Washington Dental Associates Blog
September 21, 2016
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!!
- No time? We are now open Saturdays and early and evening hours 8am to 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- No insurance? We offer many ways you can save. With our Oral Health Savings Plan, you can save up to 30%.
- 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!
- 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.
- 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,
August 30, 2016
If 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!
August 22, 2016
Do 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.
July 28, 2016
The 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.
July 27, 2016
Lots 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.
July 12, 2016
TEETHING 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…)
June 30, 2016
Lauren Hutton, Michael Strahan, Madonna, Condoleezza Rice, Eddie Murphy and David Letterman. What do they all have in common? A gap between their two front teeth, which is medically termed a diastema. For celebrities, this can be a distinguishing characteristic. Nevertheless, most people prefer to eliminate the gap. Fortunately, that can almost always be accomplished with orthodontics while children are young. For this and other orthodontics, Tappan, NY, and Bergenfield, NJ, parents can trust the dentists at both of our conveniently located offices that will now be offering a comprehensive menu of pediatric dental services.
June 21, 2016
You know brushing your teeth for two minutes, twice a day is what you should be doing to keep your smile healthy — but are you hitting the two-minute mark every single time? If you’re like most of our patients, the answer is no. That’s why your Bergenfield, NJ and Tappan, NY dentist is running a summer awareness campaign called Don’t Rush Your Brush! Little ones can also participate in our Brushing Challenge during June, July, and August for cool prizes (and healthier teeth and gums, too). Keep reading to learn more about both opportunities!
May 17, 2016
If you’re considering orthodontic treatment to get a straighter smile, you’re probably considering Invisalign in Tappan. Invisalign uses a series of clear plastic aligner trays to gradually move the teeth into alignment. Since clear trays are used instead of metal wires and brackets, you’ll get a straighter smile using a nearly invisible treatment. In addition to a less noticeable appearance, Invisalign offers certain advantages that aren’t possible with traditional braces, making Invisalign a popular choice among patients. If you’re considering Invisalign, we have the top reasons why Invisalign in the perfect option for you.
May 10, 2016
When you’re suffering from tooth loss, you want to know what all of your options are to determine the best tooth replacement plan for your needs, budget, and lifestyle. Among the most preferred option to treat tooth loss are dental implants. Implants offer the next best thing next to your natural teeth. But, receiving implants does require a fairly invasive surgery. As a result, we know that you have some questions. As a leading dentist for implants, Dr. Mariliza Lacap answers the most common questions regarding implants to help you make an educated decision.