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Gum Disease & The Infection Connection

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Oral Health Is Overall Health | Comments

Somerset NJ Dentist Discusses The Gum Disease Infection Connection Gum disease is more common than you may think, it has been reported that 3 out of every 4 Americans have signs of mild periodontal disease or gingivitis. There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease, with particular concentration on the connection between oral inflammation, infection, and other major overall health problems. Emerging studies link periodontal disease to other overall health problems including heart and respiratory diseases, preterm low birth...

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The Oral Cancer & HPV Connection

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Oral Cancer | Comments

The Oral Cancer & HPV Connection

Oral Cancer & HPV Oral cancer is one of the fastest growing types of cancer we are seeing today. A simple and painless test performed by your Franklin Township NJ dentist annually during your regular dental check-ups can certainly help identify potential warning signs of oral cancer. The Oral Cancer Foundation goes on to suggest that a little self-examination can go a long way in between dental visits.   Franklin Township NJ Dentist Offers Oral Cancer Screenings As you’ll see and hear in the video below, according to Head...

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What Is A Root Canal?

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Root Canal Therapy | Comments

What Is A Root Canal?

Franklin Township NJ Dentist Shares Common Root Canal Myths & Truths In case you missed our last installment of enthralling root canal news in this post, let’s answer that question immediately. A root canal is a dental procedure to remove the infected tooth pulp when it gets infected due to a cavity or trauma. A root canal is a procedure done to save the damaged or dead pulp in the root canal of the tooth. (Source: Academy of General Dentistry)   Video source: Interesting Engineering By cleaning out the diseased pulp and...

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Two Minutes to Start & End Your Day

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments

Two Minutes to Start & End Your Day

Franklin Township NJ Dentist Shares the Most Important 2 Minutes of the Day Two measly minutes…that’s all it takes to brush your teeth. Do it two times a day, for two minutes at a clip – along with daily flossing – and you’ll be well on your way to not only optimal oral (& overall) health, but saving money on healthcare as well! Along with potentially saving $1000s on oral & overall healthcare, regular brushing & flossing can prevent nasty bacteria that could actually become so toxic as to enter our...

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What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency And Can’t Get To The Dentist Immediately

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Dental Emergencies | Comments

What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency And Can’t Get To The Dentist Immediately

Not only are they hazardous to your smile, but dental disasters are never anticipated and highly inconvenient. Yet, they can occur anywhere, anytime, and to anyone. In the event of such emergencies, — like a crown unexpectedly falling out or the sudden onset of a severe toothache — it’s not always possible to squeeze in a short-notice appointment with your dentist. However, taking quick action to manage the pain is urgent, and the following tips will help with that until you can schedule a proper dental visit.   Get Rid Of...

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Franklin Township Dentist Offers $750 Invisalign Discount

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Invisalign | Comments

Franklin Township Dentist Offers $750 Invisalign Discount

Get $750 Off Invisalign at Advanced Dental Arts At the Franklin Township Somerset NJ Advanced Dental Arts office of Dr. Joseph Haddad, we are proud to offer all new patients a completely FREE Invisalign® Consultation – and $750 off treatment plus FREE teeth whitening. As you may have learned in this post, straight teeth don’t just look better smiling for the camera.   Straightening your teeth can significantly affect your overall dental health, but don’t just take the word of our Franklin Township NJ Invisalign...

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SMILE & Have a Happy 4th of July!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Our Somerset Dental Office | Comments

SMILE & Have a Happy 4th of July!

4th of July Smiles We’re all already well aware that summer is officially the smile season, right? Now that doesn’t mean autumn isn’t awesome, spring doesn’t provoke a significant amount of smiles, or that winter smiles are watered down.   With the mission of proving how smiling proves to be somewhat easier in summer, let’s specifically examine one of the major summertime holidays…and some reasons why the 4th of July makes us smile.   SMILE…It’s the 4th of July! Freedom Family Friends...

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Is It Best to See Your Dentist in Summer?

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments

Is It Best to See Your Dentist in Summer?

Summertime is Checkup Time It’s not like we should need a good time to see our dentist, but for most of us convenience is a key factor. With everything else going on in life, sometimes scheduling – and/or keeping – that dentist appointment can prove challenging at best. But summer is the smile season, and you shouldn’t neglect your smile just because there’s too much other stuff to do. It’s true, we actually smile more in summer! And as it turns out, summertime is one of the best times to visit your dentist...

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Oral Cancer, Chewing Tobacco, & Baseball

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments

Oral Cancer, Chewing Tobacco, & Baseball

Curt Schilling Blames Oral Cancer on Chewing Tobacco While most sports fans are aware of former Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly’s battle with sinus cancer, and the recent passing of one of baseball’s greatest hitter ever – Tony Gwynn – up until earlier today most of us weren’t aware that another famous athlete is dealing with mouth cancer. Former Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series winning pitcher Curt Schilling is currently fighting oral cancer.   We first learned Schilling had cancer back in February...

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Is Tooth Decay Our Oldest Disease?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Dental Care | Comments

Is Tooth Decay Our Oldest Disease?

Did You Know Tooth Decay Is the Oldest Disease Known to Humans? It’s not the common cold. Nor is it arthritis, malaria, or leprosy. At least according to Healthplex Dental trivia, tooth decay is not only the oldest disease we know of, but also the most common and widespread. Not only is tooth decay the most common and widespread disease of humankind, it is the oldest. Skulls of pre-historic humans have been examined and tooth decay has been found. A quick internet search should reveal plenty of claims to the contrary, with even the...

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