Getting Rid of Halitosis

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Halitosis, or bad breath, can be found in almost 25 percent of the population. If you have halitosis, improving your oral health might help you get rid of it. Our dentist, Dr. Bennett R. Shanker, wants you to have the best oral health possible. That is why our team at Shanker Dental in Bridgeton, New… Read more »

The Key to Water Flossers

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Flossing plays a crucial role in your oral health. In fact, flossing can help you fight against harsh conditions such as gum disease. Our dentist, Dr. with in , , understands that for many traditional flosses can be difficult, which is why we are happy to talk about water flossers. Flossing is imperative because it… Read more »

What the Second Visit of Dental Crowns is Like

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Have you heard that when you’re fitted for a crown, it usually takes at least two appointments? Oral crowns need to be very tough, so creating them takes some time. Learn more about the second visit associated with dental crowns by reading on. After your first fitting appointment, we will ship your oral impression to… Read more »

Smile Basics: Oral Health Care Treatments

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As the fall and winter holidays fast approach, is your oral health care up to speed? Are you doing enough to keep your teeth safe and secure from the risks and hazards present in our world? Are you participating in any high-risk activities that can damage your smile, or partake in bad habits that can… Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Dry Mouth

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Have you or anyone you know ever suffered from a dry mouth? The truth is, although dry mouth is not a disease, it is a medical disorder that can have negative consequences on your oral health, including promoting gum disease. Dry mouth is treatable, but it is important to get to the underlying root causes… Read more »

Dental Bridges 101

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Do you have a missing tooth? If left unchecked, a missing tooth could continue to damage your smile by introducing further issues such as jaw bone weakening, and infections. Your best option for optimum oral health is to fill in the void as soon as possible. A dental bridge is a common tooth replacement service,… Read more »

Your Diet is Linked to Your Oral Health

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Many people know their diet is linked to the health of their body, but did you know your diet can also be linked to the health of your smile? Your diet can affect your oral health, which is why Dr. at in , , is happy to provide you these tips to help keep your… Read more »

Why Brushing Your Teeth is Important

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Do you know why brushing your teeth is important? If not, that’s ok! Because we can help you understand more about your oral health here at in , . Brushing your teeth each day will help keep your smile healthy. To help you understand more, we have provided this basic information on the importance of… Read more »

The Guide to Dental Crowns

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Nearly everyone has heard of dental crowns, but not everyone knows what they are or what they do. Crowns are usually used when people end up with tooth decay, poor oral health, or other issues outside their control. They’re a very popular restorative dentistry method. To help you understand what crowns are and whether or… Read more »

The Truth about Dentures

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It’s easy to think that dentures aren’t an option for your tooth restoration needs. After all, dentures are only for old people sitting in rocking chairs at the old folks’ home, right? Well, not exactly. In fact, many people of all ages use dentures to replace their missing teeth and provide a better-looking and functioning… Read more »