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iTero for Invisalign® Edison, NJ

Scanners Aren’t Just for Your Computer

You’ve no doubt heard about Invisalign, the orthodontic treatment that uses clear acrylic aligner trays to move the teeth rather than the much-despised metal bands, wires, and elastics of traditional braces. One of the features involved with the Invisalign system at Gentle Dental is the scanner we use to start the process. It’s called iTero […]


Dry Mouth | Teeth Cleaning | Edison, NJ

Dry Mouth Can Be a Thing

Everyone can feel as if there isn’t a drop of moisture in their mouths at times. Maybe you have to get up and present in front of the board. Maybe your boss just asked if he could see you in his office for a minute, and the last five people to whom he asked that […]


Dental Care | Gental Dental | Edison, NJ

Grind Your Coffee Beans, Not Your Molars

Just about everyone, except maybe your yoga instructor or the Dalai Lama, grinds his or her teeth some times. After all, our bosses, kids, job, and other things can drive us crazy. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, isn’t really any big deal — you have to clench your teeth occasionally when your boss is […]


Gentle Dental

Teeth By the Numbers

This is the time of year when people make resolutions. Eat better. Join a gym. Read more books. Learn how to stop blading my lob wedge. Most people don’t include “Take better care of my teeth” on their list. But maybe we all should. After all, a healthy mouth is a key to a happy […]


Teeth Bleaching Edison, Metuchen, & South Plainfield, NJ

Teeth As White as the Driven Snow

We get lots of snow in Edison. But after a day or two it usually isn’t its whitest. Is that kind of how you feel about your teeth? Cut your teeth some slack — it’s not easy staying white. Our tooth enamel is the hardest tissue of the entire human body, but it’s not superhuman. […]


Dental Services Edison, NJ

Give Your Teeth the Gift of Being Beautiful

Heading into prime party season you may want to give your teeth a little something to get them ready for all the festivities. After all, you may be doing things such as having your nails done or getting your hair styled. You could be having a little Botox here or there or having a facial. […]


Family Dentist Edison, Metuchen, & South Plainfield, NJ

Be Sure to Use Up Your Dental Insurance Dollars

Last month we detailed how most dental insurance plans work, and why you may want to schedule an appointment with the team at Gentle Dental before the end of the year to avoid leaving insurance money unspent and gone for good. We’re back to give you a second reminder here, plus we have a couple […]


Invisalign Edison, NJ

Invisalign is Clearly Superior

Although it was first introduced in 1998, most people think the Invisalign tooth straightening system is new. While it was met with early skepticism, Invisalign is now accepted as a great alternative to traditional braces. While Invisalign cannot handle cases where dramatic movement is required, it is excellent for mild to moderate orthodontic treatment. Our […]



That Thumb Doesn’t Need to Go to School

If you have kids worrying is one of the realities of the job of parenting. And when it comes to your child’s teeth, you may be wondering about thumb sucking. Is he or she sucking their thumb too much? Should they have stopped by now? Are they damaging their teeth? When parents bring their kids […]


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