Did you know that eating cheese could help you fight cavities? While it may come as a surprise, a 2014 study in the Academy of General Dentistry clinical journal points to the fact that cheese is good for your teeth. That’s right, that slice of sharp cheddar is looking better and better. The reason? It … Continue reading The Reason Why Cheese is Good for Your Teeth
Human nature usually leads us to jump to conclusions. We get really nervous when we find a new lump, bump, or mole on our body, because we know it doesn’t belong and it wasn’t there before. However, if you’ve found a soft swelling in the mouth, it could simply be a mucocele, which is a … Continue reading If You Found Something Weird in Your Mouth, It Could Be This!
When meeting someone, the most prominent feature is your smile. According to a recent survey cited by USA Today, 47% of people notice the smile on first impression, while only 31% notice the eyes. For centuries, artists and architects have recognized the importance of symmetry and proportion in concepts of beauty, and have implemented them … Continue reading Do You Know What a Prosthodontist Does? And How They Could Change Your Life?
Throughout history, vaccines have been a hot topic, especially lately. While vaccination is an efficient way to prevent infectious diseases, the rise of oral vaccines proves to be an even more efficient and cost-effective way to prevent infectious diseases. Oral vaccinations, until now, have focused on preventing diseases that enter the body through mucosal surfaces … Continue reading The Rise of Oral Vaccines
Dentists around the world encourage brushing at least twice a day, every day. But why? Aside from the cosmetic perks of brushing your teeth, there are many additional health benefits to keep your pearly whites… well… pearly white! Halitosis Most obviously, brushing your teeth daily wards off halitosis (popularly known as bad breath)! Brushing helps … Continue reading Four Side Effects to Not Brushing Your Teeth
The eruption of your baby’s first tooth is an exciting milestone that parents often look forward to. However, it can also be a confusing, stressful time if you aren’t sure what to expect from the teething process. Whether you’re a veteran parent looking to improve your next child’s teething experience, or a new or expecting … Continue reading Top 5 Teething Tips for Parents
Since you’ve been visiting the dentist as a child, you’ve been aware that oral health is important; but recent studies have been linking good hygiene to more than just nice teeth. A study done by the University of Helsinki found an association between tooth loss and cardiovascular events, diabetes, and even death. The study, which … Continue reading Missing Teeth & Cardiovascular Health
While this may come as a surprise, cavities are contagious. That’s right, just like catching a cold in the wintertime, you can also catch a cavity. Although sugar is usually to blame for cavities and tooth decay, studies have shown that cavities can be transmitted. This is because bacteria are the culprit in wearing away … Continue reading Are Cavities Contagious?
To provide better in-house diagnostic care and thereby saving patients from the hassle of shuttling to different offices, acquiring a state-of-the-art digital imaging machine was a natural progression for us as a multi-specialty family-friendly dental clinic located in the heart of Newton. The 3D images are useful in a number of settings that help us … Continue reading Flawless Dental Acquires Planmeca Promax Pan Ceph 3D Imaging Machine
Have you ever experienced a burning pain in your mouth for multiple days, months, or maybe even longer? If you have, you may be experiencing Burning Mouth Syndrome, here is what you need to know. While any abnormality in your mouth requires a trip to the doctor, burning in your mouth is a clear sign … Continue reading Burning Mouth Syndrome: What You Need to Know