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What to Do If You Lose a Dental Crown

December 16, 2021

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person with lost dental crown covering mouth with hands

If a tooth has been severely damaged or decayed, your dentist may give you a dental crown. These durable, tooth-shaped caps can improve the shape, strength, and appearance of a tooth and generally last 10-15 years. As strong and reliable as dental crowns are, that doesn’t mean they’re impervious to damage or accidents that may loosen or knock them out of place. A lost dental crown isn’t usually considered a dental emergency, but you should still call your dentist as soon as possible to be sure. Once that call has been made, follow these three steps to keep your smile safe until you can see your dentist.


5 Common Post-Op Questions About Dental Implant Surgery – Answered!

November 19, 2021

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woman giving thumbs up before dental implant surgery

As dental implants become an increasingly popular way to replace missing teeth, more and more people are learning about how the treatment works. However, if your dental implant surgery is coming up soon, you might still have questions about the details of what to expect afterward. Below, you’ll find the answers to five of the most common post-op questions that patients have about dental implant surgery.


7 Questions to Ask Your Dentist

November 10, 2021

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patient asking their dentist in Attleboro treatment questions

You may be used to your dentist asking you tons of things at your dental appointments, but how often do you ask them questions? Your biannual dental appointments offer you the perfect opportunity to bring up any concerns or questions you have regarding your oral health. Here are seven important questions you should ask your dentist at your next appointment.


5 Oral Hygiene Best Practices You Should Never Skip

October 11, 2021

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patient learning about oral hygiene best practices in Attleboro

For as long as you can remember, you’ve been exposed to media telling you how important it is to brush your teeth twice per day. Though this is an important part of keeping your smile healthy and bright, there are several other oral hygiene techniques that you should be incorporating into your daily routine. Read on for more information about some of the oral hygiene best practices in Attleboro that you may be forgetting to do.


5 Common Myths About Children’s Dentistry – Debunked!

September 8, 2021

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group of children smiling

As your little one gets older, their smile continuously evolves and changes with them. From the first tooth to the first permanent molar, you have many milestones to look forward to throughout your little one’s childhood. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation floating around about the care of your child’s teeth and gums that can get in the way of a healthy grin. Luckily, we’re here to put those misconceptions to rest. Continue reading as we debunk five common myths about children’s dentistry.


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.


Should You Get Dental Work Done When Pregnant?

August 12, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — capronparkteam @ 10:37 pm
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.


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.


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.


How Safe are Dental X-Rays for Children?

June 25, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — capronparkteam @ 3:33 pm
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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