Dr. Robert Hofstetter

General Practice
Sewell, NJ
47 years experience male

Locations

Robert V Hofstetter DDS

Sewell, NJ

Address

400 Ganttown RD, Sewell, NJ
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My office hours

Thursday: 10am - 6:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Cigna

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Specialties
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General Practice

Dentistry - Cosmetic

Dentistry - Orthodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Examination: Visit your family dentist, and have a complete examination with x-rays, and a cleaning. The dentist will gladly explain any issues you may have with y... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Don't be scared: Dentistry is pretty much painless today, so nothing to be scared about. If you keep up with regular check-ups, and have good home care, you should be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Dental Examination: You need to have a dental examination, with complete set of x-rays. That is the only way to determine the health of your remaining teeth. The dentist... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Could be TMJ: It might be tmj, or could be a problem with a tooth as well. A "cracked" tooth can cause pain when chewing- a sharp pain that could radiate to the si... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
No: I have not heard of wearing a "retainer" with dentures. Some people wear a nightguard to prevent tooth grinding while they sleep, but since you should... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
General Dentist: First see your family dentist, and he/she may refer to a specialist if necessary.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Family dentist: There are many things it could be- the most common being an apthous ulcer(canker sore)..... Could also be an abcess from tooth or gum..... You should ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Re-exam: I would have the doctor that did the root canal re-examine the tooth. First determine that the root canal treatment was adequate and healing. You may ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Possibly TMJ: Could possibly be what we refer to as TMJ syndrome- the tempero mandibular joint(tmj), is right in front of the ear..... Commonly aggravated by stress... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
No: Braces may not be necessary. The teeth with excessive wear can be restored, further damage can be prevented by wearing a nightguard. I prefer to const... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Absolutely: Yes- a "crush" can be an intense emotional experience, or feeling, that can affect all aspects of your behavior, including appetite. My advice, is try... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Many causes: There can be many different causes for ringing in the ears, or tinnitus.... You should have a regular check-up with your family physician. Can be blo... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
No problem: I have cemented many bridges in with temporary cement over the years. If there is ever a problem(chipped porcelain, etc), the bridge can be removed, a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hofstetter
General Practice 47 years experience
Infection: Could be a tooth abscess- the nerve in the tooth can die from infection or trauma, and may require root canal treatment. Could also be a periodontal(o... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hofstetter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hofstetter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

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