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Preventative dentistry is important for patients of every age. It begins with the first tooth and should be an ongoing process for the rest of your life. You can reduce the risk of cavities, tooth loss, and more serious dental infections by maintaining a regular schedule of cleanings, x-rays, and examinations.

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Learn about the dental procedures offered at Dr. Peter Brusco Dentistry of New Jersey, including cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, restorative dentistry and preventative dentistry.

 

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Diabetes May Increase Risk of Gum Disease PDF Print E-mail
Monday, April 22, 2013 03:41 PM

(by Dr. Peter Brusco - April 22, 2013)

The development of diabetes is quickly becoming a major health issue. A study in the Journal of Periodontolgy found that poorly controlled type-2 diabetic patients are more likely to develop gum disease than well controlled diabetics are.

Periodontal (gum) disease is considered the sixth complication of diabetes. Gum disease starts out like an infection, and diabetics are more susceptible to contract infections; therefore, if you have diabetes, you are more likely to have gum disease.

 

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photoDr. Peter Brusco attended the prestigious Sophie B. Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York for his undergraduate program. He then graduated from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine In 1980. A product of the Accelerated Program (8 year program completed in 6 years), he completed his General Practice Residency at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ in 1981.

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Dentistry by
Dr. Peter Brusco
of New Jersey

170 Kinnelon Rd., Suite 29A
Kinnelon, NJ 07405

973-838-5862

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