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How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Oral Health

September 18, 2019

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A pregnant woman holding her stomach.Pregnancy affects nearly every aspect of your life–your lifestyle, your diet, your health, and much more! Your mouth is no exception to the changes your body may experience during pregnancy. During this special time, you’ll need to pay particular attention to your oral health for both your sake and your growing baby’s.

Pregnancy does not automatically damage your teeth. The old wives’ tale that warns a woman to expect a lost tooth for every baby is false. If the mother’s intake of calcium is inadequate during pregnancy, her bones – not her teeth – will provide the calcium her growing baby needs. This calcium loss is quickly made up after breastfeeding is stopped.

However, the demands of pregnancy can lead to particular dental problems in some women. With proper hygiene at home and professional help from your dentist, your teeth should remain healthy throughout pregnancy.

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Close the Gaps & Renew Your Smile

August 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — washingtondental @ 10:30 pm

An older couple smiling outside.Nothing makes you realize just how important your teeth are to your day-to-day life than when one or more go missing. Suddenly, your diet is limited, certain words are difficult to say, and you find yourself thinking twice before smiling. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or all of them, the available technology in dentistry today can help you rebuild your oral health and confidence by replacing your missing teeth.

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Dr. Darren Tong Co-Authors Best-Selling Book “Leo Learns About Life” and Receives EXPY® Award

August 13, 2019

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Dr. Darren TongPediatric Dentist Dr. Darren Tong was recognized for his contribution to the book “Leo Learns About Life” with a Writer EXPY® Award

Tappan, NY –August 14, 2019  – Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Darren Tong, was awarded a Writer EXPY® from the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers®. Tong received the award due to his contribution to the book Leo Learns About Life. In this children’s anthology, Tong teamed up with other successful professionals, including Jack Canfield, to compile a selection of short stories designed to teach children invaluable lessons that will benefit them throughout their lives.

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Another Award for our Bergenfield Dentists and Smile Team of Washington Dental Associates

July 28, 2019

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The Talk Awards sealThe dental offices of Dr. LaCap and Dr. Tong in Bergenfield, NJ has earned the prestigious CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award in the Dentists category.  This the 8th consecutive year that their offices have won this award.

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If you have an appointment coming up, get ready to DARE THE DOCS!

July 10, 2019

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See the doctors either do the Hula or Lipsync a song on camera. The choice is up to YOU!

The steps are simple:

  1. Ask for a social sign and take a photo with it 
  2. Post it to Facebook and tag our location
  3. Choose your dare and we’ll add a sticker in your name.
  4. PLUS, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

 

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Back to School List? Add a Visit with Your Family Dentist in Bergenfield

June 30, 2019

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Children smilingIn addition to their regular checkup, some school supplies, and maybe some new outfits, it’s vital that you take your child for a routine dental appointment. Besides an easier schedule in the summer, these regular dental checkups can prevent them from more serious dental issues that can lead to missing valuable time at school. Also, studies have shown that dental problems can dramatically decrease kids’ confidence and school performance. Thankfully, your family dentist in Bergenfield has some tips to ensure healthy smiles for the school year.

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Happy hour at Washington Dental Associates

June 26, 2019

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Bergenfield is having a town wide happy hour starting June 25 through the 2nd week of July.

Washington Dental Associates has decided to join the fun and put in a twist of dentistry into their happy hour.

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Why Dental Implants in Bergenfield are the Superior Choice

April 10, 2019

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Dental implantAccording to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, nearly 70% of American adults aged 35 to 44 are missing one or more teeth. If you are one of these millions of Americans, chances are you have already chosen a restorative dental solution, such as dentures or a bridge, to rebuild your smile. However, dental implants in Bergenfield offer a range of benefits that can boost your quality of life compared to other tooth replacement options. If you are tired of your dentures slipping or want to regain the ability to eat all your favorite foods, keep reading below.

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By Dr. Mariliza LaCap

Filed under: Uncategorized — washingtondental @ 12:10 pm

Pregnant womanPregnancy affects nearly every aspect of your life–your lifestyle, your diet, your health, and much more! Your mouth is no exception to the changes your body may experience during pregnancy. During this special time, you’ll need to pay particular attention to your oral health for both your sake and your growing baby’s.

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New year, New you: New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

February 12, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — washingtondental @ 4:26 pm

Woman smiling

By Dr. Mariliza Lacap,

Dentist and CEO of Smile More Dentistry and Washington Dental Associates.

Amazon best selling author, Secrets to Total Body Health

With the new year you may have already started your New Year’s resolutions. Why not make one of your New Year’s resolutions be improving your dental health?

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