Share That Smile Blog
April 11, 2021
Do you enjoy a refreshing beer at the end of the day? While it’s OK to drink alcohol occasionally, frequent alcohol consumption can be damaging. Not only are there adverse complications for your general health, but beer can also harm your smile. How does beer affect your teeth? Here’s what you need to know to safeguard your smile from alcohol.
December 3, 2020
Every month, you put aside money for your oral health. Essentially, dental insurance plans are there to help you receive more affordable dental care when you need it. However, are you getting the most out of your monthly investment. Maximizing dental insurance benefits in Boston can be confusing, but with the right knowledge, it will be second nature. Continue reading for some tips to help you get the most out of your coverage.(more…)
November 4, 2020
Did you know that tooth decay is one of the most prevalent health problems facing Americans today? In fact, more than 90% of adults in the United States have had at least once cavity. So, if you learned at your last checkup that you needed a filling, you’re far from the only one. While you might be tempted to avoid scheduling the procedure until after the holiday season, keep in mind that there are serious long-term consequences to ignoring a cavity. Continue reading as a dentist in Boston discusses what happens if you don’t get fillings when you need them, and why you should get them taken care of before the end of the year.(more…)
October 27, 2020
Your oral hygiene habits at home are your first line of defense against common dental issues, like tooth decay and gum disease. Although your toothbrush and floss are essential, there’s one more piece to the puzzle to ensure your smile stays healthy for a lifetime. The American Dental Association (ADA) also recommends you visit your dentist at least twice a year for preventive care. Unfortunately, only 52% of adults schedule an appointment every 6 months. If you’re among those who haven’t been to the dentist in a while, here are 4 consequences of skipping a dental cleaning.
September 10, 2020
Have your once straight teeth shifted back into their previous position? You are not alone. In fact, 20% of patients stop wearing their retainer within 24 months of having their braces removed. So, it’s not surprising that many patients get braces again later in life, especially if they were a child when they underwent treatment the first time. If you are looking to straighten your teeth, you may wonder if you can get Invisalign after braces. Read on for the answer!(more…)