Halting Aching Smiles With Root Canal Therapy

When you experience pain biting down or chewing food, then something is definitely wrong. Trying to ignore the problem will only allow it to grow worse and eventually threaten the loss of one or more of your teeth. In order to address pain in your smile, your Brighton, MA, dentists may prescribe a safe and comfortable endodontic treatment known as root canal therapy.

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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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