1. The Lowdown on Dry Mouth

    Dry mouth is an unpleasant and embarrassing condition. Whether your new mouthwash has a high alcohol content that’s drying you out, you just ate dry food, or you are going through cancer treatments, dry mouth is the result and can be quite uncomfortable. Beyond leaving you drinking glass after glass of water to no avail, dry mouth can also have a negative impact on your oral health, and as a res…Read More

  2. How to Cope With Tooth Pain

    If you have ever had a toothache, you know that the unique pain is something that you never forget. Of course, you want to promptly see your dentist in the event of any tooth pain, but if you need to wait for whatever reason, there are ways to cope in the meantime. Here are some tips for coping with tooth pain before you come in to see your Manahawkin dentist. Causes of Tooth Pain Inflammation/Cav…Read More

  3. Best Foods to Fight Gum Disease

    Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is incredibly common: more than half of people in the U.S. have it. Unfortunately, many people who have it aren’t taking the proper steps to reverse its damage and stop its progression. The most important step to fighting gum disease is regular visits to your dentist for a cleaning. When you have gum disease, it’s important that you see your dent…Read More

  4. Remedies for Bad Breath

    Nothing will put more of a damper on your day than bad breath. Whether you’re in the boardroom or the bedroom, bad breath is bound to make you feel self-conscious and distract you. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to take steps to fight it. At our dental clinic in Manahawkin, we often help our patients with oral hygiene tips to fight bad breath, so we have compiled this list of remedies t…Read More

  5. The 5 Amazing Benefits Of A Bright, White Smile

    Did you know one of the quickest, easiest ways to improve your appearance is teeth whitening? You can schedule an appointment at your local cosmetic dental clinic in Manahawkin for a quick treatment to boost your confidence, enhance your smile, and share your joy with the entire world. What’s more, 86 percent of Americans in a study completed by the AACD stated they get cosmetic dental treatment…Read More

  6. 6 Tips for Dealing With Tooth Sensitivity

    If you have tooth sensitivity, eating and drinking can be a cause of anxiety. If water is too cold, you’re in pain. If your oatmeal is too hot, you’re in pain. It feels like your teeth just can’t handle consuming anytime sometimes. If you have tooth sensitivity, you aren’t alone. It is estimated that 60 percent of Americans have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity happens when the dentin an…Read More

  7. The Truth About Laser Dentistry Other Dentists Won’t Tell You

    Whether you have a canker sore or need dental surgery, laser dentistry helps your dentist relieve your pain. Dental treatments of various complexity benefit from dental laser technology, whether it be to staunch bleeding during surgery or simply boost the speed of teeth whitening. What’s the truth about laser dentistry that no other dentist will tell you? The innovative technology will help spee…Read More

  8. Recovering from Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

    So you recently had your wisdom teeth removed. You might not be feeling any less wise, but you could be in some pain. Don’t worry — this is temporary, and this very common procedure is performed often at our dental clinic in Egg Harbor. Wisdom Teeth Surgery Recovery: What to Expect It’s typical to be fully recovered after wisdom teeth surgery within four days. In some cases, it may take up t…Read More

  9. Most Common Dental Symptoms

    At Smiles by Dr. Santos, we have seen the whole gamut of dental symptoms. In this blog, we have compiled a list of the most common that bring our patients into our dental clinic. Toothache A common reason why patients come visit us at Smiles by Dr. Santos is a toothache. This can be a symptom of a cavity, or it could be an indication of gum disease. Have a dentist evaluate any toothaches to ensure…Read More

  10. The Dos and Don’ts of Teeth Whitening

    At Smiles by Dr. Santos, we meet with a lot of patients who want whiter teeth. Fortunately, our teeth whitening services are able to give them the gleaming results they seek. That being said, we are only partially responsible for the success of our teeth whitening; the rest is up to you. In this blog, we will go over the dos and don’ts of teeth whitening to ensure you can make the most of this s…Read More