Invisalign Offers Advanced, Smile-Friendly Orthodontic Work

When people have concerns about orthodontic treatment with metal braces, they can dwell on the effect these appliances have on how they look, or how they are affixed to teeth. Adults in particular can worry about the effect braces might have on their professional demeanor, or their comfort in social situations. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist can offer you an alternative to traditional braces that can deliver exciting benefits. By using Invisalign aligners to correct problems with crooked teeth, you can avoid the issues that make people uncomfortable with orthodontic work. Your aligners will be difficult to see, and they will be easily removable when they might be in your way! (more…)

Cosmetic Smile Work Can Be Surprisingly Attainable

If you have an interest in improving the look of your smile, but feel cosmetic dental work is out of reach, you should know that the results you want can be more attainable than you realize. A single procedure is capable of fixing several issues, and it is possible to dramatically change the appearance of an unattractive tooth with minimal alteration to its structure. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist can talk to you during a consultation about how big results are possible with less work than you can anticipate, which means you could be much closer to your ideal smile than you currently realize. (more…)

Are You Dealing With Pain Because Of TMJ Dysfunction?

If you are feeling the effects of TMJ dysfunction, you can be eager to put a stop to the problem as soon as possible. People who deal with this issue can have frequent headaches, difficult or painful jaw movement, and additional aches in their face and neck. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist can work with you on determining if TMJ dysfunction is the cause of your issues. If this is confirmed to be a problem, you can arrange treatment to bring relief. Your care can also focus on addressing bruxism, a habit of teeth grinding that can cause serious problems due to the potential for dental damage. (more…)

Leave Your Cavity Treatment Feeling Confident In Your Smile

Why is the formation of a cavity so concerning? Because your teeth are incapable of naturally healing, and replacing the material lost to decay, an issue with a cavity leaves a tooth in a permanent state of vulnerability. Fortunately, restorative dental work can provide valuable support for your tooth, so you can continue to put pressure on it when you bite and chew, and you can avoid problems with potential infections. Because your Shrewsbury, MA dentist offers restorations made with lifelike materials, you can feel confident in the support your tooth enjoys, while also appreciating the way your tooth still appears natural. (more…)

Using A Hybrid Denture To Offer Advanced Prosthetic Support

Receiving dentures means restoring your complete smile after suffering serious tooth loss. For this reason, it is easy to understand the excitement someone might feel at receiving their dental prosthetic. However, over time the use of a dentures can become frustrating, as it may be difficult to keep secure, particularly as a person’s jawbone depletes over time. To provide better stability – and to address the deterioration of jaw mass – your Shrewsbury, MA dentist can offer you a hybrid denture. Hybrid dentures are permanently secured with a series of dental implants, which can keep your restoration stable. This can offer better support for biting, chewing, and speaking! (more…)

Providing A Supportive Oral Health Care Experience For Kids

The dentist’s office can be a friendly and welcoming place for young patients, when care is taken to make them feel at ease. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office is proud to provide a quality setting for kids. In addition to helping them grow comfortable with dental care, your dentist can make sure their developing smile is in good health. Preventive dental services are important at every age. For adults, a combination of regular dental exams and daily oral care can be valuable for keeping teeth in good shape. Kids benefit from regular dental visits, too, but they also benefit from instructions, provided by their dentist, regarding proper oral health habits. (more…)

Making Sure Your Whitening Treatment Has Lasting Results

A better, brighter smile can make you more confident before an important job interview, or help you feel better about your appearance at a class reunion. With a timely professional whitening treatment, you can show off your bright, white teeth at these special occasions. Of course, once you have a whiter smile, you would probably prefer to see them keep their whiteness for as long as possible. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist’s office can provide a whitening treatment that includes a kit you can use to provide touch-ups, so you can sustain those improvements. (more…)

Is A One-Visit Crown Really Going To Protect Your Tooth?

You can have several concerns about dental care, particularly when your care involves the placement of a dental crown. Because a crown can be hard to ignore, you may worry that it will look unnatural, and change your smile for the worse. You can also be concerned about how long it will take to have the restoration you need. If you talk to your Shrewsbury, MA dentist about restorative dental care, you can find out that a lifelike dental crown can be ready in a single appointment. The restoration, made from a durable ceramic material, can offer important functional support.  (more…)

What Effect Can Regular Flossing Have On Your Oral Health?

Keeping up with responsible, health-focused behaviors can help you lower your risk for illness, and generally improve your well-being. Practicing smart smile habits in particular can benefit you in several ways – you can maintain an attractive smile, while lowering your chances of suffering problems like tooth decay, or gum disease. If you are not already, you should be keeping up with regular flossing. Targeting the spaces between your teeth, which your toothbrush can fail to clean, can help you eliminate harmful bacteria and food debris. If you ever have questions about the state of your oral health, you can bring them up with your Shrewsbury, MA dentist during a preventive smile exam. (more…)

What Can Your Stress Levels Do To Your Oral Health?

Your stress levels can vary over time, depending on what is happening in your life. Sometimes, it can feel impossible to avoid at least a few periods of prolonged stress. If you find yourself with more demands on your daily schedule, you can be more likely to neglect the kind of oral care regimen recommended to keep your teeth healthy. You can also develop a problem with teeth grinding, which can lead to serious damage. Your Shrewsbury, MA dentist is ready to help you if you experience problems in stressful periods. Your dentist can also help by limiting your overall risks during regular dental exams. (more…)