Are You Keeping up with Your Oral Health Care This Summer?

Are you keeping up with your oral health care this summer? Are you making sure your teeth remain in excellent shape and your gums are as durable and strong as they should be? Remember to continue practicing daily oral health care routine such as brushing and flossing to ensure your teeth and gums will continue… Read more »

Tooth Extraction Preparation and Planning Techniques

Did you know that successful tooth extraction techniques often require preparation and planning? If you are going to keep recovery time at a minimum and ensure your greatest chance of success, plan ahead and make preparations you will need to help your body heal. The more prepared you are for the tooth extraction, if an… Read more »

Did You Know That Smiles Can Be Enhanced with Healthy Foods?

Did you know that smiles can be enhanced with health foods? Starting a healthy diet will not only affect your waistline but can also play a big role on the health of your gum line as well. Due to the fact that tooth decay and gum disease could be the result of what you eat,… Read more »

Have You Had Your Oral Cancer Screening Yet This Year?

Have you had your oral cancer screening yet this year? If you have not scheduled an oral cancer screening, it is important to do so whenever you find the time, as over 40,000 people every year in America will be diagnosed with oral cancer. Like many cancers, the sooner it is detected, the greater the… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Protects an Abutment While You Wait for Your New Crown

Dental crown restorations at Oak Ridge Dental Group typically require two separate appointments. The first calls for removing the entire tooth enamel layer of the tooth in question, leaving behind a dentin pillar called an abutment. This will serve as an anchor point for the eventual crown that is being forged at a state-of-the-art dental… Read more »

The Benefits of a Six-Month Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings are extremely important for your smile and oral health. In fact, they are vital. This is because they can help you in a myriad of ways. In fact, they can: –Deeply clean your teeth: The cleaning treatment involved at your appointment is the only treatment that can remove plaque and tartar from your… Read more »

You Could Be at an Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder often associated with a failure to breathe properly while unconscious. It is oftentimes most associated with snoring, although just because a person snores, it does not mean they are guaranteed to have sleep apnea. In addition, some causes of sleep apnea may not even be from obstructed airways at… Read more »

The Smile Issues that Could Occur at the Swimming Pool

Do you like to spend your days at the pool? If so, your smile might not. Unfortunately, there are different dental issues that could occur while you’re at the pool. This means your smile could be in grave danger. You could experience the following problems if you’re not careful: –Swimmer’s calculus: If your teeth are exposed… Read more »

Invisalign®: An Alignment System to Straighten Your Smile Discreetly

To date, 4 million people have transformed their smiles wearing the Invisalign aligner system. If you have been seeking to have your smile straightened discreetly without the traditional route of wearing braces, Invisalign might be just right for you! With the Invisalign® smile alignment system you wear virtually invisible thermoplastic aligners to straighten your smile… Read more »

Whiten Your Smile with Zoom! Whitening

If you want to whiten your smile for a brighter year ahead, Zoom! Whitening may be just right for you! Zoom! Whitening in Toms River, New Jersey, is a painless and fast process of whitening your smile. It can be provided in one dental appointment at Oak Ridge Dental Group and you can have the beautiful… Read more »