Nothing But The Tooth

A Dental Health & Wellness Blog

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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All About Dental Implants: The Jaw-Dropping Facts

A healthy mouth is just as important to your overall health as diet and exercise are. Missing teeth don't just affect your physical health: tooth loss can impact your emotional health, lowering your self esteem, and even cause isolation because of embarrassment. Dental implants aren't just used for cosmetic reasons; they're also used for restoration.

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8 Celebrities Who Used Invisalign Treatment

A lot of people feel that, once they are adults or older teens, the time to improve their smiles with braces has gone by. But, thanks to advanced cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign allows many people to discreetly straighten their teeth without calling attention to the work.

 

 

Not convinced? Invisalign dentists straightened the smiles of all these celebrities while they were in the public eye:

Posted in: Cosmetic Dentistry