How Can I Keep My Smile Bright After A Whitening Treatment?

Seeing the results that are possible with a professional whitening treatment can have you excited for your procedure, but you may have lingering concerns about how long those results will really last. After all, you still have to be concerned with a buildup of new stains from popular products like coffee, tea, soft drinks, and other items. While cutting back on these items, or cutting them out, can help, you may find completely avoiding products capable of leaving stains difficult. In addition to providing a professional whitening treatment at our practice, our Shrewsbury, MA dental office can help you by providing take-home whitening kits that you can use to fight new stains that form. (more…)

Providing Relief From Your Painful TMJ Problems

Your life can be more difficult, and decidedly less fun, when you have to spend each day dealing with pain related to TMJ dysfunction. Your typical symptoms can include pain that limits your jaw movement, headaches, and discomfort that reaches your neck and shoulders. At our Shrewsbury, MA dental practice, we can work with you to correct problems with TMJ dysfunction. This problem is rooted in unaddressed problems with your jaw joints or muscles – to help, we can provide a custom oral appliance that can cause an adjustment that relieves stress in these areas. We can also offer necessary restorative dental work, or orthodontic work, to improve your dental function and help you prevent future TMJ troubles! (more…)

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…)