Approximately 3 quarters of the American population have dental insurance through an employer or by another means. However, when retiring, many seniors find that they miss out on those dental benefits that they used to rely on to make oral healthcare affordable. But dental care is important at any age, especially for seniors. Continue reading to learn how investing in a dental membership plan can benefit mature patients who no longer have dental insurance.(more…)
October 14, 2021
August 23, 2021
After getting dentures, you might be excited to put your new smile to use. Even though they instantly give you an enhanced appearance, it will take a while to get used to eating with them. Since the prosthetic sits on your gums (as opposed to teeth that are secured into the jawbone), you may initially find it challenging to chew with them. But don’t worry – once you adapt and adjust to your new teeth, you’ll be able to comfortably enjoy your favorite foods again! Read on to learn a few tips that can make eating with dentures easier.(more…)
August 11, 2021
Thanks to Invisalign’s clear aligners, it’s easy for patients to see how their teeth move during treatment. But what if you start noticing gaps between your teeth and aligners? Unfortunately, that could mean that the plastic trays are not “tracking” your teeth properly – and that can hinder your treatment. Are you unsure of what to do? Read along to learn four tips that can help you get back on track.(more…)
June 17, 2021
Juice is a popular beverage for people of all ages. Kids love it for the great taste, and parents love all those vitamins it gives their children. However, fruit juice may not be as healthy as you think. In fact, your little one’s favorite juice may be dramatically increasing their risk of cavities! Read on as we go over exactly how juice affects your child’s teeth and what you can do to keep them happy, hydrated, and cavity-free.(more…)
June 3, 2021
There are many benefits to choosing Invisalign as your orthodontic treatment. They’re a discreet, comfortable, and effective solution for a straighter smile. While the clear aligners can typically go unnoticed by the public eye, that won’t be the case with improper care. You could be dealing with discolored trays and bacteria buildup, which can have detrimental effects on your oral health. Prevent these issues by using the following care tips to ensure a satisfying, problem-free experience.(more…)
March 9, 2021
The last year has been rough to say the least. You’re working from home or perhaps out of work, and you’re in charge of corralling your kids for remote learning. You’re worried about your loved ones’ safety, and yet you’re bursting to get out of the house and see people again. Even if you haven’t been directly infected with COVID-19, you’ve definitely been affected by the pandemic with stress.
Unfortunately, this unavoidable stress can cause a host of problems, not just with your emotional well-being but also to your oral health. Did you know that since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a significant rise in dental emergencies? It’s much more than just a coincidence. In this post, you’ll learn how stress from COVID can impact your smile and how regular visits with your dentist is the most important step to stopping stress-related dental emergencies.(more…)
January 14, 2021
Dentures in New Bedford can be wonderful, life-changing dental prosthetics that not only restore smiles but also restore one’s ability to enjoy eating and speaking. However, a set of dentures that don’t fit properly can be equally as harmful. Keep reading to learn what your local dentist has to share about five serious oral health issues that ill-fitting dentures can cause.(more…)
January 4, 2021
Most patients assume that because dental crowns are cavity-resistant and more durable than their natural teeth, they will last forever. Typically, this particular restoration lasts between 5 and 15 years, but their lifespan depends on your dental hygiene, the wear and tear to the crown and whether you use nicotine products or alcohol. If you’re not sure whether it’s time to see your dentist, here are 5 signs that you may need new dental crowns in New Bedford.(more…)
December 25, 2020
You’ve seen the harrowing images on the internet—the failed attempts at turning back the clock with BOTOX and other dermal fillers. They serve as a cautionary tale about trusting the wrong practitioner. You would like to get this treatment to reduce lines and wrinkles, but worry about your face turning out looking unnatural.
It may surprise you to learn that the professional you can likely trust the most is a dentist, but it’s true! In this blog post, you’ll come to see why you should visit your cosmetic dentist in New Bedford for these services.(more…)
December 7, 2020
Believe it or not, the holiday season is already here, which means you’re on the hunt for the perfect surprise for your loved one. You could purchase the latest tech gadget or trendy clothes, but why waste your money on an object that will be collecting dust on a shelf in a few months? Instead, your cosmetic dentist in Bedford can help you give a gift that keeps on giving – a confident smile. Teeth whitening is the perfect option because they will enjoy your thoughtfulness every time that they look in the mirror.