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Safeguarding Your Smile: Preventing Tooth Decay

April 30, 2024

Did you know that according to the World Health Organization, 60-90% of children worldwide and nearly 100% of adults suffer from dental cavities? Although these statistics are quite alarming, maintaining good oral hygiene can significantly reduce your risk of tooth decay. At our dental practice, we offer a wide range of preventive and dental services to help patients of all ages achieve optimal oral health.

The role of plaque in tooth decay and the importance of regular checkups

Tooth decay occurs when dental plaque is not consistently removed from around your teeth and gums. Besides, if you have a diet high in sugary sweets, acidic foods, or beverages, or if you suffer from dry mouth, teeth grinding, receding gums, or deeply grooved dental enamel, your risk for tooth decay increases even further. As experienced dental professionals, we strongly emphasize the importance of dental prevention to maintain optimal oral health. We also recommend regular checkups to allow for early detection and treatment of dental diseases. While cavities are almost entirely preventable, it's crucial to address any developing tooth decay as soon as possible to avoid more severe consequences to your oral health and overall well-being.

Ensuring a healthy smile with our comprehensive dental care

When you visit our office for a checkup, you can trust that your teeth are in the best possible hands. We use state-of-the-art technology and techniques to evaluate your teeth, gums, and jaw for any signs of dental disease or developing issues. Alongside an assessment of your oral health, every exam conducted by our dentist includes a thorough, professional teeth cleaning to remove any accumulations of plaque or tartar that you may have missed while brushing or flossing. We'll also review your home care routine and offer guidance on how to clean and care for your teeth more effectively between checkups.

Protecting the health of your smile with effective dental solutions

Although tooth decay is a widespread oral health concern, with regular visits to our office, cavities can be prevented. At our dental practice, we provide personalized, state-of-the-art solutions for all of your dental healthcare needs. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, get in touch with us today.

Cosmetic Dental Office East Brunswick

East Brunswick Dentistry

Summerhill Dental Excellence is a state-of-the-art dentistry practice led by the renowned Dr. Roger Lerner. Our goal is to provide the highest quality dental care and personalized service to the community of East Brunswick and Central New Jersey. Our affiliations include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Facial Cosmetics
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Fellow
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
  • Middlesex County Dental Association

We accept most insurance plans and offer a selection of payment options so that you access your care without additional stress or delay. Please request an appointment online or call (732) 651-1818 .

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2A Auer Court
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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