to care for them, you need to know all about them. Our dentist, Dr. Frank Pettisani, understands that you might not know all there is to know about teeth in Vineland, New... Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help A Denture Fit Comfortably

Dentists and other oral care practitioners will sometimes advocate a complete or partial denture to replicate the essential function of missing or compromised teeth. These removable dental appliances are created from special dental materials that mimic the appearance of your teeth. It includes a pink base that is designed to... Read more »

A Dental Injury Such as a Chipped Tooth May Need a Dental Crown

Your teeth are very strong thanks to the layer of densely packed microscopic crystals that is the tooth enamel. We encourage you to keep your tooth enamel in good shape by avoiding habits such as grinding your teeth and chewing on pencils. If a tooth becomes chipped, it may require... Read more »

The Nature and Process of Root Canal Treatment

You may know endodontic treatment by its more common name of root canal treatment, which is a restorative dental procedure that removes infection from the tooth root. Common symptoms of dental infection include a lost dental filling, extensive tooth decay and deep dental or gum pain. When dental pain goes... Read more »