How Can I Manage Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea can be more than simply a nuisance for you or your partner, and when left untreated, this common condition can severely impact your overall health. In addition to snoring and gasping for air, common symptoms of sleep apnea may include cognitive impairment, memory loss, a compromised immune system, anxiety, stress, and loss of motor skills. Sleep apnea can... read more »

New Jersey Dentist Reveals Sleep Solutions to Improve Overall Health

Dr. Jerry Strauss of Aesthetic Dental Care discusses dental solutions that can improve sleep quality and protect an individual’s long-term health. Totowa, NJ – Recent studies have uncovered a link between poor sleep quality and the risk of developing neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Dr. Jerry Strauss, a dentist in New Jersey, believes this link is an important... read more »

How Is Alzheimer’s Connected to Sleep Issues?

According to new research, poor quality of sleep can increase a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. This is because when you don’t get enough sleep – due to constant interruptions – the protein known as beta-amyloid builds up in the body and further disrupts your ability to sleep. This buildup is what doctors believe destroys brain cells and, ultimately,... read more »

How Can Your Body Posture While Sleeping Affect Your Health?

Did you know that the position in which you sleep can impact your long-term brain health? A recent study suggests that your sleeping posture can affect how well your brain is able to eliminate waste. Since buildup of this waste can influence poor sleep quality, which in turn increases your risk of developing neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s,... read more »

Can Teeth Whitening Damage Gums?

Teeth whitening can be a great way to give your smile a brighter appearance. With Zoom!® teeth whitening, you can achieve a smile that is up to eight shades lighter in about one hour. At Aesthetic Dental Care, we also offer at-home whitening kits that allow you to brighten your teeth more gradually until you reach your desired shade. Both... read more »

How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

Whitening your teeth is one of the easiest and fastest ways to boost the appearance of your smile. At Aesthetic Dental Care, we offer two teeth whitening options: in-office Zoom!® treatments and at-home professional-grade whitening kits. Zoom!® teeth whitening allows you to brighten your teeth up to eight shades lighter in a single office visit, while at-home trays allow you... read more »

Ripple Effects of Insomnia May Include Enhanced Pain Sensitivity

Most people aim for a full night’s sleep, however; there are many factors that can make this difficult or impossible, including a busy schedule and sleeplessness. A lack of sleep can cause a number of unwanted effects, including wavering concentration, grumpiness, and deteriorating health. A new study conducted in Norway reveals there may be another downside to insomnia: increased pain... read more »

New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist on Neuromuscular Approach to TMD Treatment

Dr. Jerry Strauss discusses how neuromuscular dentistry techniques can treat TMJ disorder by addressing not only the teeth and jaw, but also the muscles that control the jaw. Totowa, NJ – Many people suffering from oral pain and discomfort do not realize this could be a sign of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, says New Jersey cosmetic dentist Jerry Strauss, DMD.... read more »

New Jersey Dentist on What Patients Can Expect from Sedation Techniques

Dr. Jerry Strauss uses two types of sedation dentistry to make his patients at Aesthetic Dental Care more comfortable, ease their anxiety, and provide the care they need. Totowa, NJ – New Jersey cosmetic dentist Dr. Jerry Strauss understands that dental visits can cause some patients anxiety. In fact, it is estimated that 9-15 percent of Americans suffer from dental... read more »

New Jersey Cosmetic Dentist on the Benefits of Invisalign®

Dr. Jerry Strauss of Aesthetic Dental Care of New Jersey discusses the many advantages that Invisalign® clear aligners offer patients with misaligned teeth. Totowa, NJ – Depending on the specifics of a patient’s malocclusion, Invisalign® can be a highly beneficial treatment option for their crooked teeth, says New Jersey cosmetic dentist Dr. Jerry Strauss. As a licensed provider of the... read more »