Per their name, the five clinics that compose Brilliant Smiles Dental Group can lighten teeth by up to eight shades in a single hour. Their secret is the Zoom! whitening system, whose light-activated whitening gel penetrates each tooth’s surface, lifting deep-seated stains along the way. Like the clinics’ veneers and crowns, their whitening treatments beautify smiles more effectively than a bracelet wrapped around your tongue. However, the clinics complement their aesthetic services with preventative care, such as x-rays and gum disease screenings, as well as cleanings, root canals, and other general dentistry.
At Lakeside Dental, Dr. Dorothy Drain draws upon more than 15 years spent maintaining and beautifying smiles. While conducting cleanings, extractions, and cosmetic services, the doctor works to assuage anxiety with a gentle chair-side manner in an office designed to reduce stress. Strains of soothing music drift through the air against furnishings in hues from beige to burgundy, and patients leaf through a selection of magazines, watch television, or simply meditate on which Civil War general had the most winning smile.
Along with his advanced training in orthodontics and TMJ and myofascial pain disorders, Dr. Paul G. Grussenmeyer uses the latest technological advancements in a well-rounded approach to maintaining his patients' health and comfort. Dr. Grussenmeyer is one of the few dentists in the area to treat jaw-joint issues and upper-body pain, using methods such as intraoral appliances, myofascial-release techniques, and trigger-point therapy. He also harnesses cold-laser therapy to noninvasively treat tooth sensitivity, periodontal disease, and TMJ disorders. Instead of taking old-fashioned impressions with alginate or silly putty, Dr. Grussenmeyer creates digital impressions for restorations with the Cadent iTero 3-D system. Focusing on cultivating patient comfort, the caring doctor is able to use fewer shots and less anesthesia for soft- and hard-tissue procedures thanks to laser dentistry, for which he holds associate fellowship status and certification.
Cosmetic and implant dentists Drs. Gilbert, Andreassi, and Berger work hard not only to keep teeth healthy, but to create a warm, friendly environment where even nervous patients feel at ease. Dr. Gilbert's advanced training informs his dental-care techniques, and the former captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corp. specializes in periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and prosthetics. He and his co-dentists join forces with a smiling staff who help every treatment restore grins to their impeccable selves. Invisible braces, whitening, and veneers offer an alternative to wooden teeth and the kisses from woodpeckers that they invite.
A trip to the dentist shouldn’t be an anxiety-inducing experience. This is the mantra of the dental specialist staff at Haddonfield Dental, composed of a general dentist, prosthodontist, periodontist, and endodontist who all strive to put patients at ease while providing the highest quality care. One way to accomplish this goal is by utilizing cutting-edge dental technology, including digitized x-rays that emit up to 90% less radiation and tiny intra-oral cameras that allow the dentist to project images of the patient’s mouth onto a screen that they can both view together in real time. By allowing patients to watch television or listen to music during their treatment, the staff further calms anxious nerves. In addition, the team can also use nitrous oxide or conscious-sedation techniques while they performing a variety of dental treatments.
Dr. Robert Stern takes satisfaction in straightening crooked smiles. He and Dr. Tanya Stavisky are backed by an experienced team, and they all work toward helping their patients achieve ideal oral health and maintain a preventive care regimen. The dentists can install Invisalign or conventional braces to straighten overcrowded or unevenly spaced teeth or correct strong over- or underbites. They also have experience treating conditions such as sleep apnea by designing mouthpieces that keep the throat from becoming blocked during sleep and make dreams about being a professional basketball player more realistic.