According to the latest American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) statistics, teeth whitening procedures have increased by 300% in the past five years and porcelain veneers by 250%. Drs. Edward Romano and Matthew Vaccaro, cosmetic dentists in New Jersey, say they only expect these numbers to rise with the coming of the new year. As patients prepare resolutions and commitments for the new year, Dr. Romano says dental enhancements offer an effective solution for improving one’s appearance and self-confidence with a fresh start.
The most recent report by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) states that over half of Americans are unsatisfied with their smile, causing a surge in cosmetic procedures in the past five years that includes porcelain veneers, which increased by 250%, and teeth whitening, which rose 300%. At his center for cosmetic dentistry in New Jersey, Dr. Edward Romano also says the upcoming new year typically brings an influx of popularity in cosmetic enhancements such as teeth whitening. He says many patients are looking to enhance their features and bring out their inner confidence and beauty through aesthetic treatment such as teeth whitening in New Jersey. “With the new year we always see an increase in aesthetic procedures. People make commitments to improve their health and appearance or just want to get a fresh start on the new year.”
Dr. Vaccaro, a cosmetic dentist at Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey, also says the fresh start of a new year offers patients a chance to get their routine cleanings back on schedule. He says regular upkeep of dental hygiene can be a significant contributor to overall health as well as dental aesthetics. Through dental check-ups, Dr. Vaccaro says patients can achieve a brighter, stronger smile without the need for an additional procedure. “Check-ups are important because we can treat and diagnose problems when they are still small. Also, we can maintain a patient’s teeth so they are always in great shape.”
While he says routine cleanings should be a regular part of any person’s oral maintenance all year long, Dr. Romano also recommends aesthetic procedures such as porcelain veneers or Invisalign in New Jersey for patients who are looking to make more pronounced changes in their dental structure for the new year. Regardless of whether one chooses a cosmetic enhancement or a regular check-up, he says consulting with an experienced and qualified dentist is essential for achieving the proper results and a satisfactory smile. He adds that with the dynamic growth in dental techniques and technology, dentists need to stay at the forefront of the latest advancements in order to provide the highest quality patient comfort and care. “Patients should consider aesthetic procedures in the New Year because there has never been a better time in dentistry to create a beautiful long lasting smile. Dental materials are more beautiful and more natural every day.”
About Edward A. Romano, DDS
Dr. Edward Romano received his dental education from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He has taught cosmetic dentistry at the Aesthetic Advantage Continuum and is an attending dentist at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Dr. Romano has been featured on several television news programs as a resource for dentistry and has delivered lectures nationally at ADA National meetings as well as New York and Washington, DC annual sessions. He is also the past president of the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Located at 310 Madison Avenue in Morristown, NJ, Dr. Romano and his practice, Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey, can be reached at (973) 947-7716. He can also be contacted online via the website aestheticsmilesofnj.com or facebook.com/aestheticsmilesnj.