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The Oral Health Hazards of Nail Biting

The Oral Health Hazards of Nail Biting
added on: May 17, 2017
young woman biting nails while stuyding

Nail biting is a habit that can affect not only the appearance of your nails, it can also cause damage to your oral health. As with any habit, nail biting can be difficult to break, but at our dental office in Cambridge, we’re hoping that by providing our patients some… Read More…


“What’s it Mean When My Dentist Pokes My Gums and Says Numbers?”
added on: May 12, 2017
young woman in dental chair looking up

If you’ve ever been to your dentist in Cambridge and experienced several gentle pokes to your gums followed by hearing some numbers, you’ve had what’s called a periodontal charting. This charting is helpful when evaluating overall oral health and can give your dental team some insight to a proper treatment… Read More…


Smokeless Tobacco & Your Oral Health
added on: April 27, 2017
chewing tobacco

Using tobacco products of any kind can not only have a detrimental effect on your overall health, there are multiple oral health diseases and problems that can also occur from the habit. Smokeless tobacco, also referred to as, dip, chew, spit, or snuff, is no exception. During this Oral Cancer… Read More…


Your Frenectomy Questions Answered
added on: April 20, 2017
woman asking question

At our dental office in Cambridge, we know our patients have questions about all things related to their oral health and the appearance of their smiles. Frenectomies are no different. What exactly is a frenectomy? Why would we ever recommend one? Can it really be beneficial? Not to worry, we’re… Read More…


Words of Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth
added on: March 23, 2017
wisdom teeth

Getting your wisdom teeth taken out is such a common procedure that over 90% of Americans undergo the surgery. But why is it important that these late-blooming teeth come out? Can’t they just stay in there? Well, sometimes they can, but if it’s recommended that they be removed, it’s to… Read More…


All About Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 13, 2017
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Having sensitive teeth can be incredibly uncomfortable and painful, especially while eating and drinking hot or cold treats. At our Cambridge dental office, we understand how tooth sensitivity can keep you from enjoying your favorite foods and beverages, and we don’t want anyone to experience the pain and burden of… Read More…


Simple Ways to Limit Your Exposure to Sugar
added on: February 16, 2017
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There’s nothing wrong with a little sugar indulgence every now and then. We get it, sometimes you just need a little fix with a sweet treat. But as most people know, sugar is something every dentist really doesn’t like. And with good reason (more on that in a bit). At… Read More…


Dental Care is Important for Pets Too
added on: January 24, 2017
pets teeth

At my dental office in Cambridge, we have a soft spot for fuzzy animals. Which is why we think it’s important to talk about dental care for pets. Dental care for our furry family members is just as important as dental care for humans. And while we don’t accept four-legged… Read More…


Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?
added on: November 23, 2016
diabetes

Over the years, I’ve treated numerous patients with diabetes at my Cambridge dental office. We always want every patient to make sure they’re taking great care of their teeth, but it’s important for folks with diabetes to be even more vigilant about maintaining their oral health care routines. Why? Unfortunately,… Read More…


Are Gum Disease and Dementia Related?
added on: November 14, 2016
dementia

According to a recent study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, there is a chance people with poor oral hygiene or elevated gum (or periodontal) disease could possibly be at greater risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At my Cambridge dental office,  we always stress the importance of keeping… Read More…


How Does Your Oral Health Routine Measure Up?
added on: September 12, 2016
oral health routine

We’ve all been told about the importance of oral health from the day we were old enough to pick up a toothbrush. But when you have something you have to do every single day (seriously, every day is a lot!) it’s easy to get complacent and rush through the necessities…. Read More…


3 Dental Health Facts All Men Should Know
added on: August 5, 2016
men's health

While it’s typically recommended that everyone has a preventive dental care appointment and dental cleaning at least twice a year, men are less likely to visit their Cambridge dentist regularly than women. Many men skip these important check ups and rather only schedule an appointment once they have a problem…. Read More…


Oral Piercings and Oral Health
added on: July 22, 2016
piercings

Oral piercings, whether it’s the tongue, the lip, or the cheeks, may help you express yourself, but despite how cool they look, they also come packed with concerns. All of us at my Cambridge dental office want you to be able to do what you’d like with your body, but… Read More…


4 Surprising Things Your Cambridge Dentist Knows
added on: July 11, 2016
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A quick peek into your mouth can reveal a lot about you, and we’re not just talking about your oral health. Your mouth can say a lot about your overall health too, and may even tell your team at my Cambridge dental office a few things about your daily habits…. Read More…


Are Sports Drinks Bad for Teeth?
added on: June 13, 2016
sports drink

When we think of drinks that are terrible for smiles, we usually automatically turn to soda. And while these sugary, carbonated beverages are absolutely bad for our teeth, there’s another type of drink that may be just as concerning. We’re talking about sports drinks, and at my Cambridge dental office,… Read More…


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