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Your Teeth Are Not A Tool

Dos & Don’ts For Healthy Teeth When it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums, can you read the signs? Our teeth are pretty incredible when we stop to think about it, our teeth are pretty tough – given what we put them through and how they serve our quality of life on […]

3 Reasons You Should Floss At Work

Why Should You Floss At Work? Regardless of what the FDA thinks, you still need to clean between your teeth. Brushing only cleans 60% of teeth surfaces. Flossing covers the rest. You don’t have to floss at-home. Stash your string at the office! Here are 3 reasons to do the deed at work: 1. Take […]

Is Oil Pulling Good For You?

Is Oil Pulling OK With Your Dentist? It’s all the rave these days, oil pulling for oral health. Chug some coconut or sesame oil and swish, gargle, swoosh…then spit. Now watch years of tooth decaying plaque and yellowing teeth stains wash away! Could a healthy, white smile really be that easy? After all, oil pulling […]

Do Swimming Pools Erode Tooth Enamel?

Tooth Enamel Erosion & Swimming Pools It’s summertime, who doesn’t want to go in the pool? Well maybe that childhood friend you had with the in-ground pool…who never wanted to go swimming! Aside from the beach, lake, river, or any other aquatic respite from the summer heat, lounging in the pool is something we can […]

Do Dentures Look Fake?

Dentures for Missing Teeth Do you or someone you know where dentures? Show them this. When patients are seeking a solution for one or more missing teeth, we usually have to choose between Dentures or Dental Implants. Dental bridges can also mind the gap between a missing tooth – or teeth – by joining an […]

3 Toothbrush Hacks To Use Around The House

Why Should You Recycle Your Toothbrush? Some items are easy to recycle: Old books make great additions to your local school. Hand-me-downs can be given to a neighbor or youngest child. Glass bottles make delightful DIYs. What about old toothbrushes? While we wouldn’t recommend giving them to anyone at Thursday night book club, we do […]

Wayne NJ Dentist Deciphers The Most Common Dental Terms

When patients visit our Wayne NJ dentist office, sometimes we catch ourselves using some pretty scientific sounding terms to describe normal dental health problems and procedures. We usually figure this out by the quizzical looks we receive from our patients, but just in case we’ve compiled this dental dictionary list of terms to help you […]

The Two Most Important Minutes Of Your Day

Wayne NJ Dentist Shares the Most Important 2 Minutes of the Day Two measly minutes…that’s all it takes to brush your teeth. Do it two times a day, for two minutes at a clip – along with daily flossing – and you’ll be well on your way to not only optimal oral (& overall) health, […]

Dental Floss or Interdental Brushes: Which One Is Best?

Floss Vs. Interdental Brushes: The Between Teeth Cleaning Tool Debate Say that three times fast! Dental floss or interdental brushes are two top tools for the task at hand. Craftsmen (and dentists) around the world agree, if you don’t apply the right tool for the job at hand, optimal results will be difficult to come by. And when we’re talking […]

2 More Dental Health Myths to Dispel

In our first installment exploring some of the most common dental health myths, we examined how tooth pain and dental x-rays are two myths to be busted. Part two of this series identifies a couple more myths we need to dispel, much to the detriment of our dental health. Dental Health Myth #3: Bleeding Gums […]