Old Bridge Dental Care
732-352-3912
30 State Highway 18
Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Smoking Cigarettes May Ruin Your Implants

We all know smoking cigarettes is bad for the body, but did you know this may also affect the teeth? Cigarettes contain about 4000 different chemicals, including Benzene, cyanide, and ammonia. These chemicals may cause a series of serious oral problems, affecting your smile in more ways than you can imagine. Tooth Discoloration Notice how most smokers have yellow teeth. This is because cigarettes contain tar and nicotine. These chemicals play...

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If Dentures Don’t Fit…

It’s not because your dentures are broken; it’s just you going through the aging process. As you age, your body changes without you noticing. In essence, you simply grew out of your dentures. Maybe it’s time you use another dental equipment to complete your smile makeover. It doesn’t have to be a difficult transition. Have you been avoiding wearing your dentures lately? It just doesn’t feel right when you put it on. It’s an effort to...

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Fighting Dental Fear

Dental fear can be embarrassing, especially if you’re no longer a child. Unfortunately for some people, being afraid of going to the dentist may turn into a full-blown dental phobia, leaving their teeth to rot away. You don’t have to succumb to this fear. Here are some tips you may try to combat your phobia: Find the Source As your dentists, we find the root of your problem before prescribing treatment. This is to cut off the difficulty...

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Are you a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Are you missing teeth or considering tooth-replacement methods? Dental implants are good ways to fill the gaps while looking and feeling natural. Before signing up for implant dentistry, however, you need to look at some factors. There are a few conditions that might not make you a good candidate for implant dentistry. People who suffer from diabetes, autoimmune diseases, and rare bone syndromes find that implants don’t work as well on them...

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The Problem with Ill-Fitting Dentures

Wearing dentures makes eating, speaking, and smiling uncomfortable when they become ill-fitting or loose. As one of the trusted dental clinics in New Jersey, we understand why patients need permanent solutions to missing teeth through dental implants. Believe it or not, it’s possible to have them without spending too much and worrying about the pain of the procedure. With aging and normal wearing dentures may lose their fit and even cause...

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When Good Food Causes Bad Teeth

When it comes to diet and dental health, everybody knows the biggest ‘no-no’s. Anything too sweet will cause tooth decay. Dark-colored drinks stain the teeth, and hard food items may cause cracks and chipping. What you may not know, however, are relatively healthy foods that might not be the best for your smile. Here are some good foods that may be bad for the teeth when consumed too much: Lemons and Tomatoes You might be wondering how a...

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Is Your Toothbrush Making You Sick?

We all know brushing our teeth is a preventive measure from getting cavities and tooth decay. You, though, may be unaware that your toothbrush can be a host for germs. It may be a breeding ground for fungus and bacteria, too. Bacteria living on an uncovered toothbrush may cause diarrhea and skin infections.Here are some ways to make sure your toothbrush doesn’t make you sick: Don’t Brush Where You Flush Most bathrooms are small, and in many...

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Top Reasons to Say Goodbye to Your Old Dentures

Are you tired of your old and uncomfortable dentures? Stop your suffering by replacing them with innovative solutions by Dr. Weisfogel. Dental implants are better options because of the many benefits they offer. Here are the top reasons to replace yourfalse teeth with dental implants. They may be uncomfortable to wear now. Some factors cause your dentures to become looseand start giving you uneasiness whenever you wear them. This condition may...

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Chewing your Way to Better Dental Health

Other than brushing and flossing regularly, there are other simple yet effective ways to promote oral hygiene. One good example is chewing gums. Not all chewing gums varieties, however, are good for you. The sugar-free ones are the most beneficial to your overall dental health. Here are the top benefits of chewing sugar-free gums. Removes stuck food particles Trapped food between teeth attracts bacteria that induce the formation of plaque....

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When Sweets Turns Sour

Every time you eat your favorite candy bar, sugar starts attacking your teeth. This attracts bacteria that are responsible for acid attacks and plaque buildup. The acid attack may last up to 20 minutes or more, especially if you forgot to brush your teeth for the day. Before you know it, you’re facing a worse case of cavities. A little bit of sugar rush isn’t so bad, but try to limit the amount of sweets you eat to avoid oral...

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