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Why do Teeth Stain?

July 30, 2018

Man's smile compared with tooth color chartMany patients want to brighten their smiles, and they devote nearly countless hours and dollars to using over the counter teeth whitening options. Unfortunately, unless you understand the underlying causes of your tooth staining, you may not be using the most effective smile brightening products. This is where a professional cosmetic dentist comes into play. When you partner with a cosmetic dentist, you will get the care you need to predictably achieve a smile up to ten shades brighter. In this post, we’ll review some of the most common causes of tooth staining, and how a cosmetic dentist can help you brighten your smile with professional teeth whitening and other treatment options to address your unique dental staining.

How Aging Effects Oral Health

March 3, 2018

Senior woman pointing to healthy smileAt different ages, we all need specific healthcare. Senior patients have a different set of needs than kids or younger adults. Many patients don’t know that they need to change the way they take care of their smiles as they age, but a good dentist should partner with you to maintain good in-office and at-home dental care routines to ensure you keep a healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime. In this post, we’ll discuss the effects of aging on your oral health and how you and your dentist can work together to improve the lifetime health of your smile during dental checkups and by optimizing at-home oral hygiene routines.

The Truth About Toothpastes

November 6, 2017

Woman choosing toothpaste One of the questions dentists hear most often from patients is, “What toothpaste should I use?” Most patients don’t love the typical answer, “It’s up to you.” However, the most important factor in picking a toothpaste is choosing a product that you like. Whether it’s the flavor, aroma, or the texture you like, as long as you consistently brush your teeth, your toothpaste should do its job, keeping your teeth clean. In this post, you can learn some basics to better understand what to look for and how to make the right toothpaste choice for your unique smile. You can also be one of the patients who asks their dentist for a recommendation during your next preventive dentistry checkup. Dentists and dental hygienists are always happy to help their patients make these choices.

The Dental Implants Process Demystified

August 24, 2017

When we first mention dental implants as an option for patients with missing teeth, they often have no idea what to expect. The entire idea seems foreign to some patients and frightening to others. While the dental implant supported tooth replacement process does require a little more time than other tooth replacement options, the results last longer and look and feel more natural. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, please contact the La Plata Dental team to schedule your dental implant consultation.

How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve My Smile?

June 8, 2016

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cosmetic dentist in FraminghamDespite taking every measure to maintain healthy teeth, you may still not have a beautiful smile. There are many factors that play a role in the appearance of your smile, such as genetics, lifestyle factors, and even previous trauma. Thankfully, you can greatly improve the appearance of your smile with a cosmetic dentist in Framingham. A cosmetic dentist is able to transform your smile with porcelain veneers. Veneers are thin false fronts that are attached to the front side of your teeth to hide certain cosmetic flaws while giving your teeth a shapelier appearance. There are four main appearance factors that the veneers are able to correct to give you the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted.

Change The Way You See Your Smile — Dental Implants Framingham, MA

August 10, 2015

Regain your youthful appearance with dental implants.If you’re suffering from missing teeth, we feel for you. It isn’t just the discomfort of not having teeth that you have to deal with, it’s your appearance, too. Think about a job interview for just a moment. If an employer is down to two candidates for the same job, whom do you think they’re going to pick? The obvious choice is the first applicant. Your smile says a lot about you, and when you have missing teeth, others could get the wrong impression. We know it’s silly, but it’s the unfortunate truth. Our Framingham, MA office is determined to get you the smile you’ve always wanted incorporating dental implants into your treatment. Cosmetic dentist, Dr. Marianna Gaitsgory, will make your smile look like a million bucks when you opt for dental implants. She’s the dentist Framingham residents can trust!

Invisalign Clear Braces – Clearly Correct Your Smile

July 9, 2015

Orthodontic retainer

For nearly 20 years, Invisalign clear braces have been the trusted brand for discreet tooth alignment. Whether you’re an adult who can finally afford bite correction or a young person who doesn’t want the embarrassment of metal braces, Invisalign can help you straighten your teeth without impacting your confidence. In Framingham, MA, Dr. Marianna Gaitsgory of Framingham Premier Dental provides outstanding Invisalign treatment to invisibly perfect your smile.

Invisalign vs Traditional Alignment

Traditional braces use tension between your teeth to shift your bite into alignment. Using a system of brackets and wires, the teeth are slowly shifted overtime. This method works fairly well for adolescents and teens because their teeth are still developing and shifting. The older you are the more your teeth fuse with your jawbone, and become more difficult to move. Adults who choose to have traditional braces often experience a great deal more pain than young adults because of the added pressure are their teeth. Additionally, there’s the embarrassment factor. You may not be in high school anymore, but it’s still difficult for people to take you seriously when you’re smiling with a mouth full of metal. At Framingham Premier Dental, we think you should be able to keep your confidence while you perfect your smile.

Invisalign has been the clear choice in discreet dental alignment for nearly 20 years. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign can help reduce the pain associated with adult dental alignment, are not as noticeable as traditional braces, and have a less significant impact on your lifestyle. Invisalign straightens your bite using a series clear, plastic alignment trays. The trays are worn for about two weeks, and they exert pressure on the teeth to gently shift them into places. Because Invisalign doesn’t rely on resistance from surrounding teeth to pull a tooth into alignment, patients often experience less pain. Because the trays are clear and removable, it’s easy to straighten your smile without attracting unwanted attention. On most days, your trays are hardly noticeable, but if you are taking photos or have an important event, you can take your alignment trays out for increased discretion. Finally, Invisalign alignment plans usually take about a year, and require less than half the number of dental office visits that regular braces do. This means you don’t have to take as much time out of your schedule to achieve a beautiful smile.

State-of-the-Art Cosmetic Dentist, Framingham

teeth with whitening tray

At Framingham Premier Dental, Invisalign just got even better. We use 3D imaging technology to create higher definition images of your current bite, and the ability to plan every step of your alignment from a computer screen right at your chairside. You are involved in every step of the process, and this improved technology makes your aligners extremely precise and further reduces the number of dental visits you’ll need during treatment.

Contact Your Invisalign Dentist, Framingham, MA

12 months, half the dental visits, and no one besides you and your dentist has to know about it. So, what are you waiting for? Call our Framingham, MA office to schedule an Invisalign consultation to find out more about how we can perfect your smile without impacting your life. Our state-of-the-art general and cosmetic dentistry facility welcomes patients from Natick, Sudbury, Ashland, Southborough, Westborough, Marlborough, Hopkinton, Holliston, Sherborn, and the surrounding communities.

Cosmetic Dentistry helps you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile.

May 20, 2015

Cosmetic Dentistry changes dull, crooked teeth to a refreshed, natural smileDissatisfied with the way your teeth look? Your cosmetic dentist can provide the healthy, refreshed smile you have always wanted. From Invisalign to porcelain veneers to teeth whitening, explore the many ways to change your teeth for the better.

If you could change one thing about your looks, what would it be? For many individuals, the answer is their smiles. After all, a smile can be the first thing others notice about your personal appearance.


Restore Your Teeth with Porcelain Veneers in Framingham, MA

April 6, 2015

We all dream of having a bright, glowing smile that we can show off to friends, co-workers, and family. Smiles are the very first thing others notice about you, and a complete smile can impact the personal and professional aspects of your life. Unfortunately, tooth decay, mouth injuries, or facial trauma can damage teeth, chipping or fracturing them. So, how can you show off your smile comfortably with damaged teeth? Framingham Premier Dental, the forerunners of cosmetic dentistry, offers strong, natural-looking porcelain veneers to fix imperfect teeth.

Correct Teeth Imperfections

porcelain veneersThe cosmetic dentistry offered by Dr. Marianna Gaitsgory, a friendly practitioner with years of experience, and her team of dental experts, is designed to restore your smile to prominence. If you have a cracked, broken, or fractured tooth, we can examine the problem area and place durable porcelain veneers on the damaged area. Veneers are designed to fix damaged, misshapen, or discolored teeth, so they can provide function for your personal needs. Regardless of your situation, our team can place porcelain veneers on your flawed area and provide you with a smile you will be proud to show off to the world.

Easy Treatment for a Better Smile

When you arrive for your initial checkup, we will perform an oral examination and look at your teeth and problem areas. We will discuss if you need veneers and proceed with the next steps. Veneers are customized for your personal needs, so we will prepare your mouth and teeth for the procedure. We may need to remove a small amount of tooth enamel to make room for the veneers. Our experts will craft the porcelain veneers in our special laboratory, and within a week, we will have you come in so we can begin the bonding process. These thin pieces will be cemented to your teeth, correcting any flaws. We will polish the veneers and make sure they fit properly on your teeth.

Achieve the Smile of Your Dreams

If you are ready to achieve a dazzling smile, contact our office today and schedule a consultation with our wonderful staff. Our offices are open to residents of Framingham, MA, Natick, Sudbury, Ashland, Southborough, Westborough, Marlborough, Hopkinton, Holliston, Sherborn, and the surrounding communities.

Dr. Gaitsgory Offers Orthodontic Treatment with Convenience and Comfort Using Invisalign Clear Braces in Framingham, MA

February 17, 2015

122578143Have you been avoiding the orthodontic treatment you need? Many patients with orthodontic problems avoid the treatment they need because they just don’t want to deal with the inconvenience or embarrassment that comes along with traditional braces, like getting food stuck in the wires or going to painful adjustment appointments. However, putting off the orthodontic treatment you need isn’t healthy. When teeth are properly aligned, the gums fit more securely around them, allowing for the strongest and healthiest defense against gum disease and tooth decay. To encourage patients to receive the orthodontic treatment they need to be healthy, Dr. Gaitsgory now offers the Invisalign clear braces solution. With Invisalign, there are no bulky brackets and wires to worry about, and you can finally get straight teeth without sacrificing your quality of life. Make your Invisalign consultation appointment with Dr. Gaitsgory at Framingham Premier Dental today. Dr. Gaitsgory is an expert Invisalign provider.  Framingham Premier Dental delivers quality care daily throughout: Framingham, MA, Middlesex County, Natick, Sudbury, Ashland, Southborough, Westborough, Marlborough, Hopkinton, Holliston, Sherborn, and the surrounding communities.

The Invisalign Process Explained Step By Step

  • Step 1: Initial Consultation During the initial consultation, Gaitsgory will discuss your case in detail and determine if Invisalign can correct your orthodontic problems.
  • Step 2: Treatment Plan Gaitsgory will take x-rays and impressions of your teeth to create digital 3-D images. These images will be used to map out a precise treatment plan. You will then be able to see a virtual representation of how your teeth will improve with each stage of treatment.
  • Step 3: Begin Treatment Based on your treatment plan, a series of customized clear braces will be fabricated by the Invisalign You will be given your first set of clear aligners (braces) to wear. The braces should be worn for 20 to 22 hours each day to gently shift your teeth into proper alignment.
  • Step 4: Brand New Smile Approximately every two weeks, you will begin wearing a new set of aligners. Gaitsgory will closely monitor your progress with checkups about every six weeks. At each stage, you will be able to see your teeth move closer and closer towards your ideal smile.

Why Invisalign Is Perfect for Busy Teens and Adults

  • The clear braces are practically invisible
  • Invisalign effectively treats most orthodontic problems including: crowding, spacing, crossbites, overbites, and underbites
  • Invisalign allows you to enjoy your favorite foods
  • Invisalign allows you to remove your braces for pictures and special occasions
  • Invisalign allows you to maintain your normal oral hygiene routine
  • The smooth plastic won’t irritate your cheeks and gums
  • Dental office visits are only required every six weeks or so

Framingham Invisalign Appointments

There’s no reason to put off the orthodontic treatment you need any longer. Make your Invisalign consultation appointment with Dr. Gaitsgory at Framingham Premier Dental today. Dr. Gaitsgory is trusted by families throughout Framingham, MA, including: Middlesex County, Natick, Sudbury, Ashland, Southborough, Westborough, Marlborough, Hopkinton, Holliston, Sherborn, and the neighboring areas.

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