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4 Health Conditions That Can Be Caused by Poor Oral Health

September 30, 2020

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a parent and their child brushing their teeth together to maintain good oral health

The health of your mouth and body are intertwined and can impact each other more than many people realize. That’s not to say that a small oral health problem that you get treated, like a cavity, can manifest illness in another area of your body, but that when left untreated, oral issues can impact your body’s ability to fight off illness. To learn more about how semi-annual visits to your dentist to keep on top of your oral health can help you fight off serious medical issues, keep reading.


Rauchberg Dental Group Named One of Jersey Choice Top Dentists for 2020!

September 19, 2020

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Dr. Alan Rauchberg, a New Jersey Top Dentist

Do you want a dentist who can meet the needs of everyone in your family? Do you want someone who has years of experience and offers a personalized approach? Are you ready to receive comprehensive care that doesn’t require traveling from office to office for a referral? If you answered “yes” to all the above questions, you can entrust your smile to Dr. Alan Rauchberg and the professionals at Rauchberg Dental Group. Recently named a New Jersey Top Dentist, Dr. Rauchberg is ready to help you achieve healthier teeth and gums. Read on to learn more about this award and why you should choose their team to care for you and your family’s smiles.


5 Questions to Ask at Your Child’s Back to School Dental Appointment

August 10, 2020

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Child smiling at family dentist

You make it to your child’s dental appointment just in time! As they go into the treatment room, it can be tempting to plop down on the nearest chair and move to the next thing on your to-do list. However, it is important to be an active participant in their oral health to ensure their teeth and gums remain in pristine condition. If you are unsure where to start, here are five questions to ask your family dentist.


Why Is Getting Dental Implants More Complex For Some People Than Others?

June 14, 2020

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Dental implant in the lower jaw

Tooth loss affects an estimated 178 million Americans and can occur for many different reasons. And since each person’s smile is completely unique, their treatment plan for replacing their missing teeth is as well. You’ve probably heard that dental implants are an outstanding solution that look and feel more natural than any other option. But the procedure can be more complicated for some people than others for a variety of reasons. Learn more below about what accounts for more complex dental implant cases. 


How HEPA Air Filters Are Keeping Dental Offices Clean and Safe

May 22, 2020

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an empty dental treatment room that has better air quality because of a HEPA filter

Are you preparing to see your dentist after the COVID-19 crisis? Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight as to when this pandemic will be over, but dental offices across the country are taking additional steps to ensure your health and safety are of the utmost importance. As part of the list of protocols dentists are implementing at this time, you may notice a few new additions to the office – HEPA filters. Read on to find out how this improvement in air quality will not only allow your dentist to maintain a cleaner office but also reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19.


Why Is Dental Chairside Suction Important Amid the COVID-19 Crisis?

May 12, 2020

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a female patient lying back in a dentist’s chair while a dental assistant administers chairside suction

While having your teeth cleaned, you might be tempted to ask your dentist or hygienist about the different types of instruments and equipment used to help you achieve a healthier, more beautiful smile. Some might seem self-explanatory, but others may have you wondering about its real purpose, such as the dental suction device. Is it really only for removing accumulating saliva and blood? Let’s spend some time looking into the reason your dentist values this particular instrument and how it’s better protecting both you and the staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Why Should You Visit Your Emergency Dentist Instead of An ER?

April 13, 2020

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In the midst of a dental emergency, it can be difficult to determine whether you require urgent medical attention from your ER or specialized care from an emergency dentist. In the time of COVID-19, it’s especially important to make sure you choose the facilities that won’t jeopardize your overall health, which is why, in most cases, it’s a good idea to visit your dental specialist. Read on to learn what dental situations warrant a visit to your emergency room and why it’s a good idea to avoid overwhelmed hospitals whenever possible. (more…)

4 Signs You Need To See an Emergency Dentist During COVID-19

March 28, 2020

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worried person calling their emergency dentistHave you been sheltering in place while you experienced a dental emergency? Even though it may be tempting to try to wait out the pandemic to go see an emergency dentist, that’s likely not the best decision for your oral health. When left untreated, urgent oral health problems can cause permanent damage, which is why it’s important to act fast. Read on for four signs that you should visit your emergency dentist now instead of trying to wait out the pandemic. (more…)

Virtual Consults: Dentistry During COVID-19

March 27, 2020

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Professionals providing digital healthcare via virtual consults isn’t a new phenomenon, per se, but it is something that has become more popular and widespread since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to limit the number of people visiting practices for dental care, dentists around the country have cut down their treatments to only offering emergency care. This is in an effort to reduce the influx of patients heading to already overwhelmed local ERs and make sure that those patients with dental emergencies are getting the specialized care they need without putting their health at risk. Read on to learn how virtual consultations are helping to flatten the curve and what exactly they are. (more…)

Should I Scrape My Tongue?

February 3, 2020

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person sticking out their tongue

Growing up, you were probably taught to brush and floss every day. After all, those are the best ways to remove plaque from your teeth and gums. But did you know that bacteria can build up on your tongue too? This can cause a plethora of problems ranging from bad breath to an increased risk of infection. That’s why you should clean your tongue. Keep reading to learn all about tongue scraping and why and how you should do it.


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