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Prosthodontists Offer So Much More Than a General Dentist

Think about the reasons why you go to your dentist. Usually it’s for a checkup and a cleaning or to get a cavity filled. However, have you ever thought about who you would go see if you had severely damaged your teeth? If your dentist is also a prosthodontist, they can take care of many… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Q and A

Do you think someone you know suffers from sleep apnea? Or maybe someone you know thinks you do. The person who has sleep apnea is usually the last to know, because they are asleep when the symptoms present themselves. However, there are daytime symptoms that you can be on the lookout for.

What Botox Can Do For You

Botox is not only used for cosmetic reasons to erase wrinkles and plump lips, although that is what it is highly advertised for. It is also used for medical treatments. The bacterium Clostridium botulinum produces a toxin that is used to make Botox. It is the same toxin that causes botulism, a type of food… Read more »

A Single Choice for Several Imperfections

Do you look at your teeth and see several imperfections? Maybe they are too dark, too short, and one of your teeth has a chip. Regardless of the imperfections, whether craze lines, pits, discoloration, etc., if you have more than one, dental veneers may serve you well. Dental veneers can fix a variety of dental… Read more »

Why You Might Need Restorative Dentistry

When you visit the dentist for your bi-annual checkup and cleaning appointments, you are being proactive by taking advantage of preventive dentistry treatments. X-rays, removing harmful plaque from your teeth, prophylaxis (professional cleaning), and fluoride treatments are all meant to keep your smile strong and healthy, and to protect your teeth from decay. However, regardless… Read more »

The Important Facts About Oral Systemic Health

You probably know that oral hygiene should be an important part of your day, but did you know that how you take care of your teeth affects a lot more than your smile? Oral health has links to your whole body, making it that much more important that you take great care when it comes… Read more »

Getting to the Root of Your Oral Health Problems

It’s not uncommon for patients with tooth sensitivity or pain to avoid the dentist, for fear of scary procedures or even an extraction. The term “root canal,” seems to be particularly frightening to many people, even those who don’t know what that procedure actually entails. In reality, a root canal treatment is often the best… Read more »

Yoga for Kids Event in Shrewsbury

We bet your kid will be a natural at child’s pose. Share the joy (and fun!) of yoga with your children at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Yoga for Kids events Friday, March 13 and Friday, March 20, 2015. You don’t need to be an adult for yoga, an ancient practice that promotes both mental and physical wellness. Encouraging… Read more »

Do Dental Crowns Develop Teeth Stains?

If you’ve ever needed to restore a tooth, either because it’s been damaged or because it’s been infected with a cavity, then there is a good chance that you still wear the dental crown that was used to treat it. Dental crowns, or caps, are dental appliances designed to mimic and cover the top, visible… Read more »

Is Gum Disease as Bad as They Say?

You may have heard quite a few things about gum disease, most of which is likely bad. Unfortunately, some of the worst things you might have heard may be true. Gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss, can cause offensively-strong bad breath, and affects the majority of adults in the US. The… Read more »