Is Gum Disease Preventable?

Gum disease impacts millions of people in the United States, and the advanced stages could mean the onset of periodontitis and with it, adult tooth loss. But could Brighton, MA, residents take steps to avoid this disease? Is gum disease preventable? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the causes of the disease, and what you can do to safeguard your smile.

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Tooth Loss Effects that Dental Implants Address

Not everything that tooth loss does to your smile is immediately noticeable. You can see the gap in your smile (how well depends on its location), but you can’t see the empty space within your jawbone, or how that empty space affects the rest of your smile’s health and integrity. At our Brighton, MA, dental office, our goal in restoring your smile is to help you address all of the effects of tooth loss, including those that aren’t immediately obvious. For many patients, that means replacing lost teeth with one or more dental implant posts that can support their custom restoration. (more…)

End Your Year With An Oral Cancer Screening

Our last blog was a reminder to undergo a routine checkup and cleaning, using your dental insurance benefits before they expire in December. We would like to take this opportunity to continue this discussion, reminding our adult patients why seeing their Brighton, MA, dentists for an oral cancer screening at least once a year is so vital for their oral health. Find out why you should schedule your’s now, before the year ends!

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Treating Your Toothache With A Dental Filling

Do you have an ache in one or more of your teeth that just won’t go away? If so, this could be a problem that requires the attention of your Brighton, MA, dentists. In today’s blog we’re looking at the connection between tooth decay and toothaches, and discussing what people can do to protect their smiles. We’re also going to look at treating a cavity in one visit with a lifelike composite filling.

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Avoiding The Terror Of Tooth Decay

For dental professionals, this is the spookiest time of the year. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas may seem like very unrelated holidays, but these are the trifecta of sugary sweet- based celebrations, encouraging celebrants to embrace their sweet tooth and subsequently, leading to an increased risk of cavities. In today’s blog, your Brighton, MA, dentists will discuss ways to protect your smile from the onset of cavities!

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Routine Care Can Help Prevent Gum Disease

When gum disease forms, there is no cure. Instead, routine care is crucial for managing the disease to prevent tooth loss and complications for your overall health. But what can our Brighton, MA, residents do to avoid gum disease completely? In today’s blog, we’re going to cover the routine care needed to safeguard your gums and overall oral health!

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Should My Toothache Concern Me?

Do you often experience tooth sensitivity or aches in one or more of your teeth? A number of factors could cause pain in your tooth, but if the pain is persistent, then you may need to see your Brighton, MA, dentists for treatment. Find out when a toothache should concern you, and how we often stop discomfort in as little as one visit.

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Will Dental Implants Help If I’ve Lost Several Teeth?

A dental implant offers a long-lasting and durable solution to tooth loss. However, that doesn’t mean we just use to them address a single missing tooth at a time. In fact, your Brighton, MA, dentists can employ implant dentistry to address minor and severe tooth loss, even if you’ve lost all of your natural teeth. In today’s blog, we’re gong to look at how we improve smiles with dental implants.

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