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 »

Fixing Chipped Teeth

If you chip a tooth, don’t fear - there is hope to have that tooth restored to its former glory! It’s not a pleasant experience, but chipping a tooth isn’t the end of the world for your oral health, or your teeth. In fact, technology has advanced to the point that fixing chipped teeth is a pretty easy proposition. And,... read more »

Medications, Dry Mouth, and Your Smile

Have you taken the time to educate yourself on the benefits and risks of medications in regard to oral dentistry and oral health care? If you need oral health care treatments and procedures, medications may be able to give you benefits including reductions in inflammation and recovery time. However, in some instances, medications can lead to oral health ailments, including... read more »

Adult Smiles are Still Vulnerable to Cavities

Do you think your adult smile is indestructible? If so, you are off base. Even though we all wish it was true, our smiles are still vulnerable to dental issues, even tooth decay. However, there are things you can do regularly to keep your oral health in tip-top shape and prevent cavities, and Dr. Jacob Shrayman is more than happy... read more »

Great Oral Health for the Family

Parenting is far from easy, with the pressure of providing for all the needs your kids have, to being a good example, it's really easy to feel overwhelmed. One thing that seems to be overlooked quite often is the need to set a good example of oral health for your kids. So to help you institute great oral health for... read more »

What’s the Deal with Tartar?

If you’ve heard all the commercials and seen all the ads about certain dental products supposedly offering a way to battle tartar, but don’t know what the fuss about tartar is, you’re not alone. A lot of people don’t know what tartar is, how it affects oral health, or perhaps more importantly, why you need to worry about it. That’s... read more »

Are You Experiencing Tooth Pain from a Cracked Tooth?

Welcome to Jacob Shrayman, DDS, where Dr. Jacob Shrayman and our dedicated team are grateful for our patients in Verona, New Jersey, and are pleased to help you with all of your oral health needs. With the holidays here, tooth pain is not something you want to deal with. But if you feel a sharp pain when you bite down on... read more »

Don’t Let the Festive Holiday Season Derail Your Beautiful Smile

The holidays are here and it's time to celebrate! Our Jacob Shrayman, DDS team in Verona, New Jersey wants to support our patients' commitment to their oral care for themselves and their loved ones. But with all the celebrating, we want to encourage our patients to strive for balance by taking care of your teeth and gums. Here's what you... read more »

A Dental Implant Still Requires Daily Care and Cleaning

A dental implant abutment is made from titanium and covered with a crown that is not susceptible to the ravages of tooth decay. However, periodontal disease still poses a serious threat to the long-term integrity of the implant. This means your implant will require daily care and cleaning as part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Plaque buildup and residual food... 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 »