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What Foods Should I Avoid For Healthy Teeth?

We all crave something. Whether you have a sweet tooth or are always hunkering for something salty, food is one of the main joys of life. That being said, as with many things we enjoy, we usually need to have a balance between health and pleasure. The same thing goes for dental health. That being […]

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Why Do I Need a Bone Graft?

If you are someone who requires dental implants, there is a chance that you may also require a simple bone grafting procedure. Many people hear this and immediately feel nervous, as, to be completely honest, it doesn’t sound like a whole lot of fun. However, you can rest assured that our experienced New Jersey dental […]

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Oral Cancer Screenings | Here is What You Need to Know

The only thing worse than finding out that you have cancer is finding out too late. Not unlike other cancers, you stand the best chance of fighting oral cancer if you catch it sooner, rather than later. This is why it is so critical you regularly see your dentist and receive oral cancer screenings, especially […]

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Does My Tooth Have to be Removed?

Though the thought of having a tooth removed may be frightening, here at the Dental Associates of Basking Ridge, it does not have to be. We work to make the procedure as simple, comfortable, and as painless as possible. Please continue reading and speak with our experienced New Jersey dental team to learn more about […]

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What is an Overbite?

The structure of a mouth is complicated. Everyone is different. Unfortunately, a misaligned jaw, whether it be an overbite or otherwise can cause far more problems than simply cosmetic ones. If you are someone who believes you have a misaligned jaw, however, you have nothing to fear–our experienced New Jersey dental team can help. Please […]

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What is Plaque?

Chances are when you wake up in the morning, or in the hours after a nice meal, you feel a residue on your teeth. It’s sticky, filmy, and downright gross. Worst of all, it builds up on your teeth and in your gumline, and, in the long run, if you let it go untreated, it […]

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What Are the Best Vitamins For Your Teeth?

Many of us take vitamins on a daily basis to help our overall bodily function, but did you know that many vitamins are actually extremely beneficial to your oral health as well? Read on and speak with our experienced New Jersey dental team to learn more about the best vitamins for a healthy smile. Calcium: […]

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What is a Fluoride Treatment?

In today’s day and age, many people question whether or not they should use fluoride. We are here to tell you, first and foremost, that not only is fluoride safe, but it is also highly beneficial to your overall oral health. Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral found in water sources, and for optimal dental health, […]

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Does it Hurt to Get a Cavity Filled?

Statistically speaking, there is a very good chance that you will get at least one cavity in your lifetime. Though cavities must be corrected, fortunately, they are not necessarily something to worry about, as long as you see an experienced dentist in a timely fashion. Please continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable New […]

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How Frequently Should I Change My Toothbrush?

Maintaining optimal dental hygiene is paramount to leading an overall healthy life. Though you may brush, floss, and use mouthwash every day, you may still be missing out on an important part of dental hygiene–replacing your toothbrush. When you see anything, whether it be food or otherwise, that has gone past its expiration date, you […]

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