Beware a Little Pink in the Sink when Brushing and Flossing

Most people understand that brushing and flossing your teeth is absolutely critical for maintaining a healthy mouth. If you find yourself brushing and flossing and you notice a little pink in the sink, you should not dismiss these traces of blood as a sign that you were too aggressive. This is actually a salient sign that your gums are suffering... 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 »

It’s a Good Idea to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Your wisdom teeth are evolutionary holdovers from a time when in when our ancestors lived on a diet that included a large amount of roots and other hard foods. In modern times wisdom teeth have become little more than a nuisance, and are capable of causing significant complications in your oral health. As a general rule of thumb, Dr. Jacob... read more »

How to Clean and Maintain Your New Denture Implants

Over the course of the past two decades, dental implant technology and techniques have continued to evolve. Now they can also be used to implant multiple anchor points to help lock your removable dentures in place. Even though your new denture implants and and locking hardware are made from materials that are not subject to tooth decay, they will still... read more »

How to Protect Your Smile From Plaque

Plaque is a dangerous, destructive substance that can completely harm your smile if you let it. The most common dental issues that can occur are tooth decay and gum disease, and the best thing you can do for your smile and oral health is fight plaque growth each day. Our Jacob Shrayman, DDS team recommends doing so by: · Keeping... read more »

Your Toothbrush and Your Oral Health

If you are brushing and flossing your pearly whites diligently daily, you are doing your part to remove bacteria and plaque which can cause tooth decay and gum disease. So how do you care for your toothbrush, since it’s such a vital part of your oral health care? The mouth is home to millions of bacteria, or microorganisms, and that... read more »

The Details About Dental Plaque

Dental plaque is a dangerous film that resides on your teeth each and every day. It’s not necessarily noticeable, but it can be if you haven’t brushed your teeth for some time. This film covers your teeth and makes them feel fuzzy. If the plaque is there for a long amount of time, your smile is in serious danger. What... read more »