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March 23, 2018

Your Dentist in Washington Township Prepares for Break!

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woman dental visitSpring break is much needed for many people. The months between holiday break and spring break can feel lengthy if you don’t have any vacation time, so seeing your week off of work or school is a huge relief!

However, just because you’re on a break doesn’t mean that your oral hygiene gets a break. You should still take excellent care of your teeth while you’re traveling. In this week’s blog post, your family dentist in Washington Township will be discussing the essential items you should bring along with you on any spring break trip.


January 5, 2018

Suffering from Tooth Pain? You May Need a Root Canal of Hackettstown

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woman holding jaw in painFor some time now, you’ve not been able to eat the foods that you love because you’ve been enduring tooth pain. Angry with yourself for not being as serious about your oral health as you should have been, you feel as though it may be too late to do anything about this issue. But your local dentist says that if you act now, there may be a chance to save your tooth with a root canal of Hackettstown. As you continue reading, you’ll learn more about the process and how it can help restore the proper function of your decayed tooth.


December 2, 2017

Wondering if You Need an Extraction or Root Canal in Hackettstown?

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Patient with toothache talking to dentist

Patient with toothache talking to dentist

If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know it’s one of those experiences you want to avoid at all costs! It’s bad enough that you have to deal with the pain, but you’re also left wondering whether you’ll need to have the tooth extracted or have root canal therapy done. What are the factors that your dentist will look at? What are these procedures like? Here, we’ll look at the different considerations involved in determining whether you need an extraction or a root canal in Hackettstown.


November 26, 2017

Periodontal Therapy in Hackettstown Can Help Treat Your Gum Disease

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A woman gets her gums checked during an exam.If you can confirm that your family has a history of gum disease, that makes you more prone to future health problems. As with any other disease, the first step to combatting this is to be prepared, stay informed, and tell your dentist to include that information in your oral health chart. You can also seek periodontal therapy from a dentist in Hackettstown and solve any gum disease symptoms you may be currently having. Here’s a breakdown of what you can do to prevent gum disease at home and how you can expect your dentist to help.


October 28, 2017

Can You Save My Tooth With a Root Canal?

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woman with mouth painHealthy, beautiful teeth can make your life fuller and happier, but sometimes those precious little chompers of yours can run into trouble. When one of your teeth starts to feel pain, you should make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible. Don’t let the fear of getting a root canal in Hackettstown hold you back — this treatment may be able to relieve your pain. It could even save your tooth from an extraction. How do you know if you may need a root canal?


September 8, 2017

Your Dentist in Hackettstown Can Discover Your Type of Smile

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smile young woman white teethA strong, healthy smile is your secret to success. But a weak, hidden smile could also be your demise. Little do many people know, a smile is a major part of body language and how people perceive you. In fact, your dentist in Hackettstown is here to explain 6 types of smile and what they say about you.


August 26, 2017

Why are Some Procedures for Dental Implants in Hackettstown More Complex?

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Dental implant and molarDental implants in Hackettstown have become one of the most popular solutions to replace missing teeth due to their high success rate. With more than 95% of the procedures successful, over 500,000 are now placed each year. While the treatment is routinely performed, not all surgeries are the same. Due to certain underlying factors, some cases are more complex than others. As a result, additional procedures may be needed.

March 27, 2015

Now accepting additional insurances

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As we continue to improve our office services, we are now accepting  the following dental insurance providers:  Cigna, Ameritas, Metlife, Delta Dental, Aetna and Guardian.

Weekend Hours

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We’re now open alternating Fridays and Saturdays. Schedule an appointment with us today!

January 15, 2015

A Better Skylands Dental For Our Patients

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Dear Patients,

I would like to take this opportunity to Wish you all a Very Happy New Year and inform you of changes we are making to serve you and your family better.

For some time now, I have been searching for the right person who shares the same philosophy of dentistry and has the skills that you have all come to know, embrace and expect from my staff and me. I will continue to work in the practice while pursuing my passion for teaching, which I have grown to love over the past few years.

It is with great pleasure that I introduce my new Associate, Dr. Arindam Kakkar. Dr. Kakkar is a graduate of NYU School of Dentistry. He was a member of the OKU fraternity (Omicron Kappa Upsilon), and graduated with honors while on the Dean’s List. The doctor relocated to New Jersey after 8 successful years of practice, catering to over 5,000 satisfied patients in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

Further, considering current economic conditions, we are in the process of reviewing and adjusting our fees to benefit our patients. We have also decided to accept and participate in additional major insurances. As we finalize our enrollment to the plans we will inform you of our progress.

Looking at the needs of the community, we are extending our hours of operation to include alternating Fridays and Saturdays to meet your emergency needs.

I am confident that each and every one of our patients will welcome the above changes and trust that Dr. Kakkar is going to be a wonderful addition to our practice. The staff has enjoyed working with him and I respect the impeccable credentials he possesses. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Kakkar to our practice.

Best Regards,

Dr. Zahir Khokhar

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