Cleanings & Xrays

Dental Cleanings & X-Rays in the North Arlington & Kearny Areas

About Dental Cleanings at Smile Design Specialists: Richard Ekstein, DMD

We recommend that you schedule routine dental cleanings in order to maintain optimal oral hygiene. These cleanings are important because they work to remove mineralized plaque that can develop even in patients who are proactive with their oral health. Brushing and flossing at home daily is wonderful, but even the most avid brusher will not be able to clean those “hard-to-reach” areas that we will. Generally, we recommend that you come into the office for a cleaning once every six months.

About Dental X-Rays at Smile Design Specialists: Richard Ekstein, DMD

Many of the diseases that can damage the teeth and surrounding tissues cannot be detected during a basic oral exam. That’s why we perform x-rays that reveal areas of decay between the teeth or below fillings, bone infections, periodontal disease, abscesses or cysts, developmental abnormalities and some types of tumors that you do not want to leave untreated.

We only perform x-rays when we find it to be necessary and when we do, we are sure to adhere to all safety guidelines. Dr. Ekstein will be happy to answer any questions you may have about whether a dental x-ray is right for you.

We know it takes a lot of trust to put your oral health in someone’s hands, and we take that trust very seriously. If it has been six months or longer since your last dental appointment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch below or by dialing (201) 627-5060!

Smile Design Specialist

Meet Your Board Certified Prosthodontist
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    Richard A. Ekstein

    Board Certified Prosthodontist

    Get ready for a different kind of dental experience - one where every patient receives the absolute pinnacle of care! - Dr. Ekstein
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Why We're the Right Choice for You

Benefits of Smile Design Specialist:
  • CareCredit & In-Office Financing Available
  • Providing the Best Dental Care Since 1984
  • Board Certified Prosthodontist
  • Focused on your Dental & Overall Health
  • Complimentary Initial Consultations
  • Services Available in English, Spanish & Portuguese
    Wonderful Experience

    “I love Smile Design Specialists in North Arlington.”

    - Gerard R.
    Knowledgeable, Efficient & Caring

    “Invisalign is the best investment I have ever made.”

    - Mike
    I Love My New Smile!

    “Dr. Ekstein is great and the staff at The Smile Design Specialists are amazing.”

    - Kim
    Nothing But Professional!

    “Not only do they provide a very professional experience, but I felt welcome and comfortable at every stage of my procedure.”

    - James
    The Most Friendly & Efficient Staff

    “The Smile Design Specialists have the most friendly and efficient staff and they are always willing to go that extra mile to assist with dental or billing questions. We love their proactive dental care...so I can fix things when they are small and not let ”

    - Marilyn
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