May Newsletter

Meet Kim! Kim is new to the dental field. She was excited to join Dr. Vander Vliet’s team because she likes the energy and positivity of the office. Kim recently moved to the Hackettstown area with her husband, son and dog Maxine. She enjoys going on hikes, cooking,...

Dental Erosion

We all enjoy eating food and drinking all sorts of beverages! Did you ever wonder why certain foods and/or drinks are better than others when it comes to dental health? When we talk about “dental-friendly” foods, the first variable that typically pops into our mind...

Dental Implants

A dental implant is a replacement for the root of a tooth. Dental implants are made of medical grade titanium. Implants are posts surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone. You may want a dental implant if: -You have a missing tooth or teeth. -Your dentures...

The Dentist’s Role in the Management of Sleep Apnea

Definition of Apnea – without breath Sleep Apnea is a condition where you stop breathing while you sleep. – Obstructive Sleep Apnea is where the airway is blocked by the tongue or an enlarged neck constricting the airway. – A person with sleep apnea stops...