Cosmetic Dentistry Has Several Options for Improving Your Smile’s Appearance

A white and winning smile can bolster your self-image. Unfortunately, as the years go by it’s possible for imperfections to appear on your teeth. This could be chronic dental stains, a tooth with discolored enamel, small chips, or a noticeable dental filling. If an unappealing smile has robbed you of your self-confidence, you can turn… Read more »

Is a Flipper Right For You?

Dentures are one of the most inexpensive ways to replace missing teeth. If you are missing your front teeth, it can be very embarrassing, and it can also be difficult to eat, or speak. The answer to your problem may be a flipper. A flipper is not so much a denture as it is a… Read more »

Diagnosing Gum Disease: The Steps

Periodontal disease is one of the major causes of tooth breakdown. As many as 47.2 percent of U.S. adults 30 or older live with some form of periodontitis, so we’re constantly treating it in our Toms River, New Jersey, office. Here are some basics on gum disease to assist you to recognize what you can… Read more »

Dealing With Dental Erosion

Your teeth are protected by a very strong substance known as enamel. It stops tooth decay and protects the inner workings of your teeth, such as the dentin, and keeps infection from reaching the pulp of your tooth. While the enamel of your tooth is strong, it is not completely indestructible. It can be compromised,… Read more »

Get a Brighter Smile with Philips® Zoom Whitespeed® Today!

Do you have teeth that have become stained, yellowed, or dull? We would like to invite you into our office for a tooth whitening treatment using the innovative and easy-to-use Philips® Zoom WhiteSpeed®. This in-office whitening method is widely known for its ability to whiten teeth up to 8 shades in less time than it… Read more »

Getting Used to Your New Dentures

Dentures are one of the less-expensive, easier, and faster methods of tooth replacement. However, they are a significant life change, and if you are new to wearing them, you should understand that there is a period of adjustment. But with patience, you can master the “art” of wearing dentures. Remember that your mouth is going… Read more »

Principles Concerning Oral Emergencies

Are you aware of the basics of what you should do in the event of an oral emergency? Do you know that even if you have a tooth knocked from your mouth, it may still be possible for your dentist to save the tooth? Knowing what to do after an oral accident or injury is… Read more »

A Fix for Frontal Teeth are Veneers

For teeth that are misaligned, misshapen, chipped, discolored, or stained, dental veneers may be the best solution to give you a better and more confident smile. Veneers provide the opportunity for a better and more comfortable smile. Oak Ridge Dental Group in Toms River, New Jersey, wants to help you share your new smile with… Read more »

Things to Consider When Choosing Toothpaste

You’re out of toothpaste, but there are so many types at the store to choose from. You don’t know where to start. Buying toothpaste doesn’t have to be stressful or a hassle. You just have to know what to look for and consider your unique oral health needs. Fluoride When choosing a type of toothpaste,… Read more »

Has Your Smile Taken a Hit Due to Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a condition in which the gum tissue within your mouth is decaying over time. If left untreated, it can develop into gingivitis and eventually cause tooth loss. Has your smile taken a hit due to periodontal disease? Here are some things you should look for in regard… Read more »