Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Treat that Cracked Tooth Like Royalty with a Crown

Everyone has heard of a dental crown. But many people don’t know what they are or how they work. There are times when a crown is the best possible treatment option. At Gentle Dental, we use crowns to repair teeth that are damaged and to anchor bridges onto adjacent healthy teeth. A crown is a […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Family Dental Care from Young to Old

At Gentle Dental we pride ourselves on practicing family dentistry. What does that mean? It means that we offer comprehensive diagnosis, preventive care, and treatment of common dental problems for patients of all ages. After all, it’s never too early, or too late, to take care of your teeth. Plus, there are advantages to your […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Tartar and Your Teeth

Some people only know the word “tartar” from the sauce they put on their fish sticks. But most of us have heard of dental tartar. It’s basically the start of most dental problems. Here’s a brief explanation and some ways to keep tartar from forming on your teeth. What is tartar? Everyone has bacteria in […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

What’s the Deal with Gingivitis?

Gingivitis. Everyone has heard the word. That’s not probably due to their extensive knowledge of dental issues, however. It’s probably more a factor of the size of the yearly Listerine ad budget. After all, the word gingivitis sounds ominous, an ad copywriter’s dream. And if Listerine helps fight it, oooooooh, I need some! But what […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

A Menu of Our Most Common Services at Gentle Dental

Everyone focuses on the procedure they need done, whether it’s a routine cleaning or a something more involved like gum scaling. Just to keep everyone up to date, here’s a list of our most common services, treatments, and procedures at Gentle Dental. Oral health exams: X-rays, TMJ, oral cancer screenings, along with a visual examination […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Dental Emergencies and What to Do

Just like a broken pipe or a clogged toilet, dental emergencies rarely seem to happen during normal business hours. That’s part of the reason we have later weekday hours, along with Saturday hours — to help you out with dental emergencies. At Gentle Dental we perform many emergency procedures such as extractions, root canals, bonding […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

What is a Root Canal Anyway?

Generally when people hear about canals, they either think of the romantic canals of Venice or the industrial miracles of the Panama Canal and such. They don’t think about their teeth. Nor do they want to! But a root canal can be a lifeboat for a tooth, saving an otherwise sinking ship. What is the […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Replace that Missing Tooth with an Implant

While a missing tooth may have some level of endearment in a Hee Haw-esque (for you older readers) way, you really shouldn’t leave that missing tooth, uh, missing. Why? It’s just a tooth. The gap isn’t as wide as the Lincoln Tunnel or anything, right? True, but it’s the gap that is the problem. Like […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Get Filled In on Types of Fillings

Fillings, as their name implies, are simply material that fills in the part of a tooth that needs to be removed because it is decayed. And while everyone knows about silver fillings, at Gentle Dental there are other options available. When a filling is needed  Dental decay usually starts innocently enough. You may get a […]

Dentist in Edison, New Jersey

Your Teen May Not Have to be a Metal Mouth

While Invisalign has been around since the 90s, people assume the clear plastic aligner system is only for adults who only need to move their teeth just a bit, even to simply move them back after their teeth have moved a bit following their teenage braces. But Invisalign can work well for teenagers, too. Kids […]

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