Thanksgiving Fact or Fiction

Fact or Fiction: Thanksgiving is held on the final Thursday of November each year. Fiction. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln designated the last Thursday in November as a national day of thanksgiving. However, in 1939, after a request from the National Retail Dry Goods Association, President Franklin Roosevelt decreed that the holiday should always be [...]

Live By Dr. Kamy

Originally I was going to call this blog LIFE but I have changed it to LIVE. You ask why… when you talk about life it almost seems like it’s over and maybe I can make a couple of changes but overall I lived it.. it's done now. Let's talk about all my mistakes. Live on [...]

More Americans Seeking Dental Treatment at the ER

People seeking treatment at Jersey Shore University Medical Center's emergency room for dental care rose about 9 percent between 2010 & 2011. This is not just a local trend. More Americans are heading to the emergency room for simple dental problems like toothaches and other preventable conditions that can be treated for a fraction of [...]

Dr. Burg’s Blog

Mr. Steven Regan, a fine old gent from a large, witty Irish family first walked into my office with a personality as radiant as his silver hair. His tanned, worn skin was filled with lines which undoubtedly had been crafted with stories that only a fisherman whose years on the mystical seas could tell. Mr. [...]

Dr. Dunn’s Fall Blog

Post-summer malaise – we’ve all got it. As soon as we caught our first glimpses of the “back to school” commercials, it was already too late. Now that the kids are back to hittin’ the books rather than the beach and the days are growing shorter by the minute, we’ve officially begun bracing ourselves for [...]

Dr. Dennis’ Blog

I’m continually amazed to learn how many of us underestimate the effect that diet has upon dental health. One of the main areas of concern is sugary drinks, and they can cause dental disaster. Sure, cavities can be filled; however, if attention is not given to what caused those cavities, we may be wasting our [...]

Sports Drinks And Tooth Decay

It is back to school time, which means back to school sports are in full swing. We know how important it is to stay hydrated, but what are your children using. Are they reaching for a bottle of water, or a sports drink? Sports drinks have been recently linked to tooth decay, but not just [...]

Dr. Dennis’ Blog

I’ve moved around a lot during my 31 years in this profession, and people are often curious about that. This is reasonable, because one of the popular stereotypes about dentists is that they tend to stay in the same place for 30 or 40 years. However, that just wasn’t my style. New challenges and changes-of-scenery [...]

Dr. Han’s Blog

Patients often ask, "It's not bothering me, why should I get my tooth fixed?" Your dentist tells you you've got a broken tooth or filling, or a cavity, and it needs to be fixed. But it's not bothering you now, and you've got other issues to sort out in your life, so you put it [...]

Dr. Shareef’s Blog

One of the most fascinating body parts you ask? This one is easy for me- it is the mouth of course! The mouth houses numerous important structures. It is the gateway to the digestive tract-in fact, it is the first stop in the breakdown of food. It is covered by lips: lips that can spread [...]