Patient Finds Relief from Chronic Pain with Help from RSDM Doc

Carrie Stetler | March 2, 2017

For three years, Gina Hoffman lived with constant, excruciating facial pain. In her quest to find relief, she visited 18 doctors and took a cocktail of opioids, but nothing dulled the pain. Then she met Dr. Gary Heir, who correctly diagnosed Hoffman during her first visit and prescribed treatment that dramatically reduced her pain levels.


Surgery and Dental Implants Help Patient Start New Life

Carrie Stetler | November 1, 2016

After a disfiguring car accident on the Garden State Parkway, Adam Ryden was left with facial lacerations, several shattered teeth, a split lip and pulverized jaw bone. But thanks to two years of team work by RSDM specialists — and several airplane flights from Indiana to Jersey — Ryden’s scars are healed. His jaw has been rebuilt and his missing teeth have been replaced with implants, all in time for his wedding earlier this year.


Rutgers Health University Dental Associates Opens New Brunswick Practice

Carrie Stetler | October 3, 2016

Rutgers Health University Dental Associates is proud to announce the opening of its new faculty practice in New Brunswick, where world-class dentists and specialists offer the latest treatments. The practice is located just blocks from Rutgers’ Old Queens Campus, in the heart of New Brunswick at 135 Somerset Street, and welcomes Rutgers staff, faculty and students, in addition to local residents and corporate workers.


Rutgers Health University Dental Associates Heal Patient Shot in Face

Carrie Stetler | August 2, 2016

After immigrating to the United States from Kenya, where he was a psychologist, Samuel Nyamwange worked in New Jersey as a parking attendant to make ends meet. One night on the job, he was shot in the face during a robbery. Nyamwange survived, but the bullet shattered his teeth and jaw and destroyed the roof of his mouth. Learn more about how doctors from Rutgers University Dental Associates helped him.