Rauchberg Dental Group Blog

What Is the Oral-Systemic Link?

July 23, 2019

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We’ve all heard that eating right and exercising are great ways to stay healthy. But did you know that taking care of your body also means taking care of your mouth? If your mouth is unhealthy, it can negatively impact several other parts of your body. This is called the oral-systemic link. Let’s look more closely at how your oral health can affect your overall health.

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3 Ways Your Diet Might Affect Your Sleep Apnea

May 12, 2019

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You wake up in the morning exhausted, so much so that one cup of coffee just doesn’t do the trick. You have another one when you get to work, but even that doesn’t seem to cut it. Even the third cup in the afternoon doesn’t quite seem to make you alert. You spend the entire day in a haze, more tired than you’ve been in a long time. When you finally get home and make it to bed, you want nothing more than to fall asleep. But sleep doesn’t come. At least not for a while. When it does, you wake up more exhausted than before. Does this sound familiar? Sleep apnea might be to blame for your tiredness and restless sleep, and caffeine is not the way to treat it. Read on to learn 3 ways that your diet might be affecting your sleep apnea.

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The 3 Parts and Steps of Dental Implants

April 10, 2019

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If you’re thinking about getting dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you’re likely already aware of the many benefits they offer: better oral health, long lifespan, and more security—just to name a few! But do you actually know what the process will be like? Or what the parts of a dental implant are? Understanding this information will help prepare you so that you have fewer surprises during your treatment. In this post, you’ll learn about how dental implants are placed and what role each of the parts plays. (more…)

The Benefits of a Multi-Specialty Practice and Seeing an Implant Dentist

March 21, 2019

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Oral surgeon doing a procedureThese days, everyone is busy, which makes convenience a top priority. When it comes to getting high-quality dental care, it makes sense to visit a practice that has multiple specialists all in one place. Keep reading to find out how you benefit from having access to a full team of specialists across a variety of fields of dentistry. And, if you’re missing teeth and interested in dental implants, you’ll also learn why it’s so important to have a surgical specialist (or implant dentist) perform your implant procedure.

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What Kind of Foods Should You Eat After You’ve Gotten Dental Implants?

March 5, 2019

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Model of an implant in the lower jawIf you’re missing teeth, dental implants are one of the best investments you can make in your oral health. But, like any investment, you want to take care of it to make sure it serves you well for as long as possible. That includes proper care and maintenance in the short-term as well as the long-term! In addition to keeping the area around your implant clean, your post-procedure diet will also make a big difference in your success. In this blog, you’ll find out what the best dietary choices are after getting implants and get some great tips to keep your implants strong and healthy for many years!

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Use Invisalign or Braces to Achieve a Straighter Smile at Any Age

February 25, 2019

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woman wearing bracesThey say that age is just a number, and that’s largely true when it comes to orthodontic treatments. More and more adults are deciding to take charge of their smile and improve their oral health through Invisalign or traditional braces. Many young people in high school and college are also undertaking the journey to a straighter, healthier set of pearly whites. No matter how old you are, it’s likely that there is an orthodontic treatment that is perfect for your circumstances. Let’s take a moment to compare traditional braces and Invisalign. Depending on your lifestyle and personal preferences, one or the other may be a better fit for you.

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Orthodontic Options: Braces vs. Invisalign vs. Mail-Order Aligners

February 7, 2019

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braces and invisalignIn decades past, individuals with misaligned teeth only had one option for straightening out their smile. They had to visit an orthodontist to receive traditional metal braces. Today, metal braces are still a popular choice for both adults and adolescents. But other options are available as well, including Invisalign and mail-order clear aligners. Let’s take a moment to discuss the pros and cons of each of these choices.

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Dental Implants in Parsippany: A Big Reason to Smile

January 24, 2019

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woman pointing at smileMissing teeth can cause a host of oral health problems, from bone deterioration to TMJ issues and beyond. However, one of their most obvious consequences is aesthetics. Gaps in your smile may cause you to hold back from smiling when you’re meeting new people or when one of your friends wants to take a photo of you. Let’s talk about how dental implants in Parsippany can restore your smile’s appearance and give you the confidence you need to thrive in any social situation.

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Parsippany Cosmetic Dentist Talks About the Risks of “Dental Tourism”

December 15, 2018

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Smiling woman in the dental chairGetting dental work done in another country is one of those things that sounds good when you first hear about it. Who wouldn’t want to take a vacation, enjoy some time on the beach, and spend less money on dental work at the same time? Unfortunately, the reality can have serious consequences that you might not be aware of until it’s too late. In this blog, you’ll learn about the risks and dangers of “dental tourism” and the importance of getting work done by a well-trained and qualified Parsippany cosmetic dentist instead.

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3 Benefits of Choosing Teeth Whitening in Parsippany

November 15, 2018

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A closeup of someone’s white smile.Did you know that one of the first traits people notice when meeting others for the first time is their smile? Having a beautiful smile can give you a huge leg up when speaking others whether it be friends, new coworkers or new romantic partners. With that said, there are other ways teeth whitening in Parsippany can improve your life, and they aren’t solely aesthetic.

If you’re not sure how you can benefit from teeth whitening, you’ll want to take a moment to read this blog post!

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