Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Improve Your Oral Hygiene With Better Flossing Habits

When you practice good oral hygiene, you can avoid problems that might lead to painful tooth problems and periodontal issues. What are you currently doing to keep your teeth safe against gum disease and tooth decay? Many people pin their hopes on brushing their teeth alone, and fail to think about other efforts they could… Read more »

A Good Diet Can Be Good For Your Dental Health

Do you think about your smile before selecting what you want from a restaurant menu? How often do you factor your dental health into what you purchase at the grocery store? It should not feel strange to think about your diet’s impact on your oral health. After all, you (hopefully) recognize the threat that excess… Read more »

Tips For Taking Care Of Your Teeth While Sick

When you are struggling with a cold, fighting the flu, or experiencing another common illness, it may be hard to focus on oral health care. After all, your immediate priority can be addressing active physical discomfort, or fighting the cause of your illness so that you can recover as soon as possible. While this is… Read more »

Skipping Your Regular Checkups Can Raise Your Cavity Risk

If you are out of the habit of attending regular dental exams, your cavity risk can be higher than you realize thanks to tartar buildup. Tartar is something you can prevent with smart oral care, but at-home care is not effective against existing accumulations of this substance. When this harmful substance is given more time… Read more »

3 Mistakes People Often Make When They Brush

Is it possible for someone who brushes twice a day to develop a cavity? Unfortunately, it is – in some cases, poor diets make it difficult for people to keep their enamel safe from decay, but in other cases people develop problems because their brushing routine is not as effective as it should be. You… Read more »

Professional Dental Cleanings Remove Tartar Buildup

Are you doing a good job protecting your teeth from cavities and gum disease? When you brush and floss, you remove harmful agents that put you at risk for oral health trouble, and keep your smile safe against threats that require restorative dental work. A good daily oral care routine protects you against plaque buildup,… Read more »

Have You Fallen Out Of The Habit Of Good Daily Dental Care?

You have a firm understanding of why good oral hygiene is important, and you have a sense of what you should be doing to take effective care of your teeth and gums each day. Unfortunately, many people who recognize the importance of good dental care fall short of what they should be doing, as they… Read more »

Our 3D Imaging Technology Helps Us Plan Advanced Dental Care

At our Shrewsbury, MA dental practice, we are committed to providing superior dental work for our patients. As with any important endeavor, this work requires proper planning, and the right tools. To ensure that we have all the information we need before crafting a dental crown to restore your tooth, or before scheduling your dental… Read more »

Making Changes In Your Daily Life To Avoid Future Cavities

You can see consistent benefits from your regular dental exams, but still have issues with tooth decay and gum disease. If you are bothered by your struggles to avoid oral health issues, you should consider how effective your daily behaviors are at protecting your smile. You may need to make improvements to the way you… Read more »

Are You Attending Dental Checkups Often Enough?

Every routine dental checkup can give you important feedback about your oral health, and your smile care routine. If you infrequently attend these exams – or if you just avoid your dentist altogether – you miss out on important support. Typically, a patient should make plans to see their dentist every six months to stay… Read more »