March 19, 2020
The world is grappling with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and our heart goes out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).
As of now, our office will remain
open to serve the patients needing emergency dental work. This is our
way of helping decrease the amount of people going into the emergency
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February 24, 2020
For the most part, most dental patients will
fear their upcoming procedures. They may have felt some discomfort while
booking their appointment, which may result in feeling uncomfortable feelings
towards going forward with treatment. If you are experiencing these emotions at
our office yourself, you are not alone! According to JDH, an estimate of 50-80% people fear their
dentist to some degree.
People will most likely to hold off on going to their dentist for their recommended six-month cleaning, as opposed to making a trip to their physician for their physical. There are several leading factors as to why they hold off on any type of dental treatment, but the most common reason is due to feeling anxious at the dentist, otherwise known as what we call, “Dental Phobia”.
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February 23, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gum disease is one of the most common conditions in the nation, impacting one out of every two American adults. Many people aren’t aware of how serious and prevalent this issue is, and not knowing about the problem can put your mouth at risk, because you don’t know how to protect yourself. To celebrate National Gum Disease Awareness Month, learn about how you can prevent this oral disease, and what you can do to treat the symptoms.
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November 11, 2019
Washington Dental Associates in
Bergenfield, NJ and Smile More Dentistry in Tappan, NY, will hold its annual veterans day of free dentistry event on Monday November
11th, 2019. The entire team will be providing free dental care services to
former and active duty military members. Furthermore, veterans
can receive 30% off any treatment throughout the entire month of November.
Dr. Darren Tong, a dentist at the
offices, said that “Dental care is a growing need in our country. It is
important to Washington Dental Associates to give back to the community and to
help others get out of pain and into happier and healthier smiles.”
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October 20, 2019
Mariliza always knew she wanted to
go into medicine but also wanted to help people by using her hands and
knowledge of the human body. This led her to dentistry where she
could tap into her creativity and knowledge of biology and technology to create
beautiful smiles for her patients. She was further motivated to start her
own business because as the mother of 5 kids, she knew what she wanted in a
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August 11, 2019
makes you realize just how important your teeth are to your day-to-day life
than when one or more go missing. Suddenly, your diet is limited, certain words
are difficult to say, and you find yourself thinking twice before smiling.
Whether you’re missing a single tooth or all of them, the available technology
in dentistry today can help you rebuild your oral health and confidence by
replacing your missing teeth.
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July 10, 2019
See the doctors either do the Hula or Lipsync a song on camera. The
choice is up to YOU!
steps are simple:
Ask for a social sign and take a photo with it
Post it to Facebook and tag our location
Choose your dare and we’ll add a sticker in your name.
PLUS, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $50 Amazon
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June 26, 2019
29, 2017 – Tappan, NY – Dr. Tong and LaCap, both leading dentists in
Bergenfield, New Jersey and Tappan, New York announced today the launching of
the practice’s updated website, SmileMoreDentist.com as a key part of a new patient
outreach and branding strategy for the Bergen County dentists. The
patient can now choose which office they would like to go to. They can
navigate the interactive information available on the sites specific to their
needs. Drs. Tong and LaCap are two of a few dentists in the United
States to have been awarded the highest degrees and multiple designations in
the field. Washington Dental Associates continues its commitment in
delivering first class dental services to patients in Bergenfield, the greater
Bergen County area, and now Rockland County.
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May 12, 2017
Sharing is caring! Since the beginning of the New Year, you resolved to cut out sugar as a way to lose weight and get your health in order. But try as you might, the office donuts every Thursday, the bitter taste of plain black coffee, and the local ice cream shop have all managed to deter you from your goal. (more…)
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April 22, 2017
You know the advice – always see your dentist in Tappan at least twice a year. But why? From preventing cavities to detecting oral cancer when it’s easily treatable, the reasons for a biannual visit with the team at Smile More Dentistry abound. Learn the logic behind visiting us every six months is so important from Dr. Darren Tong and Dr. Mariliza LaCap in this post.
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