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The Next Best Thing To New Teeth

Did you know that one shark can lose and replace up to 35,000 teeth in its lifetime?Did you know that alligators can regrow up to 3,000 teeth?This is one area where animals have a big advantage over humans.We lose all our baby teeth around the time we turn 12 years old. They are replaced by our "adult" or permanent teeth. If we lose those, that's it.At least, that's how Mother ...

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Don’t Let Cavities Take Away Your Smile

Cavities.Dental caries.Tooth decay.No matter what you call them, they are a sign that your teeth are in trouble. You need to fix the problem as soon as possible.In the past, the process could be a little painful, and the end result made it pretty obvious that you had work done on your teeth.Denise DiBona, DDS, doesn't want you or any of her patients to feel embarrassed about ...

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Early Intervention Is Good Oral Care

Most of us associate orthopedic treatment with teenagers. It has become more common for adults to undergo orthodontic treatment, but it's still seen as a rite of passage for many teens.But did you know that some children can benefit from early intervention orthopedic treatment? It's called dentofacial orthopedics, and it's a special focus at the office of Denise DiBona, DDS.As a dentist, ...

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What Are The Odds That You Have Gum Disease?

Your chance of becoming a billionaire is 1 in 785,000. You have a 1 in 1,500,000 chance of becoming a movie star.Unfortunately, you have a 4 in 5 chance of getting gum disease in your lifetime, according to the American Dental Hygienists Association.Knowing this, the team at the office of Denise DiBona, DDS, wants to keep your gums and your mouth as healthy as possible. In this post, we ...

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What To Do In a Dental Emergency

After lunch, you noticed that your tooth has started throbbing with pain. The pain seemed to come out of nowhere, but it's getting worse and it's almost unbearable ...You daughter is playing soccer. An opposing player has the ball and is racing toward the goal. Your daughter is trying to stop the shot when she slips. Instead of blocking the ball with her legs, she gets hit in the face. And ...

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Treating Sleep Apnea Can Solve Your Snoring

You've had a long day at work. You put in some overtime. Tonight, more than anything, you just want to get some rest.You lay your head on your pillow, and just as you are about to fall asleep ... your spouse turns on the vacuum cleaner right next to you!!!You look at your spouse for a minute then roll over. The vacuum is off.You start to get cozy ... and again, the vacuum roars to ...

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Resolve To Sleep Better Next Year | Red Bank, NJ

In the classic poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas," Clement Clark Moore described a household on the night before Christmas.While we remember this story for it's wonderful depiction of Santa's stop at a family home, we can be pretty sure that no one in that family had sleep apnea. If that was an issue, the following scene probably wouldn't have been possible:The children were nestled all ...

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May All Your Christmas Smiles By Nice | Red Bank, NJ

We hope your Thanksgiving went well, and we hope the rest of your holiday season will be wonderful, too.As you work your way through your shopping list, remember yourself, too. With office Christmas parties and family gatherings fast approaching, you can count on a few things — lots of food, lots of presents, and lots of pictures.When the time come for that big group photo or the candid ...

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5 Surprising Facts about Invisalign | Red Bank, NJ

Greetings Red Bank! Welcome back to the ongoing dental health blog of Denise DiBona, DDS, LLC. In today’s post of our dental health blog, we want to talk about Invisalign. Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that is quickly revolutionizing the way people straighten their teeth. Invisalign is fast, comfortable, and effective. Yet some misconceptions about Invisalign still exist.We ...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Denise DiBona, DDS, LLC!

Happy Thanksgiving, Red Bank! We hope you’re ready for all the holiday fun that Thanksgiving brings. Here at Denise DiBona, DDS, LLC, we can hardly believe that holiday season is already here. It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating Halloween!Thanksgiving is one of our absolute favorite times of the year. There is just so much you can so with your family. We’ll get to the ...

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