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The Real Deal: Debunking Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

April 26, 2024

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Patient smiling after getting cosmetic dentistry

The world of cosmetic dentistry is brimming with possibilities, offering many ways to enhance your smile and boost your confidence. Patients have been taking advantage of these treatments for decades, but there’s still a lot of misinformation online. Read on to learn the most common cosmetic dentistry myths and see them debunked.

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Shading with Science: How Dental Crowns Are Color-Matched

April 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 12:23 pm
Dental technician working on some dental crowns

If you’ve had a dental crown placed at some point, then you know how magical they seem. As soon as you look in the mirror it disappears into your smile. It often matches so well that you may even forget which tooth it’s on! But how does your dentist achieve this toothy camouflage? Read on to learn how dentists blend science and art to achieve gorgeous results with dental crowns.

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The Art of Denture Care: Tips to Keep Your Smile Sparkling

February 9, 2024

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A denture soaking on a counter

Have you seen yellow stains or discoloration on your denture lately? It can be difficult to keep them clean, especially if you’re not sure how. Luckily, with a little knowledge and the right attitude, you can rid your prosthetic of unsightly stains and keep them pristine and white for good! Read on to learn the best ways to clean dull dentures.

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How to Take Care of Your Mouth After Wisdom Tooth Extractions

December 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 10:47 pm
Illustration of dental forceps removing wisdom tooth

Wisdom tooth extractions can be a major oral procedure. However, there is no need to worry. Most people are back to feeling perfectly normal within 1 – 2 weeks! In the meantime, though, you will have to take extra care of your mouth in order to facilitate a fast and complication-free recovery. Here are some specific steps that you should take to make your healing process as easy as possible:

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What to Do if Your NU Smile Aligners Don’t Quite Fit

September 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 12:56 pm
A young man trying to get his NU Smile Aligner to fit

Do you want to straighten your teeth? You could try clear aligners! NU Smile aligners not only compete with other brands, but they are superior in many respects. For one, they are made of a hypoallergenic polyurethane resin, so there is very little chance of reaction. Secondly, they are made specifically for you in-house, so you should always get a good fit.

But what happens if your aligner doesn’t fit correctly? Continue reading to learn more about the NU Smile aligner process and how you can fix an aligner that won’t fit.

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How Drinking Coffee Impacts Your Oral Health

August 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 9:13 am
3 young women around a small wooden table holding hot lattes in white cups while smiling and laughing

There’s nothing quite like a cup of coffee to start off your day. For most people, it’s an integral part of their morning routine and a needed boost of energy. Drinking coffee even comes with additional health benefits; studies have found that people who drink a cup of joe every day are less likely to die from cancer, a stroke, diabetes, and heart disease. That being said, having it in excess can negatively impact your oral health. Read on to find out how your favorite morning beverage affects your smile and what you can do to prevent staining.

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Cosmetic Dentistry: A Brief Overview of Its History

June 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 4:28 pm
 man smiling while sitting on couch

Did you know that cosmetic dentistry has been an integral part of human history since ancient times? From crude methods dating back thousands of years to the revolutionary advancements of the modern era, cosmetic dentistry has evolved significantly, leaving behind bizarre practices like using urine-based toothpaste. Read along to take a fascinating journey through time to explore the origins of cosmetic dentistry and the incredible strides it has made in the modern world!

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How Soon Can You Restore Your Smile with a Dental Implant after a Tooth Extraction?

April 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 12:30 am
a woman smiling at her dental implants at the dentist

Have you recently had a tooth extracted? Whether it was decayed or damaged, getting a tooth removed is a dental surgery that impacts your overall well-being. Not only does it change the aesthetics of your smile, but your everyday functions like eating and speaking. Additionally, a missing tooth can eventually cause your jawbone to deteriorate due to a lack of stimulation from chewing. The good news is that dental implants can completely solve all these issues! But how long do you have to wait before you restore your smile with them? Read on to learn about how soon you can get dental implants after a tooth extraction.

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How Your Smile Could Be Affecting Your Love Life

February 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 6:27 pm
Young couple out on a date

Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means that more people than ever are thinking about how best to impress a potential romantic partner. However, a lot of people are missing the most important thing: caring for their teeth!

If studies are to be believed, then having a good smile is the most important thing you can do to improve your love life. Here’s a rundown of what the science says, and what you can do to improve the look of your teeth.

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How to Enjoy the Holidays if you’re Recovering from Oral Surgery

December 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — ndbarnegat @ 8:17 pm
Woman smiling in a dentist’s office after oral surgery

There are a lot of good reasons why it makes sense to schedule oral surgery at the end of the year. That’s when people tend to have the most time off, and it’s also the last opportunity to make use of insurance benefits before the end of the year. However, if you get treatment in December, you may very well be recovering from oral surgery over the holidays. Fortunately, it’s still possible to enjoy your time off while resting after your procedure. Here are some tips to help you do that.

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