Posts Categorized: Dental Hygiene

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 »

An Oral Hygiene Quiz For You

While most of us, let’s hope, have been brushing and flossing since our permanent teeth have erupted, many of us don’t realize that we are not doing it properly. Many of us pride ourselves on our oral hygiene habits, but are you sure you’re doing things right? Let’s find out. Take our oral hygiene quiz… Read more »

Is It Time For You To Replace Your Toothbrush?

We were not taught to change our toothbrushes as often as we change our socks, but then again, there is no need to use a new toothbrush every day. However, many of us often forget to change our toothbrush at all, or at least for a very long time. While it seems there is no… 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 »

What Your Teeth Can Tell About You

Teeth are like fingerprints; they are individual to each person. No two people have the same fingerprints, and no two people have the same teeth. We all know from watching crime shows that a person’s body can be identified via dental records, and you don’t need many teeth to do it. But did you know… Read more »

Why Dental Cleanings Are So Important

Dental cleanings aren’t just about keeping your teeth shiny and white. They are important for other reasons as well. Usually, you have a checkup before your cleaning. Checkups can consist of digital X-rays, an oral cancer exam and sometimes more. X-rays show if you are developing a cavity in one or more teeth, where the… Read more »

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Healthy

We all know that eating the wrong foods can make us gain weight, feel sluggish, and affect our health. We all know that eating healthy foods helps keep us healthy, at a healthy weight, and feeling and looking better. But did you know that certain foods can do the same thing for your children’s teeth?… 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 »

Modern Dentistry Of Shrewsbury Takes Part In The Shrewsbury Fall Fest!

Who said dentistry isn’t fun? Doctors, staff, and volunteers representing Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury had a great time participating in the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, and did they have spirit! First a little bit about Shrewsbury, a town with a population of 33, 000 located in Eastern MA between Worcester and the Route 495… Read more »