Sports Guards and Mouth Guards!

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April is National Facial Protection Month.  Don’t forget to protect your mouth with sports guards or mouth guards! Many of us play sports ourselves or our children do. Protecting their teeth and yours during those fun sports games and practices is vital to keeping our pearly whites as long as possible.  At Montclair Smile Design we […]

April Means Oral Cancer Awareness!

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This month we return our focus to oral cancer because April is Oral Cancer Awareness month! What Areas Are Affected With Oral Cancer? According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, the whole mouth including the oropharynx, base of the tongue and tonsils are included in this disease. The Oral Cancer Foundation also reports that almost 10,000 people […]

New In Town? Our Oakland Dentist Welcomes You!

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  Are you new in town and looking for a dentist? Let our Oakland dentist be one of the first to welcome you! Our dental practice, Montclair Smile Design, is in the heart of the Montclair Village! Besides all the other craziness that comes along with a move, finding a new dentist shouldn’t be super challenging. […]

Support Your Local Business!

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Support your local business! It’s highly likely a phrase that you hear quite often.  But why? Why do we care? We care because supporting local businesses, especially those right here in the Montclair Village, helps to keep our communities alive and thriving. We understand that life is crazy and  busy and that sometimes ordering things […]

Dental Assistants Recognition Week!

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Power to the Dental Assistants! Raise a glass, high five or flash your smile at them! They deserve all the praise we can give them. It is time to recognize our dental assistants and all the hard work they do. This whole week has been nationally dedicated to them. Just as a dental practice wouldn’t […]

National Dentist Day! Let’s Celebrate!

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Monday March 6th is National Dentist Day (that’s tomorrow, guys!)! And which two dentists do we love? Dr. Becker and Dr. Catalano! At Montclair Smile Design, we value every aspect of our dental world from the patients to the staff. We would like to honor Dr. Becker and Dr. Catalano in all that they do […]

Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease: Linked!

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Periodontal disease and heart disease are two seemingly separate issues, right? Au contraire! Did you know that they are actually linked? Many studies have been done over the past 30 years that show a connection between these two diseases or conditions.  There are several other factors of course that contribute to both issues such as smoking, […]

Pet Dental Care: Their Teeth Matter Too!

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Hello all you pet lovers! Your pet dental care matters just like yours does! We know, we know… why is a dental office talking about pet dental care?! Basically here’s why: We love pets and we are quite fond of dentistry 🙂 Although we at Montclair Smile Design do not clean pets teeth (only people […]

February is Children’s Dental Health Month!

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This month is Children’s Dental Health Month! We all know how important it is to take care of our own dental health, but let’s not forget about the kids! During February, dental health for kiddos is celebrated nationally. At Montclair Smile Design we love our tiny patients. How Can We Help Children’s Dental Health? One of […]

February is American Heart Month – Are You Listening?

Since 1964, American presidents have been warning the American public about the very real danger of heart disease. Why? Each year, one out of every three deaths in America is caused by heart disease. This is more than any other deadly disease, including cancer. Because of this, the month of February has been designated as […]