Without meaning to, you can spend your nights doing serious harm to your smile. Individuals who suffer from bruxism, or habitual teeth grinding, can wear down their enamel unconsciously. As long as this problem persists, it can create issues with enamel becoming chipped and cracked, which can lead to problems for your appearance as well as your oral health. This is a problem that can also have lingering consequences during the day by negatively affecting your jaw alignment and movement. At our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office, we can provide protection for your smile while you sleep. We can also discuss the benefit of different services to help you restore your appearance and health if teeth grinding has damaged your enamel. (more…)
Through different cosmetic dental procedures, our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA area dentist’s office can provide many desirable improvements. What can surprise you is how effective a conservative treatment can be at making noteworthy improvements to your appearance. Through a tooth bonding procedure, we can carefully cover problems with teeth that stand out because of a darker or duller color, concerns about wear and tear, dental damage, and more. This procedure will not require the use of a permanent restoration, so you preserve more of your enamel and see results in less time! In many cases, this is something that we can perform in as little as one appointment.
Once you become concerned about the color of your smile, it can be hard to shake the negative feelings you have about your appearance. Until you do something about this issue, it can be difficult for you to smile or even speak without worrying that people are aware of just how dull your enamel has become. Fortunately, with your dentist’s help, this is a problem that can be treated. Our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA area dental practice offers different cosmetic dental services, including services that focus on dental discoloration. Whether you need a whitening treatment for stains or another procedure to correct problems with intrinsic discoloration, we can help you regain confidence in the way you look! (more…)
When you think about what dentures can do for a person, do you limit yourself to thoughts of how a removable denture can support them? If so, you can overlook the advantages of having this restoration held in place with a set of dental implants. Our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA area dentist’s office can provide hybrid dentures. These prosthetic appliances are set in place with a series of carefully placed dental implants that will provide stability and better bite strength. This can make it easier to adjust to life after your prosthetic treatment, and it can help you avoid issues over time that can worsen your health and oral health function. (more…)
Do you really have to bring your smile flaws with you into the new year? If you talk to your Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office about cosmetic dental work, you can find that you are able to leave embarrassing problems with spacing, discoloration, dental damage, and more behind. We offer different cosmetic services, including treatment with porcelain veneers. These restorations are capable of making lasting improvements over time, as their durable design can keep them in good condition through the years. Their careful construction can also ensure that your procedure will not change the way you look.
Our teeth may be strong, but they are vulnerable to both physical damage and decay. When problems arise, they need strong support to preserve your bite function and health. At our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office, we can provide that protection in less time than you might expect. Technology in our office enables us to produce same-day dental crowns that can provide lasting support. In addition to supporting your tooth so that you can still bite and chew without problems, these restorations can provide cosmetic benefits. Remember that we are also here to help you prevent the kinds of issues that make restorative dental work necessary—by keeping up with your regular dental exams, you are less likely to need dental work!
After you lose teeth, you may assume that there are certain issues that you will not be able to resolve. Even if you receive a dental prosthetic, will you feel comfortable using it to bite and chew? Can you rely on it to keep neighboring teeth safe? What can prosthetic work really do for your oral health? At our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office, we can talk to you about using a dental implant, or multiple implants to hold a larger restoration, Through the use of implants in restorative treatment, we can make it easier for you to rely on a prosthetic appliance to support your bite, and you can count on it to support your overall oral health. (more…)
If you have problems with how far apart certain teeth are, or if awkward overlaps make you unhappy with your smile, the right approach to treatment can help. What might surprise you is how easy it is to adjust to that “right” approach, as we can offer Invisalign aligners as an alternative to traditional orthodontic work with metal braces. Our dental office can provide Invisalign as a treatment option for people in and around the Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA area. After you complete your adjustment, your smile can look more symmetrical and attractive, and you will no longer have to feel self-conscious about unflattering gaps or overlaps! (more…)
Losing confidence in your smile because of dental discoloration can certainly be frustrating. If you attempt to use a store bought whitening treatment to address this problem, you can see some results, but the can fall short of the improvements you want to see. Fortunately, you can discuss treatment options with your Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA area dentist that can deliver more impressive changes. A professional teeth whitening treatment can help you see your teeth become many shades whiter. We can also discuss other cosmetic services that can help you see lasting changes to your smile. (more…)
While you may not think consciously about the importance of smile symmetry, it can have a deep influence on how you respond to the way someone looks. If your own smile looks uneven due to teeth that are the wrong shape or size, either naturally or because of dental damage, it can be hard to feel great about the way you look. Fortunately, your Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office is able to help with this. Through tooth contouring treatment, we can take a conservative approach to cosmetic work that helps your smile look more even, giving you a welcome improvement to how you look without the need for permanent restorations. (more…)