Along with fellow tooth enthusiasts Dr. Lorraine Sirgany and Dr. Erin Thomas, Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz keeps smiles healthy, clean, and happy with regular checkups and polishings. An appointment begins with a gentle inspection, in which the dentist examines the mouth for tartar, gum disease, and forgotten passwords. Then, bitewing x-rays peek between the teeth and behind the enamel, where cavities sometimes lurk. The service concludes with a thorough cleaning to evict plaque and make pearly whites glow with pride. Like lunar eclipses, preventive visits last about an hour and can be scheduled for daytime, evenings, or weekends.