As you’re dragging your summer clothes down from the attic, you start getting excited for all the fun concerts and events you and your friends have planned. You enjoy socializing and meeting new people, but you always feel the need to cover your smile out of embarrassment. You’ve tried over-the-counter teeth whitening products, but they hardly worked, and you didn’t get the results you expected. Whether your teeth are chipped, cracked, or stained, your cosmetic dentist in Roselle Park can help! Read on for 3 ways you can brighten and fix your smile just in time for summer!
Join RPD DREAMS and the Roselle Park Business Chamber this Saturday, May 4th, from 12-6 p.m. for an afternoon of fun for the whole family in support of our local youth development! Competitions will be held at RPD Courttime, located at 201 West Westfield Ave. Roselle Park, NJ 07204.
RPD DREAMS was established to teach children of all
ages how to develop necessary life skills and leadership abilities so they can
achieve their dreams. Money raised during the skill challenge event will support
local children who need financial assistance to attend RPD Courttime’s 12-week
summer camp program.
Founder, Dr. Jamie Oshidar, created RPD DREAMS with the
belief that “paying it forward” is the key to being both successful
and happy. By supporting this foundation, you are actively investing
in our children’s futures.
It’s never too early to start teaching kids about the
importance of good dental care. While children aren’t able to brush and floss
their teeth independently until approximately Kindergarten or 1st grade,
preschoolers are eager to start figuring out how to do things on their own.
Learning about good oral hygiene habits at a young age – including brushing and
flossing – sets children up for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums!
Make It FUN! Young children learn best through play, so when teaching them about dental care make it a game. Give them educational pictures to color, sing songs while they are brushing, and teach them about plaque and decay using playdough or paint. Another great tool is to let your preschooler play with the Colgate Tooth Fairy app which includes a game that makes defending teeth against bacteria fun. It also includes a tooth map for showing your child where teeth are coming through or have been lost.
Let Them Be In Charge. Preschoolers love to feel empowered through choice. Letting them pick out which color toothbrush they want and what flavor toothpaste they use will make them excited to brush their teeth. Also, consider getting them a special timer that they can use while brushing to ensure they brush for the full two minutes.
Model Good Behavior.
Children look to their parents’ and caregivers’ behavior to determine how they should
act. So the best way to ensure they grow up being proactive about their dental
health is to model the habits you want them to adopt. If they see you brushing,
flossing, and using mouthwash each morning and night, they are more likely to
do so themselves. Better yet: make dental care a family affair and have a tooth
brushing pajama party altogether each night!
Call us today at 908-998-4698 or visit roselleparkdental.com to schedule your child’s next dental appointment!
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If you think that skipping dental checkups is a great way to save money, you’re not alone. Many people assume that as long as they’re not in pain, regular visits with a dentist in Roselle Park are a waste of time and money. The only problem is that this usually backfires! Staying on top of your oral health is kind of like keeping up with house repairs – it takes some time and effort in the present, but pays off big time later. Keep reading to find out why your oral health is so important to your overall well-being and how a “spring cleaning” and checkup will keep you out of the dental chair in the long-run!
Many people would say that visiting the dentist isn’t their
favorite thing to do. But waiting to get dental care can actually make things
more unpleasant in the long run! Not to mention that modern dentists make your
comfort a top priority by providing friendly, compassionate care and giving you
anesthesia and sedation when needed. Seeing a dentist in Roselle Park is a lot
easier than you may think and also helps you avoid major problems down the road.
Keep reading to learn more about the dangers of waiting to get dental care and how
important it is to save or restore your teeth whenever possible!
Trusting your smile to a new dentist isn’t a decision you
make lightly – and understandably so! But when you’re looking for a dental
office that you can call home, it can be difficult to know where to start. And
since you’ll be seeing a dentist in Roselle Park at least twice a year for
checkups, it’s worth it to spend a little time on the front end making sure
you’ll be getting quality care. The first recommendation is to look at a
dentist’s website. From there, you can call or email with any questions you may
have before scheduling your first visit. Keep reading below to find out what
you should look for during your search!
In addition to being an excellent dentist and an expert in the field of implant dentistry, Dr. Oshidar has a huge heart. When you mention kids to him – especially his own – he just melts. For the past few years, he has donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: an organization that helps sick children and supports their families during their illness.
So for his holiday gift this year, the Roselle Park Dental
& Implants staff collectively purchased Dr. Oshidar a dedication brick from
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The brick was engraved, and will be
placed on the hospital’s “Pathway of Hope” in Tennessee.
St. Jude is leading the way the world understands,
treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer
survival rate from 20% to more than 80%. Families never receive a bill from St.
Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because they believe all
a family should worry about is helping their child live.
To learn more about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, visit: www.stjude.org.
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If you skipped getting a dental checkup last year, you’re not alone. Many people find it all too easy to find reasons not to go to the dentist! Unfortunately, however, this can wind up costing you more money and time in the dental chair later on, so it’s well worth it to schedule these visits twice a year. And since a new year just began, it’s the perfect time to make a fresh start and schedule an appointment with a dentist in Roselle Park. Learn more below about the many ways that checkups benefit you and how these visits will improve and maintain your oral health in 2019!
The start of a New Year is the perfect time to transform our
habits and behaviors, since it affords us a clean slate. As we reflect on what
we want to improve about our lives, we often focus on our health: eat better,
exercise more, get enough sleep, etc. This year, why not mix it up a
little? Make 2019 the year you resolve
to get the healthy and beautiful smile you deserve!
Did you know that your oral health has a direct impact on your overall health? According to the Mayo Clinic, studies suggest that oral bacteria and the inflammation associated with periodontitis — a severe form of gum disease — might play a role in some diseases. In addition, certain diseases, such as diabetes and HIV/AIDS, can lower the body’s resistance to infection, making oral health problems more severe.
So, how can you improve your oral health?
Brush AND Floss Every Day While most people are motivated to brush their teeth every day, according to a Delta Dental survey, only four of 10 Americans floss at least once a day, and 20 percent never floss! If you already have a habit of brushing your teeth before bed each night, try adding flossing to the routine – tell yourself you can’t brush your teeth until you have flossed them.
Visit Us – Your Dentist! – Every Six Months for Routine Checkups and Cleaning This is important for two reasons. First of all, we miss you if we don’t see you twice a year! And secondly, having any plaque build up removed professionally by your hygienist prevents tartar from forming which can lead to cavities and gum disease. Additionally, seeing the dentist frequently allows him or her to look for any signs of decay or changes since your last visit. If small problems are caught early they can often be corrected before they become larger and worse issues.
Fix or Replace Broken and Missing Teeth Many people do not realize that dental reconstruction should be a primary health concern. Living with one or multiple missing teeth can have a devastating impact on your quality of life. Over time, it can negatively affect not just your psychological well-being and confidence, but also your overall health. In the absence of tooth roots, a person’s facial features can shift out of proper alignment, resulting in sagging or misshaped facial features.
We would love to help you achieve your healthiest most beautiful smile in 2019! Visit us at www.roselleparkdental.com or call us today to schedule your next appointment: 908-998-4698.
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One of my patients is in charge of this
fundraiser for injured veterans: the Fallen War Heroes Memorial 5k. As most of
my patients know, this a cause that is very near and dear to my heart because
of my time in the United States Air Force (USAF). The event was held in Lake
Como, NJ and despite inclement weather, the memorial run had almost 900 runners
The race raised over $25,000, a fifth of which was gifted to Corporal Scott Nokes from Neptune. Corporal Nokes lost his eyesight and both his legs from a rare illness contracted during his two tours of duty in the Middle East. A home is being built for him in Howell through the Steven Stiller Foundation
The rest of the money raised by the 5k was generously donated to Rebuilding Warriors, a non-profit organization that provides service dogs to veterans.
In attendance were New Jersey
Governor Phil Murphy and his wife Tammy. After the race, there was a barbecue
and a memorial service celebrating all those who lost their lives on