East Brunswick Family and Implant Dentistry Blog
November 9, 2023
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate and catch-up with family and friends and feast on all of your favorite holiday side dishes and treats. Unfortunately, some of the most popular holiday dishes, like cranberry sauce, are known to lead to discoloration if you aren’t mindful of how much you’re eating. Whether you just invested in teeth whitening and want to maintain your results or you don’t want to cause your smile to become further discolored, you’ll want to avoid these stain-causing Thanksgiving foods.(more…)
July 5, 2023
What every parent wants more than anything is for their child to be safe and happy, but if your child is an athlete, it may sometimes feel like those things aren’t compatible. It’s obviously important to let your child do what they love, but it’s also a good idea to make sure that they don’t get injured.
If they don’t have one, a professionally-crafted sports guard can go a long way toward avoiding any serious dental emergencies. Since you’re probably back-to-school shopping anyway, here’s what you should know about the prospect of getting your child a sports guard.(more…)
January 2, 2019
You’ve made it into the new year, and you want to make the best of it by improving your dental health. Your main challenge is to develop the best strategy for moving forward. To eliminate any guessing, read on to get 5 tips that will make a huge impact and prevent any unwanted bacteria growth!
December 11, 2018
Do your gums ever get red or swollen? Or, maybe they bleed when you’re brushing or flossing? There are many possible causes, but very often, inflamed gums are a warning sign of oral and overall health problems. Tender or red gums can also tip off poor oral health maintenance. Keep reading to learn why your gums may be inflamed, and why the health of your gums is important.
November 10, 2018
Do you brush your teeth twice a day, for 2 minutes each session? If your answer is yes, you’re taking an important step each day to care for your oral and overall health. However, did you know that your toothbrush needs to be replaced to keep your teeth and gums healthy? Old toothbrushes can reinsert bacteria into your mouth, cause bad breath, and even cavities and decay. Keep reading to learn when you should change your toothbrush and the type of brush to use for the best oral health.
October 11, 2018
Dental emergencies are increasing year after year. In fact, ER visits for dental related emergencies have doubled, making this a common problem with millions of cases each year. However, many people don’t know how to handle a dental emergency or whether they should go to the ER or see a dentist. Keep reading to discover where you should go first after a dental disaster and what you can do to handle the situation from an experienced dentist.
September 15, 2018
Do you have a damaged or missing tooth that looks like a glaring flaw in your smile? Imperfections in the smile and tooth decay can make people feel insecure and unattractive. Besides how your smile looks, it also helps you laugh, talk, and eat. Keep reading to learn how dental crowns are used to treat tooth decay and how they can help your smile look and function better.
August 2, 2018
The day starts out normally for you. After getting out of bed, you commence your usual activities, but something’s different this morning. There’s an intense pain radiating throughout one side of your face, and it seems to be stemming from one of your teeth. You’ve determined that you have a toothache, but what should you do now? Your emergency dentist says there are certain steps you should take at home to stabilize the situation until you can receive professional help. Learn what to do for this and other common dental emergencies as you read on.