Posts Categorized: Advice/Tips

What To Do When A Tooth Gets Knocked Out

Did you know that the number of teeth that get knocked out in adults and children is over five million each year? However, if you are aware of what actions to take if your tooth, or that of someone you are with, gets knocked out, there is a good chance that if you act quickly–within… Read more »

The Importance Of Pediatric Dentistry

Most of our good and bad habits develop in childhood, and when they do they are hard to change. That’s why it is important for you to help your child develop proper dental and oral hygiene habits. Our teeth are important, and you want your child to have their original teeth for life. With proper… Read more »

Having A Baby? Congrats! But Here Are Some Things You Should Know About Your Oral Health

Did you know that any hormonal changes within your body can have an effect on your oral health? That includes puberty, pregnancy, and menopause, as your body is affected by hormonal changes during all of them. Hormonal fluctuations, particularly when your hormones surge, can influence the way your gingival tissue reacts to cavity-causing bacterial plaque… Read more »

3 Ways To Keep An Eye On Your Teeth This Christmas

The holiday season will be in full force this weekend with Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. The food and drinks will be plentiful and not all of them will be tooth-friendly. One way to keep an eye on your teeth this Christmas is to try not to indulge only in sweet treats and beverages, but to… Read more »

4 Ways To Make Brushing Fun For Kids

Children aren’t born knowing how to take care of themselves, or even knowing that they need to take care of themselves. They aren’t born knowing that they need to take care of their teeth, either. It is up to the parents to teach their children such things as how and when to bath, wash their… Read more »

Protect Your Teeth From The Cold

There is no denying that the cold weather has arrived in Massachusetts, and summer will be gone for some time. Sometimes, for some people, the cold weather can affect their teeth, causing sensitivity and discomfort that can range from mild discomfort to sharp, intense moments of pain.  Today we are going to share a few… Read more »

Are You Nice Or Mean During Halloween?

Millions of kids are going to be trick-or-treating in a few days and if you are a parent, are you prepared? You may be worried about your kids gorging themselves on candy, worried about tummy aches and tooth decay, but you can prevent all of that with a few easy tips. Take our Are You… Read more »

Healthy Snacks For Your Child’s Teeth

School is in session, and even when it’s not, children love to snack. Oftentimes, it is easier to toss them a bite-sized Snickers bar than it is to cut up veggies. However, not only should you consider the overall health benefits of specific snacks for your children, you should also think about what those snacks… Read more »

How Not To Brush Your Teeth

Did you know that if you don’t brush your teeth correctly that you can do more harm than good? Not only is there a correct way to brush your teeth, there are definitely things that you should not do when brushing. Studies have proven that if you brush your teeth incorrectly, you can harm your… Read more »

Tips for Patients with Sleep Apnea

Sometimes, tips to stop snoring might include changing your position when you sleep, or wearing a nasal strip to try keep your sinuses open. But for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), such tips don’t always work. The good news is that your dentist can likely help you treat sleep apnea with a comfortable, custom-made… Read more »