Posts Categorized: Dental Hygiene

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 »

Did You Know Your Child Can Spread Cavity-Causing Bacteria?

It was originally believed that only mothers and their children could swap cavity-causing bacteria, but new research has indicated otherwise. In fact, a recent research study showed that 72 percent of children participants harbored at least one strain of the bacteria Streptococcus mutans that causes cavities, that was not found in any other family member who… 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 »

What Your Teeth Say About You: Installment #2

When it comes to our teeth we want to keep them healthy, strong, and attractive. Most of us look in the mirror and just see, well…teeth, and some pink gum, when we smile. We want our teeth to be straight and white because we know that straight, white teeth are attractive and say a lot… Read more »

6 Plaque Facts for Those Who Always Wondered

If you always wondered what plaque was when you heard it in the phrase, “Plaque and tartar,” you’re not alone. While it may seem like a given that you know what plaque is, it’s actually kind of a complicated part of your oral health. Consider this a plaque primer. We’ve got 6 plaque facts for… Read more »

5 Important Takeaways From the News About Flossing

You may have seen an article or two going around about flossing that suggests you might not need to floss at all anymore. As you might guess, we have some serious doubts about that. There are some interesting takeaways from all of this flurry, but the most important for you is to keep up with… Read more »

4 Easy Solutions to Bad Breath

If bad breath has become a constant worry for you, there may be a better solution than constantly popping mints. The root cause of most common halitosis, or bad breath, comes from the plaque and tartar in your mouth. Plaque is the residue of the bacteria that lives in your mouth. After 48 hours, that plaque… Read more »

How Can You Keep Your Teeth Whiter?

If you take care of your teeth with regular check ups twice a year and thorough brushing and flossing, you may be wondering how you can give your smile a boost. Sure, your teeth will be generally healthy and your mouth will be clean, but will you feel confident to smile wide in selfies? There… Read more »