If you’ve lost all your teeth, dentures are a great way to rehabilitate your oral health and quality of life. You rely on them to maintain a balanced diet and a confident smile which is why you try your best to ensure they last for many years. Unfortunately, you can’t always protect them from unforeseen circumstances beyond your control, like a playful pet. You’ve heard about a dog eating a child’s homework, but what happens if your canine companion gnaws your dentures? Don’t panic! Your dentist is here to help.
Beverly Farms Dental Blog
October 2, 2020
August 19, 2020
After a hot day in the summer sun, you decide to treat yourself to a delicious ice cream pop to cool yourself down. But as soon as it touches your teeth, a white-hot pain pierces through your mouth. As yummy as ice cream is, you decide that it’s not worth this intense discomfort. Tooth sensitivity is an increasingly common problem for many adults in the United States. Why is this the case? What causes your teeth to hurt the moment they touch anything hot or cold? Let’s discuss some of the causes of tooth sensitivity and how your dentist can help treat it.(more…)
July 23, 2020
The world has vastly changed since you scheduled your upcoming dental visit six months ago. After all, before March, the terms social distancing, face masks, and self-isolating were words you used rarely, if ever. While the transition out of quarantine has begun, the fight against the novel Coronavirus is far from over. Therefore, many patients are wondering if they should postpone their bi-yearly visit until there is a vaccine. If you have similar concerns, a dentist is sharing three reasons to prioritize your dental visits, even during a pandemic.(more…)
May 18, 2020
Do you know where to go to treat a dental emergency? Recent studies show that an astonishing number of people spend unnecessary time and money taking their dental emergencies to the ER instead of their dentist. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we should all be doing our best to stay healthy and practice social distancing, so it’s more important than ever to know where to turn if your smile needs urgent care. Here are four reasons to skip the ER and seek emergency dentistry if you need help during the COVID-19 quarantine.(more…)
May 1, 2020
A few weeks ago, I had a patient who has come to me for years say that she and her family are moving away from Attleboro to Beverly. She asked me what she should look for in a new family dentist. Although I was sad to see them leave, I wanted to help them settle in and keep their oral health strong, so I recommended my friends at Beverly Farms Dental. But her question got me thinking more about what I would look for if I were in her position. Whether you’re new to the area or your family just needs a better fit, you may be wondering the same thing—how to find the best dentist for you and your loved ones. In this post, I explain three things you can look for in a family dentist.(more…)
February 18, 2020
Have you been wincing whenever you take a sip of your morning coffee lately? Or have you been avoiding ice cream because of the discomfort it causes you? The pain felt by a sensitive tooth can make it much harder to enjoy hot or cold foods and beverages, but fortunately you won’t have to deal with it the rest of your life – as long as you get the proper treatment! Keep reading to learn more about what leads to tooth sensitivty as well as a possible solution for the pain.(more…)
January 8, 2020
Do you still use old fax machines or beepers? Didn’t think so. If you do not use old technology, why would you choose a dentist who still does?
Dental implants are already one of the most popular tooth replacement solutions available today. In recent years, however, advances in dental implant technology – including new state-of-the-art X-ray equipment – have made both the planning and implant placement process easier and more successful than ever!
Keep reading to learn how Cone Beam CT scanning technology is revolutionizing dental implant treatment and why you should choose a dentist who knows how to use the most recent top-of-the-line dental equipment.(more…)
January 6, 2020
You probably never expected it to happen to you, but you’ve lost a tooth or two over the years. You’re not alone. 120 million Americans are also missing at least one tooth. Now, there are several options to fill the empty space, but there’s one treatment over 500,000 people are turning to each year. Dental implants are a preferred solution because they replace the entire tooth structure, including the root. As a result, you can enjoy exceptional benefits from a prosthetic that closely looks and feels like your own tooth. Although they can be used to treat all severities of tooth loss, they aren’t right for everyone. Here’s what you need to know to determine if you’re a candidate for dental implants.
December 6, 2019
You’ve been so busy preparing for the holidays that you haven’t been flossing very much lately. You consider making flossing more your New Year’s resolution, but even putting it off for that long could have dire consequences, mainly gum disease, which can cause bleeding gums and tooth loss. Read on to discover more about gum disease, including whether it can be cured.(more…)
November 21, 2019
What are your plans for New Year’s Eve this year? For most people, it involves spending quality time with loved ones and possibly sharing a kiss with that special someone. Odds are that if you have dental insurance, you can add “losing lots of money” to that list of New Year’s plans as well. Why is that? Let’s talk more about the reason why, and how seeing your dentist in Beverly can save you money.(more…)