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4 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays While Healing from Oral Surgery

December 2, 2022

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Your holiday break is a great time to catch up on some much-needed R&R, spend time with your family, and set goals for the new year. However, it’s also a good time to get any dental work that you’ve been putting off! Don’t worry – recovering from oral surgery won’t make the end-of-the-year festivities a bore either. Here are a few holiday-specific tips to keep in mind as you heal.

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7 Foods That Will Keep Your Teeth Stain-Free After Teeth Whitening

November 30, 2022

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Even though in-office teeth whitening treatments can be completed in a single visit (and in just one hour), it still requires an investment of your time and money. So, you naturally want the results to last as long as possible. While your oral hygiene routine will naturally play a role, your diet will too. That’s why it’s important to fill your plate with foods that are both nutrient-dense and light in color. To learn a few examples (as well as what to avoid), keep reading!

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Why Cavities and Teeth Whitening Are a Dangerous Combination

October 14, 2022

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Stubborn stains can take a serious toll on your self-confidence, making it difficult to smile for photos or while meeting someone new. Fortunately, that’s where professional teeth whitening comes in! With in-office and take-home treatments, your cosmetic dentist can make dental discoloration a thing of the past… unless you have cavities. Keep reading to learn why tooth decay always needs to be addressed beforehand.

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White Teeth Aren’t Always Healthy Teeth. Here’s Why!

August 17, 2022

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Social media and TV shows are just a few platforms that promote the idea that white teeth equal healthy teeth. So, it’s not surprising that many patients purchase store-bought whitening kits and pursue professional brightening treatments in an effort to boost the health and appearance of their teeth. It’s important to remember, however, that the shade of your teeth isn’t the only thing that matters, especially when it comes to your oral health. To learn more about what the shade of your teeth means, read on!

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Wondering If You Can Drink Alcohol After a Tooth Extraction? Read This!

July 22, 2022

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Closeup of patient holding glass of wine

After getting a tooth extracted (or several teeth extracted), it’s of the utmost importance that you follow all of your dentist’s instructions. That starts with getting plenty of rest and extends to sticking to a soft foods diet. But do you really have to steer clear of alcohol after a tooth extraction? Or is that just a myth? To learn the answer, read on!

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You Asked, We Answered: What Is the Lifespan of Dental Bridges?

June 20, 2022

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With nearly 180 million Americans struggling with tooth loss, it’s safe to say that there is a considerable need for reliable, lifelike tooth-replacement solutions. Fortunately, dental bridges meet both of those criteria! Whether you are missing one tooth or several teeth in a row, dental bridges can restore your bite and your smile simultaneously. But what is the average lifespan of a dental bridge? To learn the answer, read on.

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The Truth About Flying After a Tooth Extraction

April 22, 2022

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Woman smiling while working on airplane

Do you travel for work? Maybe you have a vacation planned in the coming weeks or months. Either way, finding out you need to have a tooth extracted can hinder your plans. After all, dentists generally recommend not flying after a tooth extraction. To learn why and six tips for a successful recovery, read on!

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The Risks of Using Store-Bought Teeth Whitening Kits Too Often

January 22, 2022

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Patient putting store-bought teeth whitening strip on

Have your teeth gradually become more and more discolored? Luckily, the yellow tinge doesn’t have to become the new norm. While professional teeth whitening is reliable, safe, and quick, many patients find themselves opting for over-the-counter alternatives. While the products are heavily diluted, it is still possible to damage your smile if you use them too often. Keep reading to learn what to look for and why consulting with a professional is so important.

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Does Your Jaw Only Hurt on One Side? This Could Be the Problem

December 28, 2021

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Closeup of man experiencing jaw pain on one side

Are you struggling with jaw pain on one side? In many cases, it’s nothing serious. However, it can make it difficult to smile, chew, and even speak comfortably. For this reason, it can be helpful to learn about the common culprits and when to seek treatment with an emergency dentist. To learn more, read on!

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Should You Get Teeth Whitening After Braces?

November 7, 2021

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Closeup before and after teeth whitening after braces in Fitchburg

After months or maybe years of orthodontic treatment, it’s finally time to have your braces removed! As you’re admiring your beautifully straightened smile without any wires and brackets, you begin to notice that your teeth aren’t quite the same color that they used to be. Unfortunately, tooth discoloration is quite common while wearing braces. Thankfully, your beautiful and bright smile could easily be within reach with help from a professional teeth whitening treatment! Read on to learn more about teeth whitening after braces.

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