Having wisdom teeth removed isn’t something that anyone looks forward to, but it’s often a necessity to prevent future dental health problems. If you’re like most people, you may have been putting off having yours extracted. To make the procedure less stressful, there is a certain time of year when it’s best to have it done – the summer. Continue reading to find out why wisdom teeth have to be pulled and discover why the warmer months work best.(more…)
May 10, 2021
April 7, 2021
Dental crowns last a long time. In fact, they can last anywhere from 10 to 15 years or even longer if you care for them properly. However, every crown is different and may need to be repaired or replaced even earlier than this. That is why it is always a good idea to keep your eye on your crowns so that you know when that time comes around. Continue reading to learn some signs that you may need a dental crown replacement in the near future.(more…)
March 22, 2021
When you first got your dental crown a few years ago, you were ecstatic that you could once again enjoy chewing with that tooth without it hurting. Plus, your results looked natural. Recently, though, you looked in the mirror and wondered, “Why is there a black line around my dental crown?” This is a fairly common issue with crowns that are made of porcelain fused to metal. Fortunately, your dentist has ways of solving this problem. Read on to learn where that dark line came from and how your dentist can fix it.(more…)
January 19, 2021
As you head into 2021, you’re likely setting goals to make the most of the year ahead. While you might plan to exercise more often or pay off debt, your dentist encourages you to put a healthy smile at the top of your New Year’s resolutions list. Simple changes throughout the year can have a lasting impact on your smile. Here are 4 habits you should start right away to achieve optimal oral health.
December 20, 2020
Dental implants are considered to be one of the most versatile tooth replacement solutions available. Known for mimicking the natural tooth structure and continuing to stimulate the jawbone to avoid facial collapse, patients with missing teeth have enjoyed the life-changing, long-lasting benefits of these unique restorations. But how many are needed to ensure a stable and functional smile? If you are missing one or more teeth and want to enjoy a better quality of life, a local dental expert explains how many implants you will need to restore your smile’s health and overall appearance.(more…)
November 7, 2020
The air is getting cooler and the leaves are changing color, which means the holiday season is right around the corner! This year’s festivities may be different than previous years, but there are still plenty of reasons to smile, especially if you’ve replaced your missing teeth with dental implants! Rebuilding your complete, confident smile makes all the difference when chatting with loved ones, smiling for photos, and eating all your favorite holiday meals! As you think about what you’re thankful for this time of year, remember these five reasons to be grateful for your dental implants.(more…)
September 2, 2020
Even though many people are likely to stretch the truth while at their dental appointments, your dentist isn’t so easily fooled. The mouth is the gateway to the rest of the body and is often times a pretty good reflection of a patients oral and general health. The truth is that at your regular checkup, your dentist can recognize many of the lies that patients are telling. Continue reading to learn what the most popular ones are.(more…)
August 9, 2020
Did you know that over half of Americans who are over the age of 18 drink coffee every morning? If you are one of these millions of people, you know that it is often times the pick me up that you need to get your day started. But have you ever thought about the effects that frequent coffee drinking has on your teeth? Your dentist explains how coffee affects your oral health, leads to discoloration, and what you can do to minimize its effects.(more…)
July 22, 2020
If you’ve lost a tooth or two over the years, your confidence wasn’t the only thing to suffer the consequences of an incomplete smile. Your quality of life has also changed as you struggle to eat many foods, like steak or corn on the cob. What if you could enjoy your favorite foods again? Now you can with dental implants in Manahawkin. You’ll benefit from an unmatched biting force that closely feels natural.
June 14, 2020
As someone with family members who are high-risk for COVID-19 complications, you’ve been doing your part to reduce your risk of infection by working from home, washing your hands often, and wearing a mask on the few occasions when you leave the house. One day, out of nowhere, you feel a sharp pain in your tooth. Since you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you suspect it’s a cavity. But is it even safe to visit the dentist these days? Absolutely! Keep reading below to learn a few of the precautions your dental team is taking to ensure your safety and comfort.