Same-day dental crowns’ name highlights their most obvious benefit. Specifically, they use cutting-edge technology to design a restoration in one day. As a result, they end the need for separate appointments and free up your schedule! However, did you know this treatment can help you in more ways than one? Though most people focus on their “same-day” aspect, these crowns have other, lesser-known upsides. Here are three such advantages, as explained by your East Longmeadow dentist.(more…)
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August 18, 2022
June 6, 2022
Having misaligned or crooked teeth can often feel embarrassing when smiling. One of the most popular solutions for this is Invisalign treatment. After working through your series of clear aligners, you’ll be able to enjoy a perfectly straight smile in the long run! However, you can also choose traditional braces to effectively correct your bite. But which option is right for you? Read on to learn the difference between Invisalign and braces and how to determine which fits your dental needs.(more…)
April 5, 2022
Are you considering visiting your dentist soon? Many people tend to think a regular dental appointment is typically meant to clean their teeth to regain their shine. However, the importance of routine dental checkups is much more than a simple polishing. Read on to learn seven crucial things your dentist performs during your regular visit!(more…)
February 2, 2022
There are several reasons why dental fillings can fall out, ranging from biting into hard foods to newly formed decay around the teeth. Losing one can be alarming, and you might be wondering what you should do about it. No worries! Here are some of your dentist’s suggestions on how to handle a lost dental filling in East Longmeadow.(more…)
January 11, 2022
In the United States, 120 million people are missing at least one tooth. That’s over one-third of the population! Fortunately, dental implants are a permanent solution to missing teeth that allow you to eat, speak, smile, and laugh with comfort and without having to worry about them slipping around in your mouth. If you decide that you want to move forward with getting dental implants, there are several different kinds to consider. Read on to learn about the three types of dental implants to determine which one will fit you best.(more…)
December 15, 2021
When you’re pregnant, there’s a lot to think about. Between deciding what colors to paint the baby’s room, making sure to take your prenatal vitamins, and trying your best to maintain a diet that will keep the baby as healthy as possible, it can be easy to forget about maintaining good oral health. Read on to learn how pregnancy can impact your oral health and some tips to help you keep your mouth in good condition.(more…)
November 4, 2021
Reacting to unexpected occurrences is a major part of life, but it sure can be a lot more stressful than planning ahead and seeing the proverbial storm brewing on the horizon. Oral health is similar in that way. You need to put in a little more effort on the front end by brushing and flossing daily, as well as seeing your dentist every six months, but in the big picture that is so much easier than waiting until you have dental problems and then dealing with the fallout – hopefully not tooth fallout.
Preventive dentistry provides early detection of oral health problems, as well as other benefits. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist in East Longmeadow.(more…)
October 4, 2021
Nutritional habits developed during childhood can stay with you into adulthood. That could pay dividends for your child for years to come, but in the near future, these smart choices can mean a lot for their oral health.
It’s easy for your child to end up eating too many items high in sugar and carbohydrates. Unfortunately, those tend to be cavity-causing foods. They supply fuel for bacteria to produce acid that attacks tooth enamel.
Keep reading to discover alternatives that will satisfy their snack cravings while not being so hard on their teeth.(more…)
September 19, 2021
At the mentioning of bedwetting, thoughts of a toddler or elderly person may come to mind. It turns out that younger adults can also suffer from the embarrassing problem. Sleep apnea can be a major contributor to nighttime accidents, but how? Continue reading to get the full details from your local sleep dentist.(more…)
August 28, 2021
A condition that affects millions of Americans, sleep apnea is a sleep breathing disorder that prevents people from getting the full benefits of their nightly rest. The most common form of the condition is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), which refers to the full or partial blockage of the airway. In addition to preventing the person from getting adequate rest, researchers have discovered a link between weight gain and sleep apnea. Continue reading to learn how each factor can influence the other.(more…)