Causes and Solutions for White Spots on Teeth

March 14, 2024

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Woman covering her mouth with her handTooth discoloration isn’t the only reason people turn to teeth whitening. White spots on teeth are also a common concern and can occur for many reasons. Although teeth whitening can improve the appearance of stains and discoloration, it can make existing white spots more noticeable. Don’t worry. Your cosmetic dentist will create a personalized treatment plan to correct the issue, depending on the underlying cause.


Don’t be “Sore”y: How to Get Rid of Denture Sores

February 8, 2024

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A pair of gloved hands holding dentures

Maybe you got new dentures a while ago. If so, you made a smart move – these prosthetics are great at restoring your smile. Still, perhaps they’ve been irritating your gums. They may have even given you a case of denture sores. Luckily, your Brookline dentist can help you with the latter problem. You just need to learn some relevant facts first. To that end, here’s how to get rid of denture sores and when to see a dentist for them.


How Can I Keep My Dentures Looking Their Best?

January 12, 2024

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Modern dentures are incredibly comfortable and stunningly lifelike, allowing them to realistically recreate the smiles of millions of patients. While dentures are made from durable, high-quality materials, they can still acquire stains over time and still require proper care and maintenance to keep working well and looking great. Here are a few excellent ways to prevent stains and discoloration in your dentures so they can look great for the long haul.


Fit Matters: 5 Issues Caused by Ill-Fitting Dentures

December 15, 2023

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An older man smiling with his new replacement for his ill-fitting dentures

For those in their golden years, dentures can make all the difference. Many seniors lose their teeth as they age. Dentures restore the function of your mouth, allowing you to eat, speak, and smile again. However, when dentures don’t fit properly, it can lead to complications that go beyond discomfort. If you want to learn more about the challenges presented by ill-fitting dentures, continue reading.


You Don’t Want to Feel the Burn: Why Cavities and Teeth Whitening Don’t Mix

October 27, 2023

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Dentist smiles

Everyone wants white teeth, but it’s important to have them in good condition before you use a teeth whitening product. A professional whitening treatment from your dentist can produce the best results, leaving your teeth up to ten shades whiter. However, teeth whitening treatments can also temporarily weaken the enamel layer, and they can irritate your teeth if they have untreated tooth decay. Here’s how a teeth whitening treatment can severely irritate or permanently damage a tooth with a cavity.


I Just Got Teeth Whitening; Are There Any Foods I Should Avoid?

October 13, 2023

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Woman's smile

Decades of use can leave stains on the brightest of teeth, especially if you’re frequently consuming foods and beverages that are high in pigments and dyes. Thankfully, your dentist has the tools to make your smile its whitest during an in-office appointment or with a take-home kit. However, your teeth will be especially vulnerable to stains for the first few days after undergoing a whitening treatment. Here are a few foods to avoid after having your teeth whitened.


Why Should I Whiten My Teeth With My Dentist?

September 19, 2023

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Zoomed in view of woman smiling wearing protective glasses with blue light in front of her teeth

Although we don’t always like it, it’s natural for teeth to become discolored over time. Years worth of consuming foods and drinks that cause stains can leave them looking drab and dingy. Thankfully, teeth whitening treatments can help! With so many commercial products available, it’s tempting to bypass the dentist’s office. After all, it’s seemingly much easier to purchase something over-the-counter, instead. Doing so can put your oral health at risk, though, so you might want to think twice! Keep reading to learn why it’s best to whiten your teeth with your dentist.


3 Minimally Invasive Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You

September 12, 2023

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Woman with brown hair in purple dentists chair holding a tooth shaped mirror while the dentist stands behind her

Many people wish they had perfectly white, straight smiles but avoid the dentist out of anxiety. Often there’s a perception that any type of dental work is invasive and painful. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry provides several treatment options that don’t require surgeries or long recovery times. Keep reading to learn about 3 minimally invasive ways your dentist can address aesthetic imperfections in your teeth!


3 Lifestyle Changes to Make Your Dental Implants Last

July 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Alan Sasson @ 1:00 pm
Senior man smiling in bathroom mirror while brushing his teeth

Dental implants are a great way to replace your missing teeth and restore your smile. In fact, studies have shown that dental implants actually have about a 90 to 95 percent success rate. While complications are rare, it’s better to be safe than sorry and protect your oral health. In order to ensure the longevity of your new smile, you can make these three lifestyle changes to make your dental implants last.


Am I Simply Too Old for Dental Implants?

May 17, 2023

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A senior man happy with his new dental implants

If you’re getting on in years, chances are you’ve lost a tooth or two. That’s only natural – tooth loss is common among senior adults. Still, perhaps you believe you’re too old for dental implants. “After all,” you may think, “surely an aging body can only handle so much.” The reality, however, is that people of all ages can benefit from implants. In fact, your Local Boston dentist can prove this claim. To that end, here’s a summary of just why implants have no age limit.

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