Archive for the ‘ Family Dentistry ’ Category

Dr. Sam Romano appointed to Teaching Staff at Beth Israel Hospital

Dentist Dr. Sam Romano of Madison was appointed this spring to the teaching staff at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center at 201 Lyons Ave. in Newark, the largest hospital in New Jersey. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s General Practice Residency in Dentistry is an educational program designed to provide clinical, didactic and hospital experience at […]

Just One Hour?

A cleaning is what you do at home everyday and how well you do it is very important.  At your hygiene visit, we are clinically treating the mouth for things that no amount of homecare can replace.  Wear and tear is inevitable and at your clinical hygiene visits we work with one tooth at a […]

To floss or not to floss?

Hopefully every six months, you visit the dentist for a cleaning and probably hear the words “floss more” The problem is patients don’t think flossing does anything. There is no instant gratification with flossing — that’s the problem. But flossing does about 40% of the work required to remove sticky bacteria, or plaque, from your […]

What is Periodontal Charting?

What is periodontal charting? Why does the Hygienist call out numbers like 2, 3, 3, 4, 6, and 2 when you’re in for a checkup visit? Does this mean something? Yes! These numbers do mean something. The numbers that the hygienist calls out coincide with periodontal pocket depth, a way to measure gum tissue health. […]

Dr. Romano Awarded 2014 Craftsman of the Year

Dr. Sam Romano was awarded the 2014 Craftsman of the Year award

Madison museum to honor Dr. Romano on Sept. 7

MADISON – The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts will honor Madison dentist Dr. Sam Romano as its 2014 “Craftsman of the Year” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at the museum at 9 Main St. at Green Village Road in Madison. The event was rescheduled from an earlier date “due […]

Loose Tooth

Your Tooth is Loose My hygienist, Kay wrote this blog that I thought I would share with you “YOUR TOOTH IS LOOSE!” Over the past 17 years that I have worked with Dr. Samuel Romano, as a Dental Hygienist, we have told patients who range in age from 2 years old to 90+ years old […]

Today’s Dental Implants

Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth. Advantages of Dental Implants? Appearance. Dental implants look and feel like your own teeth. They are designed to fuse with bone, they become permanent. Speech. With poor-fitting dentures, the […]

Babies, Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens

Even tiny tots need regular checkups, just like mom and dad. The American Dental Association recommends kids start getting checkups at about age 1, or when their first tooth appears. Yet even before then it’s important to care for your child’s teeth and gums. Though they’ll eventually lose them, baby teeth help a child speak and chew […]

Sleep is a Beautiful Thing

Sleep apnea compromises the lives of millions of Americans. Life can be miserable without adequate rest. You might think it is impossible to nod off with commotion, noise of fans screaming, intercom blaring, but many people actually do. If this sounds familiar a visit to the doctor is probably a good idea. Typically you will […]