At Ridge Family Dental, we provide a comprehensive approach to your dental care. We recognize the intricate connection between your oral health and overall well-being. During your appointments, we want to partner with you on your path to a healthy, confident smile and a healthier you. Our hope is that we can improve your oral health as well as your life.
Your teeth, gums, and jaws play a crucial role in your daily life. You need each of these elements to enjoy your favorite foods and to speak with confidence. In our practice, we emphasize the importance of these components functioning in harmony. It promotes a beautiful smile and better overall health for our Lyndhurst, NJ, patients.
Research shows that oral health is closely connected to your general health. If you have poor oral hygiene, you have a higher risk of various systemic conditions. This can include heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory issues. Likewise, certain medical conditions can impact your oral health. We address both aspects to help you achieve and maintain a state of total health harmony.
Our commitment to comprehensive care goes beyond treating individual dental issues. During your initial appointment, we take the time to discover the “total” you. We delve into your personal, lifestyle, and medical history. Our hope is to gain a deeper understanding of your unique needs.
You may not realize it, but each part of your history and self affects multiple parts of your health. For example, your ice-chewing habit may seem insignificant to you. Yet, it tells us that you are at risk for broken teeth and perhaps future decay. A high-stress job may be part of your life. However, it tells us that you have an increased risk of gum disease, bruxism, and even TMJ disorder.
Furthermore, education is a cornerstone of our practice. We believe that an informed patient is an empowered patient. Throughout your journey with us, we provide resources and guidance to improve your understanding of oral health. We want to enhance your connection to your oral health and overall well-being. From proper oral hygiene techniques to the impact of lifestyle choices on your smile, we are here to educate and support you.