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Periodontics In New Jersey – A V Dental Associates

What is Periodontics? Unlike a general dentist who performs procedures such as root canals and fillings, a periodontist focuses on treating specific diseases and conditions of the teeth and mouth. Periodontics is a dental specialty that involves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases and oral…

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Dental Health Care For Children With Special Needs

From Colgate Oral Care CenterBy Donna Pleis Balancing the requirements of a special needs child can be very challenging for parents. Pressing medical issues often take focus and dental care can take a back seat. The problem is that, according to the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, those children…

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The new consumer culture in dentistry

By Marvin W. Berlin, DDSFrom Dental Economics In this age of ever-evolving technology, consumers have never had more options, information, and education at their fingertips. With a few keyboard strokes and mouse clicks, people can learn more about a product or service they’re searching for, identify hundreds of businesses…

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What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis?

From Medical News TodayBy Christian Nordqvist Knowledge center Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. If left untreated, gingivitis can…

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Today’s Kids Look Forward to Getting Braces

From Dentistry Today Believe it or not, many kids want braces these days. The Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO) reports that 7 out of 10 kids react with happiness or excitement when they learn they need braces. Also, 94% of orthodontists say parents have brought their children in for a…

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