Chewing Gum and Your Smile

As crazy as it sounds, chewing gum may indeed help protect your teeth from cavities. On its exterior, the idea of chewing on something to increase your oral health may seem illogical, but it does have its perks. Nevertheless, if you suffer from any jaw condition such as TMD, chewing gum should not be used. Sugarless gum is designed to... read more »

Post-Extraction Dental Care

One of the perks of having a tooth pulled at Jacob Shrayman, DDS is that Dr. Jacob Shrayman uses extreme skill and care, making the procedure quick and painless. Afterward, if necessary, he will offer a tooth replacement treatment to restore your smile. When the procedure is complete, he will supply you with special care instructions to speed healing and... read more »

What Is An Abscess?

Do you know what causes the development of an abscess in your mouth, how you can tell it is there, or how it is treated? Keep reading to learn the answers to these questions. Causes The inner part of the tooth contains living tissues of blood vessels, nerves, and connective fibers, which are collectively called pulp tissue. If the tooth... read more »