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Do Not Forget to Ask These 5 Questions During Your Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation

June 10, 2024

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Patient and dentist talking during cosmetic consultation

Would you like to enhance your smile? It would be worthwhile to request a consultation with your local cosmetic dentist. After a thorough evaluation, they can recommend treatments to help you reach your goals, whether you want to brighten your teeth or correct other aesthetic imperfections. How can you get the most out of your consultation appointment? Be sure to ask the following five questions:


5 Problems Caused by Ill-Fitting Dentures

May 12, 2024

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Close-up of senior man holding upper denture

Dentures should fit comfortably but snugly on your gum tissue. Once you get used to using them, they should feel like a natural extension of your body. But what if your prosthetic does not fit well? You could end up suffering a number of annoying and even painful complications. What are some specific problems that can be caused by ill-fitting dentures? This blog post lists a few.


What Foods Should You Avoid with Dentures?

April 29, 2024

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Senior woman eating a meal with a friend

Dentures offer a cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing way to replace missing teeth. However, they do not provide the same bite strength as natural dentition. In order to protect both your oral health and your prosthetic, you might need to make some dietary modifications. What foods should you avoid with dentures? This blog lists a few.


Should You Brush Your Dentures without Removing Them?

March 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 5:16 pm
Dentist demonstrating how to clean dentures

Oral hygiene tasks should be a permanent part of everyone’s routine, including individuals who wear dentures. As a denture wearer, though, you might have questions about exactly how you should keep your prosthetic and your mouth clean. Is it okay to brush your dentures without removing them? This blog post shares some important information on that very topic.


Giving the Gift of a Sweet Smile: Valentine Candies to Buy & Avoid for Someone with Braces 

February 8, 2024

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up-close view of a person’s braces

Valentine’s Day is a time to give your spouse, significant other, boyfriend, or girlfriend something special. Whether it is flowers, a picture frame, a trip, or even tickets to a sporting event, you want to make sure it is something they’ll truly enjoy. One common gift that is shared by millions around the world is candy. But what if the person you’re buying for wears braces? Before spending money on their favorite sweet treats, find out which ones to buy as well as avoid by reading this article.


Crossing the Finish Line: What to Expect with Braces Removal

January 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 6:48 pm
Close-up of woman’s smile with and without braces

Will you soon complete your orthodontic treatment? You have much to be excited about! Still, as you approach the finish line with braces, you might wonder what you can expect when they are being removed. And what will you have to do to maintain your results afterward? This blog post can serve as your guide to the road ahead.


Is Dental Insurance Worth the Money?

September 30, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 1:52 pm
Dental benefits information on clipboard

As you are adapting to uncertain economic conditions, you may be looking for ways to reduce your spending. In an effort to save money, some people have even canceled their dental insurance! Are you thinking about doing the same thing? Do not make any rash decisions. Before you cancel your policy, it would be wise to pause for a moment to think about why keeping it may actually be better for your budget than getting rid of it. This blog post touches on a few specific ways in which your insurance plan could help you save money.


Dental Insurance vs. Dental Discount Plans — Which Should You Choose?

September 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 7:19 pm
Happy dental patient talking to dentist

As a budget-conscious person, you may always be searching for ways to save money. Dental insurance could help you do that, but so could a dental discount plan. Which option is better? Both have their advantages and downsides. This blog post provides a generalized comparison of these two assets so you can choose the one that is best for your family.


5 Tips for Wearing Braces to Work

August 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 3:16 pm
Portrait of young businesswoman with braces

Are you thinking about undergoing orthodontic treatment? If so, you can look forward to many oral health benefits. In the meantime, though, you may have questions about how your treatment might affect your daily life. In particular, you might be nervous about wearing braces to work. What steps could make the experience easier for you? Here are five practical tips:


Why Do Braces Make Your Teeth Feel Loose?

August 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — northborough @ 2:42 pm
Confident, smiling young woman with braces

In most circumstances, a loose permanent tooth is a dental emergency. You should seek care right away so a professional can provide appropriate treatment and possibly spare you from a brand new gap in your smile. But what if your teeth seem a bit unsecure in their positions because you are wearing braces? Should you be concerned? Why exactly do braces make your teeth feel loose? Read this blog post to discover useful information.

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