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Immediate Implants

When a dentist speaks of “immediate implants,” he or she is referring to “one stage” or “one piece” implants that were introduced in around 2003 and replace traditional implant surgery. Immediate dental implants are a hassle-free treatment to replace missing teeth quickly and avoid missing work or school or regular activities. The duration of treatment

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Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy

  Approved by the USDA in 2004, laser assisted periodontal therapy or LAPT is a very safe and effective way to treat periodontal disease. Using a precision laser, Dr. Vahid and the dental professionals at the Jersey City office can treat gum disease without using traditional scalpel cutting techniques. No tissue is removed while 99%

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Scaling and Root Planing

Everyone gets plaque but some develop it more robustly than others and can benefit from scaling and root planing. Regular brushing and flossing help keep plaque and calculus in check but can’t always guarantee your mouth will be disease free. Sometimes patients need more attention than regular brushing and flossing can provide. Also known as

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

Diabetics are at risk for damage to their nerves, eyes heart and other organs including the gums. Periodontal disease (gum disease) is an infection of the gum and/or bone that holds the teeth in place and allows them to do their job of masticating food. When gum disease is left untreated it can lead to

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Sedation Dentistry

If you feel anxiety about visiting the dentist, you are not alone. Many patients experience intense nervousness when faced with the prospect of any dental procedure, even from something as simple as a regular cleaning. At AV Dental Associates in Jersey City, we administer anxiety-reducing medications to patients who are anxious about dental procedures. This

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Emergency Dentistry

Maybe you had a tooth knocked out in an accident. Perhaps crown got dislodged while you were enjoying caramel corn. Maybe your tooth is causing you tremendous pain and you have no idea why. There is a wide range of dental issues considered emergencies. Chances are that if you are feeling a lot of pain

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Oral Surgery

The words “oral surgery” can be intimidating if you’re unclear on what your procedure will entail. At AV Dental Associates, we take the time to explain your procedure every step of the way and make sure you know what to expect. From diagnosis to surgery plan, we take the time to make your care optimal.

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Dental Implants

Dental implants can dramatically improve your appearance and your life. AV Dental Associates are experts in dental implant technology. You will be amazed at how replacing the damaged tooth that has embarassed you for so long can enhance your appearance. A dental implant, also known as an endosseous implant or fixture, is a surgical component

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What is Endodontics?

What is Endodontics? About Root CanalsEndodontics refers to the practice of what is more commonly called “root canals.” Staff members at AV Dental are well versed in delicate root canal therapies. In addition, our Jersey City team is adept at making what can be an anxiety-prone situation easy and pain-free. When you are referred to

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Dr. Jonathan Mendia

Dr. Jonathan Mendia earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. After, Dr. Mendia completed a post-doctoral residency in Dental Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, one of only six highly specialized Dental Anesthesiology programs in the country. Dr. Mendia’s specialized training includes all levels

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