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Is My Child Too Young for Cosmetic Dentistry?

August 26, 2021

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Teenager smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Being insecure or uncomfortable about the appearance of teeth isn’t limited to adults. There are many teens out there that are unhappy about how their smile looks, and it can take a toll on their overall self-esteem. The good news is that cosmetic dentistry isn’t limited to adults. There are several cosmetic treatments available that can help teens feel more confident about showing off their smile. Continue reading to learn what they are.

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Should You Get Dental Work Done When Pregnant?

August 12, 2021

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Pregnant woman in dental chair

Pregnant women face all sorts of uncertainties and worries. After all, you want the best for your child. As much as you feel like you need to get dental work done to keep your smile healthy, ensuring that it is safe to do so for your baby is the number one priority. Your concerns are common and perfectly understandable. Continue reading to learn how you can receive dental work safely while you are pregnant and which treatments you should postpone until after your child is born.

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Are “Bad Teeth” Hereditary?

July 29, 2021

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young woman with hand over mouth

No matter how much you brush and floss, some dental problems are simply out of your control. While it’s not always the case, genetics can affect aspects of your oral health to a certain degree. Genes control how the teeth and bone structure develop. Read on to find out which oral health problems can run in the family and tips to keep your smile in its best shape, no matter what you inherit.

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Watch Out! These Actions Can Ruin Your Invisalign Treatment

July 15, 2021

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girl putting on Invisalign clear aligners

Sure, Invisalign has several benefits that far outweigh those of traditional metal braces. But if you neglect to follow the basic cleaning and maintenance rules, you can make the treatment ineffective and miss out on some of those benefits. Find out which four actions can ruin your treatment plan and tips to maintain your aligners.

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How Safe are Dental X-Rays for Children?

June 25, 2021

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a child holding a tablet with her dental x-rays in Attleboro

Wouldn’t it be nice if all oral health problems occurred above the surface? Unfortunately, because teeth have roots that exist beneath the gum line, dental x-rays are important components dentists use for preventive care. But when it comes to working on a child’s smile, are they safe to use? Read on to find out why dentists rely on these images to better care for young smiles.

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4 Tips to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Tooth Extractions

June 10, 2021

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a young female holding an extracted tooth in Attleboro

As your next dentist’s appointment approaches, you find yourself expressing a fear of tooth extractions. Realizing you must undergo this common procedure to rid your oral cavity of severe decay, you begin to wonder if it’s entirely necessary and if it will hurt. While it’s common to feel apprehensive and nervous about such a procedure, you’ll be pleased to know that your dentist will go above and beyond to ensure your safety and comfort. Of course, there are also a few things you can do to minimize your anxiety. In this article, we’ll go over 4 helpful tips designed to prepare you for your upcoming tooth removal.

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5 Habits to Avoid When You Have Dental Implants

March 29, 2021

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Woman biting her nails

One of the best things about living in the 21st century is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. There are multiple different tooth replacement options out there that can help people to restore their smiles after suffering from tooth loss, including dental implants. They have all sorts of different benefits including being long-lasting. However, they won’t have a very long life if you aren’t caring for them properly. Here are some bad habits that you should avoid if you have dental implants.

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Understanding the Details of Dental Insurance for Families

February 15, 2021

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reviewing dental insurance in Attleboro

As the head of your family, you’re responsible for maintaining dental insurance in Attleboro. It ensures that your loved ones can receive the vital dental care they need, so it’s important that you’re informed about how it works. As you continue reading, learn what is generally covered and how you can save the most money!

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Is COVID Contributing to an Increase in Dental Emergencies?

February 10, 2021

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woman experiencing jaw pain and COVID

To say that the COVID pandemic has impacted the entire planet is an understatement. Unfortunately, it has caused more than just a threat to people’s respiratory health. New data suggests a connection between jaw pain and COVID, and an increase in dental emergencies related to cracked teeth and crowns. As you continue reading, learn about the relationship and discover the value of maintaining regular dental visits.

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Why More Men Are Turning to Botox

January 20, 2021

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man considering botox for men in attleboro

When BOTOX and filler injections first hit the market, most of their customers were female. Over time, men also began to see the advantages that they could bring in terms of helping them obtain a youthful appearance and enjoy a better quality of life. In fact, a study done in 2016 found that over 400 thousand men had received BOTOX, and that number has only risen since then. Your Attleboro cosmetic dentist discusses why BOTOX for men is taking the world by storm.

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