Reasons Your Toothbrush Isn’t As Effective As It Might Be

Your toothbrush can offer you exceptionally effective cleansing during dental care. It can help you remove a significant amount of sticky, unpleasant, bacteria-filled plaque that coats your smile on a daily basis. Remember, as you remove that plaque, you stop it from turning into something called tartar, which is very hard and which can also contribute to the formation of tooth decay and gingivitis, just like plaque does. What you want is a brush that’s very, very effective, so your smile is clean, healthy, and smells nice. So, how do you know if your toothbrush is giving you everything your oral health needs or not? Our Upton, MA can help you better understand the details!

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Forks And Knives, Scissors, And More: Their Relationship With Your Smile

When you are living your day-to-day life, doing the usual daily things, you may not realize just how much you ask of your smile! While your teeth and gums and jaws (and more) are most definitely quite powerful and functional, our Upton, MA team reminds you that they are not immune to damage. It’s best to strive to use them for their unique purposes (such as talking and eating) but to be quite careful about not overdoing it or using your smile for tasks it was not meant to complete! Consider some reminders in terms of proper utensils to use (and things to avoid), so your oral health can easily remain safe.

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Times When You (Don’t Realize) You Need Us Immediately 

Sometimes, you need us right away. However, you aren’t necessarily aware that what’s going on with your oral health requires immediate attention. With that said, our Upton, MA team reminds you that we are here to offer you help in more ways than one! In addition to offering emergency dental care for any and all moments of smile-related urgency, we also like to help you become an informed a patient as possible, so you know what your mouth needs and when. Today? We’re giving you some insight into those moments that are easy to overlook but for which you should contact ASAP for immediate care!

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Dental Sensitivity: 4 Helpful Things To Consider

Dental sensitivity is not something that anyone enjoys dealing with! However, it’s often also something that most patients don’t see coming, which means if it happens to you, figuring out what’s going on and how to respond can feel confusing at best! Of course, our Upton, MA team is glad to report that we can very quickly help you get to the bottom of this frustrating and uncomfortable conundrum. Just come in for a visit with our team, find out what’s happening, remain proactive about making things better, and you’re on the road toward improvement!

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The Damage That Bruxism May Cause

It’s not shocking, of course, to learn that bruxism disorder may lead to damage. When you think about just how powerful your jaws are and the fact that you’re either grinding your teeth back and forth, back and forth throughout the day (or you’re pressing them together ever-so-tightly), you realize: This could probably result in some additional issues. However, as for what that damage might entail, what you should do about it, and more, you may feel like you could really use some helpful insight. Fortunately, our Upton, MA team has got it!

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Is My Preventive Smile Care On Track?

You may not really know whether your preventive care is on track or if it could be better until you find out from our team! While the best way to go about receiving definitive, personalized answers about your usual daily efforts at home is to visit us for a dental checkup, you can still get started right now! Our Upton, MA team can quickly guide you through some important questions that we ask our patients. When you consider your answers against the answers you should be responding with (if your smile care is on track), then you can start to get a better idea of areas that may or may not need improvement!

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Setting The Record Straight: On Chipped Teeth

If you have a chipped tooth, it may feel like the end of the world when it happens and when you have to face day to day life with a not-so-perfect looking smile. However, our Upton, MA team wants you to keep something very important in mind: This is not, in fact, a serious problem but is, fortunately, something that we can very easily resolve. Remember that by seeing our team as soon as you can about cosmetic dental care, we can find the solution that’s best suited to your specific chip type and get your grin back to its beautiful, consistent, glowing finish in no time!

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