Nothing But The Tooth

A Dental Health & Wellness Blog

Dental Teeth Whitening as Part of Your Beauty Routine

Throughout an average person's life, it can be normal for teeth to become discolored or stained. Even with proper hygiene and oral care! Many people are interested in brightening their smile with professionally supervised tooth whitening treatments.  This can help turn back the clock on aging.  When you begin researching the process you will certainly learn that there are a variety of options for you. Here we will address some common concerns and questions you may have about dental whitening before scheduling your treatment.

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Does A Child's Poor Oral Health Equal Bad Grades

A study published by the American Journal of Public Health, and conducted by the Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California, revealed a direct correlation between a child's dental health and their school performance. 

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More Than a Pretty Smile - Cosmetic Dentistry for Quality of Life

The term "cosmetic dentistry" makes many people think of actors and models trying to achieve perfection, but people in the performing arts make up only a small part of the clientele of a cosmetic dentist. Many more everyday people choose to seek out a dentist that can do cosmetic work, and often for reasons that are far more serious than having the prettiest smile.

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Are You Confident in Your Smile and Teeth

Many people are born with perfect teeth, but just as many suffer through life with a set of crooked, stained, or damaged teeth. Are you confident in your teeth and the way that they look? Are you happy with the whiteness of your teeth? Are you content with how straight your teeth are? Do you like to smile or do you need help with the appearance of your teeth? If you want to become more confident in the teeth that you have, take a look at the following suggestions.

Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry

Getting a cavity filled or a dental filling

Having a dental filling or cavity filled is typically a two-step process. The first step involves removal of decayed matter within the tooth that is caused by bacteria and creates cavities or, under other circumstances, the removal of tooth material from injuries to the mouth. The second step is the dentist applying dental material where the portion of tooth was removed so the patient is able to fully use their tooth again.

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9 Tips From Your Mansfield MA Dentist For A Brighter Smile In 2015

Everybody loves a great smile, and studies have actually shown that people respond far more favorably – at work and socially – to those with good-looking teeth and smiles. If you've been unhappy with the way your smile looks, or if you just want to have better oral health habits overall, make a New Year's resolution to follow these simple steps to a brighter smile and healthier teeth and gums:

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9 Ways to Create Great Brushing Habits in 2015

Good dental and brushing habits are an important part of your overall health, and the earlier you instill good habits, the better off your kids will be. It’s easier than you think to create healthy and long lasting dental care habits – and the rewards will last a lifetime. Make 2015 the year you take control of your family’s oral health and give everyone the gift of great teeth.

Posted in: Pediatric Dentistry

5 Foods To Avoid For A Healthy Smile This Christmas

The holiday season means that you’ll be surrounded by plenty of tempting treats. While these goodies might be tasty, your mouth won’t appreciate the damage they can do to your teeth. Instead of finding out that you’ve developed a cavity or two at your next appointment with your Mansfield MA family dentist, avoid foods and drinks that are bad for your teeth and substitute them with healthier alternatives this holiday season. 

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