1. Everything You Need to Know About Veneers

    Veneers seem to be the new hot topic. More and more people are coming forth and talking about this type of cosmetic procedure so it’s only natural that you might have some questions. At Smiles by Dr. Santos, we specialize in all types of dental procedures-from routine health cleanings to other types of cosmetic dental work; we’ve got you covered! So what exactly are dental veneers? Dental vene…Read More

  2. The Importance of Flossing

    At every routine check up, there comes the part where your dentist starts to floss your teeth. This is a true testament to your oral health to see if you’ve really been taking care of your teeth properly. Of course, when they ask you “have you been flossing?” you reply “Yes, I have” or maybe you just give a quick nod, to shoo away the question. Well the time has come to see if you are in…Read More

  3. 6 Surprising Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

    Everyone wants a bright, white smile. That’s why you see over-the-counter teeth whitening products all over the place. If you have ever invested in one of these, you may have been quite disappointed. While the average consumer spends roughly $200 on these products a year, most are not satisfied by the whiteness of their teeth. This is where professional teeth whitening can make all of the differ…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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Foods That Stain Your Teeth

    Everyone knows that sparkling white teeth go hand-in-hand with a beautiful smile. So when you have discoloration due to your diet, you are probably eager to find a solution. For many types of food, you may have to simply abstain or eat them in moderation. For others, there may be a “hack” that helps you consume them with minimal staining. In this blog, we will go over the top foods that cause …Read More

  10. How to Teach Your Children To Care For Their Teeth

    As a parent, it is crucial that you prioritize the dental health of your whole family. Not only is good dental hygiene key for their sparkling white smiles, it also ensures that you avoid toothaches, as well as gum disease, which can lead to other issues in the body. Fortunately, keeping you and your children’s teeth healthy is not difficult if you are proactive now. Teach Them While They’re Y…Read More