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November 6, 2018

Boston Dentist on Dos and Don’ts of Invisalign

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woman holding invisalign trayPatients who choose Invisalign to straighten their teeth have a lot to look forward to. This orthodontic option can improve the alignment of your bite without the need for visible metal brackets and wires. Plus, it allows you to live life pretty much the way you are used to. Care for Invisalign properly and you will speed through the treatment and be enjoying your new smile before you know it! Read more about the Dos and Don’ts of Invisalign below.

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October 14, 2018

Dentist Has 4 Things to Consider before Getting Dental Implants

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dental implant on blue backgroundLosing one or more teeth doesn’t have to mean the end of the world for your beautiful and functioning smile. These days, options in restorative dentistry can provide a life-like and long-lasting solution for any number of missing teeth. Dental implants are the premier method of replacing missing teeth — but is this option right for you? Keep reading to learn these top 4 things to know about dental implants from your dentist in Boston.

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September 5, 2018

Know these Basic Facts about Gum Disease in Belmont

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close-up of a healthy smileYour oral health needs change as you get older, with the risk of gum (periodontal) disease especially rising for adults past the age of 35 and then again after 55. In fact, the majority of older adults have gum disease to some extent. This condition can have serious consequences for oral and overall health, which makes its prevention/maintenance a significant goal. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about gum disease in Belmont. 

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My Teeth Are Really Bad — Am I Eligible for Dental Implants?

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implant dentureAre your teeth failing you? A smile that is on its last leg may have several decayed, broken, or weak and worn down teeth. But, even in the worst cases, all hope may not be lost thanks to advances in implant dentistry. Many patients are still eligible for smile reconstruction with dental implants in Boston. Keep reading to learn more about what it takes to be a candidate for this option — and why it’s great news if you are.

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August 14, 2018

Boston Dentist on 5 Habits that Harm Your Teeth

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woman biting nailsWhen you’re feeling restless during a meeting, do you often find yourself biting the top of your pen? And what about after lunch — do you like to hold onto the cup and enjoy the ice for a while after? If you have any of these bad oral health habits, your Boston dentist wants you to know of the danger they present to your teeth. Keep reading to learn why, and what you can do to break them.

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July 30, 2018

One More Reason Not to Skip Visits to the Dentist in Boston

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woman at the dentistMost people know they should visit the dentist twice annually, but they file it away along with recommendations like getting “8 hours of sleep” or “half an hour of cardiovascular exercise” daily — aspirational goals that don’t usually happen. But when it comes to protecting you from a host of health issues, including oral cancer, routine dental care is absolutely crucial as you get older. Keep reading to learn more about how from your dentist in Boston.

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May 3, 2018

Your Boston Dentist Discusses Dental Treatment & Pregnancy

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pregnant woman smilingMaintaining your health during pregnancy is of the utmost importance for you and your baby. That means taking care of your smile as much as the rest of your body, and given the hormone fluctuations that can affect oral health during pregnancy, it is recommended that expectant mothers visit their Boston dentist at least once. Preventive dental care is not only safe when you are expecting — it’s vital!

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April 2, 2018

Don’t Skip Brushing Your Tongue — Here’s Why

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smile with toothbrushHow well are you brushing your teeth? Cleaning around your teeth and gums is important but don’t ignore your tongue, says your dentist in Boston. Bacteria can live and multiply here just as easily as it can throughout the rest of the mouth – in fact the tongue is the biggest reservoir for bacteria in the mouth and for many people, that means bad breath. Even though your tongue can’t develop cavities, having a safe space for bacteria to hide out makes it easier for it to latch onto the tooth enamel and around the gums, increasing your risk of cavities and gum disease. Keep reading to learn more about why it’s VIP to brush your tongue, and when it’s time to see a dentist for chronic bad breath!

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March 2, 2018

When to See Your Boston Dentist for a Dental Emergency

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man with toothacheA “dental emergency” is anything that is bleeding, broken, or causing you pain in the mouth — and it’s not anything you can plan for. When you or a loved one has an urgent situation, it’s time to see your Boston dentist ASAP. Delaying treatment can cause small problems to turn into larger issues in quick succession. Our office is well-equipped to handle dental emergencies, and we can have you out of pain and on your way faster than you’d probably expect. What classifies as a dental emergency, though? We’ve got the information on that (and more) below.

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February 9, 2018

How Fluoride Can Help With Tooth Sensitivity

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young woman at the dentistHaving sensitive teeth can make it difficult to enjoy some of life’s greatest pleasures, like a scoop of ice cream in the summertime or your cup of hot coffee every morning. Unfortunately, many people experience tooth sensitivity. Brushing with certain toothpastes can help, and so can a topical fluoride treatment — keep reading to learn more about tooth sensitivity and how your dentist in Boston uses fluoride to treat it.

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