Why Cleaning Your Tongue Is Important

Tongue cleanliness is an important yet often overlooked part of oral hygiene. You might brush and floss daily, but until you start cleaning your tongue, you will still have odor and disease-causing bacteria in your mouth. Dr. Jerry Strauss encourages all of his New Jersey dentistry patients to get into the habit of cleaning their tongue on a daily basis.... read more »

What Stains the Teeth?

When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked a group of people what they most wanted to improve about their smiles, the majority admitted they wanted brighter, whiter teeth. The reasons why so many people have stained or discolored teeth are varied. Some experience changes inside the teeth that cause intrinsic staining, whereas other people have stains on the surface... read more »