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Why Dental Hygiene is Important

Good dental hygiene does more than keep bad breath away. Brushing, flossing, and regular checkups also reduce your risk of developing cavities and gum disease -- and may even help prevent chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Apr 18th, 2018
5 Habits That Cause Jaw Pain

When patients come to Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville with jaw pain, we look for the most simple explanation first.

Feb 7th, 2018
Why Suffer With Jaw Pain?

Does your jaw click or pop when you chew, yawn, or speak? Do you tolerate jaw pain, shrugging it off as “normal?” Do you sometimes have unexplained earaches, neck aches, and headaches?

Jan 7th, 2018
Had It With Dentures? Let’s Talk Implants!

If you’ve been struggling with your dentures or you simply want to explore your tooth replacement options, Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville has some good news: Dental implants provide a stable and permanent solution for tooth loss.

Dec 7th, 2017
How Snoring Really Can Affect Your Health

If you live with someone who snores, you’re probably at your wit’s end. While your partner seems to be sleeping like a baby, snoring away, you’re wide awake.

Nov 7th, 2017
How Dentistry Can Help With Sleep Apnea

Does your sleeping partner complain that you snore? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Do you have trouble staying alert during the day? These are all symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea – a condition that causes interrupted breathing during sleep.

Oct 7th, 2017
Flex Benefits and Smile Perfection

Do you have a flexible spending account? If so, your benefits are most likely set to expire at the end of the month, taking with them any contributions you have made and eliminating your ability to access those funds for uncovered medical expenses.

Dec 2nd, 2016
Start Planning Your Holiday Smile Today

With the holidays fast approaching, now is the best time to contact Morristown cosmetic dentist Dr. Patti Swaintek-Lamb to start planning improvements that will allow you to put your best smile forward during family and social events.

Oct 14th, 2016
Proper Invisalign® Maintenance

Alignment and spacing issues in your jaw and teeth can lead to premature wear and tear and create an unflattering smile. Invisalign® is a great way to address these issues.

May 12th, 2016
Is Invisalign® Right for Me?

Invisalign® is a convenient way to straighten your teeth without the need for uncomfortable, unsightly braces.

Oct 1st, 2015
Common problems solved with cosmetic dentistry

We offer a variety of cosmetic dentistry solutions to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Whether you need teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, or dental implants, we can improve your bite function and aesthetic beauty of your smile.

Aug 15th, 2014
A dentist for the whole family

At our New Jersey family dentistry practice, we are committed to providing high quality dental care in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere – whether you are 18 or 80.

Jun 3rd, 2014
How Invisalign® Works

Invisalign® is an orthodontic treatment that straightens your teeth without the need for metal braces. Many adults are choosing Invisalign because it allows them to finally have the straighter smile they want with a treatment that is almost invisible.

Apr 30th, 2013
Preventive Dentistry

Bernardsville, New Jersey, dentist Dr. Patti Swaintek-Lamb and the compassionate team at Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville understand that your oral health directly affects your overall health. That’s why we emphasize preventive dental care.

Apr 1st, 2013
Preventative Dentistry

By guiding patients toward excellent care of their teeth, dentists can help prevent long-term and often expensive restoration that results from dental disease.

Mar 10th, 2013
Preparing for a Consultation with your Cosmetic Dentist

If you’ve wanted to improve your smile for some time, you can schedule a consultation at Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville to meet one-on-one with our cosmetic dentist or a member of our cosmetic dentistry team.

Feb 20th, 2013
Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

Cosmetic dentistry requires a blend of science and artisanship, and if you’re considering a procedure to improve the aesthetics of your smile it’s important to choose a cosmetic dentist with the right blend of education, experience and skill.

Sep 18th, 2012
Why See a Neuromuscular Dentist?

If you suffer from recurring, migraine-like headaches that have otherwise evaded diagnosis and treatment, New Jersey neuromuscular dentist Dr. Patti Swaintek-Lamb may be able to help.

Sep 10th, 2012
Causes of Sleep Apnea

The causes of sleep apnea vary by individual and the type of sleep apnea from which a person suffers.

Aug 24th, 2012
Choosing a General Dentist

Choosing a dentist for general dentistry can be daunting; there are probably many dentists in your area, not to mention across the state.

Jul 26th, 2012
Difference between Crowns and Veneers

Porcelain veneers are wafer thin shells placed over the front of your teeth to correct myriad cosmetic dental issues such as chips, cracks, and severe discoloration.

Jun 20th, 2012
What Causes Snoring?

There are a number of things that can cause snoring including your anatomy, lifestyle choices such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, obesity, allergies and common colds.

Nov 25th, 2011
Can Headaches be Caused by TMJ?

Chronic, severe headaches are one of the most common symptoms of TMD or TMJ, any number of disorders that can impact the proper alignment of your temporomandibular joint.

Jun 18th, 2011
Dental Hygiene Appointments

You may have already read our page about dental hygiene appointments, but still wonder why a cosmetic dentistry office is so adamant that you should have regular cleanings.

Dec 22nd, 2010
CEREC: One Day Crowns

With CEREC technology, we can remove your old, unsightly, perhaps even damaged crown and replace it with a new porcelain crown the same day, often in less than an hour.

Sep 14th, 2010
History of Dentistry

Most people presume dentistry to be a modern innovation, but its roots actually date thousands of years before now.

Feb 11th, 2010
Award Winning Smiles

Even an unhappy person with a great smile seems to have an advantage over a happy one with damaged, misaligned or discolored teeth.

Dec 23rd, 2009
TMD/TMJ and Headaches

Temperomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ/TMD) brings a whole host of symptoms to sufferers.

Oct 21st, 2009
General Dentistry

General dentistry encompasses the surgical and nonsurgical procedures involved with the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders, diseases and conditions of the teeth and mouth.

Sep 23rd, 2009
Types of Dental Anesthesia

When appropriately trained dentists administer anesthesia to their patients, it results in a safe, comfortable and pain-free experience.

Jul 20th, 2009
Advantages of Dental Implants

Dental technology has advanced and improved drastically over the years and with this growth has come new methods to replace missing teeth.

Jun 17th, 2009
Sleep Apnea

If you know that you are a snorer, and if you often feel tired during the day, you may have sleep apnea.

May 14th, 2009
Sleep Apnea

Dr. Patti is attending a course this Friday and Saturday at NYU College of Dentistry. The course is about treating patients who suffer from Sleep Apnea. Sleep apnea is very common, as common as adult diabetes, and affects more than twelve million Americans

Mar 24th, 2009
Dr. Patti Returns from Las Vegas

It’s very important to Dr. Patti that she stays up to date with new dental technology that is offered today. Her patients always get the best possible treatment!

Mar 17th, 2009
We now do BOTOX and Dermal Filler

Dr. Patti Swaintek-Lamb spent the day on Saturday, May 2nd with Aesthetic Mentors where she is now qualified to perform Botox and Dermal Filler on her patients.

Mar 4th, 2009