Dr. Jeffrey Cooper

Dentistry
Newark, NJ
51 years experience male

Locations

Rutgers School Of Dental Medicine

Newark, NJ

Address

110 Bergen St, Newark, NJ
Directions

About

Bio

private practice and faculty member of the orthodontic department UMDNJ Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

50 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Maxillary expansion: Use a hyrax or hass expander.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
See DDS: the problem could be dental or TMD. see a dentist for diagnosis and treatment options.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
If not worn: If worn correctly and not broken, then only minimal changes can occur
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Dental space: see a dentist to be sure you did not leave an elastic around the tooth and now have a periodontal defect. Never try to do this unsupervised. You may h... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: It may burn and will not cure the lesion. Cold sores are viruses and acyclovir may be needed.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: It may disappear, but the teeth may be undersized and need to be restored to proper size. The bite could be off and you may need to see an orthodontis... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: small bone spicules are not that uncommon and generally resolve themselves.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: your tongue can get very sensitive from whitening products, discontinue temporarily and when symptoms resolve start again, but use less frequently
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Infection?: possible infection, so see the surgeon. possible salivary gland involvement or lymphatic involvement. duration depends on cause.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Lost clot: sounds like you lost the clot and may be developing a dry socket.see an oral surgeon
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No : often a sign of healing is an itching feeling.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Not completely: a cpct is needed to fully evaluate the canal
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: canker sores are viral and can occur in the upper or lower jaw
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Usually: root canal causes the tooth to become brittle, and protection is indicated with a crown /veneer
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Healing time: Another x-ray may help, but it may not have been enough time to heal yet. Root canalled teeth never the same as vital teeth.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Viruses: common canker sores are the result of retroviruses, and once in your system, they tend to reoccur in times of stress.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Probably not a great: air pressure can effect the clot formation. The more surgery needed to extract the greater the effect. 3-4 days would be better.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No: halitosis is generally caused by bacteria somewhere in the oral environment or in the air passages. autism has never been linked to halitosis or visa-... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No: wait to bleach until after orthodontics is completed and appliances are removed. bleaching does not affect ortho.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Rare: Herpes is possible but rare from food. More likely from direct contact with infected person.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: canker sores are viral and usually appear on the cheek side of the gum, but may be on the cheek inside also.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Not that tooth: your tooth is now dead, so it isn't that tooth. see an oral surgeon and rule out any bone involvement
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
2 weeks: canker sores are viruses and take 2 weeks to heal usually. other sores may look like canker sores but may be other viruses are injuries. see a DDS
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Possibly: if there is space for the tooth to fit, it may come in on it's own. the flap may be normal, or may need to be removed by a dentist.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Infection: sounds like anaerobic bacteria. check with oral surgeon.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
See DDS: see an oral surgeon for treatment if the tooth is salvageable, an endodontist may be able to save the tooth.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: unless the tooth was surgically removed tooth-brushing can begin once a clot is organized, but should be done with a soft nylon brush and gentl pressu... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Possibly: generally it is wise to wait until a clot has organized prior to brushing. surgical extractions require more time to heal. At the four day mark i thin... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Good homecare: warm salt water rinses, gentle cleaning avoid chewing on the implant temporarily
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: canker sores are viruses that effect the gum on the cheek side of the teeth usually below the height of the teeth in the soft moveable lining of the c... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Possible extractions: Bad how? No bone support may need to remedied by bone implant and implants or bridge to replacement. Decay may mean some sort of filling. See a dentis... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: baby teeth should be treated, they are space maintainers for the permanent teeth and decay is an infection and can have serious effects in the body g... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: a thorough cleaning followed by routine and thorough home care can treat and prevent periodontitis.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Days: If the swelling is directly from the infection several days may be needed of the correct antibiotic. See the oral surgeon who took the tooth out to ru... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No: it could be the other way around. under the broad topic of TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia may be considered a cause, not a result. The cause of TMJ is gene... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Palatal surgery: High palate are associated with narrow maxillary development, and speech is associated with normal maxillary development. See an oral surgeon or and o... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No: generally the palate can not be expanded in adults without surgery, and compression of palates in adults requires surgery to be effective. With expans... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: of course you need to tell him, otherwise how will he be able to help you?
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: the tooth need to be examined to determine if it salvageable. prolonged time of no treatmrnt may lead to tooth loss.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Lymphatic: sounds like you may have had a lymphatic vessel injured in the extraction. see an oral surgeon.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Yes: if the tooth is broken or irregularly worn it can be shaped.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Treat it: cold sores are viruses and can be exacerbated by stress, not directly caused by you DDS unless you are swapping spit
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Possibly: smells could be sensed in the eye and communication through the lacrimal gland is very possible allowing for the sense.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Can't swallow tongue: unless your tongue isn't attached, you can't swallow it.Macroglossia can be remedied by surgery
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No: may act as a counter irritant, but biting his tongue repetitively can can serious damage, see your pediatrician/allergist/ dermatologist
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
No: Probably not a problem, but keep flossing and clean thoroughly under your nails. The quantity under you nails is probably not enough to have an effect... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Nothing: it will heal by itself, warm saltwater rinses may help.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
Possibly : possibly over manipulation of the canal, but could residual infection or simply the the original infection not yet responding to treatment yet. time t... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
One: a mandibular block should take care of all three
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Dentistry 51 years experience
See DDS: the guard may need adjustment or refabrication, or may be need another type of retreatment
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cooper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cooper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! So many DDS'S only use 2D regardless of situation. I will go 3D.
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This saved my life. Thank You! thank you my top jaw also is a bit un even one day my
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland Dental School
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

Fairleigh Dickenson University
Completed 1976

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Newark Region - Summer
2014
Top Dentist, First Place, New Jersey - Summer
2014
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