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Family Dentistry in Bernardsville NJ

Bernardsville, NJ is a beautiful town in Somerset County. Our office is proud to offer cosmetic and family dentistry to patients living in and near Bernardsville.

Oct 13th, 2021
Pain-Free Dentistry in Bernardsville

We are passionate about keeping you healthy. Your health and comfort are our main areas of focus so you can say "goodbye" to any dental anxiety. Don’t let the fear of the dentist’s chair keep you from getting the preventive care and treatment you need for

May 18th, 2021
Benefits of Laser Frenectomy Treatment

Many children are born with a "lip-tie" or "tongue-tie". While common, it is important to have this condition corrected to prevent social and health challenges for your child.

Apr 7th, 2021
March is National Nutrition Month

Celebrate National Nutrition Month by committing to making healthier food choices. Your teeth - and your whole body - will thank you!

Mar 12th, 2021
Be More Confident with Dental Cleanings & Cosmetic Dentistry

Routine check-ups are the backbone of a healthy smile as well as your overall health. Cosmetic Dental procedures go a step further to make sure you have more confidence when you smile. Consider cosmetic dentistry "spring cleaning" for your teeth.

Feb 27th, 2021
Cutting-edge Dental Technology

At Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville, we offer state-of-the-art technology in a caring and professional atmosphere.

Feb 16th, 2021
Get a Smile Makeover with Dental Veneers

Cosmetic dentistry can help you reinvent your smile and boost your overall levels of happiness. Our talented Bernardsville dental team uses porcelain dental veneers for a quick and painless solution to crooked, discolored, unevenly spaced or chipped teeth.

Jan 15th, 2021
Your Insurance Benefits

With less than two months left in the year, it's time to make sure you've used all of your dental insurance benefits.

Nov 4th, 2020
Back-To-School Checkups

A back-to-school dental check-up sets your child up for success throughout the entire school year. While you're busy preparing for their first days back to school (virtual or in-person!), be sure to schedule their appointments.

Aug 20th, 2020
Protecting your oral health during COVID-19

COVID-19 is one of the most critical situations that you’ll likely face over the course of your lifetime, so optimizing your health is most essential during this time.

Jun 16th, 2020
Practice Updates Regarding COVID-19

BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS from the ADA and the CDC, we’re temporarily changing the way our practice operates. We recommend that all of our patients check the CDC’s website for information on the coronavirus and what we can do to slow the spread.

Apr 20th, 2020
Why Professional Teeth Whitening is Best

You have a lot of choices when it comes to getting a bright smile. Our Bernardsville office is proud to offer you one of the best whitening services in the area!

Feb 19th, 2020
What are CEREC Same Day Crowns?

Give yourself more time to do what's important to you by choosing CEREC crowns. These ceramic crowns offer you so many benefits and we can have them ready for you in a single visit.

Dec 8th, 2019
How Veneers Can Help Your Smile

Do you tend to smile behind closed lips because you’re embarrassed by crooked, stained, or chipped teeth? You won’t be able to stop smiling after Aesthetic Dentistry of Bernardsville fits you with brand new veneers!

Nov 19th, 2019
Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month With Our Team

Nobody is immune to dental problems. In addition to maintaining a good home care routine, the best thing you can do is to schedule regular dental checkups and professional cleanings. Take the time this month to prioritize your mouth and teeth.

Oct 9th, 2019
Myofunctional Therapy and Naturally Straight Teeth

Modern research shows that crooked teeth and poor jaw development are not caused by hereditary factors. Read more about how our office utilizes facial muscle exercises (myofunctional therapy) with our patients.

Sep 9th, 2019
60 Minutes for a Whiter Smile

With so many options available for achieving brighter, whiter teeth, here are some the reasons you should choose to leave this process to a professional dentist.

Aug 12th, 2019
Five Healthy Sleep Habits

Sleep is essential to our bodies, but if you suffer from sleep problems, consider these five tips to help you get a better rest starting tonight.

Jul 10th, 2019
Transform Your Smile With Invisalign!

We want to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Invisalign is one of the ways our office can correct a variety of cases easily and more comfortably than with traditional wire braces. Learn more about these clear aligners.

Apr 24th, 2019
5 Factors That Could Lead to TMJ

TMJ disorders can cause intense pain or a locked jaw joint. Find out what causes TMJ pain and learn how to recognize symptoms so you can get treatment and find relief.

Mar 1st, 2019
How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Fix Your Flaws

Common dental flaws like chipped, broken, and stained teeth can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry is able to fix those flaws and help you feel better about yourself.

Feb 6th, 2019
Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Do you wish you could smile confidently again without embarrassing gaps that missing teeth have created? Dental implants may be the ideal solution for you. Find out if you might make a good candidate for this permanent smile makeover.

Sep 26th, 2018
A Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipe

We routinely tell our patients to avoid added sugars, but this cookie is one of our favorites to indulge in with a hot cup of tea on a cold winter day. Just be sure to brush your teeth afterwards!

Dec 1st, 2020
How Veneers Can Restore Both Your Health and Your Confidence

If your smile has you down in the mouth, veneers may be your dazzling answer, giving you confidence to face the world. But did you know veneers are also good for your dental health and even your heart health? Learn how veneers can change your life.

Oct 18th, 2018
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 17th, 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 1st, 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 11th, 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.

Mar 31st, 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 23rd, 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 24th, 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 10th, 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 22nd, 2009
TMD/TMJ and Headaches

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

Oct 20th, 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 16th, 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 23rd, 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