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January 11, 2021

Why You Should Schedule Your Dental Checkup Early in the Year

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Path to 2021

It has been a long year, but the new one has finally arrived. That means that it is finally time to make plans for everything that you will accomplish this year. Along with the multiple New Year’s resolutions that you have been preparing for, you shouldn’t be forgetting about your smile. There is no better time to be coming to the office for a dental checkup. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why now is the best time to come into the office for your dental visit.


December 25, 2020

5 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

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a parent and child smiling and waving

If you’re not careful, holiday foods, sweet treats, and a change in your daily schedule during your days off of work can become bad news for your oral health. There’s nothing worse than needing to visit your emergency dentist during your celebrations because of a visible cavity or dental damage. Read on to learn five tips to help keep your smile in tip-top shape over the holidays.


November 16, 2020

How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve Your Life?

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Woman getting porcelain veneers

Are you looking to enhance your smile? Everyone wants to feel confident about the way they look. One way many people have been able to work towards their smile dreams is through cosmetic dentistry. While there are many different treatments available out there, one of the preferred methods of transforming smiles is porcelain veneers. Because of their many benefits and beautiful results, they have become a staple for celebrities and many more. Continue reading to learn more about how veneers work and the ways they can improve your life.


October 13, 2020

4 Ways Dental Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

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Man with beautiful smile thanks to veneers

A smile can say a lot about a person, so it’s important that you like yours! Thanks to modern advancements in cosmetic dentistry, there are plenty of ways to improve the appearance of your pearly whites. However, many would agree that dental veneers offer the most dramatic results! These beautiful shells of porcelain can completely transform the color, shape, and size of one or more teeth with a single, simple procedure. Here are four ways this popular cosmetic service can improve your smile!


September 2, 2020

What Are the Causes of Bad Breath?

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Girl with bad breath

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a common symptom of poor oral hygiene and several other causes including tobacco use, infections, and dry mouth. This condition is more common than you may think. Approximately 80 million Americans suffer from chronic halitosis and 90% of it originates from the mouth and airway passages. Fortunately, with a better oral hygiene routine among other lifestyle changes can help to freshen breath and prevent halitosis. Read on to learn more about this condition and the reason behind it.


August 15, 2020

My Tooth Is Cracked! What Happens Next?

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Man with cracked teethCracked teeth aren’t all that uncommon, yet they can be stressful to deal with. Afterall, dental emergencies always seem to happen at the worst possible time. They can be highly painful and make trying to eat anything an unpleasant experience. There are all sorts of different types of cracks, but there are also a variety of solutions and treatments for this particular issue. Continue reading to learn everything you need to know about causes, prevention, and solutions for cracked teeth from your emergency dentist in Hackettstown.


July 12, 2020

How to Choose a Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth

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Toothpaste for sensitive teethDo you know the familiar feeling of pain when you sip on a beverage that’s either hot or cold? You aren’t alone. A survey of dental offices suggests that one in eight people suffer from sensitive teeth. It can be caused by several different reasons, but you don’t just need to put up with it. By choosing the correct toothpaste, you may be able to get some relief. Read on to learn more about teeth sensitivity and what you can do to reduce it.


June 13, 2020

Summer Drinks: Is Sparkling Water Bad For Your Teeth?

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Woman drinking sparkling waterSummer is here, and it is hot! Although an ice-cold glass of soda sounds incredibly refreshing, you quickly are reminded of your last dental visit and decide it’s probably not the best idea. Instead, you reach for a cup of sparkling water. As you take your first sip, you find yourself wondering, “How is this affecting my teeth?” Your dentist in Hackettstown shares whether sparkling water is the better option and how to protect your teeth while drinking it.


May 18, 2020

5 Ways Your Dentist Keeps Their Practice Germ-Free in COVID-19

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Dental treatment room cleaned by Hackettstown dentist in COVID-19Due to the nature of their work, dental professionals have always kept their practices exceptionally clean. They adhere to a set of strict infection control protocols to keep their patients safe from sicknesses like the common cold and the flu. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these ambitious sanitation standards are being raised even higher to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read on to learn more about five key dental safety protocols your Hackettstown dentist utilizes to safeguard your health during your appointment in COVID-19.


April 6, 2020

5 Tips to Maintain Your Oral Health During Quarantine

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Woman working on laptop at home during quarantineDid you have to put off a dental checkup because of the COVID-19 quarantine? Just because you cannot visit your dentist in Hackettstown does not mean you should stop taking care of your teeth at home. In fact, it is more important now than ever to take steps to maintain a healthy mouth, body and immune system. With that in mind, here are 5 helpful tips to preserve a healthy smile and prevent dental emergencies during the quarantine.

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