When we talk about root canals, we find many people apprehensive about the procedure. Years of misinformation and jokes have left this common endodontic procedure with an undeserved reputation. In fact, root canal procedures are comfortable and many patients find them comparable to receiving a simple dental filling. In today’s blog, we’re explaining why residents of Brighton, MA, shouldn’t fear the root canal!
When you experience aches or sensitivity in your teeth, you should see the dentist right away for treatment. But what about your gums, when should you be concerned about them? If you experience sore or bleeding gums, then we suggest seeing your Brighton, MA, dentist as soon as possible for periodontal treatment. We’re going to talk about identifying and treating gingivitis and gum disease, and when to alert your dentist.
Did you know that tooth loss impacts not only your smile, but your overall facial structure as well? To avoid serious complications, such as an aged appearance or even further tooth loss, you need to replace your lost tooth or teeth. To do so while also preserving your facial structure, we may suggest implant dentistry for our Brighton, MA, patients.
Braces don’t have to be the only option for addressing misalignment. In fact, we offer our Brighton, MA, patients a unique option for correcting uneven smiles. With Invisalign®, we use clear aligners instead of metal brackets and wires. Invisalign® enables our patients to enjoy better oral health and a more attractive smile!
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 49, 750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone. Nearly 10,000 of those diagnosed will succumb to the disease. However, recovery rates increase the earlier the issue is diagnosed. For that reason, we always urge our Brighton, MA, patients to start the year with an oral cancer screening.
With 2019 just a few days away, you’re probably thinking about your New Years Resolutions. What changes do you want to make in your life? Well, with a few minor changes to your daily routine, you could ensure your smile stays healthier and brighter in the upcoming year. Find out how from your Brighton, MA, dentist!
Do you have a gap in your smile? Whether you’ve lost one or more missing teeth, you need replacement to enjoy a healthy smile. Fortunately, we offer our Brighton, MA, patients options for replacing missing teeth, including lifelike dental implants.
We may lose a tooth for a number of different reasons, from unexpected athletic injury to poor oral hygiene. However the cause, the sudden gap in your smile means trouble for your oral health. In order to replace lost teeth in Brighton, MA, we may suggest a custom-made dental bridge.
With the holiday season starting up, many people will be preparing to attend events and functions with friends and co-workers. Of course, they will want to look their best and that includes their smile. In order to help our Brighton, MA, patients enjoy the festivities with a brighter smile, we offer treatment options to mask permanent discoloration!
Does your tooth hurt? If so, then you may need to see your dentist before a minor oral health issue becomes a serious problem. In today’s blog, we’re looking at what causes a toothache and why our Brighton, MA, patients may benefit from a dental filling.