Space maintainers are needed if your child loses a tooth early or has a baby tooth extracted due to dental decay. A space maintainer is designed to hold the remaining teeth in a position that will allow the future permanent tooth to erupt in the proper location. If a space maintainer is not placed, the teeth will shift into the open areas, making it difficult for the permanent tooth to erupt.

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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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