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Your Guide to Recovering from a Dental Bone Graft

May 6, 2023

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a patient recovering from oral surgery

If you’ve heard of dental implants, you’ve probably heard all about just how fantastic they are—due to their unique placement directly into the jaw, they’re capable of offering patients unparalleled oral health benefits. But in order to successfully integrate dental implants, patients must have adequate jawbone density to support them—and in some cases, a dental bone graft is the secret to ensuring this! If you’re slated to undergo a dental bone graft in preparation for dental implants, here’s more about what you can expect following the procedure along with some tips for setting yourself up for a smooth recovery.


A Brief Guide for Improving Your Smile on a Budget

March 2, 2023

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Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you—meaning that if some sort of aesthetic issue is plaguing your pearly whites, you might wonder how you can get your oral health back on track. Fortunately, your cosmetic dentist in Worcester has all the answers; you can easily achieve a bright and healthy smile without putting a strain on your wallet. Here’s everything you need to know!


3 Winter Mouth Issues (& How to Address Them!)

January 13, 2023

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Mature woman smiling while wearing blue sweater on beach

Winter is here! It’s time to bring out your cozy blankets, break out your fluffy sweaters, and pull out your assortments of coffee and tea to keep warm. It’s also a good idea to plan ahead this season to avoid common winter mouth problems, like tooth sensitivity, dry mouth, and chapped lips. To learn a few helpful tips on how to combat these and maintain a healthy smile, keep reading!


The 5 Most Common Reasons Dental Bridges Fail

December 16, 2022

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Closeup of woman holding dental bridge

Dental implants and dentures often steal the spotlight when it comes to tooth-replacement solutions. However, there is another popular, lifelike, durable, and versatile option: a dental bridge. With two dental crowns or dental implants, this treatment can “bridge” the gap with pontics (the replacement teeth) for well over a decade. Prolonging the lifespan of yours is as simple as learning a few of the most common reasons dental bridges fail.


Wondering If You Can Get Dental Implants While You’re Pregnant? Read This!

October 26, 2022

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Tooth loss can take a serious toll on your quality of life, making chewing properly, smiling confidently, and even speaking clearly difficult. While there are several lifelike and durable tooth-replacement options available, you may be wondering if you should wait until after you give birth to undergo the procedure. With this in mind, keep reading to learn if you can get dental implants while pregnant.


You Asked, We Answered: How Do You Use Denture Adhesive?

August 23, 2022

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Man with dentures smiling on indoor porch

Do you feel like your dentures need a little extra stability when you talk, smile, or chew? Good news: that’s where denture adhesive comes in. While natural suction or a discreet metal clasp will help hold your restorations in place, a bit more security will help you go about your day more confidently. To learn how to use denture adhesive properly (as well as how to remove it), read on!


Wondering If You Can Brush Dentures While They’re In Your Mouth? Read This!

July 19, 2022

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Closeup of patient cleaning denture

Modern dentures are incredibly lifelike, extremely versatile, and can last for more than a decade with proper care. So, it’s not surprising that they are one of the most sought-after tooth-replacement solutions! Whether you have partial or full dentures, it’s of the utmost importance that you care for them properly to enjoy the previously mentioned benefits. To learn the dos and don’ts of cleaning your dentures, read on!


The Dental Technology We Have to Thank for Flawless Veneers

May 23, 2022

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Patient smiling while being color-matched for veneers

Have you ever seen a picture of a celebrity on the red carpet or a popular content creator on Instagram and wondered how their smile is so perfect? The secret is likely veneers. This smile-enhancing treatment can address multiple dental flaws simultaneously, from slight misalignment to permanent discoloration. And we have advanced dental technology to thank for their long lifespan and pristine appearance as well! To learn all about the advancements that benefit patients interested in getting veneers, read on!


You Asked, We Answered: Which Toothpaste Is Best for Veneers?

April 25, 2022

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Toothpaste being applied to soft-bristled toothbrush

Did you recently get veneers? Congratulations! This smile-enhancing cosmetic dental treatment not only delivers exceptionally beautiful results, but it can also last for well over a decade with proper care. That doesn’t mean just brushing twice a day and flossing consistently though. Using the right products is equally as important. With this in mind, keep reading to learn about the best toothpaste for veneers.


Welcome to Our Brand-New Practice!

February 17, 2022

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First, we’d like to say… Welcome to our new blog! We are truly excited that you are here. For our team, building genuine relationships with those in our community is important. The best place to start? By providing accurate, relevant, and enlightening information on all things dentistry. We will continue to update this platform so you can learn more about maintaining, restoring, and enhancing your smile between visits. Until then, we hope you’ll read on to learn about our new dentists in Worcester!