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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 »

The Trouble with Gingivitis

Gingivitis, otherwise known as gum disease, starts when there is a growth of bacteria within your mouth. If it goes untreated, it can lead to tooth loss and the destruction of your gums and jawbone. Gingivitis comes before periodontitis; however, not all patients with gingivitis need to experience severe gum disease if the condition is… Read more »