Blog Archive

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Nov 1st, 2019

If you’ve lost some or all of your teeth, getting dentures makes it easy to regain your former quality of life. With dentures, you’ll be able to eat all the foods you love, regain confidence, and reclaim your smile. Led by Paul Lustiger, DDS, and Alexander Hahn, DMD, our team...

Waking Up With Headaches? It Could Be TMJ Oct 1st, 2019

Do you suffer from frequent headaches? Then you know the damage they can cause. What’s worse? Finding out the cause of your headaches and getting relief can be difficult.  If you wake up with headaches or have unexplained headaches throughout the day, it’s possible the root cause could be two...

What Does a Customized Smile Makeover Entail? Sep 3rd, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself how much different your life would be if you were more confident about your smile? Well, you no longer have to imagine life with pearly-white, straight teeth. Now, you can fix all of your cosmetic and functional dental issues with a smile makeover.  Interested in...

Dental Implants Look and Function Just Like Natural Teeth Aug 1st, 2019

Do your loose or missing teeth make you self-conscious about your smile? Do you have trouble chewing some of your favorite foods or speaking properly? If the condition of your teeth is starting to negatively affect your life, Dr. Paul Lustiger and his team at Dental Professionals of Jersey City...

Teeth Whitening is One of The Quickest and Easiest Ways to Look Younger Jul 18th, 2019

Teeth start out white, but through the years, they develop stains and discolorations. In addition to looking unattractive, these stains can also make you look much older. Teeth whitening is an easy, safe treatment that cleans stains from your teeth and wipes years off your appearance in just a few...

Veneers Easily Correct a Wide Range of Smile Flaws Jun 27th, 2019

You may have never had the smile you desire, or perhaps changes have to lessen the luster of your pearly whites. Either way, dental veneers can work magic. Dr. Paul Lustiger of Dental Professionals of Jersey City, located in Jersey City, New Jersey, has helped countless patients smile again, thanks...

All About Braces Jun 24th, 2019

If you’ve been thinking about getting braces, you may have some questions and concerns. Knowing what to expect can make the process less nerve-wracking and help you focus on the results – a perfect smile! Even though braces are most often associated with teenagers, there is no age limit for...

How to Help Children Who Are Afraid of the Dentist? Jun 24th, 2019

Is your child afraid of dental visits? If we want our children to be healthy, keeping their teeth clean and cavity free is an important part of that. However, dental visits can be challenging if your child gets anxiety at the very mention of a dental appointment. Going to dentist...

Is Orthodontic Headgear Really Necessary? Jun 19th, 2019

The vast majority of us all know what regular braces look like and many of us are also familiar with alignment trays like Invisalign. However, sometimes we may encounter a more unusual device that is more complicated. These devices are usually worn by children or early teens – younger orthodontic...

Dentures: Options, Costs, and Benefits May 30th, 2019

Dentures are a type of removable prosthetic used to replace missing teeth. They are a good option for people who have lost a lot of teeth, and perhaps are unable to afford the high costs of dental implants or bridges. Unlike dental implants, dentures can be removed at night, cleaned,...

Top 3 Causes of Child Tooth Decay May 17th, 2019

Top 3 Causes of Child Tooth Decay In General • April 24, 2019 It’s never too early to start caring about your child’s teeth. Starting them on a path to good oral healthy helps ensure that they’ll enjoy a bright, healthy smile when they’re older by reducing the risk of many dental problems...

Dental Fillings: What You Need to Know May 14th, 2019

Tooth decay is a dental health problem that frequently arises as a result of poor dental hygiene and a diet that is rich in sugar and sweetened beverages. A dental filling is used to seal the cavity and stop the decay from progressing further. The most common materials used for...

Holistic Dentistry: A Natural Approach to Dental Health May 9th, 2019

Holistic dental care is an alternative approach to dentistry which considers your overall health as it relates to your dental health. A holistic dentist may ask you questions about your emotions, well-being, diet and exercise patterns and habits, and other things you might not think of as being related to...

Oral Cancer Prevention Tips May 5th, 2019

The best offense when considering the risk of oral cancer is a good defense. It’s always easier to prevent cancer by limiting risk factors than it is to treat a patient who has already developed the disease. Although frightening, oral cancer can be treated effectively, especially if discovered early on....

Dentistry for Seniors: What You Need to Know Apr 20th, 2019

It turns out that everything you learned about dental hygiene as a child still applies in your golden years. As a senior, you are at higher risk for many dental problems but it is still possible for you to keep your smile bright and healthy. After all, caring for your...

Methods to Whiten Your Teeth Apr 18th, 2019

Whiter teeth can improve your smile and appearance, so it’s no wonder that teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry options. Discoloration of teeth can be caused by the build-up of surface stains acquired from using tobacco products and consuming certain foods or drinks. Teeth whitening methods...

How the Smile’s Health Affects your General Wellbeing Jun 26th, 2018

Overall physical wellness is dependent on the health of the individual systems throughout the body. The smile, as a gateway to the body, has a significant impact on physiological stability, making dental care all the more important. Daily hygiene, dental visits, diet, and habits are part of this supportive process. ...

Common Questions about Dental Lasers May 7th, 2018

Common Questions about Dental Lasers The introduction of lasers to the field of dentistry has improved how many treatments and procedures are performed. The dentists at Dental Professionals of Jersey City use this lasers in their practice, allowing their patients to benefit from a rounded out treatment process. While lasers...

Teeth Whitening or Veneers: Which is Best for Your Smile? Apr 22nd, 2018

When searching for different solutions to address stained or misshapen teeth, you might come across two cosmetic services: veneers and teeth whitening. At Dental Professionals of Jersey City, we offer both corrective options to help patients achieve an attractive smile. Both of these cosmetic dental services have their advantages and...

Five Ways to Brighten Your Smile Apr 12th, 2018

A bright, white smile is one of the most common goals our dentists help patients achieve. There are five steps everyone can take to obtain whiter teeth using a mix of at-home solutions and in-practice treatments. Improve Your Oral Hygiene Stains can occur on the inside and outside of a...

Why Teeth Replacements are Good for Your Oral Health Apr 9th, 2018

If we asked you if you would want to lose a tooth, you would probably say “no.” Yet, a surprising number of people are comfortable not replacing a lost tooth. This is because the changes that occur from gaps in the smile are subtle enough that someone can ignore them....