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Welcome to the dental blog of Dr. Burden, a dentist in Millstone NJ.

 

5 Myths About Root Canals

Just hearing the words “root canal” can be enough to make most people cringe. The mental image of a root canal patient holding a grossly swollen jaw while groaning with pain has been perpetuated by movies, television, and cartoons. But is that the true picture of modern-day root canal treatment? Here are five commonly believed […]

Could Your Headaches Be Caused By Your Teeth?

Did you know frequent headaches are often treated more effectively by your dentist than your doctor? Many experience pain caused by what are known as “dental headaches.” This pain can be from light to severe, sometimes resulting in migraines, and ranges from being occasional to being a daily occurrence. If you are a headache sufferer, […]

The Secrets Behind Making Your Age Just a Number

You don’t feel your age, so why should you look your age? Ask almost anyone over the age of 40 to tell you what people guess their age to be. On average, it’s seven to 10 years younger than their actual, biological age. Do you know what that means? Our sense of age is changing. […]

Tips For a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep takes work, but it’s worth the effort. Getting deep, restful sleep is important to restoring brain chemicals, strengthening the immune system, balancing hormones, and being able to function effectively throughout the day.

How Much Are All-on-4® Implants?

What are the affordable options for missing teeth other than dentures?

Many patients who have “soft” teeth caused by advanced cavities, poor gums because of advanced periodontal disease or a bad bite (occlusal disease), find themselves with a diminishing number of options when it comes to restoring their smile one tooth at a time. Often times, patients find themselves with a “terminal dentition” through no fault […]