With new information being provided each day, it can be difficult to know what is considered safe or dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although your initial thought may be to postpone your routine visit to the dentist, it is important to prioritize your dental care to ensure your oral and overall health is in pristine condition. If you’ve found yourself wondering why bi-yearly visits are so important and if it is even safe to go considering the current climate, then read on for the answer from your dentist in Attleboro.(more…)
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July 21, 2020
July 7, 2020
Summer is in full swing, and few things sound as refreshing as an ice-cold glass of soda. As you take your first sip and feel the bubbly carbonation hit your tongue, you immediately feel your shoulders relax. Unfortunately, the peaceful reprieve is short-lived as you quickly feel a searing pain in your teeth from the cold beverage. Yet again, a moment ruined by your sensitive teeth.
Did you know that up to 52% of people experience tooth sensitivity? Whether it is from genetics, untreated tooth decay, or medication, read on for the common symptoms, what to do if it happens to us, and a useful tool that may help.(more…)
June 23, 2020
It’s safe to say that transitioning out of quarantine and starting a “new normal” in life has been quite the adjustment. Hunting for toilet paper, wearing a mask 24/7, and working from home more often than not is a daily reminder of that. Although following all of the guidelines was a bit tricky at first, now keeping a 6-foot distance almost comes naturally. Until you get to your dental appointment.
For many patients, their upcoming visit to the dentist can be a bit anxiety-inducing since they don’t know what to expect or how to follow the recommendations put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help ease your concerns, your dentist in Attleboro is sharing three ways you can practice social distancing at your appointment.(more…)
May 18, 2020
Dentures in Attleboro are an excellent way to quickly and affordably restore your beautiful, functional, and completely intact smile. However, they unfortunately don’t last forever. Over time, they will begin to fail and will need to be repaired or replaced eventually. Here’s what you need to know about the lifespan of your dentures and what you can do to keep your smile healthy and strong for years to come.(more…)
April 23, 2020
Due to the recent school closures, many kids are finding themselves at home all day. This means they are going to have more chances to sneak into the kitchen and grab a cookie or another sugary treat while their parents are distracted. As any Attleboro dentist will tell you, it’s a recipe for tooth decay, and it can only be stopped with regular brushing and flossing. But how do you get kids to enjoy keeping their teeth clean? The key is to make dental hygiene a fun family activity. Read on to discover four strategies that will help make your child excited about keeping their teeth clean.(more…)
April 16, 2020
You may be able to lower your risk of COVID-19 with a few simple changes to your at-home oral hygiene. The coronavirus is transmitted when infected respiratory droplets are dispersed via coughing, sneezing, and sometimes even breathing. Our mouths and hands both play a key role in how these infected droplets are received and spread, so it’s essential that we take extra care when cleaning our smiles every day. Your Attleboro dentist explains seven ways you can improve your oral hygiene to keep you and your loved ones safe from COVID-19.(more…)
April 2, 2020
Besides your toothbrush and floss, your dentist is an invaluable asset to your oral health. While there are many excellent options in the area, not all will be the right fit for you. This can make it seem like a daunting task trying to sort through potential dental practices, but it doesn’t need to feel like a chore. Here are 5 simple tips to help you choose the ideal dentist in Attleboro to ensure your smile lasts for a lifetime.
December 16, 2019
When you take your child to the dentist, you expect to be asked questions like, “How often do they brush their teeth?” and “Do they floss regularly?”, but one thing you might not expect to hear is, “Are they getting enough fluoride in the water they drink?” Fluoride is an incredibly important mineral when it comes to protecting your little one from tooth decay and making sure their smiles develop safely. Read on to learn more from a children’s dentist about the impact fluoride can have on a growing grin.(more…)
December 8, 2019
When is the last time you enjoyed a juicy steak or comfortably delighted in your favorite dessert? If you have teeth missing, then it’s probably been a while. A set of dentures from your dentist provides a way to once again enjoy the foods you love and to receive a boost in your confidence. There are some typical queries that can arise about the process, though. So you can learn more about dentures, read on to get the answers to some frequently-asked questions.(more…)
November 21, 2019
You’re a parent who has heard that your child should be attending regular checkups and cleanings with their dentist by the time they’re three years old. Your kid is almost that old, and you’re panicking because you don’t know which dentist to take them to see. Should you take them to see a pediatric dentist, or will a dentist for all ages do? As you will soon find out, that depends on a few factors. Read on as a children’s dentist in Attleboro explains.(more…)