The Details You Want: Dental Sealants

childpermanentteethWhen you’re making up your mind about a treatment for your smile, it can cause you to perform some serious research and reflection before you feel good about your choice. When it comes to making a choice on behalf of your child’s smile, well, the feeling of responsibility can make it so much more challenging! We understand. As a result, we encourage you to schedule time to talk with us about your little one’s grin (or to bring up questions during visits), so you feel extremely confident. Regarding whether dental sealants are a good idea, the answer is almost always, “Of course!” Take a moment to learn why this is the case.

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Whitening: Common Rumors That Just Aren’t True

factssignThe moment you open your mouth to speak with people about teeth whitening and your hope to soon rely on it to brighten up your smile, you will hear a lot of opinions. Some may be good and quite encouraging. Others may include negative responses that might sound full of very convincing and ominous details. However, it’s very important to resist taking such details as fact. In all likelihood, they are false and will keep you from achieving your cosmetic goal. For now, we invite you to consider some common rumors (and remember to let us know if need additional clarification)!

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Gum Recession Quiz

quizbubblesquareIf you notice that your gum tissue is pulling back and more of your tooth tissue is exposed, you are experiencing gum recession. This can creep up on you, which is why we recommend that you set up your preventive visits with us two times a year (it will allow us to detect and address such issues early on). For now, find out more with a quiz!

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It’s Election Day 2016!

vote2016Surprise! It seemed like the campaigning and debating were never going to end but here we are: It’s Election Day 2016! If you are worried that it’s too late to vote, think again. You still have a bit of time to head out to the polls and cast your vote, so allow us to fill you in on the details you need for this event in your community.

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When Your Teeth Hurt (But It’s Something Else)

jawpainblueDo you notice that your teeth hurt? However, when you press on your face or touch your tongue to your teeth, it seems that the discomfort actually rests somewhere else? Somewhere very nearby? Thanks to an enormous amount of nerves that exist within your head, it’s sometimes easy for you to cross your signals and to assume you have a toothache (when really, some other concern affecting other tissues is afoot). Consider our coverage of a few possibilities, so you remember that setting up a visit is generally your best move.

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When You’re Not Ready For Whitening

womanwonderingblazerYou may be shocked to learn that you cannot simply stroll into our practice and tell us that today is the day you’re receiving teeth whitening. What you can do is schedule a visit with us to discuss your desire for a whiter smile, receive a dental checkup, and then collaborate with us as we figure out the best move for your smile. It may turn out that you’re generally a good candidate for teeth bleaching but that you’re not ready at the moment. We are here to tell you why this may happen and how to proceed.

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Toothpaste: How To Decide?

toothbrushandpasteThere are some big decisions you will face in your life! Figuring out which toothpaste to choose is probably not something you would ever think would become a considerable effort but here you are, wondering what to do, where to turn, and how to move ahead with the best selection. Don’t worry! Many other patients can empathize with your current situation because there truly is a wealth of seemingly wonderful (and seemingly identical) options out there. Let us help you with this portion of your dental hygiene shopping.

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Got Serious Stains? You Have Options.

womancoveringmouthYou might discover as you learn about teeth whitening that it’s not for everyone. However, that doesn’t mean that everyone doesn’t get to enjoy a whiter smile. All of our patients can rely on other treatments that can help, so it’s important to remember that whitening is not your one chance at a sparkling smile. Whether you have serious staining or additional concerns, we will figure out the best route to end your discoloration.

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E-ZPASS Transponder Sign-Up Event

eventpushpinsThe day has come when you will not have to stop if you decide to take the MassPike. Can you believe it? Instead, you will be able to rely on paying by mail or paying with the use of an E-ZPass Transponder. Choose to open an account for the E-ZPass and the money is automatically taken out of the linked account for exceptional convenience. Ready for your pass? Come out to this upcoming event for simple sign up!

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Yes, You Should Call Us!

phone-peachThe moment you begin asking yourself if you should call us about cosmetic dentistry, the answer is an immediate yes. How can we be so certain? Well, because we know that there’s a broad spectrum of interest regarding cosmetic care. You could be someone who knows very little about it but who wishes to learn more (without having to read a bunch of confusing information online). Or, you could be someone who feels serious about it but you are having trouble gaining the momentum and motivation to follow through. Whatever your current stance on the matter, if you want to know more, we are happy to help!

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