Your family deserves quality care. Keeping your teeth bright and healthy helps improve overall health. To safeguard your family’s health, The Silverstrom Group offers the latest in family dentistry. Your Livingston family dentists, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom, discuss the importance of dental care for the entire family. Family Dentist Quiz 1. True or False: Your Livingston family dentists offer children’s dentistry. 2. True or False: Dental sealants can help your child avoid tooth decay. 3. True or False: Patients can receive emergency dental care. 4. True or False: Your Livingston dentists improve dental health with checkups and cleanings. Answer Key 1. True. Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom strive to educate our young patients on the proper methods of brushing and flossing. Regular visits help instill good dental habits and reduce dental anxiety. Checkups also allow your Livingston family dentists to watch for the earliest signs of dental issues, such as tooth decay and misalignment, and recommend immediate treatment. 2. True. A sealant is a plastic material that coats the molars in the rear of the mouth. These back teeth are hard for children to reach when brushing and flossing, allowing food particles and bacteria to remain untouched, increasing the risk of tooth decay. A sealant prevents food from becoming stuck between teeth or adhering to the tooth’s surface. Sealants don’t need to be removed; they will wear away safely with time. 3. True. What happens when you crack or knock out a tooth? Your Livingston dentists offer an on-call staff available to help you 24 hours a day. If you find yourself facing a dental emergency, contact Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom today. 4. True. Routine checkups and cleanings allow Dr. David or Gary Silvertsrom to address dental issues early, preventing the need for more expensive and invasive treatment down the road. Remember, you should undergo a checkup and cleaning at least twice a year. About Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom: The Silverstrom Dental Group provides the latest in comprehensive dental care for patients in Livingston, NJ and surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment, call (973) 797-9345.