1. Your Dental Health and New Year’s Resolutions

    The New Year is finally here! It seems as if it were just the start of 2020 and to be honest, we cannot believe how fast the year has flown by! While we’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is so much new hope with the start of 2021. We’re early into January so if you’re still trying to figure out your resolution, you still have time!   Typically, resolutions can seem large…Read More

  2. Holiday Dental Care Tips

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! While our holiday season is going to look a lot different than it has in past years, it’s still so important to keep your teeth and gums healthy. From the holiday gift wrapping, our favorite seasonal foods, and family get-togethers, there is still a lot going on this year. No matter what your holiday season looks like, you’re probably still just as b…Read More

  3. Sugar and What It Means For Your Teeth

    When it comes to sugar, most of us know that it’s not great for you, especially when it comes to your teeth and oral health. While a piece of cake or sugar filled coffee drink won’t hurt you now and then, you should be aware of your sugar consumption in regards to your teeth and mouth. In this blog post, we will be discussing more in depth about sugar and how it can drastically affect your ora…Read More

  4. The Importance of Flossing

    All of us have been told that we need to be flossing our teeth, alongside brushing them. When we visit the dentist, they usually ask, “Are you regularly flossing your teeth?” and most of us tend to answer “Yes,” even if we haven't been flossing as much as we should. Instead of just accepting that we need to floss our teeth, it's important that we understand why we should do it.  In this b…Read More

  5. Healthy Foods to Add to Your Cooking at Home

      All of us know that we should be brushing and flossing our teeth at least twice per day. However, it’s important for us to understand the types of foods that we are eating and how they are either benefiting or harming the health of our mouths. While most of us are still social distancing and spending more time in the comfort of our own homes, cooking has become a great hobby. Did you know tha…Read More

  6. Coronavirus Update (April 8, 2020)

    Discussion of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, seems to be everywhere we go. While it can be a daunting topic, it's important that you stay updated and aware. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been hundreds of thousands of people who have died from the virus and thousands and thousands more who have been affected worldwide. In this blog post, we will be discussin…Read More

  7. Taking Care of Your Teeth At Home

    As a local dentist office in Manahawkin, we’re here for all your dental needs. While we specialize in a wide variety of services, it's also extremely important to take care of your teeth at home. Not only does home care determine your oral health but it also sets the tone for the type of dental procedures and services that you may need in the future.    When it comes to taking care of your tee…Read More

  8. Professional Teeth Whitening vs. At-Home Whitening Treatments

      It’s perfectly normal for our teeth to lose their pearly white color over the years. No matter if you’re an avid coffee drinker or a red wine lover, there are so many other aspects that can cause your teeth to discolor even with proper dental care. You’ve probably seen the classic advertisements for teeth whitening products that you can purchase at drug stores that claim to have the s…Read More

  9. Coping With Tooth Sensitivity

    Tooth sensitivity is a very common dental problem that many people face. Tooth sensitivity is actually a nickname for what we dentists call “dentin hypersensitivity” or root sensitivity. Typically, if there are certain things that make your teeth hurt such as hot or cold temperatures or certain sweet or acidic foods you probably have tooth sensitivity. Even something as simple as breathing in …Read More

  10. Unexpected Foods That Are Staining Your Teeth

    For many of us, a bright white smile is something that we all want. While practicing proper oral hygiene is part of getting those pearly whites, it's important to understand that the food and drink that you’re consuming is also contributing to how white or not white your smile is. Certain foods and beverages can discolor your teeth, like coffee and red wine. Some of these foods, you may be aware…Read More