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Understanding, Preventing and Treating Periodontal Disease

Friday, May 11, 2018

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, affects the tissues in your gums and jaw holding your teeth in place. This term is a catch-all, covering a range of issues that can arise from many problems, most notably through inadequate tooth care at home.At any given time, our mouths are full of bacteria continually forming plaque on our teeth. Through proper brushing and flossing techniques, we can keep this plaque at bay. But for many, falling into bad oral care habits can lead to a buildup of tartar a...Read More

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Dr. Nicholas Diaz is pleased to welcome Cigna Dental Insurance subscribers in Manalapan

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Specialized Dentistry of New Jersey's General Dentist, Dr. Nicholas Diaz is pleased to welcome Cigna Dental Insurance subscribers.  On Dr. Diaz's team at SDNJ are 2 dental hygienists with over 40 years of experience in providing pain free cleanings. Dr. Diaz and his team are pleased to provide treatment for toothaches, broken teeth, bleeding gums, chipped teeth, root canals, fillings, crowns, and bridges.  He works side by side with some of dentistry's most respected specialists in the...Read More

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Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime.  Years ago, disease or injured teeth were usually pulled.  But today, a tooth can often be saved through root canal therapy.  Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that specializes in treating diseases of, or injuries to, dental pulp.Why is Root Canal Treatment Needed?  Treatment is needed for infected or inflamed pulp. The pulp is soft tissue inside the tooth that contains blood vessels and nerves.  When the pulp becomes in...Read More

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7 Ways Untreated Sleep Apnea Can Hurt Your Health

Monday, February 26, 2018

Snoring can make for a bad night’s sleep, for you and your bedmate. But if it happens because you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it’s a sign of a bigger problem.The condition raises your risk for other health issues like high blood pressure and diabetes. It can even make you more dangerous on the road. But when you treat sleep apnea, with an oral appliance or a continuous positive airway pressure device (CPAP), you can ease or even cure some of these issues. Here are seven health problems y...Read More

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