Family Dentistry

What NOT to Do After an Extraction

2018-11-04T20:57:41+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Family Dentistry, General Dentistry|

In regards to dental extraction recovery, sometimes it’s easier to talk about what NOT to do than what you should do. By avoiding a few things during your recovery period, you can promote speedy, comfortable healing. Recovery times vary from person to person. Generally, you can expect a few days but sometimes a patient requires

The True Cause of Tooth Decay

2018-10-12T22:02:44+00:00October 12th, 2018|Children's Dentistry, Dental cleaning, Family Dentistry|

Pop quiz! What causes cavities (tooth decay)? Is it refined  sugar? Candy and soda? Not brushing your teeth properly? Missing dental appointments? Halloween candy? While all those possible answers can play a role in tooth decay, they are not the precise cause of it. A more accurate label for the cause of tooth decay is

How Can I Fix My Chipped Tooth?

2018-08-27T17:57:15+00:00August 27th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry, Family Dentistry|

A chipped tooth is one of the most common cosmetic concerns among patients. Nothing disrupts the harmony of a perfect smile more obviously than a snaggletooth, right up front. Sometimes a tooth gets chipped when you take a fall and land on your mouth (ouch), sometimes it happens when you bite into something too hard

Introducing Our New and Improved Website!

2018-08-09T17:45:38+00:00August 9th, 2018|Family Dentistry, General Dentistry, Latest News, Marketing|

If you follow us on social media or read the blog posts, you will be happy to hear that we launched a new and improved website this week. Drs. Carson and Vicki invite you to take a look and see what the site offers for new and existing patients. Information About Us Did you know

Alleviate Snoring and Sleep Apnea with a Dental Night Guard – Clinton, NJ

2018-08-29T17:36:50+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Family Dentistry, General Dentistry, Sleep Apnea|

Does your snoring keep your partner awake at night? While this can be an inconvenience, your snoring may be an indicator of a much bigger problem. While snoring is a normal condition for about forty-five percent of adults, twenty-five percent have a chronic and severe condition obstructing their breathing, called sleep apnea. It may surprise

What Should I Do If I Have Gingivitis?

2018-07-17T16:20:00+00:00June 30th, 2018|Family Dentistry|

If you’ve recently heard the word “gingivitis” at the dentist, this means your gums are not in an optimal state of health. This can happen if you have become lax in your oral hygiene routine. It can also be the result of a medical condition. For example, about half of all women develop gum problems

Tips for Keeping Your Family’s Smiles Healthy

2018-07-17T16:24:01+00:00June 26th, 2018|Family Dentistry|

When you have kids, you worry about cavities. When they are young, it’s easier to monitor children’s oral hygiene because they let you brush their teeth for them. But how can you keep an eye on your kids’ oral hygiene habits as they start to get older? The following tips can help you help monitor