Brushing to Fight Bad Breath

Halitosis, or bad breath, affects almost a quarter of the population. You can help fight your bad breath through making sure you do your part to support your oral health. Our dentist, Dr. Jacob Shrayman, wants you to have a healthy mouth. Together with him, our team at Jacob Shrayman, DDS in Verona, New Jersey, want to remind you of... read more »

Tongue Cleaning Can Be Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your daily oral hygiene routine is founded on brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing once each evening. This helps remove residual food particles and plaque from your teeth and gumline. At the same time, the rough surfaces of your tongue can also trap bacteria and plaque, causing bad breath and encouraging overnight plaque formation. One way to reduce... read more »

What Can Mouthwash Do for Your Oral Health

As you may know, some very popular foods could lead to problems with your breath. For that reason—along with a few others—millions of people tend to use mints and chewing gum. While these are useful options, they only cover bad breath without addressing the root of the problem. In other words, if you're interested in improving your breath, you may... read more »

How to Help Your Oral Health Through Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is more commonly known as acid reflux disease, can cause more problems than simply upsetting your stomach. In fact, did you know that acid reflux can actually hurt your oral health? Sadly, GERD (the abbreviation for acid reflux) causes stomach acid to back up into your esophagus and sometimes into your mouth. This can be problematic... read more »