Archive for 2016

See How To Avoid The Cavity Creeps During The Holidays

Don’t Neglect Your Smile During the Holidays How hectic is your Holiday schedule? The Holidays are a busy time of year, the malls are more crowded and the streets are jam-packed with traffic. For a lot of us, finding time to fit everything in becomes quite the challenge. With all the shopping, eating, drinking, caroling, […]

5 Holiday Gifts That Will Make You Smile…More!

Check out some smile-friendly stocking stuffers…and more. The holidays are here! (Although for some, they’ve been here since July.) This magical season is a time for celebration among loved ones, where we give thanks for our fortunes and exchange gifts to express love and appreciation. But each year can pose a new challenge to give […]

Could Red Wine Help Prevent Cavities?

Red Wine Helps Prevent Cavities? According to this article by the American Chemical Society, a new study has found that red wine, as well as grape seed extract, could potentially help prevent cavities. Surely any food or drink that can help prevent cavities is good for our teeth right? It seems both red wine and […]

When Would A Kid Need A Root Canal?

Do Kids Even Get Root Canals? Sometimes, if they haven’t done such a great job of maintaining a diligent daily dental hygiene regimen. Or they eat too many sweets, or some other reason why their baby teeth have developed tooth decay that has progressed to the level of becoming infected. Root canal canal treatment for […]

3 Reasons Our Teeth Love Thanksgiving

3 Thanksgiving Foods To Keep Your Healthy Smile Thanksgiving is a time for all of us to give thanks, gather with friends & family…and eat ourselves into a turkey-induced slumber. Family, food, & football! Of course those are some reasons why we may love Thanksgiving, but as for our teeth enjoying the day-long display of […]

Don’t Waste Money On Dental Insurance!

Wayne NJ Dentist Shares Need To Know Dental Insurance Info It’s that time of year again, with Halloween in the rear-view mirror, and the turkey roasting, window shopping, snow days, and the Holiday season are on the horizon. Aside from all of the Holiday cheer, the end of each year is also the time for […]

Smile Power in Politics: What We Can Learn From Candidate Grins

It’s election year! And politicians have been showboating their smiles all across the country. Politicians have power—but what about their pearly whites? Smiles Can Influence Elections In a crowded political field, votes of­ten come down to sub­lim­in­al qual­it­ies. Candidates who smile in campaign photos have improved polling outcomes, compared to those who don’t smile, according […]

Do We Have a New Taste for Fat?

Is Fat Our New Sixth Taste? Our taste buds identify five primary tastes – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami (or savory). But recent news may have us identifying a sixth, new taste…oleogustas. In Latin, “oleogustus” translates to “a taste for fat.” And according to Purdue University, there is new evidence of a sixth, disgusting […]

What Is The Worst Halloween Candy For Your Teeth?

The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth You know who loves Halloween more than the trick-or-treating tykes tromping around your neighborhood? The cavity creeps! When our kids eat sticky, chewy, sugar-laden candies – and don’t take a break to rinse with some water – it serves up a feast for the cavity creeps. Don’t just […]

3 Super Simple Smile Maintenance Tips for National Dental Hygiene Month

A Little Smile Maintenance Goes a Long Way Maintaining a healthy smile is easy, and can even save you money at the dentist. All it takes is some super simple – but consistent – dental hygiene habits to keep your kisser in tip top shape. A diligent daily dental hygiene regimen along with some preventative dentistry is […]