• tartar – commonly used term for dental calculus, hard, rough deposit on teeth that attracts plaque
  • temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction (TMD) – condition involving pain and tension in the jaw and facial area, may include restricted movement
  • temporomandibular joint (TMJ) – connecting hinge between the lower jaw (mandible) and the base of the skull
  • treatment plan – set of procedures agreed upon by doctor and patient to address oral health concerns
  • trench mouth – gum disease involving severe mouth ulcers, loss of tissue, and halitosis

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  • I Chipped a Tooth! What Can I Do? | Coastal Monmouth Dental Specialists

    It’s often a simple moment that leads to a chipped tooth. Perhaps you’re enjoying your favorite hard candy, and suddenly, you feel a small, hard piece in your mouth that won’t dissolve. Upon inspection, you discover it’s a chip from your tooth. Enamel, while one of the hardest substances in the body, has its limits.…

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  • Root Canals – Debunking the Myths | Andrew R. Samuel DMD

    In the vast sea of information on the internet, dental myths are plentiful. Despite the wealth of information available, separating fact from fiction can be challenging. This is particularly true for intimidating procedures like root canals. Fortunately, advancements in dental technology have made these procedures far less daunting than they once were. Let’s debunk some…

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  • How Long Does a Temporary Crown Last? | Andrew R. Samuel DMD

    Understanding Temporary Crowns After Root Canal Therapy If you’ve undergone root canal therapy with Dr. Andrew Samuel at Coastal Monmouth Dental Specialists, you’re likely familiar with temporary crowns. These interim restorations play a crucial role in protecting your tooth until the permanent crown is ready. But how long can you wear a temporary crown before…

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