All aboard for a healthy smile!

An apple a day not only keeps the doctor away but also… simply chewing on it, scrubs your teeth which helps clean your teeth, increases your saliva and helps keep your teeth white. Thanks to Ort Farms you can help yourself to an Apple at your next visit!

Take this Summer Quiz & Earn a FREE Prize!

Although summer is almost over, we still have some HOT days ahead. Test your “summer smarts” by taking this 5 questions quiz. Get 100%, and win yourself a whitening “on the go” pen. You can whiten up before you leave your house!!! Print out your results and bring them to the office to claim your prize!! GOOD LUCK (offer ends September 4)

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO TAKE THE QUIZ:
https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/summer-quiz?utm_source=mouthhealthyorg&utm_medium=mhhomerotator&utm_content=summer-quiz

GIVEWAY! SONICARE ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH

AS A WAY OF SAYING THANKS, WE ARE GIVING AWAY THIS SONICARE ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH‼️

Follow the steps below to be entered via Facebook or Instagram. You must do all 3 to be entered!!

Facebook

1. LIKE our Facebook Page: CLICK HERE
2. LIKE and SHARE the post: CLICK HERE
3. Tag 3 friends on the post above.

Instagram

1. FOLLOW our Instagram: CLICK HERE
2. LIKE our post: CLICK HERE
3. Tag 3 friends on the post above.

The winner will be announced at the end of July ~ GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!

New Philips Zoom Whitening Pen

This pen is like no other! It can’t be used on paper, but it can be used to make your smile brighter! Introducing our new “on the go” bleach pen. Brush it on and smile with confidence. Easily fits in purses, pockets and glove compartments. Stop by and get yourself one.

Periodontal Disease

Happy Monday! Periodontal disease is serious and can lead to other major health problems. Don’t let it get that far! Regular checkups and brushing and flossing daily can help prevent advanced diseases.

What Are Canker And Mouth Sores?

What are Mouth Irritations and Oral Lesions?

Mouth irritations and oral lesions are swellings, spots or sores on your mouth, lips or tongue. Although there are numerous types of mouth sores and disorders, among the most common are canker sores, cold sores, leukoplakia and candidiasis (thrush). These are discussed below. If you have a mouth sore, you’re not alone-around one third of all people are affected at some point. Nonetheless, mouth sores, irritations and lesions can be painful, unsightly and can interfere with eating and speaking. Any mouth sore that persists for a week or more should be examined by your dentist. A biopsy (tissue taken for testing) may be advised and can usually determine the cause, ruling out such serious diseases as cancer and HIV.

Read More: https://www.colgateprofessional.com/education/patient-education/topics/canker-sores-apthous-ulcers/what-are-canker-mouth-sores

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Toothbrush

We know and love our toothbrushes as the tools that kick plaque to the curb, help keep cavities at bay (with the help of fluoride toothpaste, of course) and freshen our breath. But what else can we learn about them? Read on for some toothbrush facts.

  1. When selecting your toothbrush, look for the ADA Seal. 
  2. The toothbrush is 5,000 years old.
  3. The first mass-produced toothbrush was invented in prison. 
  4. Manual or powered? Your teeth don’t care.
  5. There is no “correct” order for brushing and flossing.
  6.  Toothbrushes like to be left out in the open.
  7. Lifespan = 3-4 Months
  8. When it comes to choosing a brush, go soft.
  9. Remember: 2 minutes, 2 times a day.
  10. Sharing is caring, but not for toothbrushes.

Read more: https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/t/toothbrushes?content=10_things_about_toothbrushes

Composite Fillings

Composite resins, or tooth-colored fillings, provide good durability and resistance to fracture in small- to mid-size fillings that need to withstand moderate pressure from the constant stress of chewing. They can be used on either front or back teeth. They are a good choice for people who prefer that their fillings look more natural.

Composites cost more than amalgam and occasionally are not covered by some insurance plans. Also, no dental filling lasts forever. Some studies show that composite fillings can be less durable and need to be replaced more often than amalgam fillings.

Read more: https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/c/composite-fillings

Smiles for Life

We are excited to announce that we participate in:

From March 1 through June 30, hundreds of dental practices throughout the United States and Canada professionally whiten teeth to raise money for seriously ill, disabled, and underprivileged children in their local communities and around the world. They are members of the Crown Council, an alliance of leading-edge dental teams who are passionately committed to promoting oral health, fighting oral cancer and serving their communities through charitable work.

 

HOW AT-HOME TEETH WHITENING WORKS:

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A WAY TO WHITEN THE STAINS IN YOUR SMILE, it is always safer and more effective to choose a professional teeth whitening system under the direction of a dentist. We, as a participating Smile For Life dentist, are offering at-home teeth whitening systems. The media is flooded with advertisements for do-it-yourself remedies, but some of these treatments can be damaging to your teeth and ineffective at fully whitening. With Smiles For Life, you can enjoy a professional at-home teeth whitening system under the care of us while making a difference in the life of a child.

 

At-Home Teeth Whitening Procedure:

A dental cleaning and oral exam are both recommended prior to professional teeth whitening. WE can help you determine whether you qualify and are a candidate for at-home teeth whitening.

After your initial consultation with us and we find you are a candidate, you will be fitted with custom-molded teeth whitening trays and given a teeth whitening formula. With Opalescence Tooth Whitening Systems, the tooth whitening formula is applied directly to the whitening trays, which are worn nightly or daily, respectively, until the desired shade is reached. The teeth whitening formula contains active ingredients, which slowly penetrate through the tooth enamel and bleach out any stains. Length of treatment varies depending on the current tooth shade and post-op visits will help determine the length of time needed to achieve the desired results.

When you choose US, (participants with Smiles For Life) for your at-home teeth whitening system, 100% of your teeth whitening cost goes towards benefiting children locally and all over the world.

 

Make an appointment by calling 908-852-6626 or email at office@drstephendeehan.com

Whiten your teeth and change a life!!!

Our New Camera and Scanner

We are excited to announce our new equipment with all our patients!

CS 3600 Digital Scanner

There is no question that 3D printing is rapidly changing the field of dentistry which is why we are excited to share our innovative current technology the CS 3600 digital scanner. This new intelligent scanner enables our staff to easily capture scans correctly on the first try, which allows scanning to be efficient resulting in higher quality scans before they’ve even been rendered. The ability to scan in high-resolution also improves quality and clinical details to aid in more precise restorations.

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CS 1500 Intraoral Camera

The CS 1500 is an intraoral camera that streamlines our patient exams by delivering clear, true-to-life images. It lets our practice view flawless, precise images of your teeth and gums. These images allow us to make a more accurate diagnosis and develop a better treatment plan for each patient. A quicker, more accurate diagnosis means less chair time for you and enables you to see everything we see and know everything we know!

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