Category Archives: Dental Care

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Do You Dread Eating Cold Foods?

For some people, a cold Coke on a hot New Jersey day is a mixed blessing. On the one hand, it’s tasty, and it’s cold. On the other hand, that’s the problem — it’s cold. At least that’s a problem for 57 percent of U.S. adults between the ages of 20 and 50. That group […]

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Your Teeth Like These Foods

Now that the holidays are, unfortunately, behind us, you probably saw Elf once or twice. Did you find yourself watching Will Ferrell making those meals with Captain Crunch topped with syrup, candy corn, chocolate sauce, etc. and think, “Hey, that looks pretty tasty.” OK, not to that degree, but if you opt for a Dr. […]

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Home is Where the Hygiene Is

Brushing and flossing your teeth at home. Now there’s a subject that livens up the most mundane holiday party conversation! That could be exactly the problem. We’ve brushed our teeth for as long as we can remember so that the whole process can become somewhat mundane. Truth to tell, we probably get more stressed out […]

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You Don’t Want Your Kid to Be Like Linus

Parents worry all the time. It kind of goes with the job. When your kid is pretending he’s Linus of Peanuts fame, thumb sucking is one more worry item to add to the list. Is he sucking his thumb too much? Should she have stopped by now? Are they damaging their teeth? At Gentle Dental, while […]

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Fluoride is Our Favorite Element

At Gentle Dental, we are big fans of fluoride. Now, this can sound kind of like being president of the chess club. What’s different from fluoride adoration and having the periodic table on your bedroom wall? But there’s a reason we’re fond of this chemical ion of the element fluorine — it’s the ultimate defender […]

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This Tartar Isn’t For That Bass You Caught

Living so close to the ocean, it’s easy to find fresh seafood. And, while frowned upon in the kitchen, you may like it best with some tartar sauce on top. This could be your Mom’s fault, as she covered up the less-than-fresh fish sticks of your youth with gobs of tartar sauce. But when it […]

Don’t Give Your Toothbrush the Cold Shoulder

Your toothbrush needs a new agent. After all, it goes about its daily business, fighting the evils of plaque and bacteria in your mouth, all with nary a second thought from you. Some of you don’t even give your toothbrush the requisite time of day, so to speak. We know what you’re thinking: what’s the […]

These Habits Don’t Make Our Teeth Happy

Our teeth are like tiny enameled super heroes. They fight bacteria, plaque, and tartar all day in a never-ending saga. Kind of like those never-ending X-Men movies! In addition to the natural stuff, they also have to fight your bad habits or behaviors. You know, the stuff you do like chewing ice. At Gentle Dental, […]

These Foods Make Your Teeth Smile

OK, so your diet has more in common with the game Candyland than with the vegetable chart. Your snacks tend to be mini Milky Ways or a handful of M&Ms, rather than a cup of almonds. Well, one day your teeth may respond to such snacking with a little S.O.S. in the form of a […]

Just the Facts on Fluoride, Ma’am

Fluoride has a great reputation. People think it’s the Superman of dental care. That’s why you can find fluoride in toothpastes, mouthwashes, and other dental products. Most municipalities add fluoride to the water supply to help fight tooth decay. It’s pretty much everywhere. Since your friends at Gentle Dental are all about preventive measures like […]

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