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5 Common Winter Mouth Issues & How to Combat Them

January 20, 2021

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Man with winter mouth issues should see Worcester dentist

While there are plenty of reasons to look forward to winter, it can be challenging to stay healthy during this season. Many of us will be taking extra precautions to protect ourselves from dry skin and the common cold until the weather warms up. However, don’t forget that your smile needs extra attention this time of year as well! Winter poses a variety of problems for your oral health, many of which you have experienced before. Read on to discover the five most common winter mouth issues and a few tips for how to best keep them at bay!

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How to Lose Weight & Improve Your Smile at the Same Time

January 4, 2021

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Woman with healthy smile thanks to Worcester dentist

Are you starting any New Year’s resolutions this January? Now is a popular time of year to set weight loss goals and start new healthy eating habits. Everyone knows that if your body mass index (BMI) is too high, shedding a few pounds can help you look and feel your best. However, did you know that it can improve your smile too? Here are three healthy New Year’s resolutions you can commit to this year that will help you lose weight while simultaneously giving your smile a boost.

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5 Tips for Enjoying a Dental Emergency-Free Holiday Season

December 12, 2020

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Santa Claus visiting Worcester emergency dentist

The holidays are almost here—are you ready? As you bake cookies, look for the perfect gift, and set up video calls with your family, don’t forget about your oral health! While it may be tempting to put taking care of your teeth and gums on the backburner during this busy time of year, doing so will dramatically increase your risk of issues like cavities and gum disease. In fact, you may even end up finding yourself spending some quality time with your Worcester emergency dentist this holiday season! Here are five simple but effective tips for keeping a happy and healthy holiday smile.

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5 Reasons to Choose a Family Dentist

December 1, 2020

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Family smiles after visiting Worcester family dentist

Are you driving all over town and juggling appointments to keep your family’s smiles healthy? It can be difficult to remember who needs what treatment when everyone is visiting different dentists for their unique needs. Not only does this add more stress to your life, but it makes it all too easy for your loved ones’ oral health to get off track. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to switch to a Worcester family dentist! Here are five great benefits you can enjoy when you entrust all your loved ones’ precious smiles to the same friendly and experienced dental professional.

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Look Out! 7 Thanksgiving Hazards for Your Dentures

November 12, 2020

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Grandma serving Thanksgiving meal to family

As you gather around the holiday table with your loved ones, you want to soak up the moment, not worry about your dentures in Worcester coming out or breaking! Fortunately, you can still enjoy your favorite dishes without compromising your smile by avoiding the common Thanksgiving hazards. Read on to learn what they are, as well as seven denture-friendly food options.

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Should Cavities Be Treated with Fillings or Crowns?

October 13, 2020

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Woman with questions for Worcester dentist about cavities

Try as you might, it’s very likely that you’ll develop a cavity or two throughout your lifetime. In fact, studies estimate that 91% of Americans over the age of 20 have experienced tooth decay, and 27% have untreated cavities. Not only does tooth decay tend to cause toothaches and sensitivity, but it can lead to much larger, more complicated, and more painful problems later if not addressed. Thankfully, treatments like dental fillings and crowns can restore the appearance, functionality and health of a smile suffering from decay quickly and easily. Read on as we break down the best ways to repair your pearly whites if you have a cavity.

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5 Health Benefits of a Beautiful, Confident Smile

September 27, 2020

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Man smiles confidently after teeth whitening in Worcester

Everyone wants a sparkling set of pearly whites to show off! That’s why quick, easy, and affordable treatments like teeth whitening in Worcester are so popular. However, cosmetic dentistry can improve more than just your looks. It can help you achieve a confident smile that improves numerous areas of your life as well! Read on to learn five surprising benefits of smiling you may not know about.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Dentures

August 8, 2020

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close up of elderly woman smiling with dentures in Worcester

You were fitted with a set of dentures a couple of years ago, and they’ve greatly improved your life. You can chew pretty much any food you want these days, and you no longer have to worry about being self-conscious of your missing teeth. However, you’re starting to wonder when your new teeth are going to have to be replaced. After all, they weren’t built to last forever. Here are five signs to watch out for that let you know when it’s time to replace your dentures in Worcester.

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Will Attaching My Dentures to Implants Really Make a Difference?

July 16, 2020

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Elderly woman smiling with dental implants

Did you know that 26% of adults over the age of 74 have lost all their teeth? However, tooth loss isn’t an issue only experienced among the elderly. In fact, 69% of American adults between the ages of 35 and 44 have lost at least one of their permanent teeth! Fortunately, gaps in your smile and issues with your bite can be easily remedied with dentures in Worcester or dental implants. But did you know the combination of the two can benefit your smile? Read on for how!

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5 Interesting Facts About Dental Implants

June 15, 2020

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Dental implant illustration

Just like dentures and dental bridges, implants are an option for people who are missing one or more teeth. The difference is that dental implants replace the natural root of the tooth. This has many benefits including the prevention of further jawbone deterioration, being secure in place, and their ability to last a lifetime. There is plenty of misinformation out there, so your dentist shares some true facts that you may not know about dental implants in Worcester.

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