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Why Has My Toothache Suddenly Disappeared?

April 9, 2023

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someone clutching their cheek and wincing in pain

Sometimes, it may seem like a serious toothache can come out of nowhere, and that you can go from feeling perfectly all right to terribly uncomfortable. However, the truth is more complicated—toothaches are generally a consequence of long-standing oral health problems or serious damage to the tooth.

Some people also find that their toothaches vanish just as soon as they appeared, and wonder if the problem hasn’t sorted itself out. Unfortunately, that also tends to miss something else that’s going on. Here’s what it could mean if a severe toothache seemed to disappear all at once.


3 Things You Should Know About Veneers Before Getting Them

March 23, 2023

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Young adult with a beautiful smile

Have you ever wished that you could completely transform your smile, almost overnight? That you could undo years of discoloration, chips, cracks, or misalignment with just one treatment? If you have, then there’s good news: veneers can do that for you!

Within as little as two appointments, veneers can completely transform your smile for the better. That said, there are some things that are worth knowing before getting them. Here are a few examples.


Tooth Pain: Is It a Dental Emergency?

February 3, 2023

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a patient suffering from a toothache

The world can seemingly come to a screeching halt when you experience a bad toothache; the pain can even be so debilitating that it totally derails whatever you’re doing! However, in other instances, the pain might not seem bad at all—so how do you know when you’re supposed to go see your emergency dentist about it? Here’s more about tooth pain and when it’s often considered an emergency situation, along with a few of the most common causes for the issue.


Will Your Dental Insurance Cover Emergency Care?

January 18, 2023

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Woman in white shirt with a painful toothache

When you suddenly experience a surge of pain in your mouth, your first instinct is likely to call your emergency dentist right away. But once you’ve made your appointment, you might start worrying about the cost of your care. Can you count on your dental insurance to help pay for your emergency treatment? Here’s what you need to know.


Veneers or Invisalign: Which One is Best to Straighten Your Smile?

January 5, 2023

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a woman smiling and pointing to her straight smile

Do you dream about having straighter pearly whites? Modern technology has made it more possible than ever to fix crooked, gapped, or overlapped teeth without having to wear the clunky metal braces of yesteryear. You can get the smile you’ve always wanted with two effective and long-lasting options: veneers and Invisalign. Here are the pros of each treatment and which one would possibly be best for you.


Veneers Are a Great Option for Misaligned Teeth!

December 5, 2022

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a woman getting veneers placed at the dentist

A straight, bright smile is a confidence booster. Unfortunately, many people are hesitant to freely grin due to misaligned teeth. Braces used to be the only way to get straighter pearly whites. But with modern dental advances, there is a quicker way to a flawless smile: veneers! This cosmetic treatment can fix a wide array of aesthetic issues and leave you with a more uniform smile. Continue reading to learn if veneers could be the solution you’ve been hoping for.


More than Meets the Eye! The Various Benefits of Invisalign

November 4, 2022

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a woman smiling with her aligners

Invisalign has become an increasingly popular option to get the smile you’ve always wanted. One of the reasons for that is the discreet appearance it offers. The clear aligners go virtually undetected by other people and allow for a professional, metal-free appearance, all the while straightening your pearly whites. But there are other advantages to this orthodontic treatment besides the obvious cosmetic appeal. Here are five other benefits of Invisalign!


Are Veneers and Coffee Compatible?

October 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 10:31 pm
empty coffee cup

According to the National Coffee Association, an estimated 64% of American adults drink coffee every day. It’s hard to resist that brown cup of comfort. But no one wants coffee-colored teeth. Coffee can stain natural teeth over time, but you may be wondering if it has the same effect on your veneers. Your dentist in Newton has all you need to know about coffee and your pearly white coverings!


How Long Can I Expect My Dental Implant to Last?

October 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — smiledmd @ 10:11 pm
woman smiling and holding a calendar

Out of all the teeth replacements, dental implants are considered the gold standard. They are the only option that recreates the entire structure of the lost tooth, from the root up through the crown. But how long can you expect it to last? The answer might surprise you! Here’s everything to know so you can get the most out of our smile for as long as possible.


5 Ways You Might Accidentally Ruin Your Invisalign Treatment

September 6, 2022

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smiling person holding Invisalign tray

With its seamless appearance, removeable trays, and lack of dietary restrictions, Invisalign is a much more convenient way to straighten your teeth than traditional braces. That said, you’ll still need to follow some rules to make sure your treatment proceeds without a hitch and doesn’t get delayed. To make sure you enjoy a fully straightened smile as quickly as possible, keep an eye out for these five common ways that you may accidentally ruin your Invisalign treatment.

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