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Is Your Diet Dental-Health Friendly? [quiz]

You brush your teeth twice a day, floss every day, and visit the dentist every six months. But if you don’t pay attention to what you eat, you may be sabotaging your otherwise excellent good oral  health habits. Take this quiz to see how your eating routine stacks up in terms of your dental well being. And don’t forget to get that next dental checkup in the books. If you live in or ...

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Modern Dentures Deliver a Natural-Looking Smile

Dentures of some sort have been around for millenia. Way, way back, they were often constructed from bones or real teeth and were likely not terribly attractive nor comfortable. If your grandparents or parents wore prosthetic teeth, they were certainly a huge improvement over animal bones, but you may remember them as being a little too big, a little too bright, and not quite natural looking. ...

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Know Your Preventive Dentistry ABCs [infographic]

World Oral Health Day, March 20th, is almost here. This is an annual day of observation created to shine the spotlight on the importance of maintaining optimal oral health and its connection to the well-being of our entire bodies. The key to keeping your teeth and gums healthy and free of disease for life is practicing good preventive dentistry. Follow these practices, and you are less likely ...

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The Nutrition & Oral Health Connection

You are surely aware that what you eat influences the well-being of your heart, your liver, your stomach and digestion, and other bodily systems. So you may not be surprised to find out that maintaining a good diet is important to keeping your teeth and gums in great shape. Read on to learn about a few foods and drinks that should be staples in your home — and a few that should be ...

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Comfortable and Modern Dentistry [infographic]

How many times have you walked into a dental office and found it to be cold, clinical, and uninviting? At Denise DiBona, DDS, LLC, we offer patients an entirely new sort of dental experience. Our office is bright and cheerful, the staff upbeat, we are on top of the latest dental technology, and we offer a host of amenities that you’d sooner expect to see at a spa than at a dental office. ...

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Gum Disease and Diabetes: A Scary Link

Did you know that February is Gum Disease Awareness Month? All of us at Denise DiBona, DDS in Red Bank want to bring some much-needed attention to gum disease – specifically how it and diabetes can team up to wreak havoc on your overall health. The gum disease and diabetes link can be harmful or even fatal, so here’s the information you need to protect your health. Call us at (732) 784-4145 ...

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Is Dental Fear Keeping Your Smile Unhealthy? [QUIZ]

Everyone deserves healthy teeth and gums and a smile they can be proud of. So why do millions of people in this country stay just out of reach of that? The answer is fear. Dental fear is one of the most common roadblocks to a beautiful, healthy smile. But our team at Denise DiBona, DDS LLC can help you! Answer some questions to see if fear is keeping your smile unhealthy. Then reach ...

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Five Habits That Keep Smiles Strong

The key to maintaining a strong and healthy smile for life — and avoiding invasive and expensive restorative procedures — is to practice good preventive dental care. This term refers to the practices and habits that keep your teeth and gums in good condition day to day. Here are five ways that you can increase your chances of lifelong oral health. If you already incorporate these into your ...

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Is Sleep Apnea Spoiling Your Holiday? [QUIZ]

Your holiday nights should be silent and peaceful, but loud snoring is making it impossible. Whether you, or your sleep partner, snores loudly night after night, we know that everyone is suffering. It could be a sign that you’re being affected by sleep apnea. Take a moment to answer a few questions to see if your snoring might be related to sleep apnea.   Then take your quiet, ...

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Give Yourself The Gift Of A Great Smile With Invisalign

Christmas is almost here, which means another year is nearly over. Another year that you may have been unhappy with your smile. You may wish your teeth were straighter or didn’t have a gap between them. You may wish you didn’t have an overbite or another bite issue. It’s time to quit wishing your smile was different. Make a commitment to yourself to do something. Start by calling ...

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