Hoboken Cosmetic Dentistry Blog - Dr. DePaola

General & Cosmetic Dentist serving Hoboken, Jersey City & Hudson County areas of New Jersey

October 07, 2021
National Dental Hygiene Month

It’s National Dental Hygiene Month, a great time to seriously consider how well you are taking care of your teeth and gums.

Having a healthy mouth is important for several reasons, not the least of which is aesthetics. Clean teeth look healthier and can help ensure a bright and attractive smile. Equally important, serious oral health issues brought about by...

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September 22, 2021
Should I Consider Dental Implants?

Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants are secured into the jaw, allowing them to replace the roots of missing teeth and provide a range of unique benefits.

When a tooth is missing, so too is its root. This poses several problems. A tooth’s root serves many purposes, not the least...

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September 02, 2021
Signs and Symptoms of TMJ

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ/TMD) is the name given to several different conditions that can impact the alignment of the jaw. Many of the symptoms associated with this disorder may seem to originate elsewhere, making TMJ a commonly overlooked or misdiagnosed condition.

During your routine visits to our Hoboken office, Dr. DePaola can perform a hands-on evaluation of your jaw to...

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August 26, 2021
Hiding Tooth Stains

There are many causes of tooth stains, but only two types:

  • Extrinsic: stains on the outside of the enamel
  • Intrinsic: Stains underneath the enamel

The type of tooth stains you are dealing with will have a direct impact on which cosmetic treatment will be best for your needs.

Topical Stains

Topical stains are caused by foods and beverages, oral hygiene habits, and personal decisions...

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August 13, 2021
Back to School Teeth Cleaning

School starts in Hoboken on September 8th, giving you just enough time to squeeze in a dental cleaning for your child before the year begins. Give our office a call at 201-792-9400 to schedule their next appointment and let us help your kiddo start the school year right!

Early Dental Care Matters

Even when children have primarily (or only) baby teeth, professional dental...

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July 30, 2021

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If you are wondering whether you should see our dentists for a concerning symptom or issue, consider these common signs that it’s time for a dental visit at our Hoboken practice:

It’s been more than 6 months since you last visited. Most people should visit the dentist every 6 months for a cleaning and checkup. Some people benefit from more frequent visits, but...

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July 15, 2021

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Porcelain veneers are a versatile cosmetic dental treatment that can make over your entire smile. At the dental practice of Frank R. DePaola, DDS & Associates, we are proud to offer porcelain veneers among our cosmetic dentistry...

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March 24, 2020

Dear Patients:

As you know, your care and safety and the safety of our team are our top priority.
We are here for you and will make sure that all your needs are taken care of.
As such, we are maintaining our normal working hours and are here to support
you and our community at large during this challenging time. We are providing
emergency dental care and those seeking urgent care.

Additionally, Dr. Frank DePaola and his associate general and specialist dentists
will be available for teledentistry appointments for exams and consultations.
Teledentistry consultations allow patients to...

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May 30, 2016

Bringing children to see the family dentist at a young age is not only important for helping them achieve and maintain a healthy set of teeth, but it is also important for helping them form a positive relationship with their pediatric dentistry provider so that they feel less anxiety as they get older. At The Practice at Maxwell Place, we start seeing children as young as 1 year old and have the experience necessary to...

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May 24, 2016

If you have a missing tooth, if you’re about to lose a tooth, or if you have a tooth that is severely damaged due to decay or injury, you could be a good candidate for Hoboken implant dentistry, but sometimes there are specific issues that need to be addressed.

For the majority of people, dental implants can be placed in just a few short visits to our office. In some...

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