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5 Tips for Choosing the Best Cosmetic Dentist

June 22, 2021

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Woman smiling at cosmetic dentist

Are you looking to get cosmetic dental treatment to enhance the gorgeous features of your smile? There are a variety of treatments to choose from, and they provide patients with beautiful results, but you only want to put your smile into the hands of a cosmetic dentist that you can trust! It’s important that you do your research when it comes to picking out a dental provider. Read on to learn what you should be looking out for in your new cosmetic dentist.

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How Long Does Invisalign Take to Straighten Your Teeth?

June 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 6:46 pm
girl smiling holding an Invisalign aligner

Traditional braces are certainly an effective solution for crooked smiles, but they’re quite the commitment and not always ideal. Luckily, Invisalign clear aligners are now an option to straighten your teeth without the hassle of metal wires and brackets. Plus, they’re nearly invisible! If you’re considering going down this route, you may be wondering how long it takes the clear braces to work. Read on to find out more about this orthodontic treatment and what you can expect from the process.

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4 Common Cosmetic Dental Flaws and How to Fix Them

May 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 11:21 pm
dentist discusses cosmetic dental flaws

When you meet new people, one of the first traits they’ll notice is the condition of your smile. If you’re not happy with the way yours looks, it can leave you feeling less confident. There are 4 main cosmetic dental flaws that people face. As you continue reading, a local dentist explains how to overcome them!

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What’s the Difference Between Invisalign and ClearCorrect?

May 13, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 11:41 pm
woman happy with her Invisalign aligners

If you’ve been longing for a set of straight and attractive teeth, then you may be thinking that wearing traditional braces is your only option. While that was the case decades ago, this is a new era in orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. You now have two convenient routes available: Invisalign and ClearCorrect. What’s the difference between these procedures, and which one is better suited for your smile needs? Continue reading to find out!

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How Long Will I Need to Wear Invisalign Aligners?

March 14, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 2:53 pm
an up-close view of a person inserting their Invisalign aligner

You’re tired of living with crooked teeth, so you decide to talk to your dentist about Invisalign. You know you want a solution that doesn’t bring attention to your dental work, and you want to see faster results, but how long will it take to achieve the smile of your dreams? What is a normal Invisalign timeline? To help you get the answers you need, a local dentist weighs in on the topic to shed some light on the actual process and why treatment times can vary from patient to patient.  

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Why Taking Care of Your Gums Is So Important

December 17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 10:09 pm
Closeup of woman pointing to her gums

When it comes to brushing, flossing, and oral hygiene in general, the efforts are often focused on one thing: your teeth. In reality, your gums are equally as important. In fact, healthy gums keep your teeth in place and act as a shock absorber to protect the roots. On the other hand, if they are compromised due to a condition like gum disease, the harmful bacteria can wreak havoc on your oral and general health. Read on to learn more about gum health, how to take care of your gums, and how your dentist can help!

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Why Replacing Missing Molars Is So Important

December 10, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 11:23 pm
Cartoon smiling molars lying next to dental tools

Did you know that over 120 million Americans are missing at least one permanent tooth? Unfortunately, many patients choose to leave the gap in their smile, especially if it is toward the back of their mouth. After all, if no one can see it, how much harm can it really do? If you’ve found yourself thinking something similar, read on to learn the importance of your molars, what happens if you don’t get them replaced, and six reasons to consider dental implants in Newton.

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4 Tips for Wearing Invisalign During the Holidays

November 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 8:23 pm
Invisalign in Newton with Christmas lights in the background

Will you be wearing Invisalign in Newton during the holidays this year? Since your aligners are removable and nearly invisible, they won’t keep you from enjoying all your favorite seasonal traditions or meals! However, if you’re not careful, all the festivities can distract you from your orthodontic treatment and end up delaying your timeline. Thankfully, with a few simple precautions, you can ensure that your smile continues to be straightened well into the new year. Here are four practical tips that will help keep your Invisalign treatment on track while you enjoy the holiday season!

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Reminder: Use Your 2020 Dental Benefits Before They Expire!

October 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 2:50 pm
Appointment to use dental insurance marked on calendar

2020 has been a crazy year. We are all looking to 2021 with hope in our hearts! However, before you turn your calendars over, you may have a to-do list of things you want to accomplish before the end of the year. That list should include a visit to your dentist; if you do not make an appointment, you could be letting valuable benefits go to waste. Let’s talk about how you can use your dental insurance and your HSA/FSA to your greatest benefit.

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4 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Mouth Healthy at Home

August 19, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 8:24 pm
Mom and daughter brushing their teeth

COVID-19 hit, and seemingly overnight stay-at-home orders were in effect. While the break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life has led to more quality time and extra snuggles, it also means that your previous routine has gone out the door. However, between face coverings, social distancing guidelines, and extensive hand hygiene, it is important to remember the significance of your child’s oral hygiene routine. To prevent their quarantine activities from turning into fall cavities, here are four tips from a dentist on keeping their teeth and gums healthy at home! 

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