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Here’s How to Successfully Prepare for Invisalign Treatment

August 18, 2022

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Woman smiling while putting on Invisalign clear aligners

Are you currently waiting for your first set of aligners to arrive? While you may want to simply count down the days until you can begin treatment, this is the perfect time to gather your supplies and get everything in order. With this in mind, keep reading to learn how to prepare for Invisalign treatment.

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4 Important Invisalign Questions & Answers

June 9, 2022

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Dentist showing patient Invisalign trays

You’ve probably heard of Invisalign if you’re interested in straightening your teeth. Namely, it’s a series of clear aligning trays that gives you a nice smile. However, you may have some unaddressed concerns about the procedure.

Your Framingham dentist has you covered. Here’s a summary of four important Invisalign questions and answers to help you learn about the treatment.

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What to Do If You Lose a Dental Crown

April 20, 2022

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person with lost dental crown covering mouth with hands

Dental crowns are caps that cover the entire visible part of a tooth. They are mostly used when a tooth is severely damaged or decayed and can’t be treated with a dental filling. Dental crowns can also complete the look of a tooth after a root canal or if it has significant cosmetic flaws. Though they often last around 15 years, these restorations aren’t impervious to damage or loss. If one of yours falls out, follow these three steps to handle a lost dental crown until your dentist can fix it for you.

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What’s the Best Type of Toothpaste for Veneers?

March 29, 2022

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Toothpaste tubes.

After years of being unhappy with your teeth, you’ve finally received a beautiful new smile! Your porcelain veneers look dazzling and fantastic; but now, you’re wondering what you need to do to keep them that way. While brushing and flossing daily are crucial, selecting the correct toothpaste for your veneers is equally important—so which one is right for your brand-new pearly whites?

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4 Tips to Achieve a Healthier Smile in 2022

January 5, 2022

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List of New Years resolutions in notebook Do you forget to brush your teeth before going to bed? Maybe you don’t visit your dentist as often as you should? There isn’t any better time than a new year to recommit to your smile. While you might plan to eat healthier, exercise more often, or save money, put your oral health at the top of your priority list. Not sure where to start? Here are 4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier smile in 2022.

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What NOT to Do After Dental Implant Surgery

December 25, 2021

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Man with dental implants holding a cigarette Dental implants are a big investment. They have the potential to last for decades with the proper maintenance. The first step in your journey to a complete smile involves your dental implant surgery. Titanium posts are surgically placed into your jawbone to replicate tooth roots, so you can expect there to be a bit of a recovery. Don’t let anything compromise the success of your procedure. Here are 5 things you do NOT want to do after your placement surgery.

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Is a Dental Savings Plan Right for You?

November 25, 2021

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Happy female patient using her dental savings plan

Some people are under the impression that dental care is expensive, and that dental insurance is the only way to afford it. However, the truth is that keeping your smile may not be as costly as you think, even if you don’t have insurance. A dental savings plan is a popular way to minimize the price of necessary services. Let’s talk about how such plans usually work.

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Why Might You Need a Bone Graft Before Your Implant?

September 17, 2021

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Digital illustration of bone graft and dental implant

Tooth loss is a common issue that affects millions of Americans throughout the country. Fortunately, losing a tooth doesn’t mean that you have to go the rest of your life with an unsightly gap in your smile. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option because they have so many benefits that you can’t get anywhere else. However, not all patients are ready to get their implants right away. Some need to undergo a bone graft beforehand. Read on to learn why this is the case.

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How to Find the Best Implant Dentist for You

May 2, 2021

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Dental implant

Are you looking to replace your missing teeth? One of the great things about today is the fact that you don’t need to settle for gaps in your smile. There are a variety of different tooth replacement options out there to choose from, like dental implants. Implants have become a preferred method by dentists and patients alike because of their numerous benefits. However, you want to pick an implant dentist that you can trust. Continue reading to learn what you should look for when choosing one.

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4 Common Winter Mouth Issues and How to Minimize Them

December 7, 2020

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Woman standing outside wearing scarf wrapped over her mouth and noseIf you suffer from winter mouth issues, this time of year can be terrible. While others are outside enjoying the snow, you are searching for ways to protect your sensitive teeth from the cold gusts of wind. Luckily, there are ways to combat this problem. Keep reading for a list of 4 common winter mouth problems and what you can do to fight them. (more…)

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