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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common cosmetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Saved Jerry Rice's Smile
... If you have chipped, broken or missing teeth, or are considering a smile makeover, we want to know exactly what you want to change about your smile, as the old adage is true: Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder...

Although Challenging, 'Smile Zone' Implants can Appear Beautifully Life-Like
Dental implants have quickly become the restoration of choice for two basic reasons: they effectively restore the lost function of missing teeth and simultaneously rejuvenate the smile with their life-like appearance...

Though not Always Seen, it's Still Important to Replace a Missing Back Tooth
... Bridgework has been the traditional method for replacing one or a few missing teeth: they’re long-lasting if cared for properly, have a life-like appearance that blends well with other teeth and are a good option when implants aren’t...

Put an End to Uncomfortable and Embarrassing Cracked Mouth Corners
... To reduce the chance of future outbreaks, we may recommend you rinse with Chlorhexidine, as well as replace missing teeth or refit loose dentures — these too are contributing factors to erupting yeast infections...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Get Relief from Cracked Corners of the Mouth
...Inside the mouth reduced saliva flow, tissue inflammation under a rarely cleaned denture (denture stomatitis), pressure on the mouth corners caused by a collapsed bite due to missing teeth and similar conditions can elevate the risks for infection...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

You'll Experience Little to No Discomfort During and After Implant Surgery
You’ve decided to obtain dental implants for your missing teeth...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered today’s premier method for restoring missing teeth...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

Look at the Long-Term Costs When Considering Dental Implants
You’ve probably heard a lot of great things about dental implants as a replacement for missing teeth...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...There are several options for replacing missing teeth, from a removable partial denture to a traditional fixed bridge to a state-of-the-art implant-supported replacement tooth...

A Traditional Bridge Might be the Right Solution for Your Missing Teeth
...Dental implants have become the premier restoration for missing teeth...

Tooth Loss: A Health Risk for Older Adults
...There are several ways to replace a full set of missing teeth, including removable dentures, overdentures, and fixed dentures: Removable dentures are the classic replacement teeth that you put in during the day and take out at night...

3 Ways to Correct Missing Front Teeth
...A few missing teeth, though, never erupted in the first place...

We can Fix a Smile Marred by Absent Front Teeth
...But they can also have a disruptive effect on an otherwise attractive smile if the missing teeth are the upper lateral incisors in the most visible part of the smile...

5 Ways to Make Your Smile More Confident and Inviting
...With porcelain dental restorations that have a strong inner core and an outer life-like appearance, we can completely cover an individual damaged tooth with a custom-made crown or replace one or more missing teeth with fixed bridgework...

These Digital Tools Increase the Success Rate of Dental Implants
...That's why they're tops among both dentists and patients for replacing missing teeth...

The Day After Labor Day: Renew Your Focus on Your Family's Oral Health
...There are amazing cosmetic dental techniques available, from simple teeth whitening to dental implants for missing teeth, that could completely transform your smile appearance...

If You Thought the Last Century Was Amazing for Dental Care, Just Wait
...Dentists in the early 21st Century have more effective and powerful treatments for disease, as well as life-like and durable restorations for missing teeth and less-than-perfect smiles...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Specialty Dentures
Dentures are designed to replace missing teeth, and are worn by millions of Americans...

Dental Bridges
Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

Bridges
Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Robert Perri, D.D.S.
Linda Maiorano, D.D.S.
466 Old Hook Road, Suite 24B
Emerson, NJ 07630
201-261-6688