Dentistry FAQs: Teething

In order for your child to receive the necessary care they need for their smile to thrive in the future, oral health risks need to be minimized. When a child's teeth begin to break above their gum line, they will be at risk for a condition known as teething. Teething first begins around the age of 6 months and can... read more »

Replenish Your Smile with Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

If you are looking to improve oral health through lifestyle changes, and it’s important to determine which inadequacies you currently have. If there are any particular oral health ailments that you constantly find yourself being extra vulnerable to, they should be the primary focus. This can include cavities. If you are suffering from cavities, it is important to how to... read more »

Focus Your Smile on Tooth Hazard Prevention

  To keep your teeth functioning as intended, you should always make sure they are safe from any dental damage that can arise because damage can occur at any time and can often take place in a moment's notice. Your dietary choices should always be under consideration, so you can be sure your smile can thrive for many many years... read more »

How You Can Avoid the Harmful Effects of Sugary Drinks

Even though sweetened beverages are available in many forms today, they are not your best choice when it comes to your smile. This is because sugary drinks feed harmful oral bacteria which get their energy from sugar. They then turn around and create acid which attacks your teeth. The result? You end up exposed to tooth erosion and cavities. You... read more »

Oral Health Care Hazards: Mouth Jewelry

If you want your smile to be at its healthiest, exercise caution with all potential hazards associated with your lifestyle. Just as with the products you consume and ingest, the habits you keep on the external layer of your body may also affect your health. For example, the use of mouth jewelry is linked to numerous oral health disorders and... read more »

Transform Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are looking for a smile transformation, you have come to the right place! Here at East Coast Family Dental in Jersey City, New Jersey, we offer cosmetic dentistry and is proud to give you the assistance you need to have the smile of your dreams. Did you know, as we age, it’s common for our smiles to dull... read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you ready for the smile makeover of a lifetime? With the help of cosmetic dentistry, our team can give you the beautiful smile you have always wanted. Today we have some dental options for you to consider if you have smile imperfections to restore to health and beauty. Let's take a look at the following treatments we offer at East Coast Family... read more »

Bruxism and Your Smile

Have you ever had an oral exam to look for bruxism? If you weren’t aware, bruxism is a condition often caused unconsciously involving the grinding of one’s teeth, often to the detriment of their oral health. Bruxism can also disturb your sleep habits, which can cause an increase in exhaustion and a sense of always being tired due to a... read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Crowns and Veneers

Are you ready to enjoy your summer with a beautiful smile? If so, improve your oral health with crowns and veneers. Both dental crowns and dental veneers are wonderful cosmetic dentistry treatments designed to improve the look of your teeth. Depending on your oral health care needs and desires, choosing the right one for you does not have to be... read more »

Are You Keeping up With Your Toothache Treatments This Summer?

Keeping your teeth safe includes making sure your nerve endings are not damaged, which result in toothaches. Are you keeping up with your toothache treatments this summer? Look for the following symptoms that are typically associated with toothaches: - Toothaches typically include pain and discomfort even after taking medications to dull the pain. - Pain from a toothache generally continues... read more »