Alternative Uses for Dental Floss
added on: October 7, 2015

Dental floss. If you’re a patient at my Westfield dental practice, we know for sure that you have it in your medicine cabinet for use during routine, at-home dental hygiene. But did you know that it might be a good idea to keep some rolls in other rooms of the house as well? You might… Read More…


Top 4 Hygiene Mistakes You’re Probably Making
added on: August 19, 2015

You brush twice a day, you floss once a day, and you’re always careful to never miss a day. You’re confident your oral hygiene routine is top notch. But is it possible there are some common mistakes in that routine? At my Westfield dental office, we’re always happy to hear our patients are working hard… Read More…


Which is Better? Regular Floss or a Floss Pick?
added on: July 15, 2015

We talk a lot of about the importance of flossing, and it’s well worth it. Most gum disease develops between teeth, which makes flossing a crucial part of your hygiene routine. At my dental office in Westfield, we’d like to talk about the two most common forms of flossing: floss picks and regular dental floss…. Read More…


3 Things That Are Hurting Your Teeth
added on: June 17, 2015

There are many things that can hurt your teeth. Not brushing and flossing on a regular basis is one, avoiding visits to my dental office in Westfield is another. But some things are not as obvious and just and harmful. As we discuss some of the ways you could be hurting your teeth, you’ll notice… Read More…


NJ Top Docs
added on: January 9, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Merriman for being selected as one of NJ Top Docs and also invited to write an editorial for the magazine. Click here to view NJTopDocs2013 online. NJTopDocs Advertorial Your Dentist Can Save Your Life


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