• halitosis – chronic bad breath, generally caused by an oral or gastrointestinal disorder
  • hematoma – blood swelling beneath the surface of the skin, gums, or other tissue
  • hygienist – dental professional who is trained and certified to perform dental cleanings, scaling and root planing, and other functions, provides patient education, and may administer local anesthetic or nitrous oxide
  • hyperplasia – abnormal increase in cell growth leading to enlargement of tissue

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  • Gum Health and Alzheimer’s Disease | Andrew R. Samuel DMD

    Maintaining healthy gums is not just essential for your oral health but could also impact your cognitive function. A recent study conducted by King’s College London and the University of Southampton has shed light on the correlation between gum disease and cognitive decline in individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. While further research is needed to…

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  • 12 Reasons to See Your Dentist | Dr. Andrew R. Samuel

    Don’t delay your dental check-up until you’re in pain! Just as you make time for regular household chores, it’s essential to prioritize your oral health by scheduling biannual visits to your dentist. At Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implants, LLC, Dr. Andrew R. Samuel and our team are committed to helping you maintain optimal oral health…

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  • Signs It’s Time to Visit a Periodontist | Ocean NJ Dentist

    Gum disease is an alarmingly common problem among US adults. With over 3 million new cases diagnosed each year, it’s one of the most prevalent oral health issues faced today. Detection and treatment is important, as untreated gum disease can lead to serious health issues including heart disease, stroke, lung disease, and more. The extent…

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