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Start the New Year Off Right with a New Smile!
12/18/2017
New Year's is right around the corner, and we know many of our patients are getting ready to set resolutions and new habits to start the year off right. But here's one New Year's Resolution you may not have considered: a gorgeous new smile! At the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg, we're proud to help patients throughout the Spotswood and Monroe Township areas achieve beautiful new smiles daily – and with convenient, easy treatments that can revolutionize your smile, we'd love to help you kick off the new year right with a brand new smile.
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How Do Dental Implants Benefit Your Health?
11/17/2017
Most people who visit us in Spotswood NJ for dental implant consultations already know that implants can do wonders for improving their appearance. But it’s not widely known that dental implants can do much more than just enhance appearance as they also offer some significant health benefits.
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Fighting Cavities After Halloween
10/12/2017
Halloween might be a night filled with trick or treating and candy, but that shouldn’t mean your teeth should be worse for wear afterward. After all, October is also National Dental Hygiene Month! We know it’s nearly impossible to avoid Halloween candy altogether, but there are some things you can do to minimize cavities and give your teeth a fighting chance at getting through Halloween in one piece!
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Post Op Dental Implant Care
10/11/2017
Once Dr. Goldberg has successfully placed your new dental implant you can begin your recovery process. Your body needs time to recover and heal to make sure your dental implant is secure after your implant dentistry procedure in Spotswood, NJ. Dr. Once the surgery is finished, you and your loved one's job is to guarantee your body can heal quickly. To help you in this process, here is our guide to postoperative dental implant care.
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Why Are My Teeth so Sensitive?
09/12/2017
Hot or cold foods and liquids can commonly send shooting pain through our teeth. It is typically a lack of enamel on your teeth but if you have pain from other symptoms like loose teeth, pain while chewing, or swollen gums you may have a severe dental issue. If you have any of the symptoms above, visit your local Monroe Township NJ Dentist. Dr. Goldberg can determine what is going on with your teeth and give you the most appropriate treatment for the cause. Sometimes however, tooth sensitivity comes by itself.
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Two Delicious Recipes For After Dental Implant Surgery
08/14/2017
Dr. Goldberg sees patients daily getting dental implants in Monroe Township NJ. Getting dental implants means after surgery your gums are going to need time to heal. During this time you will need to take some extra precautions to ensure your gums heal properly, and your dental implant is securely seated in its new position. While you heal from dental implant surgery you will only be able to eat soft, cold or slightly warm foods. To help encourage our patients to stick to this regime while their healing from dental implant surgery, we have put together a couple recipes that are perfect to eat after dental implant surgery.
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Top 5 Dental Tools That You Can Use At Home
08/09/2017
At an appointment at Dr. Goldberg’s office you’ll often find yourself surrounded by different tools and instruments from air powered drills to shiny picks. While some of these dental tools really should only be used by a dentist, others are much less dangerous and can be very helpful in maintaining good dental health in between visits to your Monroe Township NJ dentist.
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Adolescence & Oral Care
07/21/2017
Your child needs your guidance and instruction to develop great dental hygiene habits that will last throughout their lifetimes. Here are some ways that you and other family members can increase your child’s oral health success.
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About The Charcoal Teeth Whitening Trend
06/12/2017
At the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg, not only to we provide dental care to patients of all ages, we also want to educate our patients to ensure they maintain optimal oral health. Lately, you may have noticed the recent trend of charcoal teeth whitening, which has been blowing up social media channels and the internet in general. Learn more about it here!
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Is Fluoride Bad For Toddlers?
06/12/2017
At the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg, we’re often asked about pediatric dental care, specifically if fluoride is safe to use with our youngest patients. Our practice agrees with The American Dental Association (ADA) that states parents can use a tiny “smear” of fluoride toothpaste as soon as their children’s first teeth appear through the gums.
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Healthy Summertime Snacks For Teeth
05/15/2017
Summertime is almost here, and with fun in the sun comes snacking. At the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg, we want our young patients to have a wonderful and fun summer, but not at the expense of their oral health. Instead of serving pizza, chips, and other unhealthy snacks, we've provided some teeth-friendly treats for kids that they'll love just as much.
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Simple Tips for Managing Childhood Dental Anxiety
04/21/2017
As a leading provider of family dentistry in Monroe Township, Dr. Goldberg proudly provides comprehensive dental care to children. While some children enjoy coming to the dentist and even look forward to it, other children are fearful of the dentist. In fact, for some children, just the word “dentist” can cause anxiety, panic and fear.
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The Cost of Not Replacing Teeth
04/21/2017
At the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg DMD, we proudly provide comprehensive general and cosmetic dentistry services to patients living throughout Monroe Township and Spotswood, NJ. If you’re looking for an experienced provider of family dentistry or wish to improve the appearance and function of your smile with cosmetic dentistry, we can help you achieve and maintain a beautiful smile.
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Caring For Dental Implants
03/15/2017
Dr. Richard Goldberg provides general and cosmetic dentistry services to patients in and around Monroe Township and Spotswood, NJ. One of his specialties is dental implants, to repair and replace missing teeth. They are one of the longest-lasting dental treatments available, and in order to receive them, it’s important that you have healthy gums and adequate bone to support them. Assuming you meet those prerequisites, Dr. Goldberg is a premier choice for the procedure.
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2017 Resolutions for a Healthy Smile
01/18/2017
We may be a month into 2017, that doesn’t mean that it’s too late to make any more New Year’s resolutions. After all, if it’s going toward a good cause – such as improved oral health – then it’s never too late to start a resolution! At the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg, it’s our goal to provide everyone in and around Monroe Township, NJ with the ability to maintain a healthy smile, whether you’re in our office or not. As your trusted Monroe Township, NJ dentist, we’re proud to offer a number of family and general dentistry treatments to improve the health of your smile. However, when you’re not in our office, we recommend keeping these things in mind and making these resolutions to make sure that your smile is healthy for 2017.
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Nutrition & Gum Health
01/17/2017
At the practice of Dr. Richard Goldberg, we know how important total body health in maintaining excellent oral health and living life to it’s fullest. Taking the steps in 2017 to incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine will pay dividends, and prevent unwanted visits to the dentist and periodontist.
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Benefits of Botox & Juvederm
12/20/2016
If you’re interested in Spotswood NJ Botox or Juvederm treatment, you can trust Dr. Goldberg for exceptional results. Our Monroe Township, NJ office provides these procedures right here in our office so you can improve your appearance at the same place you get your teeth examined and cleaned. As a dentist, Dr. Goldberg has a very good understanding of each facial muscle and offers both Botox and Juvederm treatments to adults who wish to reduce wrinkles, lines and creases that appear around the mouth, eyes, nose and forehead.
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Bones, Gums & Implants: Finding A Healthy Balance
12/20/2016
When Dr. Goldberg restores a smile with dental implants, the process involves more than just surgically placing the implants in the jawbone. He also takes into consideration the bone quality and the health of the gums that will surround the implants. In order to achieve the optimum result with dental implants which is a healthy smile that’s attractive, a balance must be struck between the implant itself and the health of the bones and gums.
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Tips For Packing Healthy Back-To-School Lunches
08/15/2016
At our Monroe Township family dentistry practice, we enjoy providing children with the dental care they need to keep their smiles beautiful. However, it takes more that bi-yearly checkups to maintain a healthy and attractive smile. Diet is a critical aspect of oral health, so when you’re preparing your children’s lunches, try to include some of our teeth-friendly suggestions below.
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Healthy Foods That Whiten Your Teeth
06/08/2016
Everyone knows that some of the biggest keys to maintaining great oral hygiene and white teeth include regular visits to the dentist, brushing and flossing. But what if you could whiten your teeth while enjoying some delicious foods? The team at the office of Dr. Richard Goldberg is happy to provide you with tips and knowledge to keep your teeth healthy throughout your lifetime. The next time you are grocery shopping around the Monroe Township, NJ area, check out some of these great choices to incorporate into your diet.
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Why Choose Cosmetic Dentistry?
05/04/2016
Throughout their lifetime, many people will experience damaged or stained teeth. Dr. Goldberg and his exceptional staff are proud to provide cosmetic dentistry treatments to patients living in and around Monroe Township and Spotswood, NJ. A new smile can completely change your life, providing you with a better quality of life and happiness.
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Medical Uses For Botox
04/04/2016
In addition to providing his patients with a wide range of dental treatments and procedures, Dr. Goldberg also can add subtle improvements to facial lines and contours using Botox and other dermal fillers. As a dentist, Dr. Goldberg is familiar with the function of each muscle of the face and with giving intraoral injections. With this experience, patients can receive Botox injections at our office in a comfortable and stress-free manner to improve their facial esthetics.
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10 Great Dental Habits to Start in the New Year
03/15/2016
Great dental health is based on the little choices we made every day. Dr. Richard E. Goldberg and the rest of our dentistry clinic care team want to share a few great strategies you can implement right away.
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Are There Side Effects Of Teeth Whitening
03/15/2016
We all strive to have pearly white teeth that glimmer in the sunshine, but is there a price to pay for having that Hollywood smile? Generally, the side effects of teeth whitening are limited to varying degrees of sensitivity. Nonetheless, it is important for you to understand the effects whitening methods can have on your mouth.
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Benefits Of Healthy Smile
03/15/2016
Having a beautiful and healthy smile actually has several health benefits. Naturally, we are all concerned about our appearance and our smile is something that everyone notices. Sharing your smile with others can shed some light on their day and make your surroundings filled with positive feelings.
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Teeth Whitening Gel Vs. Teeth Whitening Strips
03/15/2016
Teeth can become stained and discolored for a variety of reasons including certain habits like tobacco use, drinking and eating dark beverages & foods, childhood medications and improper oral hygiene. Because having stained or discolored teeth is so common, there are many teeth whitening options available including whitening strips you use at home and teeth whitening gel applied by your dentist. Here is a quick overview of these two popular teeth whitening options that can help you decide which is best for you.
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The Benefits Of Dental Implants
03/15/2016
Implants provide patients with new hope. Many people in their lifetime will experience a lost or severely damaged tooth that may require some sort of artificial replacement. Although retainers are an option for a lost tooth, dental implants provide a natural look and feel, without adding an extra step to your morning and nightly routine.
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