COVID-19 Safety Protocol

Avoiding A Root Canal Can Damage Your Teeth and Your Health

November 17, 2020

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Woman in dentist chair holding the side of her mouth in pain

November and December are two of the busiest months for dentists. Why? Because the countdown to the New Year is also a countdown on your unused dental benefits. People are scrambling to use up the last of their benefits before they expire, so keeping your appointment with your dentist is crucial because you may not be able to reschedule before January. This includes keeping that appointment for a root canal in Feeding Hills. Putting it off can be very tempting, but that could lead to even more trouble than you bargained for. Below, you will find a short list of reasons to schedule and keep that root canal appointment before the end of the year, and what could happen if you don’t.

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How Holiday Foods Affect Dental Restorations

November 8, 2020

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holiday meal spread

The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes loads of delicious food and time spent with family and friends. Like most people, you probably have a list of the treats you enjoy most over the holidays, but although they may be tasty, some of these goodies can wreak havoc on dental restorations. If you are one of the millions of Americans who wear dentures or implants, your expert on dentures in Feeding Hills has a list of holiday foods you might want to watch out for this season. Keep reading to learn more!

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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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