Our 3D Imaging Technology Helps Us Plan Advanced Dental Care

At our Shrewsbury, MA dental practice, we are committed to providing superior dental work for our patients. As with any important endeavor, this work requires proper planning, and the right tools. To ensure that we have all the information we need before crafting a dental crown to restore your tooth, or before scheduling your dental implant placement, information is gathered with advanced digital imaging technology. The 3D images that are produced can ensure that the work you undergo leads to great results, and fantastic smile care! We also use modern diagnostic imaging during routine dental exams, in order to fully examine your smile for possible issues that might call for treatment. (more…)

Great Periodontal Care Is Important For Your Oral Health

When you think about what it might take to protect your smile over the years, you may focus on efforts to avoid tooth decay. This type of preventive dental care is certainly important, but maintaining your oral health means more than just taking care of your teeth. You also need to stay focused on the health of your gums, and make a real effort to protect your periodontal tissues against harmful infections. At our Shrewsbury, MA dental practice, we can talk to you about any signs of gingivitis that we observe, and recommend periodontal care when it might be required. We use ultrasonic technology to clear away bacteria below your gum line, so we can help you reverse gingivitis, or take steps to manage a more severe infection. (more…)

How Long Is Your Cavity Treatment Going To Take?

No matter how slow or busy your life happens to be in a given moment, it seems likely that you would prefer to have restorative dental work completed in the shortest time possible. Of course, while convenience can be appreciated, you should also be concerned about the quality of your care! At our Shrewsbury, MA dental practice, we can provide you with impressive restorative dental services when you have a problem with dental decay. In addition to making sure your treatment does not create problems for your appearance, we can have your work completed in a shorter time than you might expect. (more…)

We Can Use Custom Veneers To Make Big Smile Improvements

How happy are you with your current smile? Over time, people often find that small changes to the color of their teeth, or even their shape, can make them unhappy. You may feel that your smile now lacks a youthful look, or seems less healthy, due to problems with the look of certain teeth. If you want to make meaningful improvements, and restore your confidence in your smile, talk to your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office about having veneers placed! With veneers, you can do something about truly frustrating smile flaws, and start to feel a renewed confidence in the way you appear. You can even address naturally occurring flaws that have long made you self-conscious, and start showing off your best smile ever! (more…)

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…)