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By Valley Dental Arts
August 24, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Did you know you could get a dental crown in Wayne, NJ, in just one dental appointment or the next day?

If you’ve had to get a dental crown in the past then you probably came into the office multiple times for treatment. For someone with a busy schedule, the idea of having to schedule several dental visits just to get one dental crown can feel rather frustrating. With incredible advancements in dental technology, your dentists Dr. Maria Ambrosio and Dr. Wilson Maldonado can design, fabricate, and fit your crown in only one visit.

What are same-day crowns or next-day crowns?

Using state-of-the-art CAD/CAM technology, we are able to craft beautiful, natural-looking ceramic crowns in only one visit. This technology also promises a crown that fits more precisely and offers superior aesthetics comparable to natural teeth.

How do E4D CAD/CAM crowns work?

Instead of fussing with messy molds, we now use a handheld camera that can take 3D images of your tooth quickly and effectively, and then upload them to our computer. From there we use our CAD software to design a crown that will give you the best shape and color to match the rest of your smile. Using this computerized camera over traditional molds to create impressions of your smile will offer more precise measurements, which also means a better-fitting crown.

After we design your crown, the information is directed from our computer to a milling station that will chisel out your restoration. Once this is done, we will fit you with your new same-day/next-day dental crown. This whole process only takes about 1.5 hours and it’s all done from the comfort of our practice.

Are same-day/next-day crowns in Wayne, NJ, right for me?

Our E4D crowns are a great way to fix a patient’s damaged tooth. If you have a weak or damaged tooth, we can often restore it with a same-day/next-day crown. They offer the same fit, function, and esthetics as traditional crowns, but are provided in a shorter amount of time so you can have a restored smile faster. Our dental team can examine your smile during your consultation and determine if same-day crowns are right for you.

If you are dealing with a cracked or damaged tooth, same-day dental crowns could restore your smile quickly and effectively. To find out if you’re an ideal candidate for same-day dental crowns, call Dr. Ambrosio and Dr. Maldonado of Valley Dental Arts in Wayne, NJ, today at (973) 694-9080.

By Valley Dental Arts
April 26, 2021
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Family Dentist   Dentist  

Your Wayne, NJ, family dentists, Dr. Maria Ambrosio and Dr. Wilson Maldonado of Valley Dental Arts, offer the services and treatments you need for good oral health. When you see a family dentist, you will enjoy these five benefits.

Healthier Teeth and Gums

Regular cleanings and checkups help you reduce your risk of cavities and gum disease and ensure that you receive prompt treatment for dental issues.

Care for the Entire Family

Your family dentists offer care for everyone in your family, from children to senior citizens. They understand the issues that can affect your jaw, teeth, and gums throughout your life and offer a variety of treatments.

If your family members see different dentists, you are probably tired of taking time off for multiple dental appointments. When your entire family visits the same dentists, you can schedule convenient group checkups when possible.

Treatment for a Range of Dental Problems

In addition to filling teeth, family dentists also treat gum disease and help your kids reduce their tooth decay risk with sealants and fluoride treatments. Have you lost teeth? Your dentist can restore your missing teeth with dentures, bridges, or dental implants.

Family dentists offer the latest dental technology, like same-day crowns to strengthen, restore or enhance teeth. Your new crown is created in the Wayne, NJ, dental office while you wait or come back the next day.

Your dentist also provides treatments that improve your appearance, including teeth whitening, bonding, and veneers, thin shells that conceal flaws on the fronts of teeth.

Friendly, Compassionate Care

Family dentists understand that young children may feel a little frightened during visits and strive to make appointments positive and pleasant. They are just as sensitive to the needs of teens and adults who struggle with dental visits due to dental phobia. If you have put off visits to the dentist, sedation dentistry may be the perfect solution for you. Whether you opt for oral, inhaled, or intravenous (IV) sedation, you will feel perfectly calm and relaxed during your visit.

Emergency Treatment

Did you know that family dentists offer treatment for dental emergencies? They are the people to call if an injury knocks out or loosens a tooth or you break a tooth. Family dentists also provide emergency treatment for any painful abscesses or related discomfort.

Whether you need a checkup or you have a painful toothache, your Wayne, NJ, family dentists are here to help. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Ambrosio and Dr. Maldonado of Valley Dental Arts by calling (973) 694-9080.

By Valley Dental Arts
January 19, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is often the first impression you put out onto the world, caring about its appearance is only natural. Your Wayne, NJ, dental specialists offer a variety of treatments that will return function to damaged or diseased teeth, but just as important is having teeth that will look natural and healthy. To learn more about their cosmetic dentistry offerings, get in contact with Dr. Maria Ambrosio and Dr. Wilson Maldonado of Valley Dental Arts.

Teeth Whitening

If you simply wish for a smile that's brighter, whiter, and is sure to catch the eye, then a professional teeth whitening may be all you need. Whether in the office or with take-home trays, you will be able to make your teeth multiple shades whiter, and in a much safer way, than with over the counter products.

Bonding and Tooth-Colored Fillings

For teeth with small chips or cracks, composite bonding can recreate their natural shape. This compound is also often used for fillings that will not stand out and will look just like they're part of teeth.

Porcelain Veneers

If you have teeth with a variety of concerns that you wish to address with one treatment, then porcelain veneers may be your solution. They can provide you with a full smile makeover with a relatively little reshaping of your teeth. Veneers are thin but very durable porcelain caps that are bonded directly to your teeth, giving your smile a brand new look.

Dental Implants

Of all the available treatments dental implants are the most durable. The implant itself is a titanium post that is permanently attached to the bone in your jaw. Onto the implant, a crown is attached which will give you a tooth as secure as your natural ones, and that will definitely look the part. Dental implants can replace a single tooth, without impacting their neighbors, unlike bridgework. But they can also function to replace multiple teeth, even full dentures.

Cosmetic Dentistry in Wayne, NJ

The right treatment for you will depend heavily on your expectations and your dental health and health habits. Some procedures cannot be performed if you're a smoker, or without first addressing problems like decay or gum disease.

So don't waste any more time wishing for a perfect smile, take the first step toward it, make an appointment today. Call Dr. Ambrosio and Dr. Maldonado of Valley Dental Arts in Wayne, NJ, by dialing (973) 694-9080.

By Valley Dental Arts
August 27, 2020
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Crowns and Bridges  

Learn about crowns and bridges from your Wayne, NJ dentist.

A Gallup poll found that up to a third of Americans didn’t visit the dentist’s office in the course of a year. Unfortunately, the longer you avoid going to the dentist’s office, the higher the chance of dental problems that may require restorative work. If you’ve been looking for a restorative solution for your smile, crowns or bridges may be your bestDental Crowns option. Learn more about these common dental treatments by exploring a few frequently asked questions.

What Is the Difference Between Crowns and Bridges?
A crown is a whole covering, commonly made of porcelain, metal, or ceramic material, that replaces the enamel layer of the tooth. It is bonded on top of a healthy rooted tooth that needs strengthening and protection. A bridge is a device that uses two crowns to fill in a gap in the smile from a missing tooth. The crowns cover the two adjacent teeth, called abutments. The center of the bridge, called a pontic, is a false tooth that is designed to fit in with the rest of your smile.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Crowns?
Since a crown is only a superficial covering, the inner parts of the tooth have to be healthy to support it. A dentist must examine the inside of the tooth using X-rays to confirm that the tooth is healthy enough for a crown. Patients who have root canal therapy are also candidates for crowns.

Who Needs Bridges?
Someone who has one or two missing teeth and wants a reasonably secure and semi-permanent solution may benefit from bridges. The bridge is needed to help make it easier to process food, maintain the structure of the jawline and give the patient a smile to be proud of. The abutment teeth have to be healthy enough to support a crown. Generally, a good candidate for a crown will likely also be a good candidate for bridgework.

How Long Will These Dental Solutions Last?
A crown or bridge can last for between five to 15 years or even longer if you take care of your teeth. But no worries, because when the time comes your dentist can redo the crown or bridge and give you another 15 or more years to enjoy your new smile.

Contact your Wayne, NJ Dentist
Call your Wayne, NJ dentist to find out if a crown or bridge can help give you a better smile. These two restorative treatments can help fix a number of common dental problems.

By Valley Dental Arts
August 26, 2020
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Welcome  

Welcome to the Blog of Valley Dental Arts

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for an experienced, specialized dentist in the Wayne, NJ area, we’re excited you are here. 

With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in the dental practice.

As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. 

Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in the field’s technology and treatments, practical oral health advice, and updates from our practice.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging, and informational to ensure your best oral/facial health. 

As always, feel free to contact our office with any dental questions or concerns.

-- Dr. Ambrosio and Dr. Maldonado


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