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Dr. Michael I. Rouff

Dentist

Dr. Michael Rouff is a Dentist practicing in Thorofare, New Jersey. Dr. Rouff specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Michael I. Rouff
  • Thorofare, New Jersey
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Accepting new patients

Should I get all of my wisdom teeth extracted in one appointment?

Yes, many people have all 4 wisdom teeth extracted at the same time. Usually, an oral surgeon does it and you have the option of being sedated. I usually recommend all at the same READ MORE
Yes, many people have all 4 wisdom teeth extracted at the same time. Usually, an oral surgeon does it and you have the option of being sedated. I usually recommend all at the same time, all can heal at the same time.

What should I do if my dentures feel loose?

Options are: 1. See dentist and get evaluated. 2. Options adjustment, reline, or new dentures. Your jaw bone, soft tissue, and muscles change over time. Talk to your dentist READ MORE
Options are:

1. See dentist and get evaluated.
2. Options adjustment, reline, or new dentures.

Your jaw bone, soft tissue, and muscles change over time. Talk to your dentist about implant/support over denture, use implants to keep the denture stable.

Should I have my teeth cleaned more than twice a year?

Getting your teeth cleaned 3 times a year can be helpful if you build up tartar quickly. And/or your gums bleed easily.

My child accidentally ate toothpaste. What should I do?

A small amount is not an issue. Please get her toothpaste without fluoride. It is a neurotoxin and does not help prevent cavities.

Mouth Ulcers Keep Coming Back

This usually is the herpes virus expressing itself. While you are menstruating, your immune system is weakened and the virus reawakens. You can get some ozonated olive oil and READ MORE
This usually is the herpes virus expressing itself. While you are menstruating, your immune system is weakened and the virus reawakens. You can get some ozonated olive oil and apply that as soon as you feel it start. Ozone can kill the virus and stimulate your immune system.

How can flossing help in maintaining the health of teeth and gums?

Flossing gets the food debris and bacteria out from between the teeth. It is beneficial to maintain health. Once a day is usually sufficient and you need to be careful not to traumatize READ MORE
Flossing gets the food debris and bacteria out from between the teeth. It is beneficial to maintain health. Once a day is usually sufficient and you need to be careful not to traumatize the gum tissue. Another practice to look at is oil pulling, a great way to cleanse your teeth and gums. Go to www.mercola.com for more info. Thanks.

Pain after a filling?

Go back to the dentist and get an evaluation. The bite/occlusion might be off. If decay was deep and close to nerve, the nerve may need time to heal due to trauma of the procedure. READ MORE
Go back to the dentist and get an evaluation. The bite/occlusion might be off. If decay was deep and close to nerve, the nerve may need time to heal due to trauma of the procedure. If it is a silver/mercury filling it transmits temperature a lot and should be replaced with composite resin filling.

Is the fluoride treatment at the dentist really worth it?

Fluoride treatments are toxic and are a scam. Do not get the treatment. Fluoride is a neurotoxin and is harmful to your body. Avoid. Avoid. Avoid. If dentist insists, RUN OUT READ MORE
Fluoride treatments are toxic and are a scam. Do not get the treatment. Fluoride is a neurotoxin and is harmful to your body. Avoid. Avoid. Avoid.
If dentist insists, RUN OUT OF OFFICE.

Wisdom teeth removal

Depends on skill and confidence of general dentist. Some general dentists are able to and like to extract teeth. Some do not want to. Some pick and choose which teeth they would READ MORE
Depends on skill and confidence of general dentist. Some general dentists are able to and like to extract teeth. Some do not want to. Some pick and choose which teeth they would extract. Also, if a patient wants to be sedated, put under anesthesia, then an oral surgeon is usually your best bet.

Bloody painful gums, what should I do?

Couple of things. 1. Oil pulling. See Dr. Mercola's article on using coconut oil 2. Order some Ozonated Olive Oil and brush and floss with that 3. Find a biological dentist through READ MORE
Couple of things.
1. Oil pulling. See Dr. Mercola's article on using coconut oil
2. Order some Ozonated Olive Oil and brush and floss with that
3. Find a biological dentist through www.IAOMT.org to get exam, x-rays, and professional cleaning.
Hope that helps