Blog Archive

Dental Emergency, or Should You Wait Until Tomorrow? May 6th, 2020

Have you ever broken a tooth, lost a filling, or had a bad toothache? If it happened during normal business hours you probably just called the dentist’s office and made an appointment for that same day. But, what if something happened after hours or on the weekend? Would you know...

Spring Clean Your Teeth with a Comprehensive Dental Cleaning Apr 2nd, 2020

Most people know they should get their teeth cleaned twice a year. If you haven’t had it done yet, what are you waiting for? Just like you’d spring-clean your house, it’s time to spring-clean your teeth. Six-months of buildup are hanging out in your mouth and around your teeth. That...

Why Losing Weight Combined with Latest in Laser Technology Might Stop Your Snoring Mar 1st, 2020

If you snore, there are things you can do to help control it, so you and your partner get a good night’s sleep. For example, you could turn onto your side, or sleep with your head elevated a few inches. If you need help with your snoring, David Jin, DDS...

Health Risks Caused By Missing Teeth Feb 1st, 2020

If you lose a tooth as an adult, you may be worried about your smile. But, believe it or not, missing teeth can be a health risk, too. David Jin, DDS, of A Beautiful Smile Dentistry in Fort Lee, New Jersey, and Boston, Massachusetts, helps patients improve their smiles and...

Resolve to Finally Straighten Your Teeth This Year with Invisalign Jan 1st, 2020

Crooked teeth can make you feel unattractive and self-conscious when you talk, smile, or eat. Even if you straighter teeth, the thought of wearing metal braces for a year or longer may be enough to stop you from getting treatment. With Invisalign® aligners, you can straighten your teeth discreetly.  Invisalign...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Dec 1st, 2019

Veneers aren't solely for cosmetic uses. They can also help protect your oral health and prevent the development of severe disorders. In fact, dental veneers can potentially save you thousands of dollars in costly dental fees. Do you want to restore your smile and keep your teeth healthy? You should...

Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters Nov 21st, 2019

You may think wanting a straighter smile is a cosmetic concern more than an oral health issue. But your misaligned teeth may make you more vulnerable to tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth loss. At A Beautiful Smile Dentistry in Fort Lee, New Jersey, our cosmetic dental specialist, David Jin,...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Oct 1st, 2019

Getting your teeth whitened professionally is a great way to give yourself a fabulous smile. But have you wondered what you can do to keep your teeth looking great? You wouldn’t want to do things that would take away your shiny new look, right? In this blog, David Jin, DDS,...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign® Trays Sep 4th, 2019

Invisalign® is one of the most popular dental treatments around, and for good reason: First, the trays are almost invisible, which means treatment can be very discreet. Plus, the trays are removable, so it’s a lot easier to care for your teeth — and you can eat whatever foods your...

Most Common Dental Emergencies (and What to Do About Them) Aug 5th, 2019

There are lots of different types of emergencies, but they all have one thing in common: They’re not planned. That’s the nature of emergencies — they tend to happen when we least expect them. The key to “fixing” any type of emergency is knowing what to do in the immediate...

Adjusting to Life with Dentures Jul 3rd, 2019

Before anyone starts to panic at the idea of getting dentures, please keep in mind that this is a very functional prosthetic device that has been around since the days of George Washington (1700’s). Many grandparents wear them, and these devices have been proven to be comfortable to wear and...

Feel Celebrity-Confident About Your Smile with Veneers Jun 3rd, 2019

Few personal attributes exude as much confidence as a beautiful, brilliant smile. When your smile is attractive and your teeth look great, smiling often just comes naturally. But if your teeth aren’t looking their best, the opposite is true: You wind up smiling less — and feeling more self-conscious about...

Is Your Snoring Keeping Your Partner Up at Night? It Might Be Time to Invest in an Oral Appliance May 9th, 2019

Do you snore? The best way to know is to ask your partner. Snoring isn’t something to ignore as it can mean your brain is not getting the oxygen levels it needs on a consistent basis. If you or your partner snores, there are solutions that can help you. The...

Invisalign is Simply Better Than Metal Braces Apr 1st, 2019

Perfect smiles rarely come naturally. Most of us need a little help in clearing up alignment issues, gaps, and spacing problems to get the beautiful smiles we’re looking for. And let’s face it: Having your teeth straightened can make a huge difference, not only in the way your smile looks...

Learn Why Dental Implants Are the Gold Standard for Replacing Missing Teeth Mar 11th, 2019

When you lose a tooth, it’s easy to feel like you’re the only one dealing with what can be a very emotional issue. In fact, the American College of Prosthodontists says about 120 million adults in the United States. are missing at least one tooth while about 36 million have...

7 Tips for Caring for Your Teeth as You Age Feb 4th, 2019

According to the National Institute of Health, 5% of people over 65 have no teeth. On average, a person over 65 is either missing or will soon be losing nine teeth because of decay. While you've likely cared for your teeth your whole life, as you age it's time to re-double...

Forget Those Old-School Temps: We Have Same-Day Crowns Jan 16th, 2019

If you need a crown, now is the time to take advantage of same-day crown technology. Dr. Jin uses the latest advances in dentistry to make your crown, saving you a second visit to the dentist’s chair. Same-day crowns use 3D computer technology. Dr. Jin takes a photo of the...

Advantages of Laser Therapy for Gum Disease Dec 17th, 2018

Gum disease can become a problem for many people when they enter their 30s and 40s. Gum disease is usually caused by poor oral hygiene, smoking, or chronic illnesses, such as diabetes. Genetic factors and taking certain medications can also increase your chances of developing gum disease. Traditionally, gum disease...