Most dental plans have a calendar year that coincides with the 1st of the year. That means that if you have a dental benefit, you probably have the maximum benefit available to you. Please check your plan and then call our Bayonne office at 201-339-1486 to make your appointment.
Bioactive materials that are strong, esthetic and long-lasting offer an alternative to traditional composites, that are strong and esthetic but are passive and without bioactive potential materials, and to glass ionomers, that are bioactive but have poor esthetics and undesirable physical properties.
The development of bioactive materials is inspired by nature, where water is the source of life. In the oral cavity, saliva is the life source and is rich with water, proteins and ionic components.
Bioactive materials imitate nature and participate in this dynamic ionic exchange. They are water-based or contain [...]
It’s bad enough that expertise is under attack these days from populist political movements that dismiss specialist opinion as just another establishment ruse. But lately expertise is being criticized from another direction, too — from would-be defenders of science.
Consider the recent controversy over flossing. In August, a widely read Associated Press report suggested that, contrary to the advice of dentists everywhere, flossing didn’t necessarily foster good oral health. The report looked at 25 studies that had generally compared toothbrushing and flossing with toothbrushing alone and concluded that the evidence for [...]
Scott Dubowsky, DMD, FAGD, was named to the Board of Trustees of the Academy of General Dentistry, a national healthcare organization dedicated to advocacy for patient care and continuing education for dentists. He will be serving a three year term with nineteen other Trustees from around the United States and Canada.
Studies have shown linkages between oral conditions and systemic health. while we have known about many of these for years, there are now new links that are very significant. Please follow this link to read about the tie bewtween oral health and pancreatic cancer.
Check out this article about American Friends of DVI and my new role as president:
AFDVI names Dubowsky new president
Voted one of 2015’s best Bayonne, NJ practices in Dentistry
For the millions of denture wearers stability of their dentures, especially the lower, has been a persistent problem which results not only in embarrassment but also can create significant health concerns including Type II diabetes, obesity, and gastrointestinal disease. Often patients go to their dentist for a new denture or a reline of their existing denture only to be disappointed when the new procedures do not result in an improvement in retention or stability of the denture.
As a dentist it was frustrating that often nothing could be done to improve [...]
New Research Links Gum Disease to Colon Cancer
On November 16th, professor Alan Dershowitz, renowned attorney, lecturer, and Harvard professor will be speaking and answering questions on the topic of “Israel, ISIS, and the War on Terror.” The event will be held at the NYU Dentsl School. All proceeds from the event will go to American Friends of DVI to support the DVI Clinic in Jerusalem which provides dental care to indigent children regardless of faith or origin.
Please visit the event webpage at :