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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.


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!


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.


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 rising before your appointment. Although it may not seem like much, a mouthrinse might help fight COVID-19.


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.


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.


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.


Are There Different Types of Dentures?

March 8, 2020

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Examples of partials and dentures to treat tooth loss.Despite continually evolving technologies and treatments, tooth loss is a real problem for many Americans. Whether from decay, disease, or trauma, 30 million Americans have lost all their natural teeth in one or both arches. If you’ve experienced significant tooth loss, simple tasks can be difficult, like chewing or speaking clearly. Did you know you don’t need to live with changes to your quality of life? You can rebuild your smile using dentures to replace your teeth. You have more options than ever to get the exact results you want.


Can Teeth Whitening Cause Dental Sensitivity?

February 13, 2020

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person holding their mouth because they have sensitive teeth

Have you heard that getting teeth whitening can cause them to become sensitive to hot and cold foods and drinks? When you invest in professional treatment administered by your dentist, you can count on all of the products being safe to use. However, when you resort to store-bought whitening kits that are rarely approved by the ADA, it can cause tooth sensitivity. Read on to learn more about the difference in side-effects between professional teeth whitening and store-bought kits.


5 Reasons Your Child’s Baby Teeth Are Vital To Their Development

February 5, 2020

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child smiling and sitting at a table with a fork and spoon in their hands

Have you wondered why taking your little one to see a children’s dentist is so important if their teeth are just going to fall out anyways? Even if you brush and floss their teeth at home, professional examinations are a necessary part of your child’s healthy development. Read on to learn five ways that your child’s temporary teeth contribute to their overall wellbeing and growth.

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