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Should Your Dentist Screen for Diabetes?

Dentists Can Screen for Diabetes? In case you missed the July 2011 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, check out this post on how dentists can help diagnose diabetes. OK, you’re right – it’s not such a popular forum, but this news is… According to a recent study out of the Columbia University College […]

Eat Turkey For A Healthy Smile

Is Turkey Healthy for Our Teeth? Thanksgiving Thursday will surely have us all going back for seconds…and sometimes more. Besides from the expanding effect of our collective waistlines, the foods we eat on Thanksgiving can have a significant impact on the health of our teeth and gums too. Foods like fresh cranberry sauce, fibrous vegetables […]

Thank You for Donating Over 40 Pounds of Candy to Our Troops!

Our Halloween Candy Buyback Event for Operation Gratitude Was A Success Betsy Cabarcas, Jennifer Murphy, Amy Petrillo, Janice Alcoriza, Dr. Joseph Haddad and Kathy Stevens, of Advanced Dental Arts, show some of the candy that will make its way to troops serving overseas. “We’re happy to do this and support the troops every year and […]

Did You Know Dentists Can Help Diagnose Diabetes?

Dentists Can Diagnose Diabetes? Dentists diagnose & treat a myriad of oral health maladies, but bet you didn’t think your dentist could diagnose diabetes – or at least help to do so. As if we need another reason to keep up our normal thrice yearly dental visits, here comes recent news out of Columbia University […]

5 Halloween Treats To Trick the Cavity Creeps

Halloween is a few short days away, kids all over Franklin Township NJ & Somerset County are scrambling to decide what costume they’re going with while parents are busy perfecting their decorations & arranging their best of the block candy selection. Although this is usually a day of sugary sweet candy overload, there are some […]

The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth Is…

What’s The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth? Is there a best Halloween candy for teeth? Basically the worst types of Halloween candy for your teeth are those which are hard, sticky, sweet & sour. That narrows it down doesn’t it? Some of us love the chocolate, others prefer the gummies, but is there a […]

Advanced Dental Arts Announces Cash for Candy Program

Advanced Dental Arts Pays for Candy & Donates the Sweets to Troops Overseas Dr. Joseph Haddad & the staff of Advanced Dental Arts are doing something special this Halloween. They’ll be hosting a candy buyback program & charity event to support our troops overseas. It’s a well-known fact that too much candy can lead to […]

Is There A Connection Between Gum Disease & Overall Health?

The Connection Between Gum Disease & Overall Health Gum disease is much more common than you might think, and whats of so much concern is the connection between gum disease and overall health. Recent research has indicated a correlation between gum disease and overall health problems like diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart disease. […]

What Is Xylitol & Is It Toxic to Dogs?

Yes, Xylitol Is Bad For Dogs Most dog owners know there are certain foods that we as humans love, but are quite dangerous to our dogs. Chocolate comes to mind immediately, but did you know that xylitol is bad for dogs? According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Xylitol is present in many […]

Is DIY Teeth Whitening With Activated Charcoal Safe & Effective?

Charcoal Teeth Whitening? So let’s get this straight, people use charcoal for teeth whitening purposes? Even to a dentist this seems like an oxymoron, but it’s becoming pretty popular. Why is charcoal – or to be completely accurate, activated charcoal – used for teeth whitening purposes? With endless aisles of toothpaste, floss & mouthwash at […]