Washington Dental Associates Blog

Still have candy hanging around?

October 17, 2016

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Don’t let your children rot their teeth!!  Exchange the Candy for money and prizes the kids will love!  $1 for every pound of candy or $25 towards treatment.

November 1-4 at both of our locations.  11am-5pm

We send the candy to our troops overseas!!!

*****PS:  You don’t have to be a patient to participate, so forward this link to anyone you know might be eating too much candy this Halloween….save their teeth!

See you on Facebook!

Smile More, Live More,

Drs. Lacap, Tong and their Smile Team.

Washington Dental Associates
(201) 384-2425


Get Your BLING On!

October 3, 2016

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Show your Support through the month of October with your very own stylish Pink Swarovski Crystal Smile for a $25 donation. 100% will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

The Pink Swarovski Crystal is applied to the tooth with a temporary dental adhesive. It is safe, and takes less than 5 minutes for a dentist to apply. After the month of October, we can remove it for you or you can keep it on as long as you’d like.

3“Everyone knows a friend or family member who has been diagnosed or survived breast cancer. This hits close to home. One of our hygienist and some of our dearest patients have battled breast cancer. This is our way of showing our support and helping the cause,” said Dr. Lacap. “It was a big hit last year, so we’ve decided to continue the tradition”.

****Call our office to make an appointment and Smile Pink for the cure. 201-384-2425 or click below to request an appointment.




The Importance of Flossing with a Tappan Dentist

September 30, 2016

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A Tappan dentist talks about why you should floss every day.“How do you like your new house?!” the TV host exclaims. You’ve seem this moment a hundred times before. This is when the family is supposed to jump for joy at their newly renovated house. However, their faces are less happy and more…puzzled. The roof isn’t quite done, in that it’s missing over parts of the house. There’s not going to be a dramatic entrance into the interior because there is no front door. Whenever you brush your teeth and forget to floss, this is basically what you are doing with your teeth. You are leaving a large part of the job undone. The Tappan dentist wants you to know why flossing is just as important as brushing. (more…)


We Miss YOU!

September 21, 2016

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We’ve missed your smile in our office. No more making excuses to come in and get a beautiful and healthy smile for the Holidays!!

  1. No time? We are now open Saturdays and early and evening hours 8am to 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  2. No insurance? We offer many ways you can save. With our Oral Health Savings Plan, you can save up to 30%.
  3. No money? Really? Everyone’s got money, but we can help you save if you are tight on cash with our interest free payment plans and discounts. Waiting will get more expensive. Look for our special offers in this newsletter. WE CAN HELP YOU!
  4. Afraid?All our Drs and Hygienists are gentle and really awesome. You’ll love coming in. If you are really afraid, we offer laughing gas. You can even get dentistry while you sleep….it’s called sedation dentistry.
  5. Didn’t enjoy your visit last time? Give us another chance. We promise to “wow” you.
    No more excuses. Call today and schedule your appointment.

Welcome Back Cleaning Special: $89 (regularly $150) Exam and x-rays FREE*

Offer expires: 11/01/2016
* Some restrictions apply


If you are due for an exam, cleaning or need additional dentistry completed, NOW is the perfect time. Don’t get BLOCKED out of our schedule. Enjoy your day!

See you soon,

Washington Dental Associates
(201) 384-2425


Bergenfield Dentist Shares Tips for Infant Oral Care

September 6, 2016

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The Bergenfield dentist talks about how to care for your infant’s oral hygiene. Parenting can be summed up as a series of triumphs and panics:

“Yay, we’re pregnant!…now what do we do?!”

“They’ve learned to walk! No no no, come back here!”

“They’ve just gotten their first tooth! Do we need to see the dentist?”

Every little bit of progress brings question, and this is the same when it comes to your baby’s oral health. What should you do before they have their first tooth? What about after? The Bergenfield dentist gives you tips on how to take care of your infant. (more…)


Your Dentist in Tappan Says You Can Relax In the Dental Chair

August 30, 2016

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dentist in tappanIf the thought of visiting the dentist makes you more than a little nervous, you’re not alone. There’s no shortage of tips for overcoming anxiety online, and when it comes to dental anxiety, we’ve got another one to add to the list. It’s sedation dentistry provided by your dentist in Tappan. Learn more about how we can help you overcome your dental fear today!



Your Emergency Dentist in Bergenfield On What to Do Next

August 22, 2016

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dentist in bergenfieldDo you know who to call in a dental emergency? More people than ever are heading to the emergency room — when often, their issues could have been easily resolved in the dentist’s chair. Your dentist in Bergenfield provides emergency dentistry for patients when they need it most. Call us and our experienced staff will also give over-the-phone advice for what to do until you can reach our office. A few tips are listed below.



Smile Faster with a CEREC Same Day Crown!

July 28, 2016

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CERECThe American Dental Association recommends that everyone see the dentist twice a year for a dental checkup. And our dentists are always happy to see you! However, when it comes to placing a dental crown, we’d rather see you only once. And with same day crowns by CEREC, you only need to schedule a single appointment to have a fully restored tooth. With CEREC, the dentists at Washington Dental can place a new crown over a damaged tooth in just a few hours.



We Can Help with Your Dental Emergency!

July 27, 2016

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dental emergencyLots of people enjoy a surprise, but there is one type of surprise that no one likes. A dental emergency can be frightening and unnerving. And why do they always seem to happen at the wrong time? Because there is never a good time to have an emergency. However, when you have a dental emergency in Bergenfield or Tappan, NJ, your dentists at Washington Dental are here to help. With our two convenient locations and our ability to see patients for same-day appointments, we can treat your emergency so you can get your life back on track.



How To Care For Your Teething Baby

July 12, 2016

Northvale Children's DentistTEETHING IS NO FUN for babies or parents. Some babies’ teeth erupt with no problems at all but for others, it could be a long and painful process.

Besides giving your child plenty of tender loving care, here are some things you can do to care for your child’s mouth during the teething phase.

Be Aware Of Teething Signs And Symptoms

When your little one finally starts teething, it’s normal for them to be fussy and irritable. Common symptoms are difficulty sleeping, decrease in appetite and increased drooling. It’s also normal for their temperature to increase slightly when they’re teething, however, high-grade fevers are not normal. If your child seems overly cranky or has a high fever, call your physician. (more…)

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Darren Tong, DDS Mariliza LaCap, DDS Bergenfield, NJ Cosmetic and General Dentistry (201) 453-4850 wdanewjersey@gmail.com
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Darren Tong, DDS Mariliza LaCap, DDS Tappan, NY Cosmetic and General Dentistry (845) 675-1511 Tappan.smilemore@gmail.com