Bonding. When most people hear that word they think of a baby bonding with its mother, or maybe glue bonding. They don’t think about their teeth, but they should. Dental bonding can be a good solution to certain dental problems. Dental bonding uses resin, a plastic-like material, to cover of fill dental problems. Bonding is […]
Most people now know that dental implants are the best way to replace a tooth. But do you know their history? It’s tempting to think of dental implants as a brand new thing. As recently as ten years ago few people had heard of them. In reality, the modern dental implant has been in use […]
Most of us have a story about having our wisdom teeth out because just about everyone has to have them out. Question is, why? If wisdom teeth are so smart, why do we need the dentists at Gentle Dental to take them out? What are they? Anthropologists believe wisdom teeth, known as the third set […]
Dr D. Michael Hart (center) mentors the new dental residents at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ, pictured are Dr Majd Mohsen, left, and Dr. Catherine Lagrada. Both are recent graduates of Rutgers Dental School in Newark. Dr Hart has been teaching the dental residents at JFK for 30 years.
While there are specifics that need to be addressed depending on what dental surgery you’re going to have, there are some guidelines that hold true in all cases. Here they are. Good hygiene Before your procedure, your teeth will, of course, be cleaned. But leading up to your surgery, good home hygiene is very important. […]