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Making Smiles Go for Miles at Camp Sunrise

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Our Wayne NJ Dental Office | Comments Off on Making Smiles Go for Miles at Camp Sunrise

Making Smiles Go for Miles at Camp Sunrise

Wayne NJ Dentist Donates to Camp Sunrise Camp Sunrise is a camping ministry for specially-abled children & adults ages 8-55 years, located in Nutley, NJ. Dr. Maldonado is proud to have our Wayne Dental Arts office donate toothpaste to Camp Sunrise in order to promote oral health awareness & give back to the local community we love so much. Camp Sunrise was designed to provide a safe and healthy environment in which campers experience new challenges and opportunities for growth. Toothpaste is something we all use – or should be...

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SMILE, It’s the 4th of July!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Our Wayne NJ Dental Office | Comments Off on SMILE, It’s the 4th of July!

SMILE, It’s the 4th of July!

4th of July Smiles We’re all already well aware that summer is officially the smile season, right? Now that doesn’t mean autumn isn’t awesome, spring doesn’t provoke a significant amount of smiles, or that winter smiles are watered down.   With the mission of proving how smiling proves to be somewhat easier in summer, let’s specifically examine one of the major summertime holidays…and some reasons why the 4th of July makes us smile.   5 Reasons Why the 4th of July Makes Us Smile! 1. Freedom 2....

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3 Reasons Why You Should See Your Dentist in the Summer

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why You Should See Your Dentist in the Summer

3 Reasons Why You Should See Your Dentist in the Summer

Summertime is Checkup Time It’s not like we should need a good time to see our dentist, but for most of us convenience is a key factor. With everything else going on in life, sometimes scheduling – and/or keeping – that dentist appointment can prove challenging at best. But summer is the smile season, and you shouldn’t neglect your smile just because there’s too much other stuff to do. It’s true, we actually smile more in summer! And as it turns out, summertime is one of the best times to visit your dentist...

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Chewing Tobacco & Oral Cancer in Baseball

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments Off on Chewing Tobacco & Oral Cancer in Baseball

Chewing Tobacco & Oral Cancer in Baseball

Curt Schilling Blames Oral Cancer on Chewing Tobacco While most sports fans are aware of former Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly’s battle with sinus cancer, and the recent passing of one of baseball’s greatest hitter ever – Tony Gwynn – up until earlier today most of us weren’t aware that another famous athlete is dealing with mouth cancer. Former Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series winning pitcher Curt Schilling is currently fighting oral cancer.   We first learned Schilling had cancer back in February...

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Tooth Decay Is The Oldest Disease?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments Off on Tooth Decay Is The Oldest Disease?

Tooth Decay Is The Oldest Disease?

Do You Know the Oldest Disease Known to Humans? It’s not the common cold. Nor is it arthritis, malaria, or leprosy. According to Healthplex Dental trivia, tooth decay is not only the oldest disease we know of, but also the most common and widespread. A quick internet search should reveal plenty of claims to the contrary, with even the Guinness Book of World Records getting in on the action proclaiming leprosy appeared prior to tooth decay…     What Is Tooth Decay & How Can We Prevent It? Tooth decay, which is also...

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3 Super Simple Smile Maintenance Tips

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments Off on 3 Super Simple Smile Maintenance Tips

3 Super Simple Smile Maintenance Tips

A Little Smile Maintenance Goes a Long Way Maintaining a healthy smile is easy, and can even save you money at the dentist. All it takes is some super simple – but consistent – dental hygiene habits to keep your kisser in tip top shape. A diligent daily dental hygiene regimen along with some preventative dentistry is the first ingredient toward keeping a beaming & bright, healthy looking smile.   Why Is Dental Hygiene So Important?     Because we can avoid major treatment plans that cost significantly more than...

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3 Good Reasons Why Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Invisalign | Comments Off on 3 Good Reasons Why Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth

3 Good Reasons Why Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth

Wayne NJ Invisalign Dentist Shares Why Straight Teeth Are Healthier Teeth   Having straight teeth isn’t just for looks, having properly aligned teeth is a major factor in maintaining both optimal oral health – and overall health. According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health. Lots of readers may have had braces when they were younger, but these days just as many adults are undergoing orthodontic care to bring their bite back into alignment...

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Why Smiling is Good for Your Health

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments Off on Why Smiling is Good for Your Health

Why Smiling is Good for Your Health

Smile…It’s Good For You We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but just go ahead and try to laugh without smiling! And we all know that when we feel good we tend to smile more, but did you know that the reverse may be true as well? That is, just the simple act of smiling can be good for our health. Even though smiles have been said to be incredibly contagious, cracking a smile is scientifically proven to be good for your overall health. In a 2012 study, published in issue of Psychological Science, researchers at...

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4 of the Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures for Celebrities

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Cosmetic Dentistry | Comments Off on 4 of the Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures for Celebrities

4 of the Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures for Celebrities

Want a Hollywood Smile? A dazzling, white, bright, light-up-the-room smile doesn’t have to be something reserved for those beyond the velvet ropes. In these times of anti-aging dentistry, there are a few cosmetic smile improvement procedures in particular which remain popular among celebrities but aren’t so out of reach for the rest of us. Sure, for most of us the daily dental health regimen of brushing, flossing, & rinsing combined with the regularly scheduled dental checkups & cleanings is enough to keep...

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Is Your Dentist A Little Too Talkative?

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in SMILE! | Comments Off on Is Your Dentist A Little Too Talkative?

Is Your Dentist A Little Too Talkative?

See How to Deal with a Chatty Dentist   We’ve all been there…your dentist is what seems like shoulder deep in your mouth when they start asking questions. So, how’s the family? Have you been flossing daily? How does my wristwatch feel on the back of your throat? Yada, yada, yada…   These aren’t some obscure, rhetorical, meaning of life type questions requiring a simple yes or no answer, no. These talkative tooth jocks ask questions they actually expect an answer to, all while they’re busy...

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