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Summer Dental Tips

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Summer is finally here! Great news! You can maintain a healthy summer smile without having to give up many of your favorite activities and foods! Here are a few tips to keep your teeth and gums healthy this summer!   Establish A Brushing Routine! Stress the urgency of tooth brushing to your kids. The normal routine […]

12 Holiday Dental Tips

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Holiday Dental Tips The holiday season is here and we want to wish all our patients a happy holiday season. No matter what you celebrate at this time of year, be it a traditional Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule or Festivus, we want you to be safe and enjoy your family at this important time of […]

Which Foods Actually Stain Your Teeth (and Which Don’t)

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Which Foods Actually Stain Your Teeth (and Which Don’t)                Like scoring a big promotion or a date with your longtime crush, a luminous, white smile is the stuff that dreams are made of. And it’s no wonder, considering how much the appearance of our teeth affects our image. […]

10 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

10 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

10 Tips for a Healthy Halloween Halloween has arrived again, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. Here are 10 ways you can help your children […]

4 Best Steps for Easy Flossing

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Four Best Steps For Easy Flossing      Gum disease begins at the gum line and between teeth. Daily flossing is an important part of your oral health care routine to help remove the plaque from these areas where a toothbrush doesn’t completely reach. But to truly reap the benefits, you need to use proper […]

How to Become a Dentist

How to Become a Dentist

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

If you’ve ever thought that a career in dentistry might be right for you, then read this! To become a dentist, you have to be willing to complete multiple years of school and be patient enough to work with people. How it starts: 1. Complete a bachelors degree Completing a bachelor’s degree is step one […]

The Abuse of Teeth in Nursing Homes

The Abuse of Teeth in Nursing Homes

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

By the time you have reached your seventies, your teeth are tired. Even with proper care and regular trips to the dentist, your teeth and gums have gone through a lifetime of wear and tear. Teeth can withstand this wear and tear if they have received proper care and treatment throughout their life, but for […]

Why You Should Switch to an Electric Toothbrush

Why You Should Switch to an Electric Toothbrush

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Switching to an electric toothbrush could be a great investment for your teeth. While a manual toothbrush does a fine job, an electric toothbrush really kicks things up a notch. While a manual toothbrush can struggle to get in-between teeth, around back teeth, and in other hard to reach areas, an electric toothbrush can do […]

Staff Spotlight: Christopher Mercedes

Staff Spotlight: Christopher Mercedes

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Christopher is originally from New York City, but spent much of his youth in Leominster, MA. As a child he was a fanatic for all things theatrical. His dream job as a child was to be an actor, singer, or dance choreographer. After years in health care offices, Christopher made the transition to dentistry because […]

The Reason Why Oral Piercings Are Bad For Your Teeth

The Reason Why Oral Piercings Are Bad For Your Teeth

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Oral piercings are a popular form of self-expression and for some serve as a stylish accessory to their appearance. Even though an oral piercing might look cute, it could be seriously harming your oral health. The mouth is teeming with bacteria. Oral piercings are prone to infection and inflammation, and the bacteria in the mouth […]