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Smoking Increases the Risk of Your Dental Implants Failing

April 15, 2019

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person holding cigarette A recent study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found that smokers who got dental implants are at a greater risk of experiencing implant failure, infection, and bone loss than nonsmokers. After investing in your new smile, you want to make sure that you take proper care of your implants so they last. Learn how smoking can put your oral and overall health at risk and make it difficult for your mouth to heal after implant surgery.   (more…)

What Makes Dental Implants Such a Great Investment In Your Smile?

March 14, 2019

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Model of an implant in the lower jawTooth loss used to automatically mean a lifetime of wearing dentures or getting a bridge. Fortunately, dental implants came along (which are widely regarded as the best way to restore your smile) and changed everything. They offer many important advantages over bridges and dentures that help you maintain your quality of life after tooth loss. Keep reading to find out why implants are one of the best investments you’ll ever make and learn about the many benefits they provide!

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Tips for Kids Oral Healthcare from an Expert Children’s Dentist

February 7, 2019

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Young girl smilingFebruary is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Did you know that 42% of children ages 2 to 11 have at least one untreated cavity? Tooth decay is one of the leading chronic health issues among children, and it can lead to much more serious issues than simple cavities. So, in an effort to raise awareness on the importance of oral healthcare for kids, your children’s dentist has put together some tips you can use at home for healthy smiles year-round.

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Helpful Tips for Shopping for Dental Implants in Scituate

January 23, 2019

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An image of a dental implant.Teeth that are failing or missing greatly impact your quality of life. Your ability to eat and chew with ease is gone, and you may not be able to enjoy the foods you were used to eating. You might also find yourself avoiding interactions with other people if you feel embarrassed about the appearance of your teeth. Dental implants are considered the gold standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth, but how do you know what to look for when your shopping for dental implants in Scituate? Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind.

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Does Getting Dental Implants in Scituate Hurt?

December 22, 2018

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Woman smiling in dentist's chairAre you missing any teeth? Dental implants have become one of the most popular tooth replacement solutions because of their natural look and feel as well as their long lifespan. Dental implants are tiny titanium posts that are placed in your jawbone to act as artificial tooth roots. If you’re considering dental implants, you may be wondering about the process and whether or not it hurts to get them. Keep reading to learn the answers from a trusted dentist.

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Holbrook
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175 N Franklin St, Holbrook, MA 02343
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Scituate
(781) 545-9244
56 New Driftway #303, Scituate, MA 02066
Office Hours Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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