Alternatives to Traditional Flossing

Flossing is one of the most important things you can do for your dental health. But, for those who are getting older, or that wear dental appliances, it becomes difficult to perform this task using traditional string floss. So, what are good alternatives? We recommend two non-traditional types of flossing for those who cannot keep up with the regular way:... read more »

Be Sure to Only Use Effective Oral Hygiene Products

The American Dental Association advocates consistent oral hygiene practices to help prevent cavities, gum disease, and other oral health conditions. This starts by performing a daily oral hygiene regimen of brushing your teeth twice and flossing at least once each day. Do so will help clear your mouth of bacterial deposits to lessen the chances of suffering from cavities and... read more »

Gum Disease Prevention Calls for a Focus on Daily Flossing

Gum disease is often a condition of inflammation or infection in the periodontal tissues. Every year it needlessly afflicts the oral health of millions of Americans. Poor oral hygiene practices are often a root cause or significant contributing factor to the development of gum disease. This can allow plaque and residual food particles to harden onto the surfaces of your... read more »

Keep Your Aligners in Pristine Condition

Have you been taking good care of your braces during their alignment recovery? If you have not been in for a checkup at N.J. Nicastro Dental PC in a while, you should consider calling us for an appointment to ensure your treatment is coming along as it should. The better care you give for your braces, the better care they... read more »

What do Your Gums do For Your Health?

You probably know that exercising and following a healthy diet are important—but did you know that the health of your gums can affect your overall health? In fact, keeping your gums healthy is a vital part of protecting the health of your body. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to protect, or restore, the health of your gums.... read more »