Some "natural" ways of whitening teeth, such as brushing them with a strawberry and baking-soda mixture, do not actually whiten teeth, and may even weaken them, new research finds.
2017 Asbury Park Press Best of the Best Awards — Ocean County
APP.com’s Best of the Best 2017 Readers’ Choice contest recognizes the best businesses, things to do and more at the Jersey Shore, chosen by you.
Divorce and dentistry: Why is rate of divorce high among dentists, and how can they avoid it?
Dentists have the unfortunate reputation of having a higher divorce rate than the rest of the population. Turns out that isn't true. However, there are several factors that might lead to divorce in the profession. Here are some suggestions to help avoid becoming a statistic.
Dry Mouth: Is It Sneaking Past Your Radar?
A dental epidemic is brewing, and it's called Xerostomia, or "Dry Mouth". It sounds innocuous enough, and perhaps that is why many people affected by the problem fail to treat it, or...
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
How What You Eat Affects Your Teeth
When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of …
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever and there are options like veneers and teeth whitening that can give you a beautiful, white smile.
What is sleep apnea? How can my dentist help?
If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the airway, resulting in the temporary stoppage of breath during sleep. This often happens with the jaw goes back and the tongue falls into the throat. This decrease in oxygen can have damaging effects on the brain and the cardiovascular system, and can also lead to frequent awakenings or arouses at night which result in the patient being very fatigued during the day. Now there is a solution with sleep apnea dentistry. Your dentist can develop custom sleep appliances to help effectively treat sleep apnea. Sleep appliances place the jaw in a position to help maintain an open airway during sleep. Custom sleep devices are sleek and ergonomically designed with…
What Is Sedation Dentistry?
WebMD explains how sedation dentistry works, what it involves, and how you can sleep through your next dentist appointment.
Why Does Dental Health Matter?
Dental health is one of the most neglected parts of our well-being. A lot of people do not realize that there is an intimate connection between dental health and overall health, which in turn is co…