Dover Office
6-16 East Blackwell St., Unit 4B
Dover, NJ
Phone: 973-989-3900
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How often do I need a checkup?

A double blind study completed in 1987 showed that effective maintanence against periodontal disease and decay required quarterly professional cleanings. Cleanings every six months allowed the same degree of breakdown as yearly cleanings. Cleaning between the teeth once a day with floss or interdental cleaners removes plaque from between the teeth, areas where the toothbrush can't reach. It is essential in preventing periodontal (gum) disease.The best way to remove decay-causing plaque is by brushing and cleaning between your teeth every day. Brushing removes plaque from the tooth surfaces. By taking care of your teeth, eating a balanced diet and visiting your dentist regularly, you can have healthy teeth and an attractive smile your entire life. Follow these tips to keep your teeth and mouth clean Brush your teeth twice a day, with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth, allowing you to reach all areas easily. Use a toothpaste that contains fluoride, which helps protect your teeth from decay. When choosing any dental product, look for the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance, an important symbol of a dental product's safety and effectiveness.

Dr. Patricia Patterne
Teeth Whitening, Botox / Fillers , Cosmetic and Preventive Dentistry.
We Speak English and Spanish.

Dover Office
6-16 East Blackwell St., Unit 4B
Dover, NJ
Phone: 973-989-3900

Dr. Patricia Patterne is a natural born artist, who decided to use her talent by combining it with dentistry to create beautiful, happy, healthy smiles. She is a family oriented individual who enjoys quality time with her husband and two daughters. Her philosophy is providing personalized family dental care.

Dr. Patterne graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1998. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, New Jersey Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Facial Beauty Institute. her purpose is to always improve oral health and total body wellness.

We've always seen our dental practice as one that combined state-of-the-art technology with a deep caring for our patients' overall health and welfare. This site gives us a new way to fulfill our commitments to you.


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