1. Chew on this: Healthy foods for your dental health

    We tend to focus on the negative, but we really should be focusing on the positive! All too often you’re being told what you shouldn’t do but today we’re here to give you some helpful tips about what foods can actually benefit your teeth and overall oral health. At Smiles By Dr. Santos, we’re here for all your dental health needs. Whether that be regularly scheduled teeth cleanings or cosm…Read More

  2. What is Laser Dentistry?

    Lasers — they’re not just for jedis anymore! Lasers have become a huge part of the dental industry and are widely used among practices. But, what exactly is laser dentistry? Laser dentistry is a minimally invasive option when you’re dealing with gum surgery, cavity treatment, or other oral issues. For a more in-depth list about what laser dentistry covers, click here to read more about what …Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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