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Your Dentist Has the Relief You Need for Tooth Sensitivity

October 21, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — drkassem @ 1:34 am

Woman with tooth painHave you found yourself letting your foods cool to room temperature because they hurt your teeth? Maybe you can no longer enjoy a bowl of ice cream because the pain of the cold has become too unbearable? Pain due to temperature changes in a sign of tooth sensitivity. In addition, you may also experience discomfort when eating sweets or placing pressure on a tooth. You can help to reduce the irritation with the help of your dentist.
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We Took a Mission Trip to Antigua, Guatemala!

September 30, 2017

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group shot on stairs with Antigua mayorAt iSmile Dental Arts, our team is firmly committed to our community. We know that our duty to provide necessary dental care extends beyond our patients. That’s why we love to go on mission trips whenever we can to reach out to people who need dentistry but can’t necessarily get it — like families and children in Antigua, Guatemala.

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Neanderthal Dental Plaque Tells us More About Our Ancient Ancestors

September 6, 2017

neanderthal skullRecent decades of human life have been recorded in writing, but how can we learn more about our ancestors who lived before recorded history? We can start by taking a look at their teeth! Archaeologists and other researchers have noticed numerous tell-tale signs of our ancient past when evaluating the teeth of skeletal remains. For instance, wear patterns indicate people in certain areas around the globe chewed on herb sprigs and soft twigs from trees to clean their teeth. Some skeletons reveal early attempts at advanced dentistry procedures like seashells, rocks, and other items inserted into the gums to function as an early form of dental implant supported tooth replacement. Recent research has delved into the secret stories being told by neanderthal dental plaque. Thanks in part to a lack of preventive dentistry, these skeletal remains that can be dated back tens of thousands of years actually have a lot to tell us.
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Does My Child Need an Oral Cancer Screening in Williamstown, NJ?

August 18, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — drkassem @ 1:45 am

Young girl at dentistIf you have recently had a preventive appointment with your dentist, he may have recommended that you have an oral cancer screening in Williamstown, NJ. With oral cancer causing more than 9,700 deaths each year, you may now be wondering if your child should have the screening performed as well? Although nearly 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with the cancer this year, only about 100 of those will be children. As a result, children often do not need the screenings unless there is a reason to believe that they may be at risk.
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Your Cosmetic Dentist in Williamstown, NJ Can Improve Your Oral Health

August 10, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drkassem @ 3:03 am

Woman at dentistOften, when you think about cosmetic dentistry, you think about improving the appearance of the teeth. There is a certain stigma that surrounds it, often believing that it is only an option for the elite or the vain; however, this is not always the case. Your cosmetic dentist in Williamstown, NJ can use many of the procedures to not only improve the look of your teeth, but their health and function as well. Now, improving the aesthetics of your smile can also promote your dental health in the future.
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Your Cosmetic Dentist in Williamstown, NJ Can Give You the Smile of Your Dreams

July 8, 2017

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A man hiding his smile.It’s time for the annual family photo, and you feel the familiar pang of dread. You hate pictures because your teeth overlap, and everyone asks you why you never smile. It’s not because you don’t want to! Perhaps this is the year to reclaim your smile for the yearly picture? Cosmetic dentistry can repair and enhance your smile, and your cosmetic dentist in Williamstown, NJ can help. Here are some of the cosmetic services that iSmile Dental Arts offers.

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Benefit from Metal-Free Fillings with Your Cosmetic Dentist in Williamstown

June 20, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drkassem @ 5:07 pm

Your cosmetic dentist in Williamstown provides tooth-colored fillings for a flawless smile. Tooth decay is the most chronic dental health issue we treat at iSmile Dental Arts. It is estimated that 42% of children and 91% of adults have had at least one cavity. In the past, traditional amalgam fillings were used to restore the heath of the tooth. While they are safe and effective, there are various disadvantages associated with their use. Not only are they very noticeable, but many are also concerned about the risk for mercury exposure. Now, you can benefit from a natural-looking and safer alternative with tooth-colored fillings from your cosmetic dentist in Williamstown, Dr. Wael Kassem.
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Discover the Benefits of In-Office Teeth Whitening in Williamstown

June 18, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — drkassem @ 6:20 pm

Get a bright smile today with in-office teeth whitening in Williamstown.The appearance of your teeth is vital to your self-confidence. However, if you suffer from tooth discoloration, you probably feel insecure about your smile. Although it is normal for them to become darker over time, the severity of the staining is influenced by several factors, like smoking and the foods you eat. To restore their bright, white appearance, you now have multiple options available, but which is the best? At iSmile Dental Arts, Dr. Wael Kassem offers in-office teeth whitening in Williamstown because it has shown to be the most convenient and effective for producing drastic, lasting results.
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Pros of Speedy Teeth Whitening from Your Cosmetic Dentist

June 4, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkassem @ 8:37 pm

The best way to brighten a smile is with teeth whitening from your cosmetic dentist at iSmile Dental Arts.After four long years of continued education, your day is finally here: graduation! With such a big event right around the corner, you need a whitening solution that will improve your teeth and fast. You’ve considered over-the-counter products but the results could take weeks—even months—to brighten your teeth the way you want them to look in your graduation photos. Luckily, your cosmetic dentist at iSmile Dental Arts has a great solution that’s perfect for any patient with a big event coming up: professional teeth whitening.

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How Do I Care for My Dentures in Williamstown?

May 2, 2017

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Learn how to care for your dentures in Williamstown.Dentures are an excellent choice to replace your missing teeth because they are affordable, effective, and convenient. Although they are not subject to tooth decay like natural teeth, you do need to care for them properly. Dentures do carry bacteria, which can lead to oral health complications if you do not clean them correctly. In addition, proper care will help to promote the longevity of the prosthetics, allowing you to invest in your dental health and quality of life. If you are new to having dentures in Williamstown, we understand you have plenty of questions regarding their care. Dr. Willy Kassem has the answers you need.
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