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Tips to Reduce Anxiety about Dental Treatment

An estimated 40 million Americans do not get the dental care they need because of fear and anxiety. Many feel anxious about possible pain, anesthesia and the sounds and smells of a dental office; others have had a negative past experience with dental treatment. Unfortunately, avoiding the dentist is ultimately […]

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New Jersey Dentist Uses Laser Dentistry to Fight Gum Disease

According to a recent study conducted by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), gum disease affects nearly 8 in 10 American adults. New Jersey dentist Dr. Jerry Strauss says controlling this disease is crucial to maintaining one’s oral health and keeping their teeth. He adds that the […]

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Oral and Systemic Health

Gum disease is a common infectious disease. Even if your smile looks healthy, there is a chance you may have periodontal disease. In fact, estimates are as high as 85% of the adult population has some level of periodontal disease. It is the most common chronic infection known to man. […]

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Flossing Just as Important as Brushing Teeth

Flossing is just as important as brushing your teeth when it comes to oral care. It is important to understand that brushing alone leaves as much as 40% of the tooth surfaces untouched.  By augmenting your brushing routine with flossing, you are getting into all the areas between and under […]

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Snap, Crackle, Pop?

The noise made when you open your mouth or chew is no laughing matter. TMJ is a disorder of the jaw joint where the ball, socket and disk are damaged or misaligned. This puts pressure and undue wear on the joint,causing deterioration of the structures. The body naturally attempts to […]

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Flossing and Oral Health New Jersey NJ

Flossing is just as important as brushing your teeth when it comes to oral care. It is important to understand that brushing alone leaves as much as 40% of the tooth surfaces untouched. By augmenting your brushing routine with flossing, you are getting into all the areas between and under […]

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Mercury Fillings & Dental Health New Jersey

The American Dental Association has announced that in Sweden and Norway, the use of silver-mercury (amalgam) dental fillings has been banned. There has been much discussion as to the health and environmental risks of these fillings for some time. In the USA, the use of silver-mercury is still permitted by […]

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