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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.


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.


Close the Gaps & Renew Your Smile

August 20, 2019

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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.


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.


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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