Practice News


Is Your Mouth Putting You at Risk for Developing Heart Disease?

heart disease and gum disease

Every 37 seconds, someone in the United States dies from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s the leading cause of death for both women and men and across most racial and ethnic groups in the US. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking are key risk factors for […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Peeling Gums

Dont Ignore Your Peeling Gums

Are you experiencing peeling gums? This may be a symptom of a larger health issue. Even before we learn how to hold a toothbrush on our own, we begin to understand the importance of keeping our teeth cavity-free. Not to say that’s always enough motivation to want to brush our teeth as often and for […]

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A Handy Guide to What Dental Specialists Do

What Dental Specialists Do

How much do you know about the various types dental specialists? You see the dentist twice a year for a cleaning, a standard exam, and the occasional filling. That much we know. (Or should know.) It starts to get a little confusing when dental specialists enter the frame. For one, how many are there? And, […]

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Are You Better Off With an Electric Toothbrush?

Are You Better Off With an Electric Toothbrush?

Evidence of toothbrushing dates back as far as 3500 BC. And toothpaste goes back even further, to 5000 BC. Sure, there were marked improvements in both along the way, but the act of applying paste to a brush and scrubbing your teeth was pretty straightforward for the last 5,500 years or so. But with the […]

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Why You Should Avoid Home Whitening Kits

Avoid Home Whitening Kits

Let’s look at home whitening kits and why you should avoid them. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that we, as a society, value a good-looking smile. In a recent survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 99.7 percent agreed that a smile is an important social asset. The flipside of that is that […]

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Meeting the Dental Needs of Transgender and Transitioning People

Meeting the Dental Needs of Transgender and Transitioning People

For the first time, the standard bearers of the dental field are asking themselves if we’re adequately prepared to meet the needs of transgender and transitioning people. The honest answer in most cases is we are not. In fact, as the transgender population blooms—one recent estimate put it at 1.4 million people in the United […]

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Losing a Tooth as an Adult: What Happens?

Loosing a Tooth as an Adult:

Losing a tooth as an adult is one of those scenarios that’ll probably never cross your mind until it happens to you. That realization, whether it occurs abruptly—you unknowingly bite down on a nutshell and crack a molar—or gradually—your periodontal disease progresses to the point that a tooth or two loosens—will come as a rude […]

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Parent Tips for Preventing Periodontal Disease

Parent Tips for Preventing Periodontal Disease

Let’s look at some parent’s tips for preventing periodontal disease. It’s easy anymore to settle into a permanent state of anxiety as a parent, where everything can start to feel like a threat to your child’s wellbeing. It’s not enough to ensure they’re eating veggies, for example; they need to be organic. In fact, just […]

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A Princeton, NJ, Periodontist’s Cardinal Rule: Never Forget the Patient

The most valuable lesson I’ve learned from the nearly three decades I’ve been a Princeton, NJ, periodontist is: Cultivating a gentle, compassionate environment needs to be a daily, conscious objective. I don’t know anyone who isn’t at least a little anxious sitting in a dentist’s chair. The lights feel a little brighter, a little hotter. […]

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South Brunswick Area Periodontists

The South Brunswick area periodontists at Princeton Periodontics & Implants will assist with dental problems at their comprehensive dental care center. When you require preventive dental care, oral care examinations and oral treatment as well as help with dental issues, we are the conveniently located Mercer County periodontists for you. Few South Brunswick area periodontists […]

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