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Why You Should Get Your Teeth Whitened for the Holidays

October 28, 2020

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young woman in Santa hat smiling after teeth whitening

You’ve bought the perfect gifts, figured out exactly what you’re going to cook, and made arrangements for all of your visiting family members. Still, you can’t help feeling that even with all of these holiday preparations, something is missing. Suddenly, it hits you: everyone is going to take pictures, and your smile is nowhere near camera-ready. Fortunately, there’s still enough time to see your dentist for a professional teeth whitening treatment. Here are four reasons why you should get your teeth whitened for the holiday season.

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How to Tell What’s Causing Your Child’s Toothache

October 13, 2020

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Boy with toothache needs to see his dentist

Does your son or daughter have a toothache? Unfortunately, there are a variety of potential culprits for your little one’s discomfort. While some problems may be easy to fix, others may require urgent dental care. While all dental pain should be looked at by your child’s dentist to diagnose the underlying cause, there are a few signs that can help you predict what might be the issue. Here are a few of the most common causes of children’s toothaches, including what warning symptoms to look out for and how to handle them.

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Dental Insurance Reminder: Your Policy Expires Soon

September 29, 2020

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Dental insurance on screen at dentist office.Your smile can stay healthy with the right care. You might think your toothbrush and floss are enough, but your teeth and gums also rely on the services you receive from a dentist. The American Dental Association recommends everyone visits their dentist at least twice a year. Unfortunately, few people follow this advice because they worry about a large bill. You have nothing to fear because you have dental insurance. As we approach the end of the year, now is the ideal time to invest in your oral health without breaking the bank.

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Why Am I Experiencing Tooth Sensitivity?

August 13, 2020

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Woman with a toothache

You know that dreaded feeling you get whenever you try to enjoy ice cream or a hot cup of coffee in the morning. For some it’s a minor inconvenience and for others, it is a toothache that is difficult to bear. This type of pain is extremely common. In fact, one in eight adults claim to have some level of tooth sensitivity when exposed to certain temperatures and textures. Fortunately, you don’t just have to sit there and suffer with this problem. By figuring out the cause and taking steps to relieve your pain, you will once again be able to enjoy your favorite treats.

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3 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Smile

July 31, 2020

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Woman getting porcelain veneers

Everybody wants a beautiful smile. It isn’t just a universal way of communicating; smiling can actually trick your brain into being happier. It’s contagious too! Who doesn’t love smiling? If you want one that you are proud to show off, you have many different options that are easy, quick, and affordable! Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about three ways you can enhance your smile and have the confident to let everyone see it!

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Do Children Need to Floss?

July 17, 2020

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Little girl flossing

You know that the development of your child’s smile is important for optimal health, but what about flossing? At what age do children need to start? Once your child has teeth that touch, it’s crucial for them to floss in order to get rid of food debris and bacteria that gets lodged in between. Continue reading to learn more about kids and why it’s so important that they floss from your family dentist in Agawam, MA.

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Why Do I Need to Rinse Before My Appointment?

June 28, 2020

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Woman rinsing her mouth at her dentist.Almost all aspects of life have changed in one way or another since COVID-19 hit the United States. From wearing masks in public to keeping your distance from others, there are many precautions you’re taking to do your part to curve the spread of coronavirus. Your dental office is also making necessary changes to keep patients safe. You’ll notice several new safety standards during your first visit back to your dentist, like rinsing before your appointment. Although it may not seem like much, a mouthrinse might help fight COVID-19.

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Can Mouthwash Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

April 18, 2020

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Mouthwash and oral hygiene products at dentist.We live in uncertain times as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides social distancing, you’ve probably heard several tips to reduce the spread of the virus. While some are true, like frequent hand washing, there are others that aren’t necessarily effective, like using a mouthwash to lessen the risk of transmitting the virus. Although there’s some truth to this, here’s what you need to know to keep yourself and others safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

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4 Simple Changes for Better Oral Health

April 8, 2020

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Toothbrush and toothpaste from dentist.Many Americans are spending more time at home as we practice social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19. While you catchup on your favorite TV shows and complete small projects around the house, there’s no better time than now to recommit to your dental health. Although you might brush your teeth twice a day, there’s always room for improvement to keep your smile healthy. Here are 4 simple changes you can make while you’re stuck at home.

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Are There Different Types of Teeth Whitening?

March 13, 2020

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Before and after teeth whitening from dentist.Has your smile lost its luster over the years? You’re not alone. Tooth discoloration is a common complaint. You’ve probably tried a few over-the-counter products to turn back the hands of time. Although you had high expectations, you were left dissatisfied with the results. You’re not out of options. There are multiple types of whitening treatments available. Your dentist will help you choose the best solution to reveal the bright smile you crave.

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