Dr. Peter Eng

Dentistry
Denville, NJ
35 years experience male

Locations

Mountain Lakes Dental Associates, PA

Denville, NJ

Address

3125 State Route 10 East, Suite 1B, Denville, NJ
Directions

Fax

9733287122

About

Bio

I graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 1988. I completed a residency in Advance Education in General Dentistry in 1989 at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. We serve our patients with the latest technologies in dentistry like Waterlase Laser and CEREC.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
35 years experience
Crest Whitening : Crest whitening strip are the cheapest way to get an effective whitening. It may take up to 2 weeks.
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Tetracycline stain: It may be tetracycline staining. If you had to take antibiotics while you were pregnant with your child or if your child had a high fever when younger... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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May be piercing reac: It may be a reaction caused by your tongue piercing.
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A member asked:
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It can come and go: Bleeding gums can come and go. It may stop for a while, but if you do not floss and plaque builds up, it will bleed again.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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It may be a fistula: The hole may be a fistula which can be origin of a tooth or periodontium. See your dentist right away for evaluation.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Depending on the severity of enamel loss, but composite veneers can be a viable treatment. I prefer porcelain veneers due to their superior look and l... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
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Strained muscle: Tongue muscle may be strained.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Dark red jelly: It may appear as a dark red jelly.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Move impacted teeth: Chains in the gum usually mean the patient has teeth that are stuck up in the gums and the chains will pull them down into position in the mouth.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Listerine with fluor: The listerine that contains Fluoride can help with decalcification of enamel.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin: You can take an anti-inflammatory drug like advil (ibuprofen) to temporarily relieve a toothache, but you should see your dentist as soon as possible ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Maybe dry socket: It may be dry socket or the lower left area is just taking longer to heal. It may have been more difficult to remove.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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No: Local anesthetic is an effective way to anesthetize the area for dental surgery.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Crowns: Depending on the severity of the erosion, but usually bonding or crowns are a mode of treatment.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Bite trauma: If the ulcer is caused by your own teeth biting the area, the trauma can cause swollen lip. Go see your dentist for evaluation.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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It depends: If the wisdom teeth are not interfering with the orthodontic treatment, then you do not have to take them out, but if they are pushing against other t... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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No: Use only approved treatments for whitening teeth. The usual chemical for whitening teeth is carbamide peroxide.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Sedation: Sedation has less risk than general anesthesia, but will put you in a state where you can be comfortable during wisdom teeth extraction.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Sinusitis and TMJD: May be a combination of sinusitis and clenching which can affect the TMJ causing discomfort.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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No: Having a lot of saliva is not a bad thing. It would help in lowering incident of cavities.
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Carbocaine: The reason your heart rate spikes with novocaine is due to the Epinephrine which acts like adrenaline to speed up your heart. Carbocaine does not con... Read More
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Tooth trauma: The blister can be a fistula caused by the tooth becoming non vital due to the trauma. A root canal may be required.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Usually no.: There is no poison in your mouth. If you mean that the 4 teeth you need pulled are abcessed, then it is possible that if the abcess should burst, it ... Read More
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See a doctor: The only way to diagnose your symptoms is to see your doctor right away.
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A male asked:
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Probably canker sore: White spot in the cheek area is usually a canker sore brought about by stress or cheek biting.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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It is always hard: Roots of teeth are always a hard structure.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Depends on diet: Having chips in your front teeth may be caused by habits like biting on hard things or eating hard things. You may want to consider porcelain veneers ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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No: If you rinse with water after you rinse with listerine, you will dilute the effectiveness of the mouth wash.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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No: Listerine usually does not have the effect of turning your mouth blue.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Braces: Overbite should be treated orthodontically. See your orthodontist for evaluation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
35 years experience
Yes: Mouth ulcers usually resolve on their own, but you should see your dentist right away to diagnose what type of ulcer it is.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Dry mouth syndrome: Dry tongue can be part of dry mouth syndrome brought about by medication or other systemic cause.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Yes: You can have impacted wisdom teeth removed without being put to sleep as long as you don't mind the occasional noise during surgery.
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Bad experience: Your child may have experienced something that may have scared him during his last dental visit. This next visit, the dentist will have to "show and t... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Cold sores around the lip can have white heads.
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A female asked:
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No: It really should not harm your baby since the level of Fluoride is very low in toothpaste.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Yes: When you burn your tongue with hot temperature food, it will leave an irritated area sometimes in a red shade that would be sore temporarily.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
35 years experience
A few days: A new retainer may cause some pressures where your teeth will eventually settle in. This may take a few days. If this is a severe pain or long standin... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Dry socket: Jaw pain may be caused by dry socket. See your dentist right away to see if dry socket dressing is needed.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Possible: Cold sore is a herpetic lesion that can be possibly spread by contact.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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It depends on anesth: If you are having general anesthetic or intravenous sedation, you should not eat before procedure. If you are having local anesthetic, then it may be ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Periodontitis?: When you touch your teeth and they hurt, it may be due to teeth being mobile. See your dentist right away to evaluate your periodontal condition.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
35 years experience
Gag reflex: Some people have a degree of gag reflex and when brushing your teeth, it is possible to stimulate the gag reflex. Sometimes brushing a little slower h... Read More
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Dr. Peter Eng
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Yes: Orajel can irritate your skin especially if your skin is sensitive.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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No: Listerine is not bad for your teeth, but over use can dry your gums due to the alcohol content.
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Dr. Peter Eng
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Yes, brush tongue: Yes, it can be traced to the back of the tongue in most cases where bacteria can buildup within the tongue. Rinses like smart mouth that contains zinc... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Eng
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Blood vessels: The ball like objects are usually blood vessels in the tongue.
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Remove bone fragment: Bone fragments will only move to the surface on its own. Sometimes it does not come to the surface. If you have pain with them, you may want to consid... Read More
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Dr. Peter Eng
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Request antibiotic: If your wisdom tooth is decayed and abcessed, you will need to see your dentist right away. Do not wait. Meanwhile, you can request some antibiotic an... Read More
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Clean gums: Cleaning plaque buildup on teeth sometimes causes sensitivity because removing plaque from under the gums exposes the roots of your teeth temporarily ... Read More
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Mar 19, 2015
Great dentist!!!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your answer as I safer from coldsores a lot
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Morristown, NJ - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Morristown, NJ - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Morristown, NJ - Winter
2013
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