How Professional Teeth Cleanings Keep Your Smile Healthy

How clear are you on the importance of professional dental cleanings? Do you know what it is about these sessions that set them apart from your daily routine smile care? Every time you set up a preventive dental exam with your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office, you can count on an expert dental cleaning in addition to a review of your oral health. During this cleaning, expert care is taken to reach every area of your smile, and to remove any harmful substances present. One harmful substance, tartar, can be removed by your hygienist. This is important, because by brushing and flossing alone, you will not be able to clear deposits of tartar from your teeth! (more…)

Will Invisalign Be Effective For Your Smile Adjustment?

Once you accept that you have an issue with poor dental alignment that calls for treatment, you face an important question – what kind of treatment should you arrange? For adults, the idea of traditional metal braces can lack appeal. Even though the results can be impressive, the process itself can be less than enjoyable as you have to wear a conspicuous appliance for an extended period of time. You can find that an Invisalign treatment offered by your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office can be an effective alternative. Your appliances will be difficult to see, and easy to remove, which can make them easy to fit into your daily life! (more…)

3 Things To Think About When You Need A Cavity Treatment

What can you look forward to when you need to schedule a treatment for a cavity? People can feel less than excited to make an appointment to see their dentist for work that addresses tooth decay. While you may not find restorative dental work exciting, you should be aware that putting off treatment can be an issue, because the problem can worsen over time. Fortunately, when you do schedule care, your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office can make sure your needs are fully addressed. In addition to taking care of the decay that is hurting your oral health, our practice can provide you with a restoration that provides support for the look, and health, of the tooth in question. (more…)

The Right Contouring Work Can Noticeably Improve Your Smile

By strategically performing contouring work on your smile, your Shrewsbury, MA dentist can help you show off incredible cosmetic dental improvements. Contouring addresses different concerns than other cosmetic procedures, which can address issues by covering them up. When tooth contouring is performed, your dentist will carefully reduce the size of a tooth, or make it appear more even, so that it looks more appropriate as part of your smile. Gum contouring is performed when a person’s appearance is negatively impacted by bulky or uneven tissues. The removal of excess periodontal tissues can also have a positive impact by making teeth look longer. (more…)

Keep Your Replacement Tooth In Place With A Dental Implant

How secure will your prosthetic tooth be once it has been placed? This is an important question, as the stability of your restoration can affect your ability to bite and chew, and even your comfort with speaking and laughing. You can be happy to know that a prosthetic held in place by a dental implant can enjoy remarkable durability, so that you can enjoy better dental function. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office can speak with you about using an implant to hold your restoration. Implant support can help with an individual lost tooth, and a sequence of implants can be put in place to hold larger restorations. In fact, patients who receive hybrid dentures can have a full prosthetic dental arch secured by implants. (more…)

Protecting Your Smile Against Damage Done By Bruxism

If nothing is done to stop the problem from occurring, bruxism can become a big issue for your appearance, as well as your oral health. People who are affected by bruxism can continually grind their teeth while they sleep, unknowingly putting pressure on their jaw joints, and wearing down their teeth. Over time, the friction created by that clenching can lead to damages that require restorative dental work! Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office can talk to you about managing your issues with bruxism, as well as TMJ dysfunction, which can be related to your problem. You can also count on our practice to help you if you need to do something about dental damage that has already occurred. (more…)

Making Changes In Your Daily Life To Avoid Future Cavities

You can see consistent benefits from your regular dental exams, but still have issues with tooth decay and gum disease. If you are bothered by your struggles to avoid oral health issues, you should consider how effective your daily behaviors are at protecting your smile. You may need to make improvements to the way you approach brushing and flossing. Improving your diet by cutting back on soft drinks and other harmful products can also help. Of course, you can always turn to your Shrewsbury, MA dentist for tips and advice when you want to improve your oral health routine. (more…)

Using Same-Day Crowns To Make Treatment More Convenient

You can have every reason to want restorative dental work to be over as soon as possible. Because your Shrewsbury, MA dentist offers a modern approach to smile care, the experience you have during this work can be more pleasant than you may anticipate. With that said, finishing treatment can lead to a restored smile, a renewed confidence in your oral health, and freedom from uncomfortable symptoms associated with poor oral health. Our practice can actually shorten the time it takes you to repair a problem with a tooth because we use E4D technology to create same-day dental crowns. These crowns are ready without an awkward delay, and they can be custom-made to match the look, color, and size of your teeth. (more…)

Your Whitening Treatment Can Offer Results In Under An Hour!

If you want to make significant changes to your smile’s appearance, you probably have to go through a lengthy treatment process…right? While you might assume that cosmetic dental work requires considerable work to change your appearance, you can be surprised at just how convenient – and short – a procedure can be. For example, your teeth can be brightened by up to eight shades with a whitening procedure that can be completed in as little as forty-five minutes! Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office provides this service, and many others, which can be counted on to deliver results that are exciting, and more convenient than you might expect. (more…)

Providing An Important Treatment For Advanced Tooth Decay

The proper approach to any restorative dental treatment will involve the complete removal of a cavity, and the placement of a dental filling or crown to support your tooth. Sometimes, fully dealing with a cavity means taking care of bacteria that have traveled to your tooth’s pulp, causing a painful infection. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office is prepared to help you deal with an advanced cavity that leads to this kind of infection. Our practice can make sure you enjoy expert care when you need a root canal procedure to manage an infection, and that you have effective care for your tooth after this work is complete. (more…)