What Is Crown Lengthening?

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Perfect smiles created at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River often require crown lengthening. Crown lengthening surgery is a safe and effective procedure that exposes more of the visible part of the tooth. Some patients undergo crown lengthening to alter their gummy smile. A gummy smile refers to upper teeth that appear too short because…

Restoring Smiles At Rotem Dental Care

Restoring Smiles at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River

At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ, we use a variety of restorative dentistry techniques to fix damaged teeth. Traditional fillings are also called ‘direct restorations’ because they are applied to the tooth and then shaped and polished in one visit. Another type of filling is called an ‘indirect restoration’ and is fabricated in…

Nearly Invisible Teeth Straightening

Clear Braces - Nearly Invisible Teeth Straightening for Toms River Adults

Are you thinking about straightening your teeth? You may be able to skip those old-fangled metal braces for clear braces from Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ. Clear braces make teeth straightening a whole new ballgame. Unlike traditional metal braces, clear braces have no wires or brackets or rubber bands. Even better, they are…

Smokeless Is Not Harmless

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Cigarette sales have decreased in the past decade, and at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River we won’t kid you: we’re happy about that. But some people have switched to smokeless products, on the mistaken idea that smokeless tobacco is harmless. This is absolutely not true. Regardless of the specific type, this form of tobacco…

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

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What constitutes a dental emergency? The dictionary says an emergency is an unforeseen crisis requiring immediate action. At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ, where emergency dentistry is one of our services, we think that’s as good a definition as you’re going to find. Here’s a quick summary of five common dental emergencies: A…

Still Have Your Wisdom Teeth?

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For most people, wisdom teeth come in between ages 17 and 25. These “third molars” are not necessary, and can grow in crooked, crowd the mouth, and cause painful problems. At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River, pulling wisdom teeth is a common procedure. Checking your wisdom teeth is a simple and painless process, and…

Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

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Water flossers have been around for more than fifty years, and there have been at least that many studies on their effectiveness. At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ, we’re using this space to present what is known about water flossers, and whether they’re better than ordinary string floss in preventing tooth decay, gum…

Dental Crowns At Rotem Dental Care

Dental Crowns at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River

Dental crowns have been used in dentistry for many years, and are a common restoration at Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ. Crowns are strong, comfortable and are made to match your surrounding teeth. They cover the entire visible portion of the tooth and are cemented in place. Crowns are used to strengthen teeth…

Pregnancy And Oral Health

Pregnancy And Oral Health In Toms River

Pregnancy is a happy time for most women. But even as you anticipate bringing new life into the world, it’s important to be aware that pregnancy can bring certain dental health risks. We can help you with them at Rotem Dental Care in  Toms River NJ. Before you press the alarm button, let us clarify:…