Dr. John Sorrentino D.M.D

Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Why Aren’t My Teeth White Anymore?

Dental whitening procedures or more commonly called “Dental Bleaching” have been around for many years now.  While the in office systems are very effective.  They can lighten the shade of your teeth 4-6 shades in about one hour but over time the teeth tend to get yellow again necessitating the need to re-whiten them.  Often […]

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When the Doctor is the Patient Part III

It has been over a year since I had my tooth out and an implant placed. Now that the implant has been in for several months the healing phase is complete. Notice the fins on it? One way to think of an implant is like a hollow “wall anchor.” Since the material it is made […]

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On High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has received a lot of bad press over the last few years. What is it and why has this happened? HFCS is a mixture of 2 or more simple (monosacharide) sugars. While there are several formulations, a typical mixture is 45% glucose and 55% fructose. Table sugar has the molecular […]

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Hidden Sugar in “Healthy” Foods

  There are many misconceptions about what is healthy and what is not.  Fruit has been labeled healthy and so has become a large part of many childhood diets.  Surely things made from fruit have to be healthy, but is this the case? Many parents confidently give their kids juice boxes, specifically apple juice, but […]

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