Middletown Dental
Dr. Pradeep Sukumar, DMD, MPH


The Benefits of Teeth Whitening

A common issue many people have is stained or discolored teeth. There’s nothing unusual about having less than white teeth. You can’t help that some foods and drinks stain your smile. Giving up coffee or wine can be difficult, even though you might know the discoloration they can do to your teeth. Even abstaining from these foods or drinks doesn’t stave off the eventual yellowing that occurs with age. 

Studies show that Americans spent over $1.4 billion on over-the-counter teeth whitening products last year alone, meaning that a desire for a bright smile is on many people’s minds. 

Your dental specialists in Middletown, NJ recommend professional teeth whitening services and are happy ...

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3 Types of Dental Emergencies You Should Not Ignore

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Your tooth hurts when you encounter cold beverages, but since it goes away on its own, you're not sure if it's time to contact your dentist. Sometimes it's hard to know whether you genuinely have a dental emergency or not; however, a good rule of thumb is always to contact your dentist first if you have questions about emergency dental services in Middletown, NJ. Your dentist can assess your situation over the phone and determine whether you need immediate attention. 

A Knocked Out Tooth

A tooth that has been completely knocked out doesn't have much time to save it. Get to your dentist as soon as possible and transport your tooth carefully. ...

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Why Porcelain Veneers are a Great Option

Have you tried whitening your teeth with little to no success in removing stubborn discoloration? Do you have unsightly spaces between your teeth, or teeth that are misshapen? Do small chips or fractures diminish your smile and make you feel self-conscious? Did you know that porcelain veneers are an excellent solution for all of these concerns?

What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Best described as a super-thin layer of porcelain, a veneer fits directly over your natural tooth. So it is not only able to change the shape and shade of your teeth but also cover imperfections like staining and discoloration. Veneers are bonded to your teeth, so they add strength, and they blend ...

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For Optimum Results Choose KöR Teeth Whitening

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When your teeth are discolored, it diminishes the appearance of your smile and can cause you to lose confidence. For some patients, staining is something they've struggled with for years since stains like those that result from tetracycline are extremely difficult to remove. If you suffer from stubborn staining, and you've had little to no success with whitening treatments in the past, we invite you to try KöR whitening.

What Is KöR Whitening?

KöR is a teeth whitening system backed by researchers who have studied the science behind teeth whitening at great length and have determined how to achieve optimum results. What they discovered is that saliva contaminates whitening gel and reduces the ...

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4 Reasons Our Patients Choose Dental Implants as a Tooth Replacement Option

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If you're living with a missing tooth, dental implants are one of the best solutions offered by modern dentistry. Not only do they replace your tooth, but they also protect your oral health. Here are some of the main reasons our patients are choosing dental implants in Middletown, NJ

Dental Implants Offer a Natural Look and Feel

A dental implant looks and functions just like your natural tooth. The secret behind their success is that they replace both your root and your tooth. A titanium post placed into your jawbone replaces your root. It naturally fuses with your bone because titanium is biocompatible. Your new crown is made of high-quality porcelain, ...

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DIY Braces Are a Bad Idea - Here's Why

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Are your teeth crooked? Perhaps they overlap? If the alignment of your teeth causes you to feel dissatisfied about the appearance of your smile, there are a few excellent orthodontic treatment options that can help you achieve a straighter, more beautiful smile. Trying to align your teeth on your own with do-it-yourself braces is not one of these options. Here's what you should know about orthodontic treatment.

A Disturbing New Trend

Some people, mostly younger kids or adolescents are attempting to straighten their teeth on their own with items such as paper clips, rubber bands, or aluminum foil. This is extremely dangerous for your teeth and oral health.

For example, say you use ...

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