2017 Asbury Park Press Best of the Best Awards — Ocean County
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Dry Mouth: Is It Sneaking Past Your Radar?
A dental epidemic is brewing, and it's called Xerostomia, or "Dry Mouth". It sounds innocuous enough, and perhaps that is why many people affected by the problem fail to treat it, or...
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever and there are options like veneers and teeth whitening that can give you a beautiful, white smile.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Dental Hygiene: Man With Gross Plaque On Teeth Visits Dentist Office After 10 Years
This is what happens to your teeth when you don’t visit the dentist for 10 years.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
What is sleep apnea? How can my dentist help?
If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the airway, resulting in the temporary stoppage of breath during sleep. This often happens with the jaw goes back and the tongue falls into the throat. This decrease in oxygen can have damaging effects on the brain and the cardiovascular system, and can also lead to frequent awakenings or arouses at night which result in the patient being very fatigued during the day. Now there is a solution with sleep apnea dentistry. Your dentist can develop custom sleep appliances to help effectively treat sleep apnea. Sleep appliances place the jaw in a position to help maintain an open airway during sleep. Custom sleep devices are sleek and ergonomically designed with…
How Dental Floss Is Made
A look at the manufacturing process of dental floss - an invaluable invention for maintaining oral hygiene and a great weapon against gum diseases.
Divorce and dentistry: Why is rate of divorce high among dentists, and how can they avoid it?
Dentists have the unfortunate reputation of having a higher divorce rate than the rest of the population. Turns out that isn't true. However, there are several factors that might lead to divorce in the profession. Here are some suggestions to help avoid becoming a statistic.
Overcoming Fear of Dentists
Fear of dentist appointments is a legitimate concern. Learn some helpful tips to help you overcome it!