American Dental Center
1441 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083

General Dentists in Union

For a bright, beautiful, healthy smile, you need to practice proper oral hygiene, develop healthy dental habits, and make regular visits to a general dentist. For a better understanding of why these dentists are so important to the health of your smile, below are some answers to our patients’ most common questions about these dental experts.

What Does a General Dentist Do for Dental Patients?

These dentists perform a variety of general dentistry services to keep your teeth and gums healthy. While other dentists specialize in different areas of dentistry, these dental professionals provide a variety of general services to improve overall dental health for children, teens, and adults.

How Will These Dental Professionals Help Me?

A general dentist is dedicated to protecting and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. These dentists perform all the procedures you need to maintain a healthy smile, such as cleanings, fillings, damage repair, and many treatments from routine to advanced.

Are There Many General Dentistry Services Available?

Yes, there are a variety of dental procedures designed to prevent and treat all kinds of dental problems for every age. Our practice offers this wide range of dental services.

  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentures
  • Extractions
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Root Canal Therapy

When Do I Need to Visit a General Dentist Near Me?

Dental experts generally recommend going to a general dental office twice a year for cleanings and checkups. But every patient is different and how often you need to see a dentist is based on personal factors, such as your age and dental condition.

Is a Dental Visit Expensive?

Your cost is determined by any insurance coverage you have and the treatments performed by the dentist. At our practice, we understand that costs can be a concern, so please call us for more information about the price of your dental visit.

How Do I Schedule an Appointment at a General Family Dentistry Practice?

It’s as easy as one, two, three. One, call our office. Two, ask for an appointment. And three, tell us the times and dates you’re available so our staff can provide an appointment that suits your needs.

Will My Dentist Appointment Take a Lot of Time?

This depends on the procedures being performed. Appointments are usually over in an hour, but may be done in 30 minutes or may last for part of the day. Contact our office if your time is limited on the day of your appointment so we can try to accommodate your schedule.

How Should I Prepare Before Visiting a Dentist?

Going to a dentist general practice should be a calm and comfortable experience, as such little preparation is required. When you come to our office for your appointment, all we ask is that you arrive on time, have your insurance details handy, and be ready to inform us about your medical status. For patients that get nervous about the dentist, just make sure to tell our office staff right away so we can help ease any discomfort.

Do I Really Need Dental Visits?

Dental visits are essential for healthy teeth and gums. If you avoid seeing a dentist, you’re endangering your dental health and may pay the price in extensive, costly treatments required to repair the damage in the future. It’s smarter and simpler to simply protect your smile by seeing a dentist regularly. Please call our office to arrange an appointment right away.

Dentures

While your teeth can last a lifetime, the truth is that many people experience the loss of teeth because of decay or a mouth injury. When this happens, it is important to replace the lost teeth so that the remaining […]

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Extractions

Having a tooth pulled may not be pleasant, but it’s often necessary–either to make way for a permanent tooth, or when a tooth becomes infected, decayed, or otherwise jeopardizes your health. Our Union American Dental Center dentists provide affordable and […]

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Oral Cancer Screening

The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 40,000 new cases of oral cancer within the year. The sooner cancer is found, the better the odds of overcoming the disease become. Your Union dentist will perform the screening during your routine […]

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Oral Hygiene

Do you want to achieve optimal dental health? Your best course of action is to have great dental hygiene. However, there’s more to oral health than just caring for your teeth and gums at home. You must also visit your […]

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Root Canal Therapy

In many cases, a root canal, more appropriately called endodontic treatment, is the most effective way to save a tooth that has become decayed, infected, or traumatized in some way. Rather than extract the offending tooth, a root canal treatment […]

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The entire staff from front desk to the Dentists are professional & make you feel comfortable ! I am a new patient and I’ve finally found a solid dental office ! They have the total […]
Yolanda L.
Very friendly, professional, clean office, professional receptionist, and overall all a nice experience. Dr. Lobaton-Palacios and Dr. Goldstein was the best! Explained all the procedures, […]
Marcus W.
Dr. Ponquinette was amazing!!! I was terrified about getting my tooth extracted and was worried that it would be painful. But with his caring and humorous personality, he made the whole process quick […]
Fedeline F.
Utterly Amazing. My whole family has gotten work done here and they’ve done nothing but treat us with great bedside manner, kindness, and great work. Dr. Ramasway is the best orthodontist […]
Karyne B.
Excellent
Anysha H.
Great experience! Called at 9, was fixed by 12:30!
Gail S.
Great Team at American Dental Always professional
Virginia W.
Really great dentist. Dr ramaswamy has been overseeing my dental work for a little over a year now. He is very friendly and knowledgeable. Kathryn, the nurses, and the scheduling staff are all […]
Richard C.
I came in after having had substantial pain over the weekend. I was frustrated – and probably not easy to deal with. The front desk, together with Lily, and the dentist, were incredibly patient […]
Achilles V.
i have been going here for 20 yrs or more .Everyone is friendly and makes you feel,welcomed as soon as you walk into the door . I love everyone here and never once did I have a bad experience . I […]
Lorraine L.
Maria is wonderful. It’s like visiting with an old friend.
Ted S.
Great experience with very professional people at American dental. Looking forward to my next appointment.
Brenda B.
Thank you Dr. Boyer, as you and your assisting associates were truly amazing!! And a great big thanks to Dr Paltac, Top Director of this team of Dentistry. God only knows how much I hate going to the […]
Lorraine C.
I was pleased to receive a call that my appointment was moved thirty minutes early (saving me time in the afternoon). The dental hygienist that treated me (I can’t remember her name, but she […]
Ana A.
Maria (Mady) was so wonderful and understanding!
Anonymous
I am very happy with my Dentist. My experience has been great. I find her to be caring, attentive, polite and most of all very professional.
Dana K.
The Dr is very nice and knowledgeable He explained everything to me He wasn’t in a rush which is very important Thnks
Anonymous
Extremely friendly staff!!
Andrea E.
Very beautiful and clean office. Friendly, knowledgeable and concerned. Very flexible with scheduling. Good with reminding of upcoming appointments. Dr.Peters, Maxine, Jessica, Maria,and Tanha are […]
Jess
My whole family has been going to American Dental for more than 5 years. They did my son’s braces and he now has perfect teeth. My hygienist Kerstin and X-ray tech Keisha are the best!
Joan W.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri. – Closed
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (908) 280-0450
Fax: (908) 851-9079
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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