Oral Health Recaps: Plaque Buildup Prevention

One of the most significant oral health risks that can plague your smile is due to plaque buildup. Plaque buildup on your teeth and gums consists of debris and bacteria. Through plaque buildup, bacteria can convert harmful ingredients and substances in your mouth into acids that will begin to chew through your tooth enamel and cause dental erosion to occur.... read more »

Saving Your Smile With Water Flossers

Are you familiar with the interdental cleaning tool that uses water instead of thread? These tools are known as water flossers. Water flossers are much like traditional floss in that they can easily clean between teeth safely and effectively. However, water flossers offer several unique benefits, including: - If you are struggling with oral health conditions such as gum disease,... read more »

Tooth Hazard Planning

If you're not already doing so, kick off the holiday season with a bang by practicing effective tooth hazard prevention planning and removing negative habits from your lifestyle. This includes reanalyzing lifestyle choices including the products you drink and eat, and bad habits that have lingered on for far too long. By improving your life, you will not improve your... read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Tooth Decay Prevention

Although your summer smile may have been sparkling, just as the leaves fall away in Autumn, so too can your tooth enamel due to tooth decay. Tooth decay never stops fighting to destroy your enamel, and so your tooth decay treatment should never stop as well. Make sure you are brushing and flossing your teeth every single day as required... read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Teeth Whitening Treatments

With a tooth whitening kit, your smile’s shine and color can be greatly enhanced with brighter and whiter smiles. Not only will your peers notice your new shine, but you will even get a self-esteem boost and find yourself hosting a more positive self-image. The key step is deciding which type of tooth whitening treatment is best for you. Not... read more »

Oral Health Hazards That Can Destroy Your Smile

In the quest for a flawless smile, brushing and flossing are not enough. In our world, there is a plethora of activities and events that can instantly destroy your smile, or in some cases slowly break it over time. This includes the foods we eat, the activities we play, and the bad habits we keep. Always be careful of the... read more »

Gum Recession: The Facts

If you would like to protect your oral health, you probably already know that there are several things you should consider doing. In fact, you may have heard that brushing and flossing are vital to your oral health. We also recommend meeting with our team once every six months for a routine appointment. You should also feel free to contact... 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 »

Halloween and Your Oral Hygiene

The Halloween season is upon us, which means, cool costumes, leaves changing into a myriad of colors, pumpkins all over the place, and oh yeah…lots and lots of sugary candy. You need not fear, there are plenty of ways to care for your teeth this season, both now, and for the rest of your life: - Use a mouth-guard or... 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 »