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Dr. Bruce Mulder

Dentistry
Franklin Lakes, NJ
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

Franklin Lakes, NJ

Address

777 Franklin Ave, Suite 204, Franklin Lakes, NJ
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Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

37 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Crohn's Disease?: Crohn's disease is an infammatory bowel disease (ibd) which is an inlammation of the lining of the digestive tract. Symptoms are cramping, abdominal ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Possible: Under each eye is the maxillary sinus. The floor of the sinus rests on the upper posterior teeth. An infection of the sinus or conjestion in the sin... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Cmt affects both the sensory & motor nerves. Often patients experience difficulty walking, breathing, talking, & often have difficulty with regulatio... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Supplies nicotine: Every time you chew nicotine gum you swallow and absorb nicotine. This is designed to satisfy your craving for the drug so you will not light a cigar... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Unlikely: Nitrous oxide is usually mixed with oxygen to a level which is comfortable for the patient. I have never observed a patient needing a higher concentr... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Percocet: This is a combination drug of tylenol (acetaminophen) & oxycodone.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: This often occurs when a runner uses excessive mouth breathing. My suggestion is to train yourself to breath through your nose more often than your m... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
GI disturbance : Your GI tract is not functioning normally. Try eating some yogurt with active cultures to stimulate your digestion & get things moving again. This s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
No: Unfortunately CMT is an inherited disease which has no cure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Contempory Orthodont: Contemporary orthodontics by proffit, fields & sarver current therapy in orthodontics by nanda & kapila.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Years: A tooth begins it's life as a tiny toothbud & remains buried in the bone for many years before it erupts into the mouth. Following eruption the root... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
3 days: Thc can be detected in the saliva for approximately 3 days following smoking the product. It can be found in the urine for an even longer period afte... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Wisdom tooth: You may have an impacted lower wisdom tooth which has become infected. Ask your dentist to take an x-ray of the area to determine if there is a probl... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Infection: If your tooth was abscessed prior to its removal, infection may remain in your jaw for several weeks. Antibiotics will help your body fight the infec... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Nightguard: Many people experience this problem. A custom nightguard can be fabricated by your dentist to protect your teeth & prevent damage & pain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Nicotine causes hypertension & often leads to peripheral vasoconstriction with constant use. You may experience cold feet & hands due to decreased ci... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Acid reflux: A citrus taste would indicate the presence of acid mixing with your saliva. This might be a result of acid reflux possibly caused by medication. Tem... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Crest whitestrips professional strength will help. These are helpful in patients under 30 years old. Professional whitening by your dentist is more ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Visit your dentist: Voids in teeth are usually caused by decay which weakens & demineralizes the enamel. Your dentist will remove the decay & restore the tooth with a fi... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Fribroma: If you have not had your wisdom tooth removed it may well be that the tooth is attempting to erupt causing a bump. An intraoral xray will be helpful.... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Depending on the severity of your misalignment or malocclusion, a removable orthodontic appliance could be fabricated by your dentist for a fraction o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
No: Chewing activates the muscles of mastication of which the largest is the masseater muscle. Loose skin on the neck & chin can only be corrected with p... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: There are antibiotics which are regarded as safe to take during pregnancy. This being said only take them when the benefits outweigh the risks. Amoxi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Due to the forces which are placed on the bone & soft tissue when a tooth is removed, adjacent teeth may be tender following removal of the wisdom too... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Herpes simplex is often present in the saliva & is referred to as hsv-1. It can cause an infection of the cornea in the eye. Antiviral drops are pre... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Sjogren's syndrome causes dry mouth & dry eyes. Ask your medical specialist about testing you for this condition.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Most people brush everyday however calcium phosphate or tarter slowly builds on the teeth. This scale cannot be brushed away but must be removed by s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
2 weeks: Provided your healing progresses normally, you should be fully functional 7 without pain a few weeks following your surgery. Impacted wisdom teeth ma... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Neurologist: Contact a neurologist for a consultation. He would be the best medical professional to evaluate your symptoms.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Possible: Herpes simplex usually does not usually affect skin above the waist. Herpes zoster or VZV can cause painful rash on any part of the body & travels in... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Deep Anesthesia : Following local anesthesia, center of the tooth is removed using the high speed drill. All upper pulp chamber contents are removed & washed clean. A... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Nailpolish: The application of a clear nailpolish to the thumb which has an undesirable flavor often breaks the habit. It is also used by adults who bite their n... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Unlikely: Any acid can demineralize teeth which is not a good thing. That being said, oxalic acid is a weak acid and the benefit derived from eating spinach fa... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Possible: When we speak of std's we are referring to chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, & hiv. Oral sex may result in sore throat which affects the nasopharynx. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Cancer not likely: While a bite to your cheek may be uncomfortable, it will not initiate cancer in that site in the future.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Possible: There may be some slight bleeding following removal of any tooth for a few days. This will alter your taste. Also the sockets will require several w... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Mulder
Dentistry 45 years experience
Not true: Using a back & forth motion with a soft brush is fine for the chewing surfaces. On the sides of the teeth it is better to use a circular motion at the... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Mulder was recommended to me when I moved to Franklin Lakes 20 years ago, I had been using another dentist for many years and making a changie was a big deal for me. During my first visit to Dr. M...Read More
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mulder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mulder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you :) I am hoping this is factual. I'd be happy to get this job
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry
Graduated 1977MD

Awards

Research Program Certficate, FDU
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