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  • Vaping’s Effect On Oral Health | Periodontist Ocean NJ

    While it’s often portrayed as a safe alternative to smoking, the risks associated with vaping are not yet clear. Recent studies have indicated that e-cigarette vapors could have a damaging effect on your mouth. Here’s what you need to know. E-Juice Ingredients  Electronic cigarettes are not regulated like other tobacco products, meaning there is little…

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  • Why Do My Gums Bleed? | Dental Implants Ocean NJ

    While brushing or flossing your teeth, do you notice blood on your toothbrush or in the sink? Swollen, red, or tender gums can bleed when brushing or flossing, even if you are brushing gently. While it may seem harmless, it is important that you do not ignore these symptoms as they may be signs of…

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  • The Link Between Diabetes and Oral Health | Dental Implants Ocean NJ

    Almost 26 million people in the US suffer from diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, having diabetes places you at a higher risk for periodontal disease and other oral health problems. Read on to learn more about the link between diabetes and your oral health. Diabetes’ Effect on Oral Health Glucose levels are a…

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  • Oral Cancer Risk Factors | Dental Implants Ocean NJ

    During a comprehensive dental examination, our team will look for signs of oral cancer. Early detection is key with oral cancer. If caught early, most forms of oral cancer are treatable. Our dental team is trained and educated to identify oral cancer. Everyone is susceptible to the disease, but some groups of people are at…

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  • 8 Great Ways to Improve Your Smile | Dental Implants Ocean NJ

    We all know the importance of making a great first impression. Whether you’re going into a job interview or about to go on your first date with someone new, you want to have the confidence that comes with a great smile. After years of wear and tear however, a lot of people end up with…

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  • Mythbusters: Gum Disease Edition! | Ocean NJ Periodontist

    Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. This is caused from the plaque that hardens and turns into calculus or tartar. This disease is completely preventable by exhibiting proper oral health. This disease is also completely irreversible in it’s earliest stage known as gingivitis.  Of course every disease…

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  • 5 Diseases Linked to Poor Gum Health | Periodontist in Ocean NJ

    Poor oral health is usually linked with bad breath, and rightfully so. But as it turns out, keeping your gums healthy helps lower your risk for many diseases, including the following: Arthritis: Periodontal (gum) disease is an inflammatory disorder where the gums become inflamed and the immune system starts to attack its own tissues.  This…

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  • Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis | Periodontist in Ocean

    Periodontal disease, or gum disease, and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) are a systemic inflammatory disorder, which is how they have a connection. Both diseases frustrate the immune system and attacks its own tissues, eventually leading to tooth loss and pain of joints. Learn about the connection and what you can do to protect your overall health. …

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  • Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? | Periodontist Ocean

    What makes teeth sensitive?  If the idea of biting into an ice cream sandwich makes you cringe, you may be one of the millions of people who suffer from sensitive teeth. This is often caused by movement of fluid in the dentin – the soft inner tissue beneath the enamel of your tooth. This motion…

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  • The Periodontal Disease – Diabetes Connection | Ocean NJ Dental Implants

    In our mouths, we have numerous forms of bacteria. Some are helpful and some are harmful. Bacteria in the mouth can be helpful because it helps to sanitize the mouth and breaks down food particles. However, too much bacteria can lead to the development of gum disease which can be damaging to your oral health.   …

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