Using Same-Day Crowns To Protect Teeth

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!


Discovering The Benefits Of Implant Dentistry

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…)

Corrections For Issues With Teeth Spacing

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…)

Are You Ready To Make Your Smile Brighter?

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…)

Tooth Contouring And Your Smile Symmetry

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…)

Restore A Row Of Teeth With Implant Dentures

Dental implants are used to hold more than just crowns. While they are effective at helping people restore isolated gaps in their smiles, a set of implants can actually help you keep a larger prosthetic appliance secure. In fact, you can even replace an entire row of teeth by receiving a hybrid denture, an appliance that is secured to a select number of these posts. Our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office is here to help you take care of your smile when you want to undergo this kind of prosthetic care. Once it is put in place, your restoration is able to support your bite health and preserve your jawbone density, meaning it can help you recover from more than just the cosmetic effects of tooth loss. (more…)

What Veneers Do To Address Smile Flaws

When you bring up your concerns about your appearance with your dentist, you can learn how cosmetic dentistry is able to respond to what makes you self-conscious about your smile. What many people learn is that their flaws can be effectively covered by porcelain veneers. In fact, these restorations can make all of your desired changes even if there are multiple issues that you want to address. Your Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist can provide a personalized treatment with these restorations that makes your smile appear brighter, more symmetrical, healthier, and more youthful. Because your treatment relies on a durable porcelain material, you can count on the veneers you receive to maintain their shape and general appearance for many years! (more…)

Care For Embarrassing Enamel Wear And Tear

Through the years, your smile can change due to the worsening effects of erosion on your enamel. Simply put, our teeth will have to absorb friction in order to effectively bite and chew different foods, including nutrient-rich items that can be tougher. This does not mean you have to simply accept dental wear and tear, which can make your teeth look older, less healthy, and less attractive. Fortunately, your Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office can help! With the right approach to cosmetic treatment, we can give you renewed confidence in the way you look. We can do so with a conservative procedure that minimizes changes to your tooth structure and helps you maintain a strong, healthy bite! (more…)

Transitioning To Dentures Held By Implants

When you start to wear dentures for the first time, you can feel relieved to have a complete smile again. Removable dentures provide welcome cosmetic improvements, but it can be difficult to adjust to life with a removable prosthetic. Over time, it can actually be more difficult to keep this restoration in, as jawbone deterioration can negatively affect its fit. What you should know is that you can make the move to dentures held in place with dental implants. At our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office, we can recommend that you make this move to hybrid dentures, as it can make you more comfortable, and it can provide important benefits for your oral health. (more…)

Dental Implants And Your Incomplete Smile

Losing a single tooth can impact you in many ways. It is a problem that can affect your ability to confidently smile, and it can rob you of support when you bite and chew, something that can lead to more oral health issues. At our Shrewsbury/Grafton, MA dentist’s office, we can recommend that you restore your full smile by undergoing restorative work with the support of dental implants. Through implant dentistry, we are able to permanently support replacement teeth so that they can improve your appearance and help you bite and chew without discomfort. This approach to smile care also helps by stimulating your jawbone tissues, which prevents the loss of density over time. (more…)