Somerville Dental Arts Blog
December 15, 2023
The holiday season is here, and what better way to celebrate than by spreading the joy of healthy smiles? This year, consider giving the gift of grins with dental-themed stocking stuffers. Not only will they delight your family, but they’ll also help them maintain good oral health during the festivities.
If you want a list of great stocking-stuffer ideas for your dental-themed gift exchange, continue reading. There’s something for every member of your family!(more…)
November 9, 2023
Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Whether you are looking forward to catching up with family, having a few days off work, watching football, eating delicious foods, or all of the above, we can all agree that it’s one of the best times of the year. However, you don’t want to start out the holiday season with stained teeth. Here are some dishes that can cause discoloration so you can plan your meal accordingly.(more…)
October 13, 2023
Dental emergencies are a fairly common occurrence. From slips and falls to sports contact and traffic accidents, your teeth are at risk virtually everywhere you are. While you can’t stop accidents from happening, you can prepare for them and limit the impact they’ll have.
If you want to prepare your mouth for the worst, continue reading. Below are several oral health strategies you can use to help prevent dental emergencies.(more…)
August 15, 2023
Celebrities and social media influencers have made perfectly white, straight teeth a popular beauty standard. For those with anxiety over dental visits, though, fixing dental flaws can sometimes feel like an unattainable goal. Fear over intensive procedures can lead a lot of people to lose hope that they’ll ever be able to achieve their ideal smile.
Thankfully, there are ways that cosmetic dentistry can help without extensive surgeries or recovery times. Keep reading to learn 4 ways you can address imperfections without the hassle!(more…)
June 23, 2023
Have you been thinking of having your teeth whitened? This cosmetic treatment can do wonders for your confidence. While there isn’t necessarily a bad time to have whitening done, summer could be a great opportunity to ask your dentist about it. Below are 5 good reasons to set up a teeth whitening appointment around this time of the year.(more…)
May 12, 2023
Completing your smile with dentures has many benefits. Not only do they instantly improve your appearance, but they are also relatively easy to maintain. Additionally, they provide the functionality of having a full set of teeth, such as eating and speaking clearly. However, your lower dentures may sometimes slip and have a hard time staying in place. Read on to learn the possible reasons for the slippage and tips on how to secure your smile!(more…)
March 12, 2023
Dentures are one of the easiest and most convenient tooth replacement options, and they’re remarkably popular among anyone who is missing teeth. Often, that means that they’re closely associated with seniors, who make up a large part of the people who lose teeth.
However, they’re far from the only ones who can lose teeth, which means that they aren’t the only ones who can benefit from dentures. Here are a few examples of people who could potentially get a lot of use out of dentures.(more…)
January 4, 2023
When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are fully capable of restoring lost pearly whites in terms of look, feel, and functionality! However, if you have gaps in your smile that you need filled, you might be wondering if implants are just as safe as they are effective. Here’s why you have nothing to worry about when it comes to getting dental implants.(more…)
November 11, 2022
If you’ve invested in dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you have made a wise decision. As the only treatment to recreate both the root and crown, a dental implant is the next best thing to a natural tooth. Not to mention, it can last for decades with the right care, but brushing isn’t enough to safeguard your new smile. Flossing dental implants is vital for their long-term success. There are a few things you should know before reaching for some dental floss.
October 5, 2022
Every October, many people prepare to go trick-or-treating, to attend costume parties, or to make sensational seasonal snacks for work or school. As a holiday closely associated with sweets, the many sugar-filled treats of Halloween can do a lot of damage to your smile. In the spirit of the season, read on to learn about three oral health statistics that will convince you to care for your smile all year long.(more…)