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Anxious About Your Emergency Dental Visit? Here’s Something to Calm Your Nerves

March 31, 2020

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child under nitrous oxide sedation at their dentist's office

Many situations which require a visit to your emergency dentist in Bergenfield often take place in the comfort of your own home. If you’re working out in your room while social isolating to get your blood pumping after sitting on the couch all day the day before, it’s easy to go down for a push-up in your living room and chip your tooth. The situation can rile up your nerves and make you become anxious, not knowing what your next step is. By the time you’re able to contact your dentist and get an appointment, you’re filled with unrest and stress and can’t sit still in the treatment chair. Fortunately, your emergency dentist offers sedation. Read below to learn more about sedation dentistry and how it can help make you feel comfortable and relaxed while receiving the treatment you need.


COVID-19 Office Update

March 19, 2020

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The world is grappling with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and our heart goes out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

As of now, our office will remain open to serve the patients needing emergency dental work. This is our way of helping decrease the amount of people going into the emergency rooms.


4 Frequently Asked Questions About Gum Disease

January 28, 2020

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a person holding up their lip to show their red, puffy gums

Do you know the ins and outs of gum disease in Bergenfield? Do you know its symptoms? What can happen if it’s left untreated? What to do to prevent it? As one of the most common dental problems seen by dentists throughout the country, you might find it worthwhile to check out 4 of these frequently asked questions about gum disease, so you can take the necessary steps to improve your oral health.


4 Factors That Increase Your Risk of Gum Disease

January 20, 2020

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person holding their lips up so you can see their gums

According to a survey taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in two adults in the United States has gum disease. Even though the problem is so common, it’s easily preventable with the right precautionary measures. One great way to preserve the health of your mouth is to recognize and control common risk factors for this disease. Read on to learn four causes of gum disease so you can work with your dentist to protect your smile from permanent damage.


New Year, New Benefits!

January 15, 2020

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family smilingIf you’ve put off visiting us because you’ve used up your dental benefits for 2019, give us call now!

Happy New Year! Individuals often start off the new year by making resolutions like eating healthier and beginning an exercise routine. Since the annual maximum amount provided by many dental insurance plans often resets in January, it makes sense to add keeping a healthy mouth to those goals, and get caught up on any dental treatment you might need.


Discover the Many Ways You Can Replace Your Missing Teeth

December 27, 2019

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a person with a missing toothAre you tired of looking at an incomplete smile? Do you wish you could wave a magic wand and suddenly see a mouth full of teeth? What if you were to learn that there are several solutions that might be right for you? Guess what? There are! Missing teeth no longer have to be a lifelong reality. Instead, you and your dentist can discuss which option will help you achieve your desired results. Before scheduling your appointment, take a look at some of the many ways you can restore your smile in its entirety and why dental implants in Bergenfield may just be the best.


Did you set your dental resolutions yet for 2020?

December 26, 2019

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woman brushingAs we start to approach a new decade, it is now time to start planning your new year’s dental resolutions for 2020! Since we highly value our patients treatment here at our office, we are always trying to improve our practice so that we can accommodate best with our patients’ individual needs.

“The best dentistry requires the least amount of treatment. Our New Year’s resolution is to fix our patient’s current problems and prevent future issues.” -Dr. Lacap

Now that you know what our goals are,
what will your New Year’s Dental Resolutions will be?


Why Are Dental Implants Such a Popular Restorative Treatment for Missing Teeth?

November 19, 2019

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an older couple smiling and huggingWhen it comes to replacing your missing teeth, you want a solution that can stand the test of time. While you may know about dental crowns and bridges and their ability to restore the look of a smile, you want something that will truly replace the entire tooth structure, not just the visible crown. With dental implants in Bergenfield, this can all be possible. Find out more about these unique and innovative restorative treatments and why they’ve become so popular over the years.


Angels Flew to Bergenfield Last Month Spreading Free Smiles For the Bergen County Community

October 25, 2019

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Bergen County dental office offers a day of FREE dentistry, providing over $16,000 worth of dental treatment on October 8th, 2019

Bergenfield, NJ – Drs. LaCap and Tong hosted their annual Day of Free Dentistry event – providing Over $16,000 worth of dental treatment to Bergen County residents.


Bergenfield and Tappan dentists will once again be providing free dental care to veterans on November 11th

October 21, 2019

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Washington Dental Associates in Bergenfield, NJ and Smile More Dentistry in Tappan, NY, will hold its annual veterans day of free dentistry event on Monday November 11th, 2019. The entire team will be providing free dental care services to former and active duty military members. Furthermore, veterans can receive 30% off any treatment throughout the entire month of November.


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