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Dental Implants versus Fixed Bridgework—Which Option is Best for You?

If you are about to have a permanent tooth extracted, understanding the options is critical as implants and bridgework both have their pros and cons. An implant is actually a root replacement; however, unlike the root of a tooth, the implant actually fuses to the jawbone with a permanent crown attached to it. Implants function […]

What makes you get up in the morning?

… for Dr. Brousell it is the passion to give his patients the very best care available.  Besides being among the best in precision dental implant placement or complex wisdom tooth extractions, to name just a few of his favorite procedures, he likes to compete to be the first at the finish line with his […]

Immediate Implants—See how they saved “Refrigerator Perry’s” Smile

For anyone dealing with noticeable missing permanent teeth, you can feel like you are the only person in the world with this issue and that it is the only thing people see when they meet you. It can have a dramatic impact on your self-esteem that often limits your relationships, career choices—your life. However, when […]

Atlantic Oral Surgery Receives 2013 Best of Red Bank Award

RED BANK May 21, 2013 — Atlantic Oral Surgery has been selected for the 2013 Best of Red Bank Award in the Specialized Dental Practitioners category by the Red Bank Award Program. Each year, the Red Bank Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business […]

Dental Implants Video by Atlantic Oral Surgery (#3)

Jaw Pain after a Fall…What You Should Do

Are you experiencing persistent pain in your jaw after a fall that won’t go away or is getting worse? The first and most important tip is to schedule an appointment with our office! There are many reasons for jaw pain; however, you need a professional to understand what happened and evaluate your pain. By having […]

Understanding TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder)

Temporomandibular Disorder or TMD as it is more commonly known, is a painful condition. Sometimes referred to as “the great imposter” the character or nature of the discomfort or pain can be the same for many different conditions. It occurs when there are problems with the temporo-mandibular or jaw joint and the muscles attached to […]

The Latest Trailblazer in Dentistry—Lasers

No longer reserved for science-fiction movies, lasers have revolutionized medicine and are now blazing new trails in dentistry. Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of lasers in dentistry in 1991 for soft tissue surgery, their acceptance and use continues to grow. Now lasers are used for disease diagnosis; soft tissue […]

Lifesaving Facts About Oral Cancer

Cancer is a disease that shows no discrimination. What makes oral cancer so scary is that it is often not diagnosed until a late stage, In fact, only one-third of all oral cancers are diagnosed in an early stage. While typically thought to affect older people, it’s now more prevalent in younger age groups. These […]

The Importance of Replacing Back Teeth

While they may not be the first thing people see when you smile, your back or posterior teeth are key to maintaining good oral and physical health. And just because you can’t see them doesn’t mean you can forget about them! By not replacing missing back teeth, you will also lose the bone that supports […]